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


Senate Democrats question BlackRock climate commitment

BOSTON/LONDON (Reuters) - Five Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday asked BlackRock Inc to justify …

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AT&T Commits To Be Carbon Neutral by 2035; Announces Nationwide Expansion of Climate Resilience Tool

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has committed to be carbon neutral across its enti…

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Walmart drives toward zero-emission goal for its entire fleet by 2040

If you needed any more evidence that America's vehicle fleets are driving toward zero-emission stat…

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Microsoft inks 500MW solar deal as it outlines suite of fresh sustainability steps

Tech giant also touts further carbon removal efforts, $50m innovation investment, an expanded carbo…

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Morgan Stanley Will Be First Major US Bank to Track and Report its Climate Impact

The bank is joining the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials, a global body with 67 financi…

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3 ways to launch a factory farm divestment movement

It's time for a global divestment campaign against the factory farming industry. It has now proved …

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FACEBOOK MUST STOP THE SPREAD OF CLIMATE MISINFORMATION

July 1, 2020 To: Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Facebook Oversight Board Cc: Mark Zuckerberg, Afia Asantew…

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Petitions


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

Ford Motor Company
Ford: Stop Offering Leather Interiors

Ford sells vehicles with interiors containing leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$11.1 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

$10.6 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.

$3.4 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

$54.0 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%

$14.0 million supporting

Adopt TCFD recommendations

Ask companies to incorporate the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

$30.5 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

$23.0 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

$99.4 million supporting

Commit to science-based emission reduction targets

Request companies commit to science-based emissions targets.

$80.9 million supporting