Owens Corning has reduced water use by 37% in 2016 from 2010 levels, exceeding its 2020 goals; the company also decreased particulate matter emissions by 23% from 2010, according to its just-released 2016 sustainability report. For a company of Owens Corning’s size – Owens Corning does about $6 billion in … Read more »
Digital sustainability reporting has arrived — at Heineken USA, anyway. GRI’s chief advisor on innovation in reporting, Nelmara Arbex, in March told Environmental Leader that these three features — digital, responsible and interactive — will define the future of sustainability reporting. Heineken USA’s latest sustainability report incorporates all three, in … Read more »
While using an EHS software system can generate multiple benefits, selecting a solution in the first place takes time and effort. However, if not conducted properly this process can have costly consequences.
About half of Unilever’s growth last year came from its sustainable living brands, which grew 30 percent faster than the rest of the company’s business, according to the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan annual progress report. The company defines sustainable living brands as those that “integrate sustainability into both their purpose … Read more »
Duke Energy says it expects to own or purchase 8,000 megawatts of wind, solar and biomass capacity by 2020 — a 33 percent jump from the old goal of 6,000 megawatts established in 2013. The largest utility in the US sets this new goal in its latest sustainability report. At … Read more »
Hilton Worldwide’s environmental management has saved the hotel chain $550 million since 2009, according to the company’s latest sustainability report. Since implementing its Travel with Purpose CSR strategy, Hilton says it has reduced energy use by 14.5 percent, carbon output by 20.9 percent, waste output by 27.6 percent and water … Read more »