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


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 a...

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YouTube ads of 100 top brands fund climate misinformation – study

Some of the biggest companies in the world are funding climate misinformation by advertising on Y...

2 days, 7 hours

Colgate launches vegan-certified toothpaste in recyclable tube

Colgate has launched a new toothpaste which is being billed as the first of a kind because it com...

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Nestlé is spending billions to create a market for recycled plastics

Food companies trying to reduce their consumption of plastic have a big problem - it's hard to fi...

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Climate risk and response: Physical hazards and socioeconomic impacts

After more than 10,000 years of relative stability-the full span of human civilization-the Earth'...

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BlackRock Will Put Climate Change at Center of Investment Strategy

In his influential annual letter to chief executives, Mr. Fink said his firm would avoid investme...

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Panera plans to slash meat from half of its menu as customers seek vegetarian options and fear of climate change heats up

Panera plans to have at least half of its menu be made up of plant-based offerings, CEO Niren Cha...

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BlackRock Joins World's Largest Investor Group on Climate

BlackRock Inc. said Thursday that it has joined Climate Action 100+, the world's largest group of...

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JetBlue announces plans to become carbon neutral on domestic flights in a first for the US airline industry

JetBlue is tackling the high environmental impact of flying by aiming to become carbon neutral on...

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Amazon workers clash with company over climate change

Amazon employees say that the company has threatened to fire some workers for publicly pushing th...

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Petitions


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.

$1.6 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

$4.2 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

$12.3 million supporting

CVS Health Corpor...
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

$19.3 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

$20.2 million supporting

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.

$20.4 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

$21.6 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.

$22.1 million supporting

Commit to science-based emission reduction targets

Request companies commit to science-based emissions targets.

$47.5 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

$53.8 million supporting