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This week Tesla Motors staked its claim to having what is now the fastest production car ever manufactured in history: its new Model S can go from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds.
Identifying the lead driver, or drivers, behind your company’s interest in offsets will help to guide how you design your program and what type of offsets to pursue.
Several recent reports suggest that sales of electric vehicles and cars built without the conventional internal combustion engine are on the rise.
When it comes to corporate investor engagement, the socially responsible investing (SRI) community can be a unique challenge. Investor relations experts share 10 pro tips for building relationships, responding to resolutions and humanizing the responsible investor.
Eco Shrimp Garden’s first project contains scores of indoor pools where shrimp are raised inside a retrofitted mattress factory in the town of Newburgh, in upstate New York.
A carbon capture technology firm in Canada will trap carbon emissions from a pulp and paper plant and transfer them to a nearby greenhouse.
InterContinental Hotels Group, the parent corporation of popular hotel brands like Holiday Inn, spearheaded a certification program that requires its 5,000 or so franchises to meet environmental benchmarks. Interestingly, hotels aren’t just meeting the minimum requirements, they are reaching beyond them.
The Carbon XPrize is a five-year competition that seeks to convert carbon emissions into successful, profitable and useful products. Nearly 50 organizations from seven nations will compete in this $20 million competition that seeks to revolutionize clean tech.
Data as a critical part of any company’s sustainability strategy is here to stay. The question for companies, then, is not whether they measure their efforts, but how they measure what matters most to their stakeholders and the communities they serve.
“Fishermen know the water, they have boats, and they are business-minded,” said Dick Clime, a project developer for the Fisheries Project at Coastal Enterprises. “Those qualities make them the perfect fit to start kelp farming.”
The communication gap between investor relations and sustainability departments is leaving investors without a full picture of corporate performance and unable to fully integrate environmental, social and governance factors into decision-making.