By Margherita Barbieri (Topic Standards Manager) and Noora Puro (Sector Standards Manager), Global Reporting Initiative
In the heat of Sharm El Sheikh, discussions started on 6 November that will determine how, over the next years, we address the defining challenge of our time: climate change. The latest United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) brings together political and business leaders, activists, civil society groups, international organizations and others, to set commitments that can quicken the action and adaptation needed to mitigate the impacts of climate change.
RBA Partners with Optera to Scale Greenhouse Gas Management for RBA Members and Suppliers
ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 4, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the development of new greenhouse gas (GHG) management capabilities for global supply chains, in partnership with Optera.
The RBA’s more than 200 core corporate members across multiple industries and tens of thousands of their suppliers worldwide, combined with the Optera platform, makes the RBA program uniquely positioned to transform the industry’s response to climate change.
With regulations put in place to significantly reduce emissions, how can commercial vehicle manufacturers and fleet owners better prepare for the shift? Karl Sievertsen, vice president of engineering and chief technology officer for Eaton's Vehicle Group, discusses how to prepare for upcoming changes and what technology will help maximize fuel efficiency and increase operational effectiveness.
Carbon dioxide emissions from the U.S. power sector increased by 7% in 2021 over the previous year, as economies around the world reopened following shutdowns related to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new benchmark analysis of air emissions of the nation’s 100 largest power producers. In 2020, the industry’s CO2 emissions had dropped a record 10%, its largest one-year decrease in emissions over the report’s 18 editions.
Energy and Emissions At Calavo, our commitment to environmental responsibility includes carefully managing energy use at our facilities. Depending on the type of facility, our approach varies and may include initiatives such as:
We’re entering a new age of environmental, social and governance (ESG) stewardship. This past quarter has seen some of the biggest ESG-focused debates yet, which have changed the entire conversation around what it is to be sustainable.
The coming decades will require an epochal transition from an industrial-age economy where negative long-term environmental and social externalities are ignored to a sustainable economy where future growth is accompanied by dramatically improved environmental and social outcomes. The future of human civilization as well as countless species, and indeed of nature itself, depends on it.
August 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Lenovo, a global technology powerhouse and leader in PC and smart devices, is committing to further reduce its carbon footprint in transportation by partnering with Maersk’s ECO Delivery solutions for ocean freight shipments of its PC, smart devices, and infrastructure products from manufacturing locations in China to Asia Pacific and Europe. Maersk biofuels for ocean transport is estimated to reduce CO2 emissions by more than 80% versus existing fossil-fuel based fuel.