Carbon pricing, in the form of a carbon tax or a cap-and-trade system, is used by businesses and governments all over the world to cut greenhouse gas emissions and, according to proponents, grow the economy.
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, one of the world's largest conservation funders, announced more than $90m in grants designed to advance conservation by decoupling food production from negative environmental impacts.
Zady's supply chain is markedly different from those of most apparel companies today. Here's how the company is working to slow the pace of a business that has become obsessed with speed, often at the expense of factory workers and the environment.
Analyst Insight: By 2025, issues such as globalization, social transparency, risk management and sustainability will bring new challenges to all the best procurement organizations around the world. For diverse suppliers, these changes will pose new challenges, while bringing new opportunities for those with a vision for the future. - Angie Li, Partner; Curtis Simpson, Manager; Kirsty A. McNally, Manager, all with Advisory Services of Ernst & Young LLP
Ford Motor Company is proud to be the first automaker to join the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition - a nonprofit group of leading electronics companies dedicated to improving the social, environmental and ethical conditions of their global supply chains.
Analyst Insight: Companies competing in the chemical and energy industries continue to place a high priority on sustainability and environmental responsibility. The high visibility of these factors in today's society certainly helps make the case for sustainability and environmental responsibility in terms of maintaining a positive brand image. However, leading firms are also recognizing that efforts to drive sustainability and protect the environment are also helping to deliver additional value beyond brand image. - John Santagate, Research Manager, IDC
Ford Motor Company North American World Headquarters facilities now send no waste to landfill – another major step in the automaker's quest to reduce its environmental impact globally. Sites in Dearborn, Michigan, Oakville, Ontario, and Santa Fe, Mexico, are diverting more than 240,000 pounds of waste from landfills annually.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Coca-Cola Co. and 73 other companies that together buy more than $2tr of goods and services are unprepared for climate shocks because suppliers are ignoring requests for data on their exposure to rising temperatures and climate regulation.