Ahead of the COP21 climate talks in Paris, Salesforce pledged to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. That was only two years ago, but the company has already reached its goal — proving what’s possible when businesses step up to lead on combating climate change.
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.
Aquaculture still has its opponents in the U.S., but its supporters argue that it has become far more safer and sustainable. Is it time for a rethink as to how Americans source our seafood?
The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the Trump administration over wildlife preservation rollbacks. The fight goes beyond the battle of executive actions to the front lines of another, probably more protracted war: the effort of states to wrest control of how wildlife on federal lands are managed within their own borders.
Eric Lundgren, who advises companies on recycling, built his own $12,900 electric vehicle from salvaged materials – and it took on a Tesla Model S in Southern California to see which has the longer range.
The U.K. discount carrier says its emissions-reduction measures have been so successful that it plans to rewrite its long-term sustainability goals.
Crafting Mexican spirits like tequila and mezcal has a huge environmental footprint. But the artisan distillery Sombra Mezcal in Oaxaca says its process benefits both people and the planet.
SPECIAL SERIES: Responsible Forestry
Demand for sustainable paper pulp, fiber and wood is growing fast, but there isn’t enough supply to keep up. Partnerships are key to bringing greater supply online.
Former President Obama recently spoke in Milan about agriculture’s impact on climate change – a surprise considering how it was seldom a discussion of his while he was in office. Could sustainable agriculture be part of his post-presidency legacy?
France has announced a large investment in renewable power projects, suggesting the country will start a slow transition away from nuclear power, which has provided the country about three-quarters of its power for decades.
Not so fast, Senate. Republicans and Democrats joined together on Wednesday to block the repeal of the Obama-era ‘methane rule,’ which impacts oil and gas companies on public and Native American lands. President Trump however, intends to have the last word: He’s instructed the Department of Interior to get out its red pen.
While the Trump administration continues to go back and forth on its Paris COP21 commitment, executive action means the train has already left the station.
Unilever has made billions off of selling sachets in developing countries – but those little packages of products like shampoo and detergent have made a huge mess. Now the CPG giant says it will test a pilot recycling project in Indonesia to tackle the problem.
Tesla says its solar roofing tiles are ready for market — and promises quite a payoff over the life of these next-gen solar roof systems.
Iconic American luxury brand Tiffany & Co. flexes its muscles with a brief but diamond-hard takedown of President Donald Trump for dithering over climate change.