A NATIONAL, ECONOMY-WIDE PRICE ON CARBON IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE AND BUSINESS-FRIENDLY WAY TO SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS.
Join our growing coalition of businesses demanding a price on carbon.
On Climate Action...
Unchecked climate change threatens to reduce global GDP by over 20% by 2100.*
GDP lost to climate change will likely reach $44 trillion by 2060.**
BUSINESS AS USUAL IS NO LONGER AN OPTION
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Let's Get Back on Target
87% of business owners named one or more consequences of climate change as potentially harmful to their businesses.
We can achieve a 39% emissions reduction from 2005 levels by 2030.
Business Leaders Agree
*Based on the Social Cost of Carbon
39% emissions reduction from 2005 levels by 2030
Generate new revenue
Over $2 trillion in revenue in the first ten years
Slow climate change
Exceeds commitment under The Paris Climate Agreement
If implemented this year, a carbon price of $49 per ton* increasing annually at a rate of 2% plus inflation would...
HOW DOES IT WORK?
A carbon price internalizes the cost of greenhouse gas emissions by assigning a monetary value to each ton of carbon emitted. When fossils fuel prices account for their real impact, renewable energy sources will better compete in the marketplace.
ASBC Drives Policy Change
ASBC represents leading responsible businesses like Ben & Jerry's, Seventh Generation, and Eileen Fisher, Inc.
We empower and mobilize business leaders to create policy change to build an economy that works for all.
LET'S PUT A PRICE ON CARBON