carbon emissions

Disney Upgrades 2013 Carbon Offsetting Goals

The Walt Disney Company has been steadily working at reducing its greenhouse gas emissions since 2006. It's one of only a handful of…

Amazon, Apple Ignoring SEC Climate Change Risk Disclosure Rules

Apple and Amazon are among SEC filers that ignore a 3 ½ year old rule requiring them to inform their investors about risk…

Microsoft’s Carbon Offsets Have Impact Across the World

Microsoft's investment in carbon offsets, which launched last year, is starting to show results.

Google Says Googling Can Leave a Neutral Carbon Footprint

Google reports that typical users can use its services on a carbon neutral basis when carbon offsets are factored in.

Japan Boosts Carbon Credits Investment in Emerging Markets

This week the government of Japan inked an agreement that will permit Japanese firms to earn carbon credits within the southeast Asian nation…

Pressure Builds on Maersk and Logistics Industry to Increase “Green Shipping”

Starting this summer, Maersk has ventured into “green shipping" as it seeks to reduce CO2 emissions as investors review firms' environmental performance.

‘Sustainable’ German Auto Companies Lobby to Stop EU Climate Regulation

Heavy lobbying from the German automobile industry caused German Chancellor Angela Merkel to oppose new EU carbon regulation. It was pretty interesting to…

The World’s Most Sustainable Retailer? Marks & Spencer’s 2013 Plan A Report

The annual “Plan A” update from Marks & Spencer outlines what the company has done to mitigate its impact on society and on…

We Review HP’s 2012 Sustainability Report

This week HP released its 2012 sustainability report, which covers the company's work on carbon reporting, social enterprise and supply chain transparency.

San Francisco: Issue an Impact-Rated Muni Bond in Energy Efficiency

In light of San Francisco's Board of Supervisors resolution to divest from fossil fuels, students of Presidio Graduate School call for its issuance…

Shell Oil : Natural Gas Best Opportunity For Carbon Reduction

A company such as Shell has to operate on the basis of where the technical skills are and drive the objective of CO2…

SAP TwoGo: Cloud-Based Carpooling Game Changer

Today SAP releases GoTwo, a cloud-based carpooling application that promises to make ridesharing easier for corporate and municipal employees.

Despite Rising Carbon Emissions – Global Mean Temperatures Have Been Flat

A recent report states that, "The five-year mean global temperature has been flat for a decade." So does this mean climate change is…

European Cap-and-Trade Takes Step Backward After EU Parliament Vote

European cap-and-trade suffered a huge setback after the European Parliament rejected a plan to shore up the ailing carbon emissions trading system.

Shell 2012 Sustainability Report Promises Trust & Action on Environment

This week, Royal Dutch Shell released its 2012 Sustainability Report, which focuses on the environment and social issues around the world.