One of the biggest stories of 2020 was the rise of the corporate tree-planting movement, with dozens of multinational businesses from virtually every industry pledging millions of dollars to one of nature’s most effective carbon sequestration solutions.
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There is a lot of talk right now about systems change, and for good reason: With so many people experiencing the effects of several major crises — the pandemic, the recession, racism and the ongoing climate crisis — we have a narrow window of opportunity for change. As they say, a crisis is a terrible thing to waste.
Stanford places second in the Sierra Club magazine's yearly rankings that honor colleges and universities that are pushing environmentally friendly initiatives
Most big companies have set goals for incremental improvements — 25 percent of this by 2025, 30 percent reduction in that by 2030.
On May 11, 1997, globally acclaimed chess master Garry Kasparov battled IBM’s Big Blue supercomputer in the most widely watched chess match.
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has pledged $10bn (£7.7bn) to help fight climate change.
The 270 million vehicles in the United States are parked over 90 percent of the time.
Starbucks is brewing a goal to become "resource positive" on carbon, water and waste, while eventually moving away from single-use packaging.
Back in 2015, Thai Union had run into choppy waters. The multi-billion dollar seafood giant behind global tinned fish brands John West in the United Kingdom, Chicken of the Sea in the United States and King Oscar in Norway, among many others, had a PR shipwreck in its sights, and needed to shift coordinates swiftly.
When asset management company Rheaply approached Washington University in St. Louis with a plan to make better use of campus equipment and supplies, Cassandra Hage, assistant director in the school’s office of sustainability, was already searching for "a way to circulate surplus property internally and also to connect with nonprofit organizations that might be able to utilize the university’s surplus."