The Economic Case for U.S. Climate Action: Views from Congress and the Private Sector

Sponsored by Ceres and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)

A discussion with two U.S. Senators and business leaders on the steps companies are taking,
the economic benefits of climate action, and the role of federal policy in accelerating the low-carbon transition.


Elliot Diringer
Executive Vice President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions


U.S. Senator Ben Cardin
U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
Rhode Island
Michelle Patron
Director of Sustainability Policy, Microsoft
Lauren Phillips
Senior Vice President of Sustainability, Walmart
Kevin Rabinovitch
Global Sustainability Director, Mars
Anne Kelly — Moderator
Senior Director of Policy and BICEP Network, Ceres