As the greater landscape of industry shifts beneath our feet, a crucial element is quietly evolving with it: the expectations of investors.
To determine the value of a potential investment, firms have begun using a specific set of criteria designed to evaluate a company’s sustainability. That is to say, how well will the company hold up to environmental scrutiny? How strong are its relationships in its social ecosystem? Is leadership transparent or will they end up in the headlines in a few years?
Solar power isn’t only good for the environment. It can generate economic, social, and educational benefits and help people around the world in unexpected ways.
Hong Kong’s two power companies launched a Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff (FiT) Scheme in 2018, promising to buy electricity generated from renewable energy systems such as solar panels on the rooftops of residential or commercial buildings.
From interactive sessions to inspiring presentations to networking, here’s a list of EHS and sustainability conferences you don’t want to miss in 2021.
Staying on top of the latest environment, health and safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) news, trends, and innovations is essential for EHS&S professionals like you who strive to continually improve your company’s processes and programs.
TORONTO, February 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC) has launched the Principles-Based Sustainable Recovery for Canadian Businesses guide, recognizing the importance of #UnitingBusiness in light of disruptions caused by COVID-19, by structuring a sustainable path to recovery for the Canadian private sector.
Company continues to work toward goal of using every part of the tree
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As Sappi seeks to create sustainable profits while minimizing its impact on the environment, we are reexamining ways to unlock the full value of trees. Traditionally, the papermaking process has only used approximately two-thirds of the raw wood material to manufacture pulp and paper products. The balance of the raw material is used to generate energy to power the mill or to sell into the electricity grid. Yet, a tree has so much more to offer. “We have only begun to tap the full potential of trees,” says Beth Cormier, SNA’s Vice President, Research, Development, and Sustainability.
133-kW rooftop solar site is world’s largest commercial solar system installed at highest altitude.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. and MAUNA KEA, Hawaii /3BL Media/ - Duke Energy’s REC Solar and W. M. Keck Observatory have completed the world’s largest commercial solar system installed at the record-breaking altitude of 13,600 feet.
The rooftop solar project – located near the summit of Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii – will reduce Keck Observatory’s carbon footprint and lower its cost of energy.