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


Jeff Bezos unveils sweeping plan to tackle climate change

As part of the plan, Amazon has agreed to purchase 100,000 electric delivery vans from vehicle ma...

12 hours, 4 minutes

Trump to Revoke California’s Authority to Set Stricter Auto Emissions Rules

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is expected on Wednesday to formally revoke California's au...

3 days, 20 hours

Money Is the Oxygen on Which the Fire of Global Warming Burns

I'm skilled at eluding the fetal crouch of despair-because I've been working on climate change fo...

3 days, 20 hours

Gucci Vies To Be Even Greener

Amid growing scrutiny, the luxury house aims to have a fully carbon-neutral supply chain before t...

6 days, 8 hours

Nestlé, World’s Largest Food Supplier, Aims to Eliminate All Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2050

Nestlé, the world's largest food supplier, will aim to effectively eliminate green house gas emis...

6 days, 8 hours

85 Environmental Rules Rolled Back Under Trump Administration

President Trump has made eliminating federal regulations a priority. His administration, with hel...

6 days, 9 hours

Corporations Pile Pressure on Brazil over Amazon Fires Crisis

Financial pressure is growing on Brazil over fires in the Amazon and the far-right president's be...

2 weeks, 2 days

The Chain: Amazon Fires Highlight the Need for Stricter Execution of Corporate Zero-Deforestation Policies

High deforestation rates in Brazil and massive fires in the Amazon have put agricultural companie...

2 weeks, 2 days

Petitions


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

$16.9 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%

$2.1 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.

$62.2 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

$76.4 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

$91.0 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

$66.6 million supporting

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.

$1.4 million supporting

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

$74.8 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.

$20.1 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

$17.7 million supporting