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3M Advances Its ESG Commitments

3BL Media

We have put forward ambitious goals to bend the curve – for example, a 20% water reduction by 2025 and 50% carbon reduction by 2030 – while delivering on pledges to make our factories and communities more sustainable. SOURCE: 3M.

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Businesses and investors need to roll up their sleeves and join the race to revive biodiversity

Corporate Knights

Basma Majerbi is an a ssociate professor at the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria. The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, opened the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) in Montréal with a stark message: “ Without nature, we are nothing.

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Thermo King Highlights Cold Chain Decarbonization and Innovation at Global Cold Chain Alliance Conference

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: BRUSSELS, March 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, at the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) Conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Thermo King® , a leader in transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies (NYSE:TT), joined fellow industry leaders to share ways to accelerate carbon footprint reduction in transport refrigeration. Thermo King shares insights on accelerating global carbon footprint reduction in transport refrigeration.

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Trane Charmes Transitioning Away From Fossil Fuels With Innovative Heat Pump Technology

3BL Media

Installation of new electrified Thermal Management System provides all-electric heating to the facility and is expected to reduce 1,800 metric tons of carbon emissions. Their tireless efforts and bold thinking are inspiring the change needed to transform our industry now and into the future.”.

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Robeco Targets “Massive Opportunity” for Biodiversity Investments with New Equities Strategy

ESG Today

International asset manager Robeco announced that it will launch RobecoSAM Biodiversity Equities on October 31, a new equity strategy aimed at companies that can that benefit from the transition to a nature-positive world.

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AI doesn’t have to be a power hog

GreenBiz

Plenty of prognostications, including this one from the World Economic Forum, tout the integral role artificial intelligence could play in "saving the planet." . The flip side to this rosy view is that there are plenty of ethical concerns to consider. Live on the edge.

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Guest Post: A Biodiversity Crisis is Unfolding – It’s Time for Businesses to Act

ESG Today

The dust has barely settled on the COP27 UN climate gathering in Sharm-el-Sheikh last month, but attention now shifts to another urgent meeting, taking place this week in Montreal. Biodiversity – the diversity of all life on Earth – is in crisis.

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Investing in our Planet, and in our People, with Clean Energy

American Clean Power

Since 1970, Earth Day has served as a celebration of the gift of our planet which makes life possible, and, more recently, as an acknowledgement of the environmental threats that affect us all. It’s fitting, then, that the Earth Day 2022 theme is “Invest in our Planet.”

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Corporate commitments for net zero by 2050 rely on climate transition action plans from 2023

We Mean Business Coalition

There’s just one week to go until COP27, with the theme of ‘implementation’ chosen by the Egyptian presidency. We release this report against a backdrop of alarming new research which underlines the need to go further, faster to deliver deep emissions cuts.

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Technology Collaborations and Innovations to Accelerate Climate Progress

3BL Media

The semiconductor sector continues to play a key role to help efforts, especially in data centers that reside at the heart of the technology applications we use every day. This month AMD launched 4 th Gen EPYC processors that power the world’s most energy efficient x86 servers.

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This Week’s Fund News: Federated Hermes Partners with UK Museum on Biodiversity

Chris Hall

Global asset manager Federated Hermes has launched a Biodiversity Equity fund, with insights from the UK’s Natural History Museum. The fund aims to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing in a concentrated portfolio of companies working to preserve and restore biodiversity.

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From ambition to biodiversity action: Time to hold actors accountable

Envirotec Magazine

The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) writes. Looking back, the international community has repeatedly failed to reach most of its biodiversity targets. This is the case for many subsidies, e.g., in agricultural policy.

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3 Sustainability Leaders (That Are Saving The World)

Carlos Sanchez

The world is waking up from COVID19 lockdowns and many are questioning the way our society was built. Fortunately, there are a growing number of leaders from academia, the political, civil society and corporations inspiring others to have the courage to make a difference in the world.

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COP26 left the world with a climate to-do list: Here are 5 things to watch for in 2022

Renewable Energy World

How much the world achieved at the Glasgow climate talks – and what happens now – depends in large part on where you live. The longer the delay, the more difficult the transition will be. Bending the curve to 1.5°C. billion from the U.K.,

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Minneapolis Health Department splits the bill with green investors

Renewable Energy World

For this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell talks with Patrick Hanlon, Director of Environmental Programs for the Minneapolis Health Department. Clean Energy, the Environment, and Public Health. If the franchise fee were increased from.5