General Motors has been recognized as the top automotive solar power user in the U.S. by the Solar Energy Industries Association. The ranking paces GM at number 13 in the top 20 solar-powered companies in the country. GM has announced plans to double its global solar output to 60 megawatts in the next three years, and to increase its renewable energy use by 125 megawatts by 2020.
Food company named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index
(3BL Media) Omaha, NE - September 13, 2012 - ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), one of North America’s leading packaged food companies, today announced that it has been named to two leading sustainability indices. For the second straight year the company has earned a spot on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, and for the first time, the company has been added to the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP’s) 2012 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.
Ecolab promotes the stewardship of natural resources and environmental protection
As individual companies prior to our merger, both Ecolab and Nalco had committed to improving operations and reducing environmental impacts by establishing key environmental metrics. We merged our companies December 1, 2011, and as we complete the integration of the companies in 2012, we will establish new goals for our combined company. As part of that process, we are recapping progress as separate companies through 2011, as a final report on our prior targets.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Northbrook, IL - September 23, 2011 - Allstate Insurance Company announced today it has been named to the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) 2011 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index for its proactive approach to the disclosure of the company’s climate change information.
SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) has scored high marks in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) and Carbon Disclosure Project Global 500 report, advancing its position as a sustainability leader in the software industry.
(3BL Media / the CSRfeed) SAP NEWSBYTE — August 30, 2011 —SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) and the not-for-profit Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) are experiencing increasing demand for CDP Reporter Services. The services include solutions based on sustainability software from SAP, enabling companies to access both advanced analytics and industry data required to benchmark their energy and carbon footprints.
Collaboration will aim to raise awareness of the business risks and opportunities around water
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) August 1, 2011 - Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) and Deloitte Consulting LLP in the United States (together, “Deloitte”) in collaboration with Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an independent not-for-profit organization, today announced an agreement to drive CDP Water Disclosure. The goal of CDP Water Disclosure, launched in November 2009, is to help investors, companies, governments, and other stakeholders in their decision making by making meaningful, systematic, and comparable reporting on water usage a standard corporate practice globally.
Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
As the discussion continues on emissions, many companies are reevaluating the internal and external impacts that pending legislation may have on costs. For the first time, executives are viewing emissions from a more targeted vantage point. When viewed as a waste stream and part of total lifecycle cost, emission reduction in the supply chain may present itself as a huge business value opportunity in the immediate future.
Named to Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index and Dow Jones Sustainability Index
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 7, 2010 - Cenovus Energyhas been recognized for its leadership in the reporting of greenhouse gas emissions by being included in the 2010 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index for Canada.