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


Volvo Plans to Sell Only Electric Cars by 2030

The Transition to Electric Cars The Swedish company would phase out internal combustion engine vehi…

1 year, 7 months

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…

1 year, 7 months

What’s Really Behind Corporate Promises on Climate Change?

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

1 year, 7 months

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…

1 year, 7 months

IBM pledges net-zero emissions by 2030

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

1 year, 7 months

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…

1 year, 7 months

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…

1 year, 8 months

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…

1 year, 8 months

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 …

1 year, 8 months

Petitions


McDonald's Corporat…
Please add a vegan burger to your menu in the US.

"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated." - Mahatma Gandhi

$158.0 million supporting

Exxon Mobil Corpora…
Exxon: Disclose your Lobbying

Exxon should be more transparent about corporate lobbying expenditures designed to influence legislation and regulation

$158.8 million supporting

Verizon Communicati…
Stop Throttling the California Firefighters

Amidst the worst fire in CA history, apparently Verizon throttled the wireless broadband communications of firefighters, trying to upsell the State.

$321.8 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.

$320.2 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.

$157.8 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.

$165.6 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.

$319.6 million supporting

Verizon Communicati…
Verizon: Stop Offering Products Using Leather

Verizon leather cases and pouches contain leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$167.9 million supporting

Starbucks Corporati…
Starbucks: Stop Offering Food With Animal Products

Starbucks has not committed to moving away from meat, only dairy. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$165.9 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.

$167.9 million supporting