The urgency to address climate change and other environmental challenges has never been greater. And encouragingly, there seems to be a constant and increasing beat of corporate commitments that range from pledging to use more renewable energy to making products that are more environmentally responsible. These wide-ranging commitments provide a clear indication to who is leading, who is partnering, and who may be lagging. What may not be as clear though is the degree to which businesses as a collective force are taking action.
The signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement on April 22 shows that the world is demanding aggressive action on climate change mitigation. Companies are facing pressure from customers, governments, investors, and other stakeholders to find climate change solutions. Your company can anticipate and respond to these pressures by developing a climate action plan. Identify opportunities such as improving supply chain efficiency and reducing fuel costs, distinguish your corporate brand from competitors, and help reach new customers.
The CDP Scoring Methodology in 2016 has several major changes, which will affect how your company’s CDP report is scored and publicly presented. In order to distinguish your company from its competitors in the CDP scoring process, it is critical to understand how you can best enhance your score.
It’s the year the Internet of Things (IoT) got some ink in the dictionary. It’s the year IoT and the technology that fuels it began truly transforming our daily lives and environment. And it’s the year AT&T established a major goal using that technology to enhance the world we all share.
39 major French companies -- including Sanofi -- take concrete action to combat climate change
Paris, December 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In the lead-up to the Paris climate summit (COP 21), 39 major French companies, employing a total of 4.4 million people worldwide and generating sales of 1,200 billion euros, have made a firm commitment to combat climate change. By signing this climate pledge, they want to contribute to making COP 21 a success and to limiting the warming of the Earth to 2°C. They emphasize their driving role and leadership in the fight for a more sustainable world.
Last week, TWC took another step forward in our commitment to “Go Green” by announcing a new two-year goal to meet a 30 percent carbon intensity reduction by the end of 2016. Through our Go Green initiative, we’re working to use fewer natural resources and generate less waste. We are committed to making a positive impact on our environment and will continue to raise awareness about sustainability and environmental issues.
With the kids heading back to school it may be time to make some footprint-reducing home improvements before the winter months settle in. Whether you’re painting a bedroom, installing landscaping, or building a brand new wing, make sure you take sustainable principles, including the ones below, into account.
We often talk about the carbon footprint of our consumption, but have you ever wondered what is the impact of the world’s total resource use? Today, August 13th is Earth Overshoot Day. This is the estimated day experts claim that the world’s population has reached the quota of natural resources that can be consumed for this year.
Reduce your carbon footprint with eco-friendly ideas for your journey.
One of life’s greatest family adventures is making the trek to a favorite destination. From sing-a-long songs, to posing next to the world’s largest rocking chair, to playing a round of 21 questions, road trips are a great and relatively inexpensive summer vacation. However, trips can take a toll on the environment and your carbon footprint:
• Each gallon of gasoline burned creates 20 pounds of GHG.
• It would take about 3 newly planted trees 10 years of growth to balance an average road trip of 261 miles.