On Tuesday of last week, both CDP and Corporate Knights announced the results of their 2018 assessment of thousands of global companies in the areas of climate change (CDP) and the broader topic of sustainability (Corporate Knights).
“Our company is committed to developing oil and gas resources in a responsible and sustainable manner. Sustainability practices are an integral part of our strategy and operations because they create value for our shareholders and make a positive difference for the world around us.” John B. Hess, Chief Executive Officer, Hess Corporation.
Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) has released its 2017 Citizenship Report, which includes expanded data on safety, greenhouse gas emissions, process safety events, waste generation and more. “Transparency about how we manage the risks in our business can bring society closer to making informed decisions about a future of abundant energy, a clean and safe environment, and prosperity for as much of mankind as possible,” says MPC Chairman and CEO Gary R. Heminger in his introduction to the report.
Using science and innovation to examine proven actions and technologies to decrease food waste and greenhouse gas emissions
Tetra Tech’s evaluation of the potential of food waste reduction strategies in Canada was highlighted in Recycling Product News in June 2017. For a National Zero Waste Council-commissioned study, Tetra Tech and Boston Consulting identified that adopting proven actions and technologies could reduce approximately four million tonnes of greenhouse gases (GHG) generated in Canada annually.
We depend on natural resources and a healthy environment to keep our business running smoothly. Natural resources are essential for us to fly, and tourism relies on having beautiful, natural and preserved destinations for our customers to visit. Therefore we take an active approach to shrinking our greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint, reducing pollution and waste.
ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY It’s important to have a frank discussion about climate change and our business.
Award Recipients are Top Performers and Leaders for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
DALLAS, March 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership recognized Kimberly-Clark with one of only 17 Climate Leadership Awards given nationwide for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The awards acknowledge the voluntary work organizations do to manage and reduce greenhouse gas emissions throughout the supply chain.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --SCS Global Services (SCS) has independently verifiedFruit of the Loom's 2012 North American carbon footprint. This footprint will serve as the baseline against which the multinational apparel company will measure success toward reaching its 2015 goal of reducing electricity-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40%.
Book review by Corporate Citizenship's Co-founding director Mike Tuffrey
In the brouhaha surrounding the great debates on responsible business practice, the focus always seems to be on what individual companies are doing and which CEOs are the leaders – or on the ropes. Perhaps that’s inevitable. We like our heroes and villains, to spot the good guys and condemn the baddies.