The UN General Assembly’s #ClimateWeek may have been dedicated to governments making new commitments to meeting the Paris Accord, but many corporations also announced actions they will take to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve their sustainability. According to The Climate Group, an NGO that works with businesses and governments to shift their climate policies, […]Continue Reading 456 words
While Apple has managed to power 100% of its operations from renewable energy (in fact, it’s already 1 gigawatt beyond the target of 4 gigawatts it established for 2020), the company announced that it will help its supply chain reach the same goal. Since about 3/4 of Apple’s carbon footprint comes from manufacturing, almost all […]Continue Reading 147 words
Amazon announced in a blog on Monday an ambitious initiative called “Shipment Zero” — the company intends to have 50% of all its shipments be net zero carbon by 2030. The company said that lower costs to consumers also means lowering the environmental toll of their business as well. In order to achieve this goal, the company has spent two years mapping its carbon footprint, both to know what to measure against for reductions, but also to learn where they could reduce energy use.Continue Reading 402 words
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