Arizona Businesses and Municipalities Taking Climate Action

September 30, 2020

Arizona is at a unique crossroad and the impact of climate change, in the form of extreme heat, wildfires and extended drought, can no longer be ignored on a local and statewide basis. Nationally, Fortune 500 companies and metropolitan cities have paved the way forward on sustainability planning and climate action. As Arizonans acknowledge this new reality, its public and private sectors must coordinate and collaborate to have a significant impact. In this webinar, Arizona businesses will highlight their sustainability best practices and actions to address climate change, and discuss strategies for collaborating with local municipalities to bolster statewide climate action planning and sustainability. Learn more about what you can do as an Arizona business or municipality.


Michael Bernier, Sustainability Director, Swire Coca-Cola USA

Sukki Jahnke, Vice President Marketing & Programs, Tempe Chamber of Commerce

Ashley Mulhall, Senior Associate, High Performance and Sustainability Leader, Orcutt Winslow

Stephanie Rico, Senior Vice President, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility, Wells Fargo


Jon Ford, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Vitalyst Health Foundation, Arizona Forward, Board Chair

What You Will Learn and What You Can Do

This panel is in partnership with the Sustainable Cities Network’s Climate Action Planning series involving the City of Tempe’s Office of Sustainability, ASU School of Sustainability, and the Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security.

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