Climate Change

Climate Change increases risk of drought and wildfire, causes more frequent severe weather events, and threatens public health. Burning fossil fuels drives climate change. The intergovernmental Paris Climate Agreement set targets to limit climate change to mitigate its harms.



Stories


Volvo Plans to Sell Only Electric Cars by 2030

The Transition to Electric Cars The Swedish company would phase out internal combustion engine vehi…

6 months, 4 weeks

SEC Statement on the Review of Climate-Related Disclosure

Today, I am directing the Division of Corporation Finance to enhance its focus on climate-related d…

7 months

What’s Really Behind Corporate Promises on Climate Change?

Credit... Andrea Chronopoulos Many big businesses have not set targets for reducing greenhouse gas …

7 months

IBM pledges net-zero emissions by 2030

IBM is pledging to eliminate its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, becoming the latest tech giant t…

7 months, 1 week

Shell, in a Turning Point, Says Its Oil Production Has Peaked

Europe's largest oil and gas producer said oil production would gradually decline 1 or 2 percent an…

7 months, 2 weeks

G.M. Will Sell Only Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2035

The Transition to Electric Cars The move, one of the most ambitious in the auto industry, is a piec…

7 months, 4 weeks

Q4 2020: Amazon, AT&T, McDonald's and Starbucks lead the way as clean energy procurement matures

After a strange year, corporate renewable procurement deals ended on a high note, with corporations…

8 months, 2 weeks

BlackRock holds $85 billion in coal investments despite Larry Fink's focus on climate change

BlackRock holds at least $85 billion in investments in coal companies, a year after it announced a …

8 months, 2 weeks

UK urged to introduce mandatory climate votes at AGMs

The British government has been urged to give shareholders a vote on how businesses are responding …

8 months, 2 weeks

Petitions


Ford Motor Company
Ford: Stop Offering Leather Interiors

Ford sells vehicles with interiors containing leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$11.1 million supporting

Costco Wholesale Co…
Costco: Stop Funding Environmental Destruction

Our planet can’t wait any longer. Tell Costco to drop contracts with meat suppliers that are destroying rainforests and polluting our waters.

$3.4 million supporting

HSBC Holdings plc JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Banking on Climate Change

A handful of banks have published policies restricting their financing to some of the most carbon intensive, financially risky, and environmentally de

$54.0 million supporting

BlackRock
BlackRock: Support More Climate Change Proposals

BlackRock only supported 12.5% of climate-relate shareholder proposals in 2017, while others like Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs supported >80%

$14.0 million supporting

Adopt TCFD recommendations

Ask companies to incorporate the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

$30.5 million supporting

Amazon.com, Inc.
McWholeFoods Polluting Meat

Whole Foods has no environmental standards for their meat, and in fact buys from some of the most polluting and environmental destructive companies on

$23.0 million supporting

Report year-on-year energy consumption

Communicate to real estate companies on the importance of reporting comparable, year-on-year energy consumption metrics.

$10.7 million supporting

Fidelity
Fidelity: support SASB disclosure on agriculture

Sustainable accounting standards for agriculture will go live later in 2018. Fidelity should ensure adherence to these standards.

$11.3 million supporting

Bank of America Cor…
Stop Financing Natural Gas Production

To address the climate crisis and protect against financial losses, we urge Bank of America to stop financing natural gas extraction.

$19.2 million supporting

Vanguard
Create Fossil Free Versions of Your Index Funds

The fossil fuel industry is destroying our planet. Help investors green their accounts by offering fossil fuel free versions of your index funds.

$24.7 million supporting