As sustainability leaders from around the world gather at the One Planet Summit, we’re reminded of the urgency of the climate crisis and inspired by those who, together, are rising to meet the challenge head on.
Two years ago, the Paris Climate Agreement gave us all a clearer understanding of what’s at stake. Limiting global temperature rise this century to less than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels is essential if we are to avoid widespread, disastrous ecological problems.
All of GM’s Ohio and Indiana facilities – including the assembly plants that build the Chevrolet Cruze and Silverado and GMC Sierra light-duty pickup trucks – will meet 100 percent of their electricity needs through wind power. Once the turbines come online by the end of 2018, renewable energy will power 20 percent of GM’s global electricity use.
Demonstrating clear corporate leadership during Climate Week NYC 2017, RE100 member Carlsberg Group has highlighted the importance of working in partnership with others to reduce emissions and address climate change.
by María Mendiluce, Managing Director, Natural Capital Area, World Business Council for Sustainable Development
The world is changing. Technological developments and the advance of the digital age fundamentally have shifted the way we experience day-to-day life. These new developments offer innovative ways to build sustainability into the world around us.
An increasing number of companies are making public commitments to power their operations with renewable energy, but convincing senior management that the investment is worth it can still be a difficult task. Evidence of improvements to ESG ratings and reputation make the task easier.
VMware is proud to be a part of the RE100; a global collaboration comprised of influential businesses that are committed to using 100 percent renewable electricity in partnership with The Climate Group and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). Today, the initiative is celebrating the addition of its 100th member organization.
The Carlsberg Group is one of four companies to take RE100 leadership initiative to 100 members, following commitment to 100% renewable electricity at its breweries by 2022
July 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Carlsberg Group has today joined RE100 - the collaborative, global initiative of influential businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity, run by The Climate Group.
Joining the initiative on the same day as AXA, AkzoNobel N.V. and Burberry plc, Carlsberg is one of four companies that take RE100 to 100 members - together, creating more than 146 terawatt-hours in demand for renewable electricity annually.
Driving sustainable innovation to increase the efficiency of IT and transform industries
From applying our technologies to improve the lives of people around the world, to our commitment to 100% renewable energy, we have a lot to be proud of at HPE. Last year, we continued to drive sustainable innovation to increase the efficiency of IT and transform industries.
It’s been a transformative year. In January, General Motors launched its Maven carsharing service, now active in 17 cities around the United States. In the fall, the company committed to power its global operations’ electricity with renewable energy by 2050. And in December, the long-range Chevrolet Bolt EV hit the streets. Along the way, a variety of collaborations have helped to reduce waste, address climate change and inspire STEM learning.
Here’s a snapshot of GM’s sustainability journey in 2016.