Meeting the climate challenges in the Trump era

From raging wildfires in California, to Hurricane Harvey in Houston and historic flooding and winter storms in Boston, cities and companies across the U.S. are on the frontlines of climate change impacts. They push back against the narrative that the U.S. is abandoning its commitments. They take long-term responsibility for their actions and realize the importance of sustainability in a transparent and honest way.

Houston: Sustainability Practitioners Needed 

CSE is bound to help sustainability executives in this mission and genuinely guide them towards making a positive impact on the world. CSE’s Certified Sustainability Practitioner Program in Houston, September 27-28 will responsibly address the importance of Sustainability in the Supply Chain and Carbon Footprint Reduction in order to provide companies with all the necessary tools and resources to be sustainable and not cause harm to the environment and the society.

Donald Trump may have sparked unprecedented determination within the US to confront the danger of climate change. Following Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord, the president was assailed by businesses ranging from Facebook to Goldman Sachs for risking America’s economic and environmental standing.

Perhaps most significantly, a coalition of lawmakers, companies and universities realized that they are at the forefront of climate solutions and took action in an attempt to reassure the world that the US wasn’t completely abandoning the field. New York City, Houston, Miami and San Francisco have all taken steps to mitigate the risks associated with rising sea levels and global temperatures.

In the beginning of June the International Mayors Climate Summit served as a critical opportunity for some of the most influential mayors and leaders to prioritize, collaborate, and learn from one another about approaches to the global crisis on climate change.

During the event, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said, “In Houston, we have to face the reality of climate change, when you’re dealing with three 500-year floods in three years … We don’t have a choice. If we don’t move with a sense of urgency, then our cities will suffer.”

Professionals who will complete the Certified Sustainability Practitioner Program in Houston, September 27-28 , will be enabled with all the practical tools to implement effective sustainability strategies, thus offering a better chance for overall success.

 

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