Carbon Emissions

Cement Industry Faces a Pivotal Moment on Climate

Guest Blog by Tarek Soliman, CDP

Cement is not often at the forefront of investors' minds – unless perhaps they are involved in a property project. However, it is an everyday necessity, and leading cement companies face an enormous challenge in the wake of the Paris Agreement to become compatible with the future transition to a low-carbon economy.

The stakes couldn’t be higher.

India: The Last Major Economy To Pledge To Cut Its Carbon Emissions

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In recent news, the Pope and a President have spoken out about climate change. Now, a country too, takes action. India has pledged to cut the intensity of its carbon emissions by 33-35 per cent by 2030, in its submission to the United Nations (UN). It is the last major economy, following 140 other countries including China, the U.S.

For Adobe Systems, Earth Day Is No Small Matter

Adobe’s West Tower at its San Jose Headquarters was the first building in the world to achieve LEED certification at the platinum level for existing buildings in June 2006.

Q&A with Ory Zik, CEO, Energy Points

From heating buildings to consuming water to keeping supply chains running, businesses are extremely resource intensive. But with so many different metrics to measure the various resources, making decisions to benefit both the environment and the bottom line ends up being well-intentioned guesswork. Physicist and entrepreneur Dr.

PACE-setter by the Bay: San Francisco's Buildings to Consume Less Energy

Armed with a new green financing program, America's 14th largest city makes a bid to become the home of the nation's most energy efficient buildings

SAP's Sustainability Mission: Business Technology for Positive Change

The global IT giant, which is helping thousands of companies execute sustainability strategies, has released its third quarter sustainability report card. Outside of one niggling area, they are at the top of the class

The Asian Equation: Solving the Puzzle of Sustainable Investment on the World's Most Complex Continent

Coming soon: The "definitive overview" of institutions with assets under management in Asia integrating ESG criteria

Caveat Venditor: Armed with Companies' Climate Scores, Consumers Wield Influence

Climate Counts has a simple, yet powerful message: "Everyday consumers can be the most important activists in the fight against global warming." And now, with their new open API, developers can get in on the action

World's Largest Development Banks to Invest $175 Billion in Sustainable Transport

By 2050, there will be more than 9 billion people on the planet. And most of them will be driving cars. That's not a good thing

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