Tnfd: A Turning Point for Business Action on Biodiversity Loss?


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"The race to biodiversity loss is even more crucial," one executive says.

"Our planet, and our profits, hinge on it."

That's the takeaway from the Wall Street Journal in a look at how some of the world's biggest companies are responding to the threat of biodiversity lossthe loss of plant and animal life that's caused by everything from over-hunting to climate change.

The Journal notes that 188 companies are on a United Nations task force's list of those who need to do more to combat the problem.

The task force's recommendations are laid out in the Journal's January issue.

Here are the companies on the list: Bank of America: The bank is among those on the list, and it says in a statement that it's "committed to conserving and restoring as much of the world's biodiversity as possible."

McDonald's: The chain is on the list, and it says in a statement that it's "committed to conserving and restoring as much of the world's biodiversity as possible."

Coca-Cola: The company says in a statement that it's "committed to conserving and restoring as much of the world's biodiversity as possible."

Apple: The company says in a statement that it' Read the Entire Article


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