CEO Today Magazine July 2018 Edition

The level of CO2 in the atmosphere, global warming and the frequency of extreme weather events are undeniable facts that all point in a very alarming direction. Then you need to analyse the connection between your current lifestyle choices and green-house gas emissions. If you are a business leader, you need to analyse the carbon footprint of your organisation. From there, you can start making choices towards reducing your emissions. warlords, not businesspeople. If you want to run a profitable company some years from now, then you need to focus less on maximising profit for the next quarter and more on how you and your peers can be part of the change that must happen. What would you say is the vital first step in raising awareness of climate change? It is to realise basic scientific facts about climate change. What is the current threat that climate change poses on the world and the economy? We are already seeing it: Extreme weather, droughts, wildfires and floods. It will get worse. Climate change is an existential threat to our civilisation and thus, by extension, to the economy. We all, including investors and business leaders, have a moral obligation to take a long-term perspective, but it’s also in our self-interest. If we don’t solve this, the future will belong to climate conference, The 2018 We Don’t Have Time Climate Conference. Experts from all over the world participated on video call and in our studio. The conference attracted a global audience of 9,000 attendees from 90 countries. We haven’t launched the platform yet, but we publish blog posts regularly and are very active on social media. Over a million people either follow us, have interacted with our action tools, have watched clips from our launch or read our blog and our newsletter.

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