Today is Earth Day, an important moment to reflect on how we can all step up to the challenge of ensuring a prosperous future for generations. The scientific evidence is clear: we must act now if we are to stand a chance of halting runaway climate change. A transition to a greener and healthier future is a business and moral necessity, not an option – and every business must do more to accelerate faster progress.
There’s a growing consensus in both the business and scientific worlds that the 2050 deadline for getting to net-zero carbon emissions is far too late to stave off climate-change devastation. Many corporations have pledged to speed up their efforts to get to zero—and some have already achieved it—but many are still lagging or, worse, greenwashing their efforts to appear more environmentally friendly.
Carbon emissions have, in the years following the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement (2015), been established as the predominant issue in corporate sustainability discourse and strategy. One recent study found that net zero commitments now cover at least 68% of the global economy.
Global power leader Cummins Inc. is developing the industry’s first unified, fuel-agnostic engines, using engine blocks and core components sharing common architectures that can be optimized for different low-carbon fuel types.
SAN FRANCISCO, February 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Planet Labs PBC (NYSE: PL), a leading provider of daily data and insights about Earth, today announced that as of December 2021, they are officially a carbon neutral company as part of their commitment to sustainability.
The Home Depot has been recognized as a global leader on corporate climate action for efforts to reduce its environmental impact and build a more sustainable future for consumers. CDP, an environmental impact non-profit, ranked The Home Depot 2021 Climate Change score as an A- for its actions to cut carbon emissions and reduce climate risks. This marks the fourth consecutive year that the company has received an A/A- rating for its climate change efforts, while The North America regional average is a C.
As the world’s largest purchaser of products and services, federal officials must factor in sustainability when doing business
In response to the federal government’s request for comments on draft regulations that would revise the federal procurement process to factor in sustainability in government purchasing, Ceres submitted recommendations that would help reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) while incentivizing zero-carbon innovation. The U.S.
PORTLAND, Ore., November 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services is now approved as an independent verifier by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program (CFP), launched in 2016 to reduce the transportation carbon footprint of Oregonians.