Diageo to Use 100% Recycled Content in Packaging by 2030

Diageo, maker of Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, and Guinness, has announced 25 goals in its “Society 2030: Spirit of Progress” plan, designed to make a positive impact on the world by 2030. Diageo will focus its action over the next 10 years in three core areas, selected to align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): promoting positive…

How Carrier Plans to Reduce Customers’ Carbon Footprint by More than One Gigaton

Carrier Global Corporation has announced the company’s first set of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) goals since becoming an independent company in April. Carrier is targeting carbon neutrality across its operations by 2030. The company is also aiming to reduce its customers’ carbon footprint by more than one gigaton, supported by a planned investment of more than $2 billion…

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and the climate cloud

Despite all they’re doing to address climate change with both emissions reduction plans, circular economy innovation and consumer awareness, Amazon, Google and Microsoft have been criticized — rightly so, in my mind — for their close ties to the oil and gas sector. All of them are using their artificial intelligence prowess and analytics power to…

CDP: Fashion Companies Slow to Recognize Water Pollution Risks

CDP published a new report today analyzing water data from 62 companies involved in the fashion, apparel, footwear, and home textiles industry. Only seven companies demonstrated awareness of water pollution across their entire value chains. “Interwoven Risks, Untapped Opportunities” pulled data from brands, manufacturers, and retailers in the industry that disclosed through CDP’s 2019 water…

How the climate crisis will crash the economy

The chickens are coming home to roost. Even before the western United States became a regional inferno, even before the Midwest U.S. became a summertime flood zone, even before an annual hurricane season so bad that the government is running out of names to attach to them, even before Colorado saw a 100 degrees Fahrenheit…

Unpacking Packaging: The Nuances of Material Health

İzlemek için: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y0eJBKfuns&feature=emb_title How can businesses balance material health, regulatory compliance and public perception when selecting packaging materials? The health and safety implications of materials used in packaging has become a growing concern for consumers, brands and retailers. This discussion unpacks some key questions and nuances in material health, addressing regulatory compliance, evolving public perceptions…

Google Becomes First Major Company to Claim a Carbon Footprint of Zero

Google is claiming its carbon footprint is now zero. The tech giant says it was able to achieve this by investing in “high-quality” carbon offsets. Here’s how Google says it is helping build a carbon-free future for everyone: Eliminating its entire carbon legacy, effective today. Becoming the first major company to make a commitment to…

New Report Shows it’s Possible to Have a Carbon-Free Economy by Around Mid-Century

A coalition of 45 leaders from global energy producers, energy-intensive industries, financial institutions, and environmental advocates argues in a new report that the world can achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century. It also lays out steps needed in the next decade to achieve that objective. In the report, “Making Mission Possible — Delivering A Net-Zero Economy,” the Energy…