Monday the White House announced that thirteen of the largest American companies are joining the Obama administration to pledge to cut greenhouse gasses and fight climate disruption; it’s called the American Business Act on Climate Pledge.
The companies represent $1.3 trillion in annual revenue.
Brian Deese, senior advisor to the president, spoke in a conference call with reporters:
One company, the aluminum giant Alcoa, has plans outlined by their chief sustainability officer, Kevin McKnight:
Another company is Microsoft. This is their chief environmental strategist Rob Bernard:
Here’s the full conference call with questions from reporters: