Mon.Dec 05, 2022

article thumbnail

Technology Key to Making Waste Management Sustainable

Environment + Energy Leader

Digital systems can help track and reduce waste, increase recycling, and lower operational costs. The post Technology Key to Making Waste Management Sustainable appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

Waste 242
article thumbnail

Where’s My Train? Chronic Disinvestment in Transit Leaves Us All Stuck

Union of Concerned Scientists

If you live in an area with public transit, and have found yourself wondering where things went wrong, you’re not alone. Maybe you ride every day but have had to navigate line closures and service changes like in Boston or Washington DC.

2022 230
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Vestas Commits to Carbon Neutrality and the Circular Economy

Environment + Energy Leader

While Vestas conspicuously helps other enterprises achieve their energy goals by making and selling wind turbines, it is quietly trying to decarbonize its internal operations. The goal is carbon neutrality for its internal operations and the electricity it produces by 2030.

2030 219
article thumbnail

AEG's ASCSC Foundation, National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment and Women Helping Women in Entertainment Host Ninth Annual Women in Entertainment Luncheon

3BL Media

Annual Event Facilitates Conversations that Address Issues Facing Women Working in Film, Television, Music, Sports and Fashion Industries. SOURCE: AEG.

2022 207
article thumbnail

Shaping a Resilient Future: Climate Impact on Vulnerable Populations

Speaker: Laurie Schoeman Director, Climate & Sustainability, Capital

During this event, national climate and housing expert Laurie Schoeman will discuss topics including relocation, decarbonization, housing affordability, disparities in climate risks, and the health impacts of climate change.

article thumbnail

How Lowe’s Plans to Reach Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

Environment + Energy Leader

Lowe's today announced its goal to reach net-zero emissions across the company's scope 1, 2, and 3 greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The post How Lowe’s Plans to Reach Net-Zero Emissions by 2050 appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Emissions Environmental Management

article thumbnail

U.S. Bank Expands Leadership in Environmental Financing With Solar Debt Launch

3BL Media

First deal closes with Longroad Energy; new product will be key to meeting bank’s environmental goals, serving growing customer needs. SOURCE: U.S. DESCRIPTION: U.S.

2008 207

More Trending

article thumbnail

The Value of Giving Back: Honoring IBM Volunteers Around the World

3BL Media

By Patrice Key-Rhone. SOURCE: IBM. DESCRIPTION: IBM’s Volunteer Excellence Awards have been presented annually by our Chairman and CEO since 2005. Today, I’m honored to announce the 15 winners of the 2021 IBM Volunteer Excellence Awards and the impact of their accomplishments.

2005 207
article thumbnail

How Lowe’s Plans to Reach Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

Environment + Energy Leader

Lowe's today announced its goal to reach net-zero emissions across the company's scope 1, 2, and 3 greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The post How Lowe’s Plans to Reach Net-Zero Emissions by 2050 appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Emissions Environmental Management

article thumbnail

AMD Advances Performance-Per-Watt to Benefit Gamers

3BL Media

By: Sam Naffziger, Senior Vice President, Corporate Fellow, and Product Technology Architect, AMD. SOURCE: AMD.

Cooling 207
article thumbnail

Companies Overlooking Nature Impacts in Race to Net Zero

Environment + Energy Leader

The WBA released its first Nature Benchmark studying how industries are doing with nature and biodiversity impacts. The post Companies Overlooking Nature Impacts in Race to Net Zero appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Emissions Environmental Management Sustainability Reporting

2022 207
article thumbnail

Sustainability at Retail

As part of a global Sustainability at Retail initiative, Shop! worked collaboratively with its global affiliates to address critical environmental issues, outlined in this white paper.

article thumbnail

More Fossil Natural Gas Won’t Lower High Energy Bills

Union of Concerned Scientists

Today’s high energy prices are the result of recent events and long-term strategies. Reliance on fossil natural gas and the slow adoption of renewable energy contributed to electricity bills in New England in the first nine months of 2022 that are $5 billion higher than the prior year.

article thumbnail

How a Box Is Made

3BL Media

SOURCE: International Paper Company. DESCRIPTION: We are proud to present How a Box is Made by International Paper. In the video, we take a deep dive into the manufacturing of a corrugated box from forest to customer. The video was filmed at our North American Container’s Fox Valley, Ill.,

2021 201
article thumbnail

Should China Pay Climate Reparations?

Legal Planet

At the international negotiating session in Egypt, demands for climate reparations — “Loss and Damage” in UN lingo — were front and center. The debate was focused on the obligations of developed countries.

article thumbnail

Los Angeles City Council Moves to End Oil and Gas Drilling

Yale E360

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Friday to ban all new oil and gas drilling within the city and to phase out existing wells over the next 20 years. Read more on E360

2022 165
article thumbnail

Sealed Air Global Impact Report: Sustainability Pillars

3BL Media

Sealed Air Global Impact Report: Sustainability Pillars. Wed, 01/04/2023 - 08:40. Type of Content. Article. Layout. Featured Media. Our efforts to expand and accelerate a SEE Net Positive ecosystem align under these strategic sustainability pillars: Solving Customer Challenges.

Recycling 130
article thumbnail

Federal Water Tap, December 5: For Tribes, White House Promises Climate Relocation Funding, Water Pollution Standards

Circle of Blue

The Rundown. At a White House summit, the Biden administration pledges financial and regulatory support for tribal nations. The EPA proposes increasing the amount of biofuels in the nation’s energy supply through 2025.

Biofuels 130
article thumbnail

Direct Relief and International Diabetes Federation Provide Vital Access to Health Care Through Global Diabetes Partnership

3BL Media

Health care companies come together to donate tens of millions of diabetes products to countries in need, increasing access to essential medicines and care worldwide. SOURCE: Direct Relief.

2019 130
article thumbnail

BOEM Slated to Act on Two Gulf of Maine Offshore Wind Activities in 2023

Law and Environment

We’re closely monitoring offshore wind activities in the Gulf of Maine. Interested in learning about state-led offshore wind efforts in Maine? Check out this recent blog post on the Maine Offshore Wind Roadmap. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) of the U.S.

2023 130
article thumbnail

Volunteerism: Engaging With Our Communities for the Good of Generations

3BL Media

This International Volunteer Day, we’re recognizing the tireless work of our Henkel employees and all those who give their time to help others. SOURCE: Henkel.

2022 130
article thumbnail

Next Up for Massachusetts Building Emissions Reductions: Tackling the Clean Heat Challenge

Law and Environment

This week, the Massachusetts Commission on Clean Heat released its final report. The report seeks to establish a framework for a long-term reduction in emissions from heating fuels, to align with the Commonwealth’s emissions reduction target of net zero by 2050 and the 2050 Decarbonization Roadmap.

Law 130
article thumbnail

Tapestry Achieves 2025 Goal of 100,000 Volunteer Hours Two-and-a-Half Years Early

3BL Media

New goal set of 500,000 hours by 2030. SOURCE: Tapestry, Inc. DESCRIPTION: Today Tapestry is proud to announce we have achieved our 2025 goal of completing 100,000 volunteer service hours globally in our communities – two-and-a-half years early!

2025 130
article thumbnail

Global ZEV Infrastructure Innovations Accelerating Transportation Decarbonization

Legal Planet

Last month at COP 27 in Egypt, CLEE partnered with the Transport Decarbonisation Alliance (TDA) to release a brief with six case studies of jurisdictions supporting the zero-emission vehicle market and installation of charging infrastructure.

article thumbnail

Direct Relief and FedEx Fight Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

3BL Media

SOURCE: FedEx Corporation. DESCRIPTION: In November, FedEx helped Direct Relief move more than 2,000 pounds of critically needed cholera treatment supplies to Haiti. The emergency shipment left Direct Relief’s Santa Barbara, CA distribution facility bound for Hospital Albert Schweitzer in Haiti.

2010 130
article thumbnail

Scientists find inorganic food additives might make babies more vulnerable to allergies

Frontiers

By Angharad Brewer Gillham, Frontiers science writer. Image/Shutterstock.com.

article thumbnail

From the Fifth Third 2021 ESG Report: Developing Employees

3BL Media

SOURCE: Fifth Third Bancorp. DESCRIPTION: Fifth Third’s learning and development strategy delivers personalized and accessible experiences that fuel career growth and helps retain great talent.

2021 130
article thumbnail

To Save Whales, Should We Stop Eating Lobster?

Inside Climate News

Whole Foods plans to pull Maine lobster from its shelves amid a debate about its sustainability. By Jackie Flynn Mogensen, Mother Jones This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Ocean 78
article thumbnail

Benevity Appoints Lance Ludman as Chief Financial Officer

3BL Media

With over two decades of financial operations, strategy and business development experience, the newly appointed CFO will help Benevity continue to scale. SOURCE: Benevity.

article thumbnail

Earth911 Podcast: Google’s Mike Werner on Building Circular Economies

Earth 911

Google’s circular economy leader, Mike Werner, explains the many renewable energy, waste reduction, and internal. The post Earth911 Podcast: Google’s Mike Werner on Building Circular Economies appeared first on Earth911.

article thumbnail

Duke Energy Announces $1 Million in Grants To Support Organizations Focused on Social Justice, Racial Equity in North Carolina

3BL Media

SOURCE: Duke Energy. DESCRIPTION: 40 organizations receive grants. Since 2020, the Duke Energy Foundation has committed more than $8.6 million to social justice and racial equity organizations. CHARLOTTE, N.C.,

article thumbnail

Lancaster Clean Water Partners: Local Agriculture Operator Mark Heller Making A Difference

PA Environment Daily

In 2018, Mark Heller looked out over his property in Lancaster County and saw a muddy, heavily used meadow right up to the edge of a stream with eroding banks. He thought “this doesn’t look healthy.”

2018 95
article thumbnail

Keysight Technologies' Crisis Management Plan Enables Quick Response

3BL Media

By Alicia Benson. SOURCE: Keysight Technologies. DESCRIPTION: In September 2022, Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida as a strong Category 4 hurricane resulting in devastating damage and loss of life.

article thumbnail

COP15 target to reverse biodiversity loss by 2030 is ‘unrealistic’

New Scientist

Goal to “halt and reverse” biodiversity loss by 2030 – a headline aim of the COP15 biodiversity summit – could take 80 rather than eight years to achieve, say conservationists

2030 84
article thumbnail

Mars and Rubicon Team Up for 'Trick-or-Trash' Recycling Program on Halloween

3BL Media

Words by Mary Riddle. SOURCE: TriplePundit. DESCRIPTION: This Halloween, Mars and Rubicon are coming together to offer trick-or-treaters an easy way to collect and recycle their candy wrapper waste.

Recycling 130
article thumbnail

How did so many giant meat-eating dinosaurs co-exist in the Jurassic?

New Scientist

It took a lot of meat to feed even one species of large carnivorous dinosaur, so how did several survive side-by-side in the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods without starving? We might finally have the answer

2022 83
article thumbnail

Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada 2022 Sustainability Report: Food

3BL Media

SOURCE: Tetra Pak. DESCRIPTION: Piloting Shelf-Stable Milk in Schools. Milk is an important part of school meals — it can benefit students’ overall health and is packed with 13 essential nutrients, including protein, to combat hunger.

2022 130