Boeing is reducing waste, water use and emissions in its facilities while business keeps booming. The company that produces aircraft generated less greenhouse gas emissions, used less water, sent fewer solid waste to landfill, and generated less hazardous waste in 2016.
FROM THE EDITOR
Fortune 500 Companies Step Up Renewable Energy Targets
I recently caught up with some long-delayed reading this week. Among the backlog, one report especially stood out (thank you cleantechnica.com for bringing it to my attention). “Power Forward 3.0” finds that 63% of Fortune 100 companies have at least one clean energy target, and 48% of Fortune 500 companies have at least one climate or energy target. That’s up from just 5% in 2014. The report, from the World Wildlife Fund, Ceres, Calvert Research and Management, and the CDP, conveys the good news that big business continues to move toward a clean energy economy, no matter the coal-supporting, climate accord-withdrawing policies of the current administration. Read the details here. That’s business, better, indeed.
John Howell, Editorial Director
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