Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) announced this week its 2025 Sustainability Goals in smart agriculture, water stewardship, circular packaging and climate action. The delivery of the goals will have wide-reaching impact that includes connecting thousands of farmers to technologies and skills, ensuring water access and quality in high-stress communities, partnering with … Read more »
The US Chamber of Commerice is advocating a 25-cent per gallon raise in the gas tax to fund infrastructure projects. That would be on top of the current 18.4 cents per gallon tax now for gasoline and the 24.4 cents per gallon tax for diesel fuel — something that would raise $375 billion over 10 years, it said.
Dozens of major companies including ABC Disney, Whole Foods and Anheuser-Busch with offices in New York City have diverted at least half of their waste from landfills and incineration, responding to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s zero waste by 2030 challenge. The 31 business participants collectively diverted 36,910 tons of waste … Read more »
Today is World Water Day, an annual event started by the United Nations to raise awareness about global water scarcity and water safety. Both issues have affected the US this year as some regions struggle with drought and thousands of people were exposed to unsafe levels of lead following the … Read more »
Food waste is the single largest component of US municipal solid waste, it accounts for a major portion of the nation’s methane emissions — and it costs businesses billions. The US Department of Agriculture estimates the food retail industry lost almost $47 billion in 2010 (the most current figures) from … Read more »
Volkswagen has been suspended from the London Stock Exchange’s FTSE4Good Index Series after cheating emissions regulations by installing defeat devices in millions of its cars. The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies with strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE Russell’s independent ESG … Read more »
Anheuser-Busch is replacing all 97 diesel-fueled tractors in its St. Louis fleet with new compressed natural gas-fueled tractors. By transitioning to the latest CNG technology, Anheuser-Busch expects to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 2,500 tons per year. This St. Louis announcement marks Anheuser-Busch’s second full brewery fleet transition, following last … Read more »
Unilever, Nestlé, Anheuser-Busch InBev and hundreds of other top food and drink companies, all members of the Consumer Goods Forum, have committed to halve food waste within their operations by 2025, compared to a 2016 baseline. Some 30 percent of food produced is wasted each year with food waste responsible … Read more »
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