Environment and Sustainability
Businesses are invested in America’s communities, and a clean, healthy environment is critical for quality of life and economic strength in every community. Companies across industries have undertaken sustainability initiatives to improve their operations and reduce their environmental footprint, utilizing new technology and seeking efficiency.
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- Resilience Should Be on the Climate AgendaInvestments, policies, and programs focused on resilience and pre-disaster mitigation offer an opportunity for a more comprehensive and strategic approach to safeguarding communities across the nation.
- 4 Climate Innovations Led By BusinessBusinesses are investing in blue hydrogen, direct air capture, and other climate technologies to build a more sustainable future.
- Reducing Methane Emissions Through Smart Policy ChangesHere’s how policymakers are taking action to reduce methane emissions for a positive impact on the environment and the economy.
The U.S. Chamber recently held its GreenTech Business Mission to the United Arab Emirates ahead of COP28 in November. Here's what businesses should know.
A challenge of this magnitude requires collaboration, not confrontation, to advance the best ideas and policies. Together, we can forge solutions that improve our environment and grow our economy—leaving the world better for generations to come. We stand with every American seeking a cleaner, stronger environment—for today and tomorrow.
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This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committees on Environment and Public Works and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, supporting the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program Establishment Act.
The U.S. Chamber led a multi-association comment letter to the IRS regarding the proposed definition of energy property and rules applicable to the energy credit under section 48, as amended by the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.
Business is delivering climate solutions. The evidence was all over COP28.
This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate, supporting the conference agreement for the Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
The U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute issued the following statement regarding EPA’s final regulations on methane emissions from oil and gas.
This Coalition letter was sent to the Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, urging removal of Section 333 from the final National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 conference agreement that would restrict procurement of certain products containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry and the House Committee on Agriculture, supporting H.R. 4288, the "Agricultural Labeling Uniformity Act."