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Climate Week 2016: Apple, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, GRI, RE100

Climate Week 2016 opened yesterday with business and government leaders convening in New York City for dozens of events that focus on the transition to a low-carbon economy. This year’s Climate Week includes a sharp focus on countries ratifying the Paris climate agreement — and what this means for global … Read more »

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo CSR: GHG Emissions Reduced 24%

Wells Fargo has reduced its absolute greenhouse gas emissions 24 percent since 2008, and says it’s on track to meet its 35 percent reduction goal by 2020, according to the banking giant’s 2014 corporate sustainability report. The company also says it achieved a 38 percent increase in water efficiency since … Read more »

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Launches $10M Clean Tech Startup Fund

Wells Fargo has launched a $10 million environmental grant for clean technology startups. The Innovation Incubator (IN2) program, funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, aims to foster the development of early stage clean technologies for commercial buildings. Wells Fargo says … Read more »

Top Environmental Management Practices Revealed

Top Environmental Management Practices Revealed

Ecolab has the strongest environmental management of all the companies in the Russell 3000 index, according to a study that evaluates environmental policies and infrastructure. Scoring 91 of 100 points, Ecolab saw an increase in score of 38 points (72 percent) during the past two years. In second place is … Read more »

Big Oil, Major Firms Plan for Carbon Price

Big Oil, Major Firms Plan for Carbon Price

Walmart, BP, ExxonMobil, General Electric and about two dozen other major US companies have already integrated a price on carbon emissions into their long-term business plans, according to a CDP report. In 2013, 28 companies based or operating in the US disclosed that they use an internal carbon price in … Read more »

e-Stewards Recycler

Staples, Alcoa Endorse e-Stewards Standard Version 2.0

Wells Fargo, Staples, Bank of America and Alcoa are among the companies to exclusively use e-Stewards recyclers to ensure toxic electronic wastes are not exported to developing countries, processed with child or prison labor, or dumped in solid waste landfills, the standard and certification organization says. This week marks the … Read more »

BNY Mellon, Cisco, Entergy Top CDP’s S&P 500 Rankings

BNY Mellon, Cisco, Entergy Top CDP’s S&P 500 Rankings

BNY Mellon, Cisco Systems and Entergy top the CDP’s annual carbon performance and disclosure ratings for the S&P 500, released today. All three companies received a disclosure score of 100 — calculated to reflect each company’s transparency on climate change — and A performance ratings, which rank companies according to … Read more »

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Invests $100 Million in Distributed Solar Projects

Wells Fargo subsidiaries plan to invest more than $100 million of tax equity financing in 2013 and 2014 combined to fund US solar photovoltaic distributed generation power projects developed by SunEdison. These new investments build on the relationship that first began between Wells Fargo and SunEdison in 2007. Since then, … Read more »

Ceres Study: Most Mutuals Not Supporting Climate Issues

Ceres Study: Most Mutuals Not Supporting Climate Issues

More than 80 percent of major mutual fund companies supported less than half of the 2012 climate-related shareholder resolutions covered in a report by sustainability leadership advocate Ceres. This is despite a growing number of institutional investors publicly signalling that they view information about climate risks as material to their … Read more »

Wells Fargo Sustainability Report: GHGs Fall Another 6%

Wells Fargo Sustainability Report: GHGs Fall Another 6%

Wells Fargo cut its absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 18 percent from 2008 to 2012, according to the company’s 2012 corporate social responsibility interim report. This means that last year, the company reduced its GHG emissions by a further 6 percent from the 2008 baseline. In its 2011 CSR report, … Read more »

Cisco, IBM, Intel Win Climate Leadership Awards

Intel, Cisco Systems and IBM are among the 23 Climate Leadership Award winners selected by the EPA, the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR). The second annual awards honor companies, organizations and individuals that reduce GHG emissions … Read more »