A Climate for Business: Investing in U.S. Competitiveness

While the path ahead for the Build Back Better agenda remains in question, the urgency of bold and timely action to address climate change is clear. The Build Back Better agenda includes more than $500 billion in climate-related investments to cut U.S. emissions in line with our 2030 NDC and help domestic industries capitalize on rapidly growing markets for low-carbon goods. Despite uncertainty surrounding prospects for the agenda’s passage, businesses have remained vocal in their support for these crucial climate and energy provisions.

We are pleased to invite you to this fireside discussion featuring Tom Linebarger, CEO of Cummins, Inc., and C2ES President Nat Keohane on the business imperative for ambitious climate legislation and how low-carbon investments can help the United States lead the global transition to a net-zero economy.


Tom Linebarger
CEO, Cummins Inc

Tom Linebarger became Chairman and CEO of Cummins Inc., the largest independent maker of diesel engines and related products in the world, on January 1, 2012. Prior to becoming Chairman and CEO, he served as President and COO from 2008 to 2011, Executive Vice President and President, Power Generation Business…

Nat Keohane
President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Nathaniel Keohane is President of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), which is widely recognized in the United States and internationally as a leading, independent voice for practical policy and action to address the world’s energy and climate challenges. Dr. Keohane is an economist with more than 20 years…