Green America is one of the country’s longest standing environmental advocacy and action organizations. For the past 30 years Alisa Gravitz has been at its helm, leading campaigns for green investment, corporate accountability, and fair trade. This week on Sea Change Radio, host Alex Wise chats with Alisa Gravitz about a number of Green America’s current initiatives.
A recent survey by PWC found that nearly two-thirds of companies have not yet started due diligence requirements outlined in Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act. Of the 900 executives surveyed, one third said they are still trying to determine if the ruling applies to them. With the first reporting deadline fast approaching, businesses are running out of time to complete the complicated steps of product filtering, RCOI, due diligence, data assessment and assurance, and reporting.
General Motor's Mike Robinson, Vice President of Sustainability and Global Regulatory Affairs, sits down to discuss the importance of preventing climate change. He talks about the steps GM is taking to stop climate change and why it is important to address this issue.
DETROIT, July 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – General Motors today reaffirmed its commitment to further reduce the energy used and the environmental impacts of building and operating an automobile, detailing product goals and tracking progress toward its 2020 manufacturing priorities in its 2012 Sustainability Report.
The report covers energy, emissions, waste reduction and other areas that drive long-term sustainability.
There are two things that jump out at you while reading through AT&T’s 2012 Sustainability Report: the company has ambitious goals to reduce energy and water use, and the company collaborates with various groups, including nonprofits, to meet those goals. The collaborations are paying off as AT&T is close to meeting its 2014 goal to reduce energy intensity 60 percent from a 2008 baseline. Last year, the company achieved a 57 percent reduction.