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86 businesses sign up to The Climate Pledge to cut emissions by 2040 at the latest

Amazon co-created the Climate Pledge with Global Optimism in 2019, following pressure to do more for the environment.

The Pledge requires signatories to reach net-zero emissions by 2040 at the latest. It also wants to ensure that organisations don’t over rely on offsetting. Instead, there is a requirement for businesses to prioritise energy efficiency, renewable energy and the circular economy.

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