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Carbon Footprint Measurement and Challenges: A Case Study
Carbon Footprint Measurement and Challenges: A Case Study

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Cuningham was commissioned to estimate GHG emissions for a company with $6.6B in annual sales and operations in 14 states, with 305 locations comprising more than 4M square feet. Companies’ real work begins when their GHGs are known and they can decide how to respond to newfound knowledge about their impacts.

Microgrids Could Be a Secret Weapon in the Corporate Race Towards Net Zero
Microgrids Could Be a Secret Weapon in the Corporate Race Towards Net Zero

CLEANTECH - Reining in energy emissions is top of mind for companies; so having more control of how, where and when energy is produced makes good business sense. Here, Shell Energy’s Matt Baker explains why microgrids are an increasingly popular solution.

Trending: Baby Steps on Eliminating Transport Emissions Still Leave Big Carbon Footprint
Trending: Baby Steps on Eliminating Transport Emissions Still Leave Big Carbon Footprint

WALKING THE TALK - Wednesday was Transport Day at COP26; and promising corporate and government pledges came together from airlines, automakers and the shipping industry. But the question remains: Are we doing enough, fast enough?

Water and Climate: The Business Imperative to Change Behavior
Water and Climate: The Business Imperative to Change Behavior

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - While it can feel overwhelming to see how much our actions impact the Earth, we still have a small window of opportunity. And by changing how we consume, store and distribute water, the water sector alone could eliminate 10% of global GHG emissions.

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From Silicon Valley to Rural Africa: Boosting Energy Access with the D-REC Initiative
From Silicon Valley to Rural Africa: Boosting Energy Access with the D-REC Initiative

CLEANTECH - The potential for D-RECs as an instrument for transformative change is limited only by the corporate appetite for renewables, which at this point sees no signs of waning. While the infrastructure is currently being built and finalized, the chance to funnel investments is just around the corner.

How Kao Is Creating a More Sustainable, Beautiful, ‘Kirei’ Life for All
How Kao Is Creating a More Sustainable, Beautiful, ‘Kirei’ Life for All

WALKING THE TALK - Through its Kirei Lifestyle Plan, Kao aims to empower at least 1 billion people to live more gently and sustainably by 2030. We caught up with Kao’s Dave Muenz to hear about the company’s progress toward its goals; and how the pandemic has both impacted, but also provided opportunities for, progress on sustainability.

Scope 3: The Holy Grail of Walking Our Climate Talk
Scope 3: The Holy Grail of Walking Our Climate Talk

SUPPLY CHAIN - Managing these external emissions is hard, as they often lie outside of a company’s direct control. How do you get a supplier to change its practices? How do we capture these emissions data points? How do we assess the data quality?

Polestar’s Latest LCA Report Shows New Potential for EV Industry Transparency
Polestar’s Latest LCA Report Shows New Potential for EV Industry Transparency

MARKETING AND COMMS - The Swedish EV maker finds vast differences in CO2e throughout the life of its vehicles, depending on the source of the charging energy.

Tau Index Provides Glimpse Into Nations Poised to Lead in Sustainability, Thanks to ICT
Tau Index Provides Glimpse Into Nations Poised to Lead in Sustainability, Thanks to ICT

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The Index ranks 144 countries based on their ICT infrastructures and ecosystems, including how well they are utilizing ICT to create more sustainable economies. For Tau Institute founder Roger Strukhoff, what sets the nations that will succeed apart is “a certain willingness to think beyond their front door.”

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P&G Becomes Latest Multinational to Accelerate Climate-Action Plans
P&G Becomes Latest Multinational to Accelerate Climate-Action Plans

COLLABORATION - The consumer goods giant has shared a new Climate Transition Action Plan, new science-based targets and a goal of net-zero emissions — Scope 1-3 — by 2040.

Getting to Net-Zero Buildings Helps the Climate — and the Bottom Line
Getting to Net-Zero Buildings Helps the Climate — and the Bottom Line

CLEANTECH - Though it will involve substantive changes, the move to net zero is not something companies should dread — and they lose money to inefficient systems every day they wait.

Jackson Family Wines to Transform Wine Industry Into One That’s ‘Rooted for Good’
Jackson Family Wines to Transform Wine Industry Into One That’s ‘Rooted for Good’

WALKING THE TALK - A livable world will be determined by the choices humanity makes during this 'decade of action.' JFW is taking point to fundamentally shift how the wine industry future-proofs itself and does business for good.

This Spanish Water Utility Is Turning Orange Waste Into Green Power
This Spanish Water Utility Is Turning Orange Waste Into Green Power

WASTE NOT - Emasesa saw an opportunity to treat the 5.7M kilos of oranges littering the streets of Seville each year not as food waste, but as a powerful circular solution.

Porsche, Tesla Partner with Materials Suppliers to Increase Sustainability of EV Batteries
Porsche, Tesla Partner with Materials Suppliers to Increase Sustainability of EV Batteries

SUPPLY CHAIN - BHP will now supply some of the world’s lowest-carbon nickel to Tesla, while BASF will supply Porsche with high-energy cathode active materials and recycle battery-production waste to close the loop.

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The Urban Sun: A Light at the End of the COVID Tunnel?
The Urban Sun: A Light at the End of the COVID Tunnel?

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Combining art, creativity, architecture and science, Daan Roosegaarde and his team of designers, experts and scientists have found a radical way to clean public spaces of coronavirus — with light.

All Porsche Parts Will Now Be Made with Renewable Energy
All Porsche Parts Will Now Be Made with Renewable Energy

SUPPLY CHAIN - Porsche has announced it is taking further steps to achieve its sustainability goals: The high-performance car maker is calling for its roughly 1,300 series suppliers to use exclusively renewable energy in the manufacture of Porsche components, starting this month.

MGM’s Mega Solar Array Now Powering 13 LV Strip Resorts
MGM’s Mega Solar Array Now Powering 13 LV Strip Resorts

CLEANTECH - The new mega solar array is the hospitality industry's largest directly sourced renewable electricity project worldwide. MGM Resorts aims to source 100% renewable electricity in US and 80% globally by 2030.

GM Launches $60B 'Equitable Climate Action' Plan
GM Launches $60B 'Equitable Climate Action' Plan

THE NEXT ECONOMY - A new, $25 billion climate-equity-focused philanthropic fund will complement GM's $35 billion investment in EV and AV programs globally through 2025.

Vermont Family Farm Raises a Crop of Energy and Teaches Us a Lesson
Vermont Family Farm Raises a Crop of Energy and Teaches Us a Lesson

CLEANTECH - The anaerobic digester at Goodrich Farm turns cow manure and food waste into carbon-negative, renewable natural gas that benefits much more than the farm. And the family’s journey is highly replicable.

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Perspectives from the Food Waste Trenches
Perspectives from the Food Waste Trenches

WASTE NOT - Food waste is catalyzing everyone in the food, waste and recycling industries to create new solutions and best practices to convert a negative into value for the environment and for business. Here are insights from some food industry leaders about efforts to reduce waste first, then recycle what cannot be eliminated.

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