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February 21, 2020

Link to original article by Karen Weise.

The world’s richest man unveiled a fund to help climate scientists and activists, an escalation of his philanthropic efforts.

Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief executive and the world’s richest man, said on Monday that he was committing...

February 6, 2020

For first time, environment is at top of list of issues worrying world’s elite

A year of extreme weather events and mounting evidence of global heating have catapulted the climate emergency to the top of the list of issues worrying the world’s elite.

The World Economic F...

January 31, 2020

Link to original story on BBC Technology.

Microsoft has pledged to remove "all of the carbon" from the environment that it has emitted since the company was founded in 1975.

Chief executive Satya Nadella said he wanted to achieve the goal by 2050 .

To do so, the company a...

January 17, 2020

The shift by the nation’s leading money manager is sure to be closely watched by its rivals and the rest of corporate America.

By Steven Mufson and Rachel Siegel 

Link to original article.

BlackRock, the world’s largest money manager, will make sustainability and cli...

 

Link to the original article by Daniel Hill on EDF+Business. 

Earlier this year, I identified the top 3 corporate sustainability trends that all business leaders should be watching in 2019. Those trends were: mobility projects gaining popularity as a strategy to reduce...

November 20, 2019

In advance of Black Friday, REI announced once again that it will close its doors and encourage employees and customers to enjoy life outdoors for the day. Led by new CEO Eric Artz, this year the retailer is also asking the 13,000 employees and 18 million co-op members...

October 24, 2019

Article originally posted by Forbes in collaboration with Environmental Defense Fund

https://www.forbes.com/sites/edfenergyexchange/2019/10/22/how-tech-deployment-can-turn-climate-commitments-into-actionand-profits/#3feca6b37fa1

Fueled by a surge in employee, customer an...

October 18, 2019

It’s time to stop crediting corporate sustainability efforts as acts of altruism. For big business, protecting the environment often means padding the bottom line.

Nike Inc. has come up with a way to weave more efficiently, reducing the raw material and labor time neede...

October 10, 2019

Some of the world’s biggest businesses were in crisis management mode last year, picking up the pieces of reputations shattered by scandal. While many corporations have yet to regain the trust of stakeholders, others have made significant strides, propelled by a commit...