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The 3 Percent Solution

The report identifies novel approaches for the private sector to realize cost-savings up to $190 billion in 2020. These savings are achieved by boosting energy-efficiency measures and transitioning to low-carbon energy sources. In the process, the US corporate sector will cut carbon emissions by 3% annually and achieve the 2020 carbon reductions scientists say are needed. Written and researched with CFOs in mind, The 3% Solution is the answer that businesses and sustainability stakeholders have been searching for.

Built upon rigorous analysis by leading consulting firms and chock-full of practical cost-saving examples from a variety of sectors, this study offers the most compelling business case made to date for setting ambitious carbon reduction targets. The 3% Solution will help businesses—those already saving millions through carbon reductions or just beginning the journey—discover cost-savings waiting to be harvested.

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