The company formerly known as Hewlett-Packard and now called HP is the first IT company to set a supply chain greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal.
Category: Climate & Environment
This category is climate change in relation to sustainability and CSR and how these segments effect one another. This includes how climate change has started to cause a wide range of physical effects with serious implications for investors and businesses, and how the business sector discloses climate risks and manage them.
The carbon footprint of food produced and not eaten is estimated at 3.3 billion tons of greenhouse gases: making food wastage the world’s third top GHG emitter after the US and China.
At the NYC Climate Week Opening Ceremony, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim emphasized that action has been too small in responding to climate change and “what the world is looking for is a plan equal to the size of the challenge.”
Overfishing isn’t just a threat to the commercial fishing industry — it results in severe repercussions for the millions of people who depend on healthy oceans for food security. As ocean health continues to decline, seafood retailers and companies have begun to call attention to the dangers of overfishing and make bold commitments to source sustainable seafood. Why? The future of our oceans is on the line.
Following through on the President’s historic National Climate Change Action Plan, the EPA proposed precedent-setting new rules limiting carbon emissions for new power plants. The EPA isn’t stopping there: work on proposed new rules for existing power plants is already under way.
One key way to reduce food waste in the U.S. is through reforming the date labeling system, according to a new report by the National Resources Defense Council. Improving date labeling policies and practices will benefit consumers by decreasing confusion and will improve food safety.
It’s time again for another live “fireside chat” with an interesting sustainability thought leader. This week, I’ll be chatting with EOS Climate’s co-founder Joe Madden.
Apple and Amazon are among SEC filers that ignore a 3 ½ year old rule requiring them to inform their investors about risk related to climate change.
The Federal Aviation Administration joined with a group of universities to run a new Air Transportation Center of Excellence (COE) for alternate jet fuels and the environment.
The Coca-Cola company will provide more funding for watershed restoration projects in the US under a new partnership with the USDA National Forest Service.