FEATURES AND NEWS
Sprint recently announced new corporate environmental goals, including a commitment to source 100% renewable electricity across its entire operations – all retail stores, offices, call centers, and network sites – by 2025.
Retailer Target has announced the completion of its 500th rooftop solar installation.
New solar installations are expected to generate 90% of district's energy needs.
The Estée Lauder Companies signed a virtual power purchase agreement for 22 megawatts of energy from NextEra Energy Resources’ Ponderosa wind farm in Oklahoma.
Norwegian coastal cruise operator Hurtigruten introduced what the company says is the world’s first hybrid electric-powered expedition ship this year. Recently the cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen completed its first voyage to Antarctica.
The transition to paper straws from single-use plastic ones in Europe didn’t go quite as planned for McDonald’s. This week the foodservice retailer announced plans to introduce an “evolved” paper straw.
Air Liquide and Engie signed an agreement with the Durance, Luberon, Verdon urban area in southern France on a project to produce industrial-scale renewable hydrogen.
Volkswagen started construction on a $800 million production facility for electric vehicles (EVs) in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The site is set to become the automaker’s assembly base for EV production in North America.
Formula One outlined plans this week to reach carbon neutrality for cars, on-track activity, and the rest of the sport’s operations by 2030. The motorsport racing competition’s executives say their new plan is achievable.
The Clorox Company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Enel Green Power North America recently announced the signing of a 12-year, 70MW virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for the purchase of renewable energy beginning in 2021.
Specialty plastics provider Eastman has announced its collaboration with NB Coatings, a paint-on plastics manufacturer for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), to create a sustainable option for automotive plastics.
McDonald's USA announced today that 100% of the ground and whole bean coffee for US restaurants is sustainably sourced, achieving the company’s 2020 goal one year ahead of schedule.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation is announcing a series of initiatives to reduce waste at Hyatt hotels globally, including introducing large-format bathroom amenities and reducing single-use water bottles by June 2021.
The Auraria Sustainable Campus Program (ASCP) in Denver, in partnership with the Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC) and Namasté Solar of Boulder, is nearing the completion of a 779kW solar array installation atop the Auraria Library.
As the price for renewable energy falls, it becomes competitive with traditional sources of electricity, driving the convergence of the renewable power and traditional, fossil fuel-based power markets. In the final part of this three-part Q&A, market experts...
La Villa Independent School District (ISD) in Texas announced the kickoff of a comprehensive energy efficiency project that will improve performance of the district’s facilities, as well as air conditioning comfort and lighting in the learning environment and further reduce energy costs and carbon emissions.
The world’s largest concentration of tech companies sees limited leadership in the sustainability realm, according to a new report from the...
Budweiser has announced it will have all of its production and distribution in Brazil done 100% with clean energy by 2022.
New York State Attorney General Tish James withdrew two counts of fraud against ExxonMobil during her closing arguments in a case against the energy giant.
The Concordia University Foundation committed today to end investments in the coal, oil and gas sector within five years.
A new report from Boston Common Asset Management assesses 58 of the world’s largest banks on their response to climate change. Lauren Compere discusses what the results mean for financial sector professionals.
Rachel Lincoln, Prana’s director of sustainability, shares how the lifestyle clothing brand is eliminating plastic packaging from the factory to the sales floor.
The UK government recently announced an investment of £315 million — around $403 million — to help energy-intensive businesses in the heavy industry reduce their energy bills and lower their carbon emissions.
A new survey from Asia Pulp & Paper found that 62% of Canadian adults are willing to pay more for food products packaged in sustainable materials. Remarkably, 40% said they would pay as much as 10% more for such products.
For the first time, the World Benchmarking Alliance has ranked 30 of the largest seafood companies worldwide on their commitments, transparency, and performance to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.