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


Biden administration to propose first rule requiring cut in climate pollutants

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed on Monday a rule that would sharply cut the use and pr…

22 hours, 30 minutes

Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change

More than 300 corporate leaders will ask the Biden administration to nearly double the emission red…

3 weeks, 4 days

BlackRock Must Hit ESG Targets or Pay More to Borrow Money

Investment giant BlackRock Inc. will need to hit its staff-diversity targets and other sustainable-…

1 month

Sweden plans climate-adjusted airline take-off and landing fees

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden plans to rejig take-off and landing fees for aircraft so that they cor…

1 month, 1 week

U.S. markets regulator deploys team to target climate, ESG misconduct

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has formed an enforcement task f…

2 months

Volvo Plans to Sell Only Electric Cars by 2030

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

2 months, 1 week

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…

2 months, 1 week

What’s Really Behind Corporate Promises on Climate Change?

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

2 months, 1 week

Texas freeze led to release of tons of air pollutants as refineries shut

The largest U.S. oil refiners released tons of air pollutants into the skies over Texas this past w…

2 months, 1 week

Petitions


Banco Santander, S.… Bank of America Cor… Barclays PLC
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.

$100.3 million supporting

Archer-Daniels-Midl… Bunge Limited
Bunge and ADM Boards: stop deforestation!

Join us in calling on Bunge and ADM's Board to vote YES on the shareholder proposal calling for stronger action to protect our planet.

$4.1 million supporting

BlackRock Dimensional Fund Ad… 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

$700.3 million supporting

BlackRock
BlackRock: Support Climate-Critical Resolutions

BlackRock must change is proxy voting policies to support CEO Larry Fink's public comments on climate change.

$76.6 million supporting

Exxon Mobil Corpora…
Exxon: Disclose your Lobbying

Exxon should be more transparent about corporate lobbying expenditures designed to influence legislation and regulation

$1.1 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

$11.6 million supporting

Commit to science-based emission reduction targets

Request companies commit to science-based emissions targets.

$81.3 million supporting

CVS Health Corporat…
Skip the Slip

Every year, US receipt production consumes over 3 million trees and 9 billion gallons of water. This emits 4 billion pounds of CO2 and generates 302 m

$32.0 million supporting

Tesla, Inc.
Continue the Transition

Tesla continues to advance the world’s transition into utilizing electric vehicles.

$10.0 million supporting

United Parcel Servi…
UPS: Link Executive Pay to Sustainability

Integrate sustainability metrics into company executive compensation incentive plans

$60.1 million supporting