Business Initiatives

Examples of initiatives to move towards sustainable business practices.

New Companies


Breakthrough Energy

Breakthrough Energy’s mission is to help lead the world to net-zero emissions by 2050 by supporting cutting-edge research and development, investing in companies that turn green ideas into clean products and tools, and advocating for policies that speed innovation from lab to market.

Shareholder actions


Engine No 1

Engine No 1 is an investment firm purpose-built to create long-term value by driving positive impact through active ownership.

Legal Action


Climate case litigation website

This provides two databases of climate change litigation, one for U.S. climate change litigation and one for non-U.S. cases. This is developed by The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law Columbia Law School.