IBUS articles 2: climate changes

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Unformatted text preview: Russia Industry Awakens to Threat of Climate Change - global warming as a force that contributes to lower gross domestic products, higher food and commodity costs, broken supply chains and increased financial risk. - At the Swiss resort of Davos, corporate leaders and politicians gathered for the annual four- day World Economic Forum - World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim, has put climate change at the center of the bank’s mission, citing global warming as the chief contributor to rising global poverty rates and falling G.D.P.’s in developing nations. - ^^ International Purpose: Help poor developing countries - Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Paris- based club of 34 industrialized nations, has begun to warn of the steep costs of increased carbon pollution - Nike, which has more than 700 factories in 49 countries, many in Southeast Asia, is also speaking out because of extreme weather that is disrupting its supply chain. (flood, drought) - Coke uses water- conservation technologies and Nike i...
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This document was uploaded on 02/24/2014 for the course IBUS 311 at Binghamton University.

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