Around the world, CGI Commitments to Action are creating new approaches for cleaner air and water, protecting habitats and species, and developing solutions to reverse climate change.
2006 National Summit and Expansion of National Network
The Initiative for Global Development will expand its network of business and civic leaders and commits to reaching a total of 350 members by the end of 2006. In addition, we will convene the first IGD national summit in late spring 2006 to bring our national membership together to promote U.S. leadership in eliminating extreme global poverty, debate and finalize our policy agenda for the next 12 months, and discuss business-oriented solutions to poverty.
In 2013, carbon dioxide emissions comprised 82 percent of all U.S. greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere from human activities. The rising concern for our environment and the sustainability of the planet has led to more focused efforts on reversing the effects of climate change.