Supports industry progress by joining RE100 Initiative and Business Renewables Center, signing Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers' Principles
SAN FRANCISCO, February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Visa (NYSE: V) today announced its commitment to use 100 percent renewable electricity across its global operations by the end of 2019.
As part of this commitment, announced in conjunction with this week’s Climate Leadership Conference in Denver, Colorado, Visa is joining the RE100 initiative, a collaborative, global platform developed by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP to increase demand for and delivery of renewable energy.
JAKARTA, Indonesia, February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Tropical Landscapes Finance Facility (TLFF) today announced its inaugural transaction, a landmark US$ 95 million Sustainability Bond to help finance a sustainable natural rubber plantation on heavily degraded land in two provinces in Indonesia. The project incorporates extensive social and environmental objectives and safeguards. Planted areas will serve as a buffer zone to protect a threatened national park from encroachment.
The school’s second National Ocean Science Bowl team travels to North Carolina to challenge their knowledge of ocean processes at Regional Competition
For the second year, students from Dobyns-Bennett High School competed in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl Regional Competition, reinforcing the school’s commitment to empowering students through real-world, problem-based learning environments. Dobyns-Bennett is the only public high school in the state of Tennessee to compete in The National Ocean Sciences Bowl.
How far into the future should we be planning when it comes to the environment? 20 years? 100 years? These are vital questions with which scientists, politicians and futurists are grappling, as our icecaps melt and our seas rise. This week on Sea Change Radio, we delve into the moral dilemma policymakers face today with Daniel Kirk-Davidoff, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science at the University of Maryland. The starting point for our conversation is a soon-to-be-published paper comparing the timescale of methane versus CO2 emissions.
February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A new interactive web-based analysis released today by Ceres examines how more than 600 of the largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. are responding to urgent calls to act on climate change and other sustainability threats, such as water pollution and scarcity, and human rights abuses, and positioning themselves for success in a world shaped by these unprecedented environmental and social challenges.
New vessels to debut between 2018 and 2023 featuring industry-first "green-cruising" design enabling cruise ships to be fully powered in port and at sea by LNG, the world’s cleanest burning fossil fuel
February 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced it has signed a shipbuilding contract for a third next-generation cruise ship for its rapidly growing AIDA Cruises brand, the leading cruise line in Germany, which is the largest and fastest-growing cruise market in Europe.
Next time you’re stuck in traffic, consider this: How much faster would you move if there were fewer large trucks on the road? We’ve thought about that, too, which is why we’ve looked for more efficient ways to handle our freight transportation needs so that everyone benefits — economically and environmentally.
Domtar is well known for its sophisticated and cost-effective distribution network. Our freight transportation practices are reliable, and our distributions centers are strategically placed for greater distribution efficiency.
In the UK right now, there is a huge spotlight on the crisis being created in our seas by plastic waste. The reality of the situation is scary – and hard to ignore. Every single year, 8 million metric tons of plastic enter our seas, endangering marine life and polluting our waters. And it’s not just marine life being affected.