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


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…

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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"…

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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…

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Goldman Sachs to invest $750 billion in climate solutions

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

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‘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 …

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Goldman Sachs Unveils $750 Billion Climate Plan For Investing in Solutions, and Vows Never to Support Arctic Drilling

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

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State Street tells companies ESG moves no longer optional

State Street Corp. said three out of four companies haven't made meaningful progress on environment…

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Plastic bags have lobbyists. They're winning.

TRENTON, N.J. - The plastic shopping bag has long been hunted by state and local policymakers pushi…

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Microsoft pledges to be 'carbon negative' by 2030

Microsoft has announced it aims to remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits by 2030 and…

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Petitions


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

$375.6 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

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%

$2.4 million supporting

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.

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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

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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.

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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

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Commit to science-based emission reduction targets

Request companies commit to science-based emissions targets.

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JPMorgan
Fossil Banks, No Thanks

Like millions of people around the world, you are probably reducing your energy consumption, switching to renewable energy, pressuring elected officia

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Kinder Morgan, Inc.
Kinder Morgan Needs a Strong Climate Change Plan

KMI should assess the long-term portfolio impacts of the international goal of limiting global temperature increase to 2ºC.

$1.3 million supporting