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


How CO2 boosters' op-ed slipped by Facebook fact-checkers

A team of climate scientists working as approved fact checkers for Facebook evaluated a post last y…

2 weeks, 1 day

Amazon Announces 2 Billion Climate Pledge Fund

Update: This post has been updated to indicate that although Rodrigo Prudencio's profile on LinkedI…

2 weeks, 1 day

How Perdue, Smithfield and Silver Fern Farms are reducing packaging waste

Food companies have a dual responsibility when it comes to waste reduction aspirations: optimizing …

2 weeks, 6 days

JPMorgan announces big moves to support environment, including ending loans to coal industry

JPMorgan Chase pledged on Tuesday to facilitate $200 billion in environmental and economic developm…

4 months

Delta Air Lines CEO announces the carrier will go ‘fully carbon neutral’ next month

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian told CNBC on Friday that the company is going "fully carbon neutral"…

4 months, 3 weeks

BP boss plans to 'reinvent' oil giant for green era

New BP boss Bernard Looney has said he wants the company to sharply cut net carbon emissions by 205…

4 months, 3 weeks

Goldman Sachs to invest $750 billion in climate solutions

David Solomon, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, recently wrote an editorial in the Financial Times…

5 months

‘Every Day Matters’: Guardian Stops Accepting Fossil Fuel Ads

It said the decision was based on the efforts by the industry to prevent meaningful climate action …

5 months

Petitions


Banco Santander, S.… Bank of America Cor… Bank Of New York Me…
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.

$72.7 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

$99.4 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

$473.1 million supporting

Verizon Communicati…
Verizon: Stop Offering Products Using Leather

Verizon leather cases and pouches contain leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$10.7 million supporting

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

Commit to science-based emission reduction targets

Request companies commit to science-based emissions targets.

$80.9 million supporting

Starbucks Corporati…
Starbucks: Stop Offering Food With Animal Products

Starbucks has not committed to moving away from meat, only dairy. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$11.4 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

Adopt TCFD recommendations

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

$30.5 million supporting

United Parcel Servi…
UPS: Link Executive Pay to Sustainability

Integrate sustainability metrics into company executive compensation incentive plans

$50.5 million supporting