How science-based targets guide Walmart’s sustainability course

May 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Walmart is the first retailer to sign up for approved science-based targets around emissions reductions, says Kathleen McLaughlin, senior vice president and chief sustainability officer for Walmart Stores. “We are committing to reducing emissions by 18 percent by 2025 in our operations,” she says, a level of rigor that “has pushed us to be more creative.”

Read the original post:
How science-based targets guide Walmart’s sustainability course

Top grocery stores lag on antibiotic-free food

May 22, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Green

As restaurant chains rush to cut antibiotic-raised chicken, a new report by the Natural Resource Defense Council argues that Costco, Walmart and others aren’t doing enough.

Go here to read the rest:
Top grocery stores lag on antibiotic-free food

How global value chains push and pull U.S. climate action

May 19, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Eco, Green

Momentum is building for U.S. corporate climate leaders, who in turn pull more companies along on the path toward a thriving, clean economy.

Read more:
How global value chains push and pull U.S. climate action

Walmart’s plan to lift a gigaton of carbon from its supply chain

April 19, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Walmart’s plan to lift a gigaton of carbon from its supply chain

The retailer has launched a toolkit for suppliers to reduce emissions equivalent to taking 211 million cars off the U.S. road.

Read more from the original source:
Walmart’s plan to lift a gigaton of carbon from its supply chain

More blockchain experiments that could unlock innovation

March 30, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on More blockchain experiments that could unlock innovation

More than 200 potential applications are in the energy sector alone. Plus, don’t overlook emerging models for self-driving vehicles and tracing lumber.

View original here:
More blockchain experiments that could unlock innovation

What blockchain can do for the environment

March 14, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on What blockchain can do for the environment

The digital technology behind bitcoin is poised to revolutionize how we certify sustainability, use renewable energy and more.

Read the rest here:
What blockchain can do for the environment

L’Oreal, Chanel and Nespresso pioneer ‘carbon insetting’

February 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on L’Oreal, Chanel and Nespresso pioneer ‘carbon insetting’

The trees planted under this targeted approach do more than offset emissions. They make supply chains more resilient.

Continued here:
L’Oreal, Chanel and Nespresso pioneer ‘carbon insetting’

Can corporate transparency prevail under Trump?

February 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Can corporate transparency prevail under Trump?

Three ways to make the business case for corporate disclosure in the face of an opaque government.

Read the rest here:
Can corporate transparency prevail under Trump?

Why supply chain managers opt for sustainably produced material

February 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Eco, Green

Comments Off on Why supply chain managers opt for sustainably produced material

According to a new EcoVadis survey, companies that hopped early onto the sustainability bandwagon say it’s paying off financially.

Read the rest here:
Why supply chain managers opt for sustainably produced material

How California farmers are using floods to feed soil

February 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on How California farmers are using floods to feed soil

The Oroville dam crisis inspired farmers to capture floodwater underground for use in warmer months.

Read the rest here:
How California farmers are using floods to feed soil

Next Page »

Bad Behavior has blocked 1267 access attempts in the last 7 days.