Last year, PepsiCo announced an ambitious set of goals as it redoubled its commitment to Performance with Purpose—the fundamental belief that business success is inextricably linked to the sustainability of the world we share. One key element of this agenda is the company’s goal to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 20 percent across its value chain by 2030. This goal has now been verified by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTI), an organization which champions science-based approaches to reducing GHG emissions.
Unreasonable’s CEO Daniel Epstein is joined at the fireside by Dr. Jennifer Holmgren, CEO of LanzaTech and an alumnus of the Unreasonable Impact accelerator.
As a biotech startup that harnesses carbon waste and converts it into usable fuel (read: one of the most badass and potentially disruptive companies we know of), LanzaTech faces many challenges. Holmgren discusses her mission to convince legislators that carbon waste is not a liability, but an opportunity.
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are an inherent challenge for all airlines, but that doesn’t mean we ignore them. So far, we’ve invested in new engine technology and smarter flying techniques to reduce emissions where possible. In 2015, we signed the White House’s American Business Act on Climate Pledge, committing to further reductions.
by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP
Climate change is one of the most significant and urgent issues facing business and society today. At HP, we hold the conviction that the science is clear, the impacts are serious and the need to act is essential. We all—country, industry, company, community and individual—have a shared responsibility to understand our impacts and to take action to limit global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius.
Hosting over 200 events and 8 million visitors a year means minimising carbon footprint is an important focus for The O₂. John Marler, Senior Director, Energy and Environment at parent group AEG explains its industry-leading approach to sustainability.
Innovation And Global Collaboration Is Driving Growth, Creating Efficiencies And Continuously Evolving Our Manufacturing
At Kimberly-Clark, we can point to many innovations that have improved energy efficiency and introduced alternative, lower carbon solutions. But Stewart Van Horn, Global Director of Energy Solutions, points out that it wouldn’t be possible without our people.