IBM Commits To Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2030

IBM announced that it will achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 to further its decades-long work to address the global climate crisis. The company will accomplish this goal by prioritizing actual reductions in its emissions, energy efficiency efforts and increased clean energy use across the more than 175 countries where it operates. “I […] ... lees meer

MARC O’POLO striving for climate neutrality, enters into partnership with ClimatePartner

As part of its holistic sustainability strategy, MARC O’POLO has set for itself the goal of becoming climate neutral by 2025 at the latest. Achieving this involves reducing CO2 emissions both within the company and throughout the entire supply chain. MARC O’POLO has entered into a partnership with ClimatePartner to determine its current CO2 footprint […] ... lees meer

GRI and B Lab team up on impact management

Two of the leading global enablers for environmental, social and governance impact management and disclosure have joined forces to help organizations get more out of their reporting and assessment tools. This collaboration allows companies to optimize their contribution to a more sustainable future. The GRI Standards are the world’s most widely adopted sustainability reporting standards, […] ... lees meer

EU launches Global Alliance on Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency

Yesterday (22 February), in the margins of the fifth UN Environment Assembly, the EU, teaming up with the United Nations Environment Programme and in coordination with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, launched the Global Alliance on Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency (GACERE). The Alliance is one of the deliverables of the EU’s Circular Economy Action […] ... lees meer

Denmark and the Netherlands topping the new Transitions Performance Index that tracks EU progress towards fair and prosperous sustainability

The European Union is a strong global performer in the transition towards sustainability, with Denmark and the Netherlands topping the EU ranking and outperforming the US and China. These are some of the main results of the new Transitions Performance Index (TPI), published by the Commission today. It ranks EU Member States and 45 other countries […] ... lees meer

S&P Global makes over 9,000 ESG Scores publicly available to help increase transparency of corporate sustainability performance

S&P Global launched a new public webpage highlighting S&P Global’s full suite of environment, social and governance (ESG) solutions, and for the very first time, access to S&P Global ESG Scores on 9,200 companies. S&P Global ESG Scores are the key factor for selecting companies for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). The underlying data is also used as one […] ... lees meer

Family businesses risk missing the mark on ESG

In a year where business has had to transform the way it meets the needs of society and the environment, family owned businesses risk falling behind, according to a new global survey by PwC of 2,801 family business owners. While more than half (55%) of respondents saw the potential for their business to lead on […] ... lees meer

GKN Aerospace in the Netherlands switches to 100% Wind power

GKN Aerospace in the Netherlands has been powered by 100% renewable electricity since the 1st January 2021. This milestone is a significant step on GKN Aerospace’s Net Zero carbon journey, reducing its global CO2 footprint by 8% per year. The green electricity now comes from wind power, which enables GKN Aerospace to report  much lower emissions […] ... lees meer

The Chief Sustainability Officer Will Rise To Prominence In Coming Years As Business Priorities Align With Role Responsibilities

The Institute of International Finance (IIF) and Deloitte UK published findings of a global survey of sustainability professionals and other senior executives about the role of Chief Sustainability Officers (CSOs) in addressing the environmental, social and governance (ESG) imperative. “Financial service firms can play a critical role in helping transition the world to a low-carbon […] ... lees meer

Nestlé launches first climate neutral products with ClimatePartner

With the support of ClimatePartner, Nestlé launches their first range of climate neutral products in Germany: The entire Piccolini product range, now also with two new vegan and a meat-free variety, as well as the LITTLE STEPS infant milk formula in a new format. ClimatePartner has calculated the CO2 emissions of the products over their entire […] ... lees meer