The compelling case for being ‘climate positive by design’

GreenBiz

Designing climate positive societies, workplaces and widgets is the missing element in climate models and, by consequence, climate action

How To Make Climate Positive An Achievable Company Goal

Impakter

How To Make Climate Positive An Achievable Company Goal. Climate change is one of the most pressing global challenges of our time. That means more companies must strive to be “climate positive” and go […]. Impakter.

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Panera bakes plan to go climate positive

GreenBiz

By switching to circular packaging, increasing renewable energy and adding more climate-friendly items to the menu, Panera hopes it will remove more carbon than it emits each year by 2050

Episode 289: How to be a 'climate positive' business

GreenBiz

Plus, good cop and bad cop developments ahead of the COP26 climate negotiations

AB InBev pilots ‘climate-positive thermoplastic’ in Brazil

Environmental News Bits

Read the full story at Beverage Daily. AmBev, the Brazilian subsidiary of AB Inbev, will incorporate UBQ Material’s waste-based plastic substitute UBQ into packaging materials. Read more → Circular economy Food and beverage manufacturing Packaging

IKEA to invest $220 million into becoming 'climate positive'

GreenBiz

The investment will be focused on two areas — green energy and reforestation. Clean Energy Corporate Strategy Corporate Strategy Deforestation

Logitech Reimagines A Climate Positive World

3BL Media

At Logitech , our promise to future generations is to reimagine a climate positive and more circular world. KEYWORDS: NASDAQ:LOGI, Logitech, earth day, Carbon Neutral, Carbon Positive. Take action this Earth Day. SOURCE: Logitech.

Luxury brand Burberry targets supply chain emissions in bid to become climate positive by 2040

Environmental News Bits

Luxury brand Burberry announced a new environmental sustainability initiative today, committing to go exceed its current 2040 net zero target, to become climate positive by that time. Burberry will invest in key climate-focused initiatives, aiming to have a positive climate impact beyond the footprint of the company’s value… Read more → Corporate sustainability Fashion & beauty productsRead the full story at ESG Weekly.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company - 'Climate Positive' by 2050: PG&E's New Climate Strategy Report Outlines Targets and Milestones on Path to Net Zero Emissions and Beyond

Global Renewable News

Climate ChangeToday (June 8), Pacific Gas and Electric.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company - Sharing Progress in Building a Safer, More Sustainable Energy Future for Customers, PG&E Issues Annual Corporate Sustainability ReportReport Highlights Inflection Point' for Company, with Commitments to Underground Powerlines and Become Climate Positive

Global Renewable News

Climate ChangeToday (Aug 2), Pacific Gas and Electric.

Tastes great, less carbon. Climate-positive beer takes regenerative agriculture mainstream

Impact Alpha

Climate-positive beer takes regenerative agriculture mainstream appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Signals Regeneration sustainability farming IMPACT INVESTING climate change soil regenerative agriculure beerImpactAlpha, Jan.

Climate-positive, high-tech metals are polluting Earth, but there are solutions

Eco-Business

Green energy technology growth is crucial if the world is to meet Paris climate agreement goals. But these green solutions rely on technology-critical elements, whose production and disposal can be environmentally harmful

Climate-positive, high-tech metals are polluting Earth, but solutions await

Eco-Business

Green energy technology growth is crucial if the world is to meet Paris climate agreement goals. But these green solutions rely on technology-critical elements, whose production and disposal can be environmentally harmful

More companies want to be “carbon neutral.” What does that mean?

Environmental News Bits

Terms like “carbon negative” and “climate positive” have recently popped up in branding. Read the full story at Vox. Read more → Green marketing

VERGE Net Zero Free Online Event

GreenBiz

Join us July 27-28, 2021 to accelerate a climate-positive future. VERGE Net Zero Free Online Event. isa stamos. Tue, 07/13/2021 - 13:19. Register Today. center_wrapped. carbon-orange

Logitech Products to be carbon neutral this year, company aims to remove more carbon than it creates

Environmental News Bits

Consumer electronics company Logitech announced today a series of new climate goals, including having all products and operations achieve neutrality this year, achieving net zero emissions by 2030, and ultimately becoming “climate positive,” by removing more carbon than creating. Read the full story at ESG Today.

A sustainable micronutrient fertilizer made from pea, lentil and other plant-based hulls reaches commercialization

Environmental News Bits

Soileos is a sustainable, non-polluting, climate positive micronutrient fertilizer created from the upcycling … Continue reading A sustainable micronutrient fertilizer made from pea, lentil and other plant-based hulls reaches commercialization. Read the full story from Protein Industries Canada.

Corporations must change climate obstructionist industry associations from within

Corporate Knights

The window to take action on climate change is closing. The result is that 25 years after the Kyoto Protocol was adopted, scant climate regulations of the kind now needed are in place anywhere in the world. Reforming the climate-policy stances of these powerful groups like the U.S.

Women lead the world’s most sustainable cities

Corporate Knights

In the fight against climate change, cities are proving to be much better combatants than the snoozing generals that are, all too often, national governments. Anna König Jerlmyr wants Stockholm to become the world’s first climate-positive city by 2040 and fossil-fuel free by 2030.

Push Health up the Agenda

Chris Hall

While investors are increasingly embracing the opportunity to make climate-positive investments, there remains a blind spot when it comes to people’s health. Both these crises exist in the context of the climate emergency, which is also a health emergency.

Turn Commitments into “Hard Numbers”, says GFANZ’s Carney

Chris Hall

Transition plans should demonstrate alignment with 2030 decarbonisation targets, says UN Climate Envoy. All of that can be boiled down into hard numbers,” said Carney, also UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance.

Designing a Positive Future: Logitech's FY22 Impact Report

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: Logitech’s 14th annual Impact Report shares the latest progress toward its goal of Designing a Positive Future , one that defies the logic of the past to create a more equitable and climate positive world. SOURCE: Logitech.

Visa Launches Sustainability Features Suite for AsiaPac Cardholders

ESG Today

The rollout followed a pledge by the company to become “Climate Positive” , with plans to launch initiatives to support sustainable commerce and the transition to a low-carbon economy beyond the company’s own footprint.

Making it Happen: Sustainability in Adhesives Production

3BL Media

Henkel’s vision to become climate-positive in operations by 2030 begins with a strong focus on the company’s production sites. Henkel’s vision to become a climate-positive in our operations by 2030 begins with a strong focus on the company’s production sites.

America’s Top 10 Companies for Environmental Performance in 2022

Just Capital

Last month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) introduced a new proposal that would require publicly listed companies to disclose certain climate-related impacts and metrics in 10-K Reports filed annually with the agency. The bar for corporate climate policy is climbing.

Delays Stoke Doubt Over UK Green Finance Policies

Chris Hall

Investors are expecting details this week on the new UK government’s strategy on energy and inflation, but time is running out for updates on key climate and green finance policies ahead of COP27. Greater dependence on fossil fuels makes no sense from an economic or climate perspective.

Burberry’s Net Zero Emissions Goals Approved by SBTi

ESG Today

Luxury brand Burberry announced today that its climate goals have been approved by the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) as meeting the criteria to keep global warming to 1.5°C C warming ambition, as required to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.

Schneider Electric Scores Twice at Awards Presented During Climate Week NYC 2022

3BL Media

SUMMARY: Altivar variable speed drives named The Most Climate-positive Carbon Handprint Product. The International Carbon Handprint Award is a collaboration between the Vancouver Economic Commission and Climate Leadership Coalition. SOURCE: Schneider Electric.

Give Something Greater: 12 Gifts for Self-Care

B the Change

& Canada’s “Give Greater” focus for this year’s B Corp Holiday Gift Guides, these companies, products, and services are selected for their commitment to positive social and environmental impact for the people behind them. with you in these Climate Positive products from MiiR.

Logitech Named #1 Europe Climate Leader in Reducing Core Emissions Intensity by Financial Times-Statista

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: Logitech was grateful to be recognized by the Financial Times-Statista list of Europe’s Climate Leaders , topping the list as the company that had achieved the biggest cut in emissions intensity in the technology sector. An honor and a reminder of the work that needs to be done.

Leaning into Resilience: Three Ways Small and Growing Agriculture Businesses Have Navigated Global Crises – And How Investors Can Support Them

James Militzer

This puts us in a distinct position to reflect on how COVID’s global disruption has affected businesses in our portfolio — and what has allowed some to thrive despite these challenges.

Henkel Australia swaps to 100% renewable energy sources

Sustainability Matters

Globally, Henkel is accelerating its climate actions. In tandem, we are exploring more ways to improve energy efficiency and decarbonise our operations as we progress towards becoming a climate positive company.”. Henkel Australia is now entirely reliant of renewable energy at its adhesive plants in Seven Hills, New South Wales, and Kilsyth, Victoria, as it uses electricity from renewable energy sources to power these sites.

IKEA will buy back used furniture in stand against 'excessive consumption'

GreenBiz

It is an exciting step forward in our journey towards becoming a fully circular and climate positive business by 2030.". Being circular is a good business opportunity as well as a responsibility, and the climate crisis requires us all to radically rethink our consumption habits.".

Clearloop.us to break ground on Tennessee solar farm

Renewable Energy World

For Renewable Energy World viewers who are interested in greening the grid, solving the climate crisis, and creating solutions that are win-wins for the environment and for business, this video is for you.

More pieces of IKEA's sustainability puzzle come together

GreenBiz

Ingka announced in September that it was investing more than $715 million over the next 12 months for IKEA to become " climate positive" by 2030 , in addition to past investments. "We We have the ambition to be climate positive and fully circular," Keesson said.

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What it takes for small and growing businesses to transition to Net Zero

We Mean Business Coalition

C and avoid the worst effects of climate change without bringing small businesses on the journey to net zero, and providing the necessary support for the transition. Sustainability as a requirement before funding can lead to scaling of climate-positive impacts.

CLEANPOWER 2021 Community Service Project to Teach Salt Lake City Students About Renewables, Clean Power Careers

American Clean Power

Our philanthropic mission at Hannon Armstrong is to accelerate a just transition toward an equitable, inclusive and climate positive future. This aligns perfectly with ACP’s long-term goal of ensuring that CLEANPOWER creates a positive social impact in its host communities.

Tetra Tech Releases Our 2022 Sustainability Report and 2030 Goals

3BL Media

million metric tons (MT) of CO 2 e avoided or captured to fight the impacts of climate change. As part of our commitment to be Climate Positive & Carbon Negative, we are reporting on Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions and expanding the data sets included in each of these scopes.

UK Pensions Set to Support Emerging Markets’ Climate Transition

Chris Hall

Twelve of the UK’s largest pension funds have come together to support the climate transition in emerging markets. . “We Fundamentally, it’s often misconceptions and a lack of knowledge about what it means to support the climate transition in emerging economies.

Seaweed: a model solution for fighting climate change, says group

Envirotec Magazine

A new paper published in Nature Sustainability presents seaweed as a model solution for tackling climate change, biodiversity loss, joblessness, hunger and environmental damage.

Sport Positive Summit Brings Together Sports Organisations To Discuss Action and Ambition on Climate Change, and Calls for Cooperation

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: The third edition of the Sport Positive Summit, supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), United Nations Climate Change (UNFCCC) and other global sports organisations, was held in London last week. SOURCE: International Olympic Committee.

Burberry Steps Out With New £300m Sustainability Loan

3BL Media

Burberry has strengthened its resolve to be climate positive by 2040 by refinancing a credit facility to a £300m Sustainability Linked Loan. The firm committed to the climate positive target last June, which will place the company ten years ahead of the 1.5C SOURCE: Acre.

Varma Racing Towards 2035 Carbon Neutrality

Chris Hall

Positive sustainability-related progress has bolstered the asset owner’s financial performance for the year, generating a 18.5% (€9.3 Varma has further achieved some its climate targets ahead of schedule. Climate-positive allocations accounted for 18.2%