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


Goldman Sachs Unveils $750 Billion Climate Plan For Investing in Solutions, and Vows Never to Support Arctic Drilling

David Solomon, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, recently wrote an editorial in the Financial Times…

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State Street tells companies ESG moves no longer optional

State Street Corp. said three out of four companies haven't made meaningful progress on environment…

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Plastic bags have lobbyists. They're winning.

TRENTON, N.J. - The plastic shopping bag has long been hunted by state and local policymakers pushi…

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Microsoft pledges to be 'carbon negative' by 2030

Microsoft has announced it aims to remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits by 2030 and…

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YouTube ads of 100 top brands fund climate misinformation – study

Some of the biggest companies in the world are funding climate misinformation by advertising on You…

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Colgate launches vegan-certified toothpaste in recyclable tube

Colgate has launched a new toothpaste which is being billed as the first of a kind because it comes…

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Nestlé is spending billions to create a market for recycled plastics

Food companies trying to reduce their consumption of plastic have a big problem - it's hard to find…

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Climate risk and response: Physical hazards and socioeconomic impacts

After more than 10,000 years of relative stability-the full span of human civilization-the Earth's …

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BlackRock Will Put Climate Change at Center of Investment Strategy

In his influential annual letter to chief executives, Mr. Fink said his firm would avoid investment…

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Panera plans to slash meat from half of its menu as customers seek vegetarian options and fear of climate change heats up

Panera plans to have at least half of its menu be made up of plant-based offerings, CEO Niren Chaud…

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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

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