How having a science-based target helps align sustainability in the business more effectively
By Amanda Davis, Sr. Manager, CR and Environment
Setting public-facing goals and measuring and reporting on our progress are vital parts of our Corporate Responsibility (CR) program. We use goal setting to drive innovation, influence progress, and stay accountable to our stakeholders.
by Nate Hurst Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP
For a large swath of North America, this past week was, quite literally, a chilling reminder of the impact of a changing climate. In Washington, D.C., for example, we experienced a nearly 50-degree temperature swing these past couple days—moving from bitter lows late last week to a record-breaking high yesterday.
New initiatives include scaling the use of ag tech to generate economic, environmental benefits
SPRINGDALE, Ark., January 15, 2019/3BL Media/ – Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today announced a new partnership to develop and deploy initiatives that support Tyson’s sustainability strategy and help meet increasing consumer demand for more sustainably grown food.
“When we set an objective, we go big at Smithfield Foods to achieve it. This announcement is the culmination of decades spent studying and perfecting the commercial viability of ‘manure-to-energy’ projects. Our investment in these projects underscores our longstanding commitment to sustainability, as well as our promise to produce good food in a responsible way,” said Kenneth M. Sullivan, president and chief executive officer of Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Renewable energy agreement is projected to cover 21 sites in Illinois
BENTONVILLE, Ark., SAN JOSE, Calif., October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced that it has reached an agreement with SunPower to have the commercial energy provider install solar systems at 19 stores and two distribution centers in Illinois.
Agriculture accounts for around 9 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The global tally of agricultural emissions is even higher, with estimates ranging from 13 to 24 percent of total GHGs.