Companies are responsible for unique sets of waste streams throughout their operations and supply chain. While recycling programs can help, having a comprehensive zero waste to landfill strategy in place is an effective, reliable route to significantly reduce operational waste footprints. Rankin shares steps that can help successfully implement and deploy a zero waste to landfill strategy.
The EPA recently announced its climate leadership awards, recognizing companies, organizations and partnerships for managing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in internal operations and throughout the supply chain, as well as integrating climate resilience into their operating strategies. Three companies — Ingersoll Rand, Mars and Microsoft — took home organizational … Read more »
Ingersoll Rand has launched the EcoWise portfolio of products for its climate and industrial refrigerant-bearing products that are designed to lower environmental impact with next-generation, low-global-warming potential (GWP) refrigerants and high-efficiency operation. The company says these products are compatible with and can use next generation low GWP refrigerants, reduce environmental … Read more »
A diverse group of over 150 companies, including AT&T, Motorola, Siemens, Volvo and Wyndham Worldwide, have urged President Obama to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Companies signing the letter include many one would expect – fossil fuel companies such as Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and Shell; utilities such … Read more »
Companies have a long way to go before the reality of integrated reporting catches up with the ambition, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) survey of the current reporting by large companies involved in the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) pilot program. One hundred companies across the globe are part of … Read more »
American Electric Power, Clorox, Dow Chemical, Eaton, Ingersoll Rand, Pfizer and Southwest Airlines are the only companies in the S&P 500 — just 1.4 percent of the total — with fully integrated annual financial and sustainability reports, according to a study from the IRRC Institute and the Sustainable Investments Institute … Read more »
The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, a non-profit group backed by Bloomberg LP, Generation Foundation, Metanoia Fund and Rockefeller Foundation, launched this month with the goal of standardizing corporate reporting of the social and environmental performance of every publicly traded company’s operations, across 89 industries. The non-profit aims to fill a … Read more »
Manchester United football club announced that it has earned the new ISO 20121 certification for sustainability in event management, its second international standard in environmental management this year. The club had already achieved the British standard in this field – BS8901. In February, United also became the first football club in … Read more »