As part of a global study, business leaders discussed actions being taken to help mitigate #ClimateChange. More than 80 percent of these companies have committed to reducing emissions. Many, including Ingersoll Rand, have implemented wide-ranging activities to reduce the carbon footprint of their operations and product offerings.
More than 90 percent of companies are working to reduce their carbon footprint
DAVIDSON, N.C., April 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, today revealed findings from a new survey conducted in partnership with GreenBiz Group, an organization advancing the opportunities at the intersection of business, technology and sustainability. This research details the current landscape of corporate action on climate change.
As more companies seek ways to assess holistic impact across the value chain, the concept of circular economy is quickly becoming the next big thing in sustainability. Now more than ever, companies are starting to take notice and are striving to close the loop, including UPS*, which is helping to bridge the gap by optimizing smarter, more sustainable logistics.
GM CEO Mary Barra has stated the auto industry will change more in the next five years than it has in the last 50. What’s in store, and how will the fusion of transportation and connectivity enable new ways to share mobility?
Watch GM Executive Director of Urban Mobility Programs Peter Kosak talk with GreenBiz CEO Eric Faurot on this topic. They’ll discuss how GM is turning global challenges like urbanization and congestion into new business models that can drive customer value and build stronger communities.
There is a shift occurring from the traditional linear take-make-waste economy to a more circular model of use-recover-regenerate. According to new research from UPS and GreenBiz, circular economy principles are projected to gain traction, nearly doubling in importance over the next two years. 97% of business leaders agree that logistics will be critical to a successful circular economy. Find out more about the roles waste, recyclability and first mile logistics will play in driving the circular economy.
Logistics are Critical to Implementing a Sustainable Circular Strategy
ATLANTA, March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – (NYSE:UPS) Nearly nine out of 10 (86 percent) of sustainability executives surveyed believe that circular economy will be important to their business two years from now, nearly double from two years ago when just 47 percent felt them important, according to findings of the 2016 UPS/GreenBiz Circular Economy Research Study released today.