UPS announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase up to 11.5 million gallon equivalents of renewable biogas a year, helping the company reduce its carbon footprint well into the next decade.
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North America vegetable and fruit growers want President Trump to stay at the NAFTA table and “modernize” the 23-year-old international agreement. And they have good reason: It’s more than quadrupled profits for U.S. and Canada growers since 1993.
Two companies in Norway have teamed up to produce a shipping vessel powered by an electric motor instead of dirty bunker fuel. If this technology is successful, it could substantially reduce the carbon footprint of this dirty industry — projected to be responsible for 17 percent of global emissions by 2050.
UPS has announced various sustainability goals, including a significant increase to its fleet of alternative-fueled vehicles and a huge surge in renewable power generation by 2025.
Elon Musk teased the idea of a Tesla electric truck last month, but hydrogen fuel cell technology could give his much-publicized brand a run for the money.
Toyota is launching its new “top secret” heavy-duty hydrogen fuel cell truck in Los Angeles this summer, just in time to compete with Tesla’s new all-electric semi.
Tesla will introduce three new all-electric vehicles in the coming months, including two that excited investors: a semi truck debuting in September and a pickup set to roll out two years from now at the latest.
Today, the apparel company released its 2016 sustainability report outlining several new goals including a pledge to become climate positive throughout its entire value chain by 2040.
Even as global political climates change, businesses are uniquely equipped to deliver innovative climate and efficiency solutions on a large scale, says Peter Harris, UPS Director of Sustainability in Europe.
A California startup claims it has a long-term solution to the trucking industry’s ongoing labor shortage woes: self-driving trucks that haul freight across the country with the aid of remote human drivers.
Has your company ever thought about going zero waste? These 10 firms working toward zero waste to landfill prove it’s possible. And no, it won’t kill jobs or hurt profits.