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Oregon County Sues Several Fossil-Fuel Giants for Role in 2021 'Heat Dome'
Oregon County Sues Several Fossil-Fuel Giants for Role in 2021 'Heat Dome'

7 months ago - The Multnomah County lawsuit is just one of many emerging efforts to hold corporations responsible for climate change and may set a new precedent for global corporate accountability.

Unlocking the Power of Tax to Drive Climate Action
Unlocking the Power of Tax to Drive Climate Action

1 year ago - Global government action must accelerate to ensure the ‘polluter pays’ principle is enacted. In turn, businesses and citizens will be compelled to consider the cost of carbon-intensive goods.

Does Adopting Renewable Energy Feel Complex? 4 Considerations to Get You Started
Does Adopting Renewable Energy Feel Complex? 4 Considerations to Get You Started

3 years ago - When adopting a renewable energy strategy, here are four considerations all executives should keep in mind that will streamline the process and ensure their end results achieve their sustainability goals.

Shell CEO ‘Welcomes’ Idea of Banning Petrol in UK Before 2040
Shell CEO ‘Welcomes’ Idea of Banning Petrol in UK Before 2040

5 years ago - Ben van Beurden, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, said he welcomed the idea of bringing forward the UK’s ban on new petrol and diesel car sales that is currently set for 2040. MPs,

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Trending: Coffee Grounds Poised to Power Future for Sustainable Transport, Fashion
Trending: Coffee Grounds Poised to Power Future for Sustainable Transport, Fashion

6 years ago - Your morning cup of java could be good for more than just a caffeine buzz — Shell and Vancouver-based sustainable clothing company LEZÉ the Label are fueling a sustainable future with the help of waste coffee grounds.

Toyota, Shell Place Their Bets on Fuel Cells for the Future
Toyota, Shell Place Their Bets on Fuel Cells for the Future

6 years ago - While electric vehicles have long been identified as a leading solution to reduce emissions and combat climate change, hydrogen fuel cells are still met with significant criticism. The flammability of the element leaves many skeptical about the feasibility of fuel cell vehicles, but for companies such as Toyota and Shell, hydrogen is the future.

Shell Considering Linking Executive Bonuses to GHG Emissions Management
Shell Considering Linking Executive Bonuses to GHG Emissions Management

7 years ago - Coming off a string of apparent strides toward recognizing the benefits of sustainability – including ratifying a shareholder resolution that commits the company to investing in a low-carbon future, earning a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) earlier this year, launching an online tool for low-carbon startups to access financing, and last month

Cisco, Shell Earn Their Places in the DJSI, Others Get the Boot
Cisco, Shell Earn Their Places in the DJSI, Others Get the Boot

7 years ago - It’s that time of year again: S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) and Sustainability Investing specialist RobecoSAM have announced the results of the annual Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) review.

Shell Launches Digital Tool to ‘Springboard’ … Low-Carbon Startups?
Shell Launches Digital Tool to ‘Springboard’ … Low-Carbon Startups?

7 years ago - Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the low-carbon, clean energy and sustainability sectors can now use a handy interactive online tool to identify funding opportunities most relevant to their sector, development stage and financial requirements. The Access to Finance Navigator was recently launched by none other than energy giant Royal Dutch Shell, building on the company’s existing funding and awards offerings.

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Should the Fossil Fuel Industry Be Taxed to Pay for Climate Damage?
Should the Fossil Fuel Industry Be Taxed to Pay for Climate Damage?

8 years ago - More than 60 environmental leaders and organizations have signed The Carbon Levy Project declaration, calling for a tax on fossil fuel extraction that would help pay for damages caused by climate change. The declaration states that fossil fuel companies are accountable for around 70 percent of present day global warming and should be held accountable for the resulting costs to the countries most affected. Signatories include author Naomi Klein, 350.org’s Bill McKibben, and Greenpeace’s Kumi Naidoo.

How to Implement Social Innovation in Large Organizations
How to Implement Social Innovation in Large Organizations

8 years ago - One the final sessions at SB ’15 London saw Mandar Apte, chemical engineer and program manager of Shell's GameChanger program on social innovation, facilitate an interactive workshop about how to drive social innovation from inside large organisations and how this could empower the employees and create shared value - for business and society.Apte started by demonstrating the power of the relationship economy. He drove home the idea that in this world of open innovation, it is important to build relationships.

Shell CEO Calls for Carbon Pricing; Environmentalists Say Devil Is in the Details
Shell CEO Calls for Carbon Pricing; Environmentalists Say Devil Is in the Details

8 years ago - Royal Dutch Shell PLC CEO Ben van Beurden promoted a carbon-pricing plan at the Oil & Money conference in London on Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal reports that the plan will encourage investment in renewables and favor cleaner-burning natural gas over more carbon-intensive coal.

Shell's $7B Foray Into Arctic Drilling Fails; Environmentalists Rejoice
Shell's $7B Foray Into Arctic Drilling Fails; Environmentalists Rejoice

8 years ago - Royal Dutch Shell announced Monday it has aborted its mission to drill for oil in the Arctic after failing to find enough of it, according to the Associated Press. The move, which darkens the outlook for long-term domestic oil drilling here in the U.S., validates environmental groups such as Greenpeace, which has relentlessly campaigned against the company for years in efforts to prevent what Executive Director Annie Leonard has called “a terrible mistake.”

To Develop Long-Term Sustainability Plans, Look to Oil Companies
To Develop Long-Term Sustainability Plans, Look to Oil Companies

8 years ago - Sustainability conversations are changing. Just look at the National Association for Environmental Management’s (NAEM’s) thorough “Planning for a Sustainable Future” report released this week: EHS and sustainability leaders are quickly solving operational questions of compliance, measurement & metrics, and target-setting. Now, they’re being called to convene organizational leaders in the face of changing climate, consumers, supply chains, and competitors — three forces that challenge the traditional near-term planning processes endemic to businesses. They’re even grappling with reframing corporate business models for people and environmental stewardship.

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Greenpeace Continues Month of Shell Protests with 'Titanic'-Themed Performance
Greenpeace Continues Month of Shell Protests with 'Titanic'-Themed Performance

8 years ago - Greenpeace has begun its latest campaign against Shell, with a month of protests over the oil giant’s plans to drill in the Arctic.

Shell Endorses Shareholder Resolution That 'Boldly Questions Its Own Business Model'
Shell Endorses Shareholder Resolution That 'Boldly Questions Its Own Business Model'

9 years ago - Last week, Royal Dutch Shell’s board of directors ratified a shareholder resolution that commits the oil giant to investing in a low-carbon future. The resolution called for the company to commit to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, invest in renewable energy, scrap bonus systems that are associated with climate-harming activities, and base its business model risk assessment against the widely considered “safe” warming limit of 2ᵒC (as signed by 141 governments at the UN’s Copenhagen Accord).

LEGO Ends 50-Year Partnership with Shell After 6M People Campaign to Save the Arctic
LEGO Ends 50-Year Partnership with Shell After 6M People Campaign to Save the Arctic

9 years ago - Following an extensive multimedia Greenpeace campaign, LEGO published a statement this morning committing to "not renew the co-promotion contract with Shell."

Shell Unveils First Soccer Field Powered by Players' Footsteps
Shell Unveils First Soccer Field Powered by Players' Footsteps

9 years ago - Shell and Brazilian soccer player Pelé this week showcased a first-of-its-kind soccer field capable of capturing kinetic energy created by players' movement and combining it with nearby solar power to generate renewable electricity.Located in the heart of Morro da Mineira, a Rio de Janeiro favela, the soccer field uses 200 high-tech, underground tiles that capture kinetic energy created by the movement of the players. The energy is then stored and combined with the power generated by solar panels next to the field to convert into renewable electricity for the new floodlights, giving everyone in the favela a safe and secure community space at night.

Greenpeace to LEGO: 'Shell Is Bad Company'
Greenpeace to LEGO: 'Shell Is Bad Company'

9 years ago - Greenpeace has launched a campaign urging LEGO to #BlockShell and end its partnership with the oil company, which the NGO contends has been using LEGO’s brand to clean up its image as an Arctic oil driller.

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Shell joins EDF’s Methane Detectors Challenge
Shell joins EDF’s Methane Detectors Challenge

9 years ago - Shell has joined the Environmental Defense Fund’s (EDF) “Methane Detectors Challenge,” a collaborative project between EDF and five other oil and natural gas companies aimed at identifying and bringing to market cutting-edge technologies that could ultimately help reduce methane emissions from oil and natural gas operations.Shell joins Apache Corporation, BG Group, Hess Corporation, Noble Energy and Southwestern Energy as an industry partner in this effort to help catalyze new technologies for enhanced detection of oil and gas emissions.