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, 3 days

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, 3 days

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 …

3 weeks, 2 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, 4 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, 4 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


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.

$11.3 million supporting

General Motors Comp…
General Motors: Stop Offering Leather Interiors

GM produces vehicles with interiors containing leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$10.7 million supporting

Apple Inc.
Apple: Stop Offering Products Using Leather

Apple watch straps, leather phone and iPad covers all contain leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$10.7 million supporting

Bank of America Cor…
Stop Financing Natural Gas Production

To address the climate crisis and protect against financial losses, we urge Bank of America to stop financing natural gas extraction.

$19.2 million supporting

Carter's, Inc.
Eliminate Toxic Textiles

As you read through this, there is a good chance that you’re wearing clothes. And even if you aren’t right now, you probably will later. And while our

$413,448 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

Costco Wholesale Co…
Costco: Stop Funding Environmental Destruction

Our planet can’t wait any longer. Tell Costco to drop contracts with meat suppliers that are destroying rainforests and polluting our waters.

$456,215 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%

$10.9 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

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

$24.1 million supporting