Environment

Air, water, plants, and animals, are interconnected with society in direct and circular ways. Businesses have tremendous impact on the environment, and often have many pathways to reduce their footprint.



Stories


Exxon denies that it misled investors on climate risks

NEW YORK (AP) - Climate change may be the defining risk for oil and gas companies in coming decad...

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'Climate emergency': Over 11,000 scientists sound thunderous warning

Humanity faces "untold suffering" unless we significantly improve our efforts to protect the plan...

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U.S. Formally Begins To Leave The Paris Climate Agreement

The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations that the U.S. is withdrawing fr...

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Corporate Action on Climate Change Has to Include Lobbying

Executive Summary The climate crisis is upon us, and there's no time to wait for voluntary corpor...

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Major Coal Producer And Trump Booster Files For Bankruptcy

The Trump administration has spent three years trying to help the coal industry by rolling back e...

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EPA to roll back rules to control toxic ash from power plants

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ExxonMobil's climate-change accounting goes on trial

A trial kicked off on Tuesday to establish whether Exxon Mobil, the country's largest fossil fuel...

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Big Oil’s stalled response to climate change is straight out of Big Tobacco playbook

By As ExxonMobil heads to court this week for a New York lawsuit accusing it of misleading invest...

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Norway’s Largest Pension Fund Divests from Oil Sands

Oslo's Kommunal Landspensjonskasse ( KLP), Norway's biggest pension fund, is now excluding invest...

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UN Pension Fund to Divest Coal

The $68 billion United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund's (UNJSPF) Office of Investment Managemen...

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Petitions


Vanguard
Support the Kigali Amendment

The Kigali Amendment would ensure the phaseout of hydrofluorocarbons, one of the most damaging greenhouse pollutants, and must be ratified.

$20.2 million supporting

HSBC Holdings plc JPMorgan
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

$53.5 million supporting

BlackRock Dimensional Fund ... Fidelity
Disclose Corporate Political Activity

Fossil fuel companies exert a great deal of influence over climate and energy policy at the federal, state, local and international levels – yet much

$78.0 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.

$21.9 million supporting

Vanguard
Vanguard: Tell Companies to have climate plan

Ask companies to disclose their plans to operate under the 2 degree climate change scenario, and support resolutions asking as much

$21.3 million supporting

BlackRock Eaton Vance Fidelity
Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act

We ask companies and fund managers to endorse the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act

$92.5 million supporting

Dimensional Fund ... TIAA Vanguard
Deforestation Free Funds

Every minute the world loses 40 football fields worth of tropical rainforest -- and the bulk of this forest destruction is driven by industrial produc

$68.0 million supporting

Banco Santander, ... Bank of America C... Bank Of New York ...
Cease Investment in Illegal Amazon Deforestation

Brazilian agribusiness is rapidly destroying the Amazon rainforest. Foreign financiers have the power and responsibly to halt illegal deforestation.

$65.4 million supporting

Chevron Corporation
Climate Deception and Accountability

Major fossil fuel companies have known for decades that their products—oil, natural gas, and coal—cause global warming. Their own scientists told them

$4.0 million supporting

Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon: Reduce Fossil Fuel Dependence

Join Amazon employees in asking Amazon to develop a plan to prepare for climate change and reduce dependence on fossil fuels

$11.8 million supporting