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deadly wildfires caused by droughts in the west , devastating hurricanes in the southeast and the Caribbean , and now a polar vortex putting millions of Americans in a deep freeze corporate CEOs are now forced to tell investors how extreme weather is impacting business rotors investments correspondent David Randall so the number of companies that are talking about climate change is about double the last four years and what you're saying is that it's a broad range of companies you know four years ago those mostly utilities and any energy companies who you know the big carbon emitters we're talking about how climate change is affecting the business now you're starting to see companies are in the consumer space to Caesars entertainment which is the big casino %HESITATION line %HESITATION even you know Stanley black and decker which makes tools according to a two thousand eighteen report released by S. and P. global companies that mentioned weather along with quarterly results said it had an average six percent impact on earnings either way and that number is poised to rise even more this year California utility P. G. and he was forced into bankruptcy this week as it faces a thirty billion dollar bill tied to last year's historic California wildfires but other companies see upside potential police management they're using the methane they gather from their landfills and then using that as natural gas for for cars and trucks digital realty meanwhile they're they're big push their big data center for %HESITATION they're both cars is used as much renewables as possible and then sell those are some data center space to companies like Facebook and are also trying to improve their environmental standings Facebook add to digital realty recently signed a deal they'll use solar energy to power a datacenter leased to Facebook a move that's likely to curry favor with the growing influence of the twelve trillion dollars U. S. G. by mental social and governance investment industry