GHG emissions

New Study shows 51 of Top 100 Companies are Emitting Unsustainable Levels of CO2

Top performers earn their scores by decoupling business growth from emissions; of companies performing well, Autodesk, Unilever and Eli Lilly take top three spots
Press Release

December 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ ---If a company claims that it plans to reduce its carbon footprint 15% by 2020, is that good?  Better yet, is it enough?---   

Climate Counts and the Center for Sustainable Organizations have released a first-of-its-kind study on sustainability context: Assessing Corporate Emissions Performance through the Lens of Climate Science.

Fruit of the Loom's Carbon Footprint Verification by SCS Global Services Provides Baseline for Bold Program to Reduce GHG Emissions

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS) has independently verified Fruit of the Loom's 2012 North American carbon footprint. This footprint will serve as the baseline against which the multinational apparel company will measure success toward reaching its 2015 goal of reducing electricity-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40%.  

Putting Sustainability Data in Context

Article

By Tim Woodall

Many companies have been publicly reporting on sustainability metrics for more than 20 years, and others are just getting started. As the practice is maturing and becoming more commonplace, stakeholders are beginning to ask, “Are these metrics really measuring sustainability?”

Hewlett Packard Sets Climate Targets for Suppliers

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Hewlett Packard (HP) is embarking on one of the more elusive aspects of corporate sustainability - getting suppliers in line.

HP announced it is setting greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets for first-tier supply chain partners involved in manufacturing and transporting products. The goal is for a 20% cut in GHG by 2020 (from 2010 levels).

Redbox, Coinstar Kiosks Now Serving a Side of Sustainability

by Gina-Marie Cheeseman
Article

The company that brings us Redbox, Coinstar, Rubi coffee, and ecoATM electronics recycling kiosks recently released its 2012 CSR report. When Nicole Trimble, senior director of corporate responsibility, started working for Outerwall Inc. three years ago, there wasn’t a sustainability program in place, she told Triple Pundit. “I had to start from complete scratch.

Weyerhaeuser Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 28%

On-track to 40% reduction by 2020
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Weyerhaeuser shared its progress toward a companywide goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2020 in its recently published sustainability report.

By the end of 2012, total greenhouse gas emissions decreased by 28 percent compared to a base year of 2000. The company has been able to achieve this reduction by consolidating operations to higher efficiency mills and replacing fossil fuels with carbon-neutral biomass fuels.

Failing Landfill Projects Increase U.S. GHG Emissions

Apathy toward U.S. landfill gas capture projects means that more methane is being released into the atmosphere.
Blog

By Mark Mondik

For more than five years, proceeds from the sale of carbon offsets have played a vital role in helping fund the implementation and operation of gas collection and control systems (GCCS) at small to mid-size landfills in the U.S.  In fact, for some projects, carbon offsets are the only source of revenue to meet annual operating costs, which run well into the tens (and often hundreds) of thousands of dollars per year.

When the Road to Sustainability Doesn’t Happen on a Road

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Behind electricity, transportation is the second largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S., according to the EPA. Twenty-seven percent of those transportation-related GHG emissions are attributed directly to freight trucks and commercial aircrafts.

Championing Natural Gas Vehicles in Canada

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In recognition of Earth Month 2013 Enbridge celebrates a few of the actions we are taking to track and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. 

EnCompass Expands Sustainability Reporting at Enbridge

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In recognition of Earth Month 2013 Enbridge celebrates a few of the actions we are taking to track and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. 

Just over a year ago, Enbridge began rolling out its first enterprise-wide sustainability reporting system. Known as EnCompass, the system is radically transforming the way the company tracks and reports its environmental and safety performance.

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