As a former New Yorker, I’m always particularly interested in the sustainability initiatives of the state, so This morning, a press release caught my eye: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has put out a call for developers to submit proposals for the installation of up to 1.4 megawatts of solar renewable energy on the rooftop and sidewalk of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan
Driven by increasing pressure on the agriculture industry to boost production to serve a steadily rising population, the global market for smart agriculture will see a 13.5% CAGR over the period between 2017 and 2025, according to a new report from Transparency Market Research. The market will rise from a valuation … Read more »
Advanced materials and additives company Eastman is focusing on areas where sustainability and innovation intersect in order to address some of the world’s complex challenges, according to the company’s just-released 2018 sustainability report. One of the top challenges comes from the nexus of energy, water and food. “Requirements for increased … Read more »
The Climate Group launched a new initiative this week called Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Challenge that unites the global purchasing power of businesses, cities, states, regions, and NGOs for electric and other non-fossil-fuel vehicles. Multinationals including Unilever, LeasePlan, and Metro AG have already accepted the challenge.
A new survey has found that 52% of executives expect at least 50% of their products and services to be low carbon by 2028. Of these, nearly 1 in 5 predict close to 100% will be low carbon in that same timeframe. The survey, from YouGov, questioned global corporations that … Read more »