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In today’s episode, Kieron Allen, who hosts the Acceleration Economy Minute, talks about Salesforce, a Cloud Wars Top 10 company, and a new sustainability strategy.
00:27 — Salesforce has announced a Nature Positive Strategy, which outlines what the company will do to accelerate its existing commitment to achieving net zero people and climate justice.
00:40 — During the UN Biodiversity Conference in December 2022, the private sector promised to support governments in protecting 30% of the planet by 2030 in an effort to reverse the effects of nature loss.
00:55 — Salesforce is one of the first global companies to commit to this effort by establishing a Nature Positive Strategy, which builds upon its existing climate action plan.
00:27 — The Salesforce strategy covers three core areas: reducing impacts on nature by leading nature restoration at scale, accelerating customer success in sustainability, and the nature positive movement.
01:07 — Salesforce is expanding on existing commitments and solutions like its Net Zero Cloud to accelerate its climate action efforts. When major companies like Salesforce respond to the urgency of the climate crisis in this way, it sets a valuable precedent.