AP Moller-Maersk says it will launch the world’s first carbon neutral liner vessel in 2023, seven years ahead of its original goal. The objective will be reached earlier than planned because of advances in technology and increasing customer demand for sustainable supply chains. Maersk’s methanol feeder vessel will be able ... Read more »
The Kellogg Company has signed a long-term wind energy virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) in North America with Enel Green Power. The agreement will give Kellogg about 360 gigawatt hours of wind electricity per year, equal to 50% of electricity used across the company’s North American manufacturing facilities.
Bridgestone Americas’ manufacturing facility in Graniteville, South Carolina, is now being powered in part by a ground solar array. The eight acres of solar panels provide two megawatts of energy to the passenger/light truck tire plant, while reducing 1,400 metric tons of CO2 emissions annually, according to the company. The initiative is part of the company’s drive to be carbon
Demand for EV batteries is expected to soar as automakers increasingly comply with emission standards and boost their production of battery electric vehicles (BEVs), according to a new report from Moody’s Investor Service. Tightening regulations and growth of BEVs are also expected to spur improvements in battery capacity.
Automotive manufacturers face the collective challenge of what to do with reduced-use or end-of-life electric vehicle batteries. Heritage Battery Recycling (HBR) intends to address that challenge by developing a battery reuse and recycling facility in the southwestern part of the US.
Companies face up to$120 billion in costs from environmental risks in their supply chains by 2026, according to new research released today by CDP.
With the right policies in place, energy efficiency could be a driver of significant growth of manufacturing jobs in the US, a new report found. Implementing “Buy American” procurement policies and increasing the rate of residential deep retrofits across the US could create more than 170,000 American manufacturing jobs while driving down emissions, according to a new report from BuildingClean.org.
Anheuser-Busch says all of its Super Bowl ads have been certified “gold” by the Environmental Media Association (EMA); the brewer says it is the first major advertiser to partner with EMA by adopting its guidelines throughout Super Bowl advertising production.
Improving water management and turning water challenges into business opportunities is seen as not only a way to improve efficiency and save money but also as a powerful marketing tool for the food & beverage industry, as consumers come to see brands as sustainable and concerned about the environment.
Bridgestone Corporation, a tire and rubber company that has devoted significant resources to ensuring a continuing and sustainable supply of rubber for the future, has developed a system that utilizes big data to contribute to higher yield at rubber farms.
Food companies and manufacturers may soon have a viable answer to the problem of single-use plastics with the introdcuction of a new green paper technology, according to Johnson & Johnson Green Paper, a Miami start-up. J&J Green Paper’s technology, Janus, provides coated paper that can be custom-shaped and creates moisture resistance equivalent to petroleum-coated products. The paper is recyclable, compostable
REI Co-op is engaging its more than 1,000 brand partners to advance more sustainable and inclusive business practices.