Coca-Cola has pledged a "gigaton-scale commitment" to phase out HFC refrigerants by 2015.Photo: The Coca-Cola companyIf there's one thing Americans agree on in these divided times, it's the urgent need to move toward cleaner energy. Polls taken as recently as November show a majority of Americans favoring comprehensive energy reform that limits pollution, develops domestic sources, and stimulates renewable power. We're not likely to get comprehensive reform in the year ahead, but I still see strong paths toward a cleaner, more sustainable economy. That's because smart entrepreneurs are taking the lead. They see the "green" in green, and don't want …
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Mindy S. Lubber
Mindy S. Lubber is president of Ceres, a Boston-based coalition of investors and environmental groups working with companies to address sustainability challenges such as climate change. Lubber also directs the Investor Network on Climate Risk, a network of 90 institutional investors with $9 trillion of collective assets focused on the business impacts of climate change.