The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $127 million to small businesses working on clean energy technology, representing a total of 110 projects in 26 states. Funding is provided by DOE’s science and energy program offices, the Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, and the Office of Environmental Management. “Small ... Read more »
Experts led by US National Laboratories will conduct on-site testing, measure and verify results, and draft field validation reports on clean, cutting-edge technologies in real-world conditions at five manufacturing plants; when these reports are made publicly available, C&I organizations can…
Another report touting the importance of ESG factors — including biodiversity and stewardship — in the valuation and the creation of value across asset classes, and their impact on investments and investment decisions, has been released. One key finding is that better environmental stewardship can unlock significant
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) has released its first comprehensive Climate Strategy aimed at addressing GHG emissions reductions and climate resiliency as the company pivots to a low-carbon future. As part of developing the strategy, CP completed a scenario analysis at ‘well below 2 degrees Celsius’, based on IEA’s Sustainable ... Read more »
Launched in 2018, the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) identified seven transformations needed to take place to put society and the worldwide economy on a more sustainable path aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To support the transformations, WBA has developed, or will be developing, a series of benchmarks ... Read more »
General Motors (GM) and BrightDrop, a wholly owned subsidiary of GM focused on an all-electric future, have announced the new Ultium Charge 360 fleet charging service to streamline and accelerate electric vehicle (EV) adoption for commercial customers. Ultium Charge 360 is a comprehensive suite of fleet services, including fleet and ... Read more »
Amazon has signed power purchase agreements for 474 MW of renewable capacity in the US and Europe.
Form Energy, a new technology company founded in 2017 and funded by ArcelorMittal to develop long-duration battery systems, has introduced its first commercial product, a rechargeable iron-air battery capable of delivering electricity for 100 hours at system costs competitive with conventional power plants and at less than 1/10th the cost ... Read more »
One of the best ways companies have found to set sustainability and energy management goals, and to understand their ESG impact and opportunities, is to talk to stakeholders. From customers and employees to shareholders and NGOs, stakeholders have opinions, ideas and expertise to share on how to manage a company’s environmental impact.
LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4 Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), making it the first airline terminal in the world to achieve recognition for the more stringent standards. Valued at $5.1 billion, the Terminal B redevelopment project ... Read more »
With its Mission:Zero environmental program launched in 2018, Audi aims to achieve carbon neutrality in its operations worldwide by 2025. Audi’s Neckarsulm site, one of the company’s largest production sites for over 100 years, exemplifies some of the key Mission:Zero initiatives underway. The program has four main action areas and ... Read more »
More than 20 leading companies — including 3M, ADM, Apple, Bank of America, FedEx, General Motors, Honeywell, Nike, Smithfield Foods and TD Bank Group — have invested in TPG Rise Climate, the climate investing strategy of TPG’s global impact investing platform.