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American Airlines and Deloitte Pioneer Market-based Solution to Reduce Carbon Emissions From Air Travel

Innovative pilot program designed to increase production of sustainable aviation fuel
Press Release

FORT WORTH, Texas, February 26,2021 /3BL Media/ ― American Airlines and Deloitte today announced an innovative collaboration to advance the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to reduce emissions from aviation. The SAF emissions agreement between American and Deloitte reduces life cycle emissions from aviation by 3,050 metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2), which is equivalent to approximately 10,000 passengers flying one-way from New York City to Los Angeles.

Ecolab Ranks Third on Barron's 2021 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies List

Company named to list every year since it was first released in 2018
Press Release

February 24, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, ranks third on Barron’s 2021 list of the Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S. The list ranks companies based on 230 performance indicators, including workplace diversity and greenhouse gas emissions, and how they performed for five key constituencies: shareholders, employees, customers, community and the planet. Ecolab has been named to Barron’s Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S. list every year since it was first released in 2018.

Republic Services Named to Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies List

Rankings Based on ESG Performance Indicators Including Impact on the Environment, Employees, Communities and Customer Experience
Press Release

PHOENIX, February 23, 2021 /3BLMedia/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has been named to Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies list for the third time, highlighting the Company’s efforts to benefit key stakeholders, including the environment, employees, customers, communities and shareholders. The recognition comes after a year of unprecedented challenges, in which Republic Services launched a multimillion initiative to support its essential workers and small businesses across the country.

Webinar / What the Clarbon? Demystifying the Climate-Carbon Nexus

Antea Group's Live Webinar February 25th
Press Release

Climate vs Carbon: What’s the difference? How are businesses impacted by each? How should businesses develop a strategy to address both? What are stakeholders really asking for? 

S&P Global Announces Ambitious Climate Actions on Its Way to Achieving Net Zero by 2040

Summary: 
  • Company Commits to 25% Reduction in Emissions by 2025 

  • Reductions Align with Most Aggressive Scenario to Keep Warming to 1.5º C

  • Goals Validated by the Science Based Targets initiative

  • Planned Actions Position S&P Global to Achieve Net Zero 10 Years Earlier than Paris Climate Agreement Objective

Press Release
  • Company Commits to 25% Reduction in Emissions by 2025 

  • Reductions Align with Most Aggressive Scenario to Keep Warming to 1.5º C

  • Goals Validated by the Science Based Targets initiative

  • Planned Actions Position S&P Global to Achieve Net Zero 10 Years Earlier than Paris Climate Agreement Objective

Vistra Is Committed to Lead in the Global Effort to Combat Climate Change

Press Release

February 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Climate change is a defining issue of our time, impacting all global citizens, industries, and nations. That is why Vistra has set goals to reduce our carbon footprint by 60 percent by 2030 and achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.  As an integrated retailer and producer of electricity, Vistra is committed to combating climate change through, most importantly, the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from our business activities.

Customers Driving Sustainability in the C-Suite

Article

More efficient and sustainable operations have long been goals for utilities, but this has only become more challenging in the era of climate change. Utilities are being tasked with adapting faster than ever while also addressing more frequent extreme weather events, natural disasters, and regulatory structures that often do not keep pace with changing market dynamics. While utilities have varying ESG goals, decarbonization has emerged as a primary effort for many.

What Happens to Recycled Aluminum Cans?

Blog

The COVID-19 pandemic has made Americans more eco-conscious than ever, according to a recent survey by Republic Services and OnePoll. 

Ceres Welcomes BlackRock's Call to Corporations to Support a More Equitable, Net-Zero Future

CEO Larry Fink demands companies commit to net-zero emissions by 2050 and disclose how they plan to achieve this goal
Press Release

Today’s call from BlackRock CEO Larry Fink to the world’s largest corporations to swiftly transition their businesses to net-zero emissions by 2050 and disclose how they plan to do it is “welcomed and will influence a growing global movement that is already underway to drive a more just and sustainable economy,” Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber said. 

Going Big: Now Is the Time for a Bold, Durable Strategy for Climate Protection

by Jim Fitterling, Dow Chairman and CEO
Blog

Now is the time to do what is necessary.

As President Joe Biden took office yesterday, our nation faces critical and urgent issues: a global pandemic, extraordinary economic challenges and political unrest following the siege on the U.S. Capitol.

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