Procter & Gamble, Salesforce, HP, ASOS and Nespresso, each with well-established sustainability goals, are among the latest to join the Climate Pledge. They are part of a group of 86 new companies to join the pledge. More than 200 companies have now signed the agreement developed by Amazon and Global ... Read more »
A new report that evaluated the initiatives, approach, challenges and actions organizations are taking to improve their CSR performance found that CSR is no longer a “trade-off” but is now considered good for business. The Seize the CSR Opportunity study, from Forrester Consulting and commissioned by Ivalua, reveals that, while ... Read more »
The European steel industry has less than 26% of its carbon budget remaining and will surpass it by 2035, meaning the industry will not be able to reach net zero emissions if significant changes aren’t…
In June, Germany passed legislation toughening ethics standards for supply chains. The law requires large German companies to establish due diligence procedures to screen for human rights and environmental abuses within their global supply chains.
Intel plans to build a giant semiconductor fabrication plant – what it calls a mega fab – in Europe and is currently in the process of looking for a location the fits its need in size, energy reliability and water supply.
BMW Group has announced it will be “increasing the pace of its efforts to combat climate change,” pledging a 50% reduction in use-phase carbon emissions relative to 2019 by 2030 and a 40% reduction in overall emissions. On the front end, BMW aims to consume fewer resources, improving…
Penske Truck Leasing, as part of its ongoing goal to expand the electrification of its fleet, is piloting software in conjunction with artificial intelligence energy storage provider Stem, Inc., to help drive off-peak electricity savings and minimize utility peak demand charges.
Facility solutions provider ABM will acquire Able Services for $830 million; the acquisition will bolster ABM’s sustainability and energy efficiency offerings amid growing demand for environmentally responsible solutions, the company says. Able provides facility services to over a billion square feet of real estate, which will strengthen ABM’s national presence.
Maersk revealed Tuesday that it will add eight large shipping vessels to its fleet capable of running on carbon-neutral methanol. This follows the shipping company’s February announcement that it will have its first carbon neutral vessel on the water by 2023.
In its 25th edition, the 2021 GlobeScan/SustainAbility Leaders Survey highlights the significance and urgency of sustainable development issues, and ranks the corporate sustainability leaders. The 2021 survey was completed between April 29 and June 16 by almost 700 sustainability experts from over 70 countries. The survey asks which organizations are ... Read more »
Integrated energy company Chevron and Brightmark LLC, a waste solutions company, are working to decarbonize the farming industry with a partnership to produce and sell dairy biomethane, a renewable natural gas.
As the Javits Center reopens post-pandemic, the iconic convention center will boast a 1-acre rooftop working farm, among other enhancements and sustainability features. Highlights of the 1.2 million square-foot expansion project, a collaboration between Lendlease, Turner Construction, TVS design and Stantec, include: 113,000 square feet of pre-function space 90,000 square ... Read more »