October 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that it will cut its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by 50 per cent by 2030, as part of its commitment to tackling climate change.
The announcement was made by IOC President Thomas Bach during the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), currently taking place in Greece. It comes ahead of the UN Climate Summit (COP26) due to be held at the end of October in Glasgow, Great Britain.
London Hydro, Enbridge Gas tout energy efficiency and carbon reduction
A new pilot project in London, ON is putting a leading-edge residential hybrid heating system through its paces.
The two-year pilot, a collaboration between London Hydro and Enbridge Gas, aims to determine how effectively electric air-source heat pumps, combined with homeowners’ existing high-efficiency gas furnaces, are at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and decreasing energy consumption. It’s the first pilot of its kind in Ontario, and the latest in a growing slate of Enbridge Gas low-carbon initiatives.
Commitment is a First for the Global Meat and Poultry Sector
GREELEY, Colo., March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – JBS, one of the world’s leading food companies, today announced a commitment to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2040. The commitment spans the company’s global operations, including Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (Nasdaq: PPC), as well as its diverse value chain of agricultural producer partners, suppliers and customers in their efforts to reduce emissions across the value chain.
Company to deploy $500 billion in sustainable financing by 2030, will work with clients to support low-carbon transition
SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo today announced a major step in its efforts to support the transition to a low-carbon economy by setting a goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions — including its financed emissions — by 2050. To help meet this ambitious goal, Wells Fargo will measure and disclose financed emissions for select carbon-intensive portfolios; set interim emission reduction targets; deploy more capital to finance climate innovation; and continue to work with its clients on their own emissions reductions efforts.
From 2018 through the first half of 2020, according the the US SIF on Trends Sustainable and Impact Investing Trends, 149 institutional investors and 56 investment managers collectively controlling nearly $2.0 trillion in assets at the start of 2020 filed or co-filed shareholder resolutions on ESG issues.
Calls for zero-carbon energy are increasing, fueling the need for cleaner, more environmentally friendly energy portfolios
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The global power industry is in a state of transformation and needs to accelerate the path to net zero as many companies, communities and stakeholders forge ahead with commitments to lower carbon emissions.
Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights
TOKYO,October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKKSustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, among other targets. The Sustainability Vision 2050 consists of five themes with corresponding sustainability goals, as well as ten SDGs.
Theme 1: Climate Change Tackle greenhouse gas emissions and increase use of renewable energy