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.



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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…

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What’s Really Behind Corporate Promises on Climate Change?

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

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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…

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IBM pledges net-zero emissions by 2030

IBM is pledging to eliminate its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, becoming the latest tech giant t…

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Shell, in a Turning Point, Says Its Oil Production Has Peaked

Europe's largest oil and gas producer said oil production would gradually decline 1 or 2 percent an…

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G.M. Will Sell Only Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2035

The Transition to Electric Cars The move, one of the most ambitious in the auto industry, is a piec…

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Q4 2020: Amazon, AT&T, McDonald's and Starbucks lead the way as clean energy procurement matures

After a strange year, corporate renewable procurement deals ended on a high note, with corporations…

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BlackRock holds $85 billion in coal investments despite Larry Fink's focus on climate change

BlackRock holds at least $85 billion in investments in coal companies, a year after it announced a …

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UK urged to introduce mandatory climate votes at AGMs

The British government has been urged to give shareholders a vote on how businesses are responding …

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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

$700.3 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.

$3.8 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

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.

$92.3 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