Commitment to Action

The Business Logic of Investing in Natural Infrastructure

Commitment by

Corporate Eco Forum

In 2011, Corporate Eco Forum (CEF) committed to assemble a globally significant set of private sector commitments that demonstrate the economic logic of ramping up investments to safeguard critical natural infrastructure around the world, including forest, freshwater, and marine systems that produce goods and services pivotal to the long-term business continuity and global economic growth. The CEF will harness the collective resources of its membership of Global 500 companies and announce these committments at the Rio+20 conference in 2012 A founding 'Leaders' Circle' of companies and nonprofit organizations will be established to help steer the effort, including Hewlett Packard, CA Technologies, Kimberly Clark, and Xerox.

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Commitment

The Business Logic of Investing in Natural Infrastructure

Launched

2011

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$50,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

Global

Commitment by

Corporate Eco Forum

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Microsoft, CA Technologies, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, HP Inc., CH2M, The Nature Conservancy, Unilever, The Coca-Cola Company, The Clorox Company Foundation, Darden Restaurants, Inc., The Dow Chemical Company, Xerox Corporation, Weyerhaeuser Company, Alcoa Inc., Lockheed Martin Corporation