As a former New Yorker, I’m always particularly interested in the sustainability initiatives of the state, so This morning, a press release caught my eye: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has put out a call for developers to submit proposals for the installation of up to 1.4 megawatts of solar renewable energy on the rooftop and sidewalk of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan
An in-depth look: Institutional investors, increasingly concerned about the risks of deforestation on their investment portfolios, have called for stronger provisions for certifying the sustainable production of palm oil. More than 90 investors, representing more than $6.7 trillion in assets under management, sent
Halyard, a provider of products in the healthcare sector that help prevent healthcare-associated infections, has introduced a new dispenser system to reduce glove waste and contamination. Typical glove dispensers used in healthcare settings can lead to wasted products as well as cross contamination. With Halyard’s Eco Pull dispenser provides consistently … Read more »
A new study commissioned by Nestle Waters North America shows that Americans rank clean water as the most important factor to living a healthy life: more than half of consumers (55%) and experts (60%) say they think about their water usage on a daily basis. But more significantly to industry is the fact that
Momar, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty chemicals for industrial and institutional markets, has announced the introduction of Resinator, a dynamic road and soil enhancer designed specifically for use on unpaved roads in and around sensitive habitats. Resinator has been approved by the Penn State Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies, making it one of only six products that meet their stringent environmental requirements for high performance under heavy traffic conditions, Momar says.
Caesars Entertainment expects to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 30% by 2025 and by 95% by 2050, from a 2011 baseline, per the company’s latest sustainability report. The company also set a Scope 3 target to have 60% of suppliers commit to their own science-based targets by … Read more »
Corporate change is hard, and one study shows that sustainability change is even harder: companies surveyed by Bain & Company indicated that they are achieving or exceeding just 4% of their sustainability goals (compared to the 12% of goals they are achieving in general corporate change). Still, the numbers are … Read more »
In-depth: Specialty roaster and wholesaler Counter Culture Coffee’s latest sustainability report details its relationships with 67 different farmers and farmer groups, aiming to provide transparency into its environmental, social and fiscal sustainability. It also provides information about each of the 354 coffee contracts the company made over the last two … Read more »
Stone wool insulation manufacturer Rockwool has released Rockwool Multifix, an insulation product with a mineral-coated fiberglass facer that, when used as an insulating coverboard over other insulations, can improve performance by regulating the temperature of the entire assembly, the company says. Multifix is a stone wool insulation and coverboard in … Read more »
Driven by increasing pressure on the agriculture industry to boost production to serve a steadily rising population, the global market for smart agriculture will see a 13.5% CAGR over the period between 2017 and 2025, according to a new report from Transparency Market Research. The market will rise from a valuation … Read more »
September always feels more like the start of a new year than January to me. Like many parents who have kids returning to school, I suppose, it’s a time of renewed energy for the year to come. And for me, that also means a boost of excitement and new ideas for Environmental Leader and Energy Manager Today.