Inspired by a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California—the first Earth Day was held in 1970. Flash-forward 49 years, Earth Day is now celebrated by more than a billion people worldwide, bringing social awareness to some of our most urgent and complex environmental issues, such as climate change.
PayPal CEO Dan Schulman sat down with Jaxon Love, Global Lead of Environmental Sustainability, to talk about the company's focus on minimizing environmental impact.
In honor of Earth Day, PayPal has announced the company will be working with the Science-Based Targeting Initiative and build toward use of 100% renewable energy by 2023. PayPal will be introducing an employee sustainability challenge, leveraging the passion of employees to take action to combat climate change.
It’s Earth Week and we’re very excited for the progress we’re making toward our Ambition 2030 goals. Enabling and inspiring positive impact while creating value for the 5 billion people we touch every day.
Company announces that 100% of its Own Brands packaging will be recyclable, reusable, or industrially compostable by 2025
BOISE, Idaho, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Albertsons Companies today announced a broad plastic waste reduction pledge to advance sustainability throughout the company, starting with its extensive Own Brands portfolio.
The new commitment furthers the circular economy for packaging at the company’s 2,300 Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Tom Thumb, Shaw’s, Star Market, ACME Markets, Randalls, Haggen, and other banner stores.
Albertsons Companies Plastics and Packaging Pledge
Alliance Data recognizes that our natural environment is under increasing strain. Climate change and threatened ecosystems and wildlife are creating growing uncertainty for not only businesses, but also society and economies. These issues are real and relevant to our associates, clients and customers. Since 2015, we have invested $1.5 million in environmentally-focused nonprofits moving the needle on this important issue.
When I was thinking about what to write about for Earth Day, my mind was flooded with so many topics. I thought about how sustainability is becoming more and more mainstream, but at the same time the focus is being diverted to so many marginal issues. I see businesses working together to address environmental and societal needs but public policies that are outdated for the pressing issues of our time.
Nation’s longest-serving renewable energy retailer celebrates Earth Month with new solar plan
HOUSTON, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ –In celebration of Earth Month, today Green Mountain Energy announced its customers prevented more than 9.9 billion pounds of carbon dioxide in 2018 by choosing cleaner electricity and
Gildan believes that a more sustainable future starts with education by encouraging students to take ownership over the environmental issues in their own communities. The Company has sponsored the Eco-Schools program since 2010, an international organization that uses action-based learning in the classroom to engage youth in building sustainable habits and solutions in their community.
On Earth Day and every day, implanted radio tags with satellite transponders track endangered species so conservationists can learn more about their habits and habitat. For sea creatures like whales and dolphins, this means studying the impact of threats including water pollution, noise pollution, and fishing nets.
However, such data-gathering is often easier said than done. The volume of the world’s oceans is a staggering 1.4 billion cubic kilometers. The current network of satellites is limited in terms of coverage and the speed of data transmission.