Carbon neutrality

Nestlé Waters North America Announces its ReadyRefresh® by Nestlé® Delivery Service Achieves Carbon Neutrality

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 5:45pm

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestl Waters North America Inc. (NWNA) today announced that its ReadyRefresh by Nestl direct-to-consumer beverage delivery service has achieved carbon neutrality and earned the CarbonNeutral company certification for the year 2020 in accordance with The CarbonNeutral Protocol , a global standard for carbon neutral programs.

Key Points: 
  • STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestl Waters North America Inc. (NWNA) today announced that its ReadyRefresh by Nestl direct-to-consumer beverage delivery service has achieved carbon neutrality and earned the CarbonNeutral company certification for the year 2020 in accordance with The CarbonNeutral Protocol , a global standard for carbon neutral programs.
  • ReadyRefresh provides convenient access to a variety of leading healthy beverage brands with an easy-to-shop website and flexible delivery options in the U.S.
  • Route optimization: ReadyRefresh has implemented dynamic routing to meet evolving customer needs.
  • ReadyRefresh is exploring options to expand its use of renewable electricity to its 11 branches in Florida and Pennsylvania in 2020.

Net Zero Carbon Emissions (Audit)

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 1:00pm

Latest news on the Net Zero Carbon Emissions (Audit) Bill 2019-20

Key Points: 
  • Latest news on the Net Zero Carbon Emissions (Audit) Bill 2019-20

    The next stage for this Bill, Second reading, is scheduled to take placeon Friday 12 June 2020.

  • This is a Private Members'Billand waspresented to Parliament on Monday 10 February 2020.
  • If the text of the Bill is not yet available, please contact its sponsor, Sir Christopher Chope MP, for more information.
  • Summary of the Net Zero Carbon Emissions (Audit) Bill 2019-20

    A Bill to make provision for an independent audit of the costs and benefits of meeting the requirement under the Climate Change Act 2008 for net United Kingdom carbon emissions to be zero by 2050; and for connected purposes.

AEO Inc. Reaffirms Commitment to Sustainability

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) today announced its ongoing commitment to sustainability, reaffirming the companys goal to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Key Points: 
  • American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) today announced its ongoing commitment to sustainability, reaffirming the companys goal to be carbon neutral by 2030.
  • At AEO we believe in turning our commitment to sustainability into action for our customers, our associates and all of our stakeholders, commented Jay Schottenstein, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
  • In 2019, AEO unveiled a comprehensive plan to be carbon neutral by 2030 with a commitment to water reduction, energy reduction and the use of more sustainable raw materials.
  • AEOs commitment to sustainability is ongoing and the company will continue to:
    Work together as an industry leader to build partnerships in order to contribute to broad changes within garment manufacturing.

EY announces commitment to be carbon neutral by end of 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 2:00pm

LONDON, Jan. 30,2020 /PRNewswire/ --EY today announces plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2020, by both reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Jan. 30,2020 /PRNewswire/ --EY today announces plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2020, by both reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions.
  • The commitment reflects the EY focus toward becoming a more sustainable organization by improving environmental performance and driving long-term, sustainable growth.
  • It will also purchase carbon credits to offset the EY carbon footprint and invest in projects that reduce carbon emissions or remove carbon from the atmosphere, for example reforestation projects.
  • Carmine Di Sibio, EY Global Chairman and CEO, says:
    "Protecting the planet for future generations is an important issue for EY people and becoming carbon neutral this year is a real step forward on the EY sustainability journey.

EY announces commitment to be carbon neutral by end of 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:00am

LONDON, Jan. 30,2020 /PRNewswire/ --EY today announces plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2020, by both reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Jan. 30,2020 /PRNewswire/ --EY today announces plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2020, by both reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions.
  • The commitment reflects the EY focus toward becoming a more sustainable organization by improving environmental performance and driving long-term, sustainable growth.
  • It will also purchase carbon credits to offset the EY carbon footprint and invest in projects that reduce carbon emissions or remove carbon from the atmosphere, for example reforestation projects.
  • Carmine Di Sibio, EY Global Chairman and CEO, says:
    "Protecting the planet for future generations is an important issue for EY people and becoming carbon neutral this year is a real step forward on the EY sustainability journey.

DGAP-News: LOOPShare Announces Licencing Agreement with Greenlines Technology for Carbon Offset Production and Monetization

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 2:11pm

The partnership will entail the integration of LOOPShare's electric scooter telematics and digital dashboard platform, with the proprietary Greenlines Carbon Engine process.

Key Points: 
  • The partnership will entail the integration of LOOPShare's electric scooter telematics and digital dashboard platform, with the proprietary Greenlines Carbon Engine process.
  • The Carbon Engine will allow LOOPShare to capture and sell the carbon reductions generated by the users of its fleet of electric scooters by developing an offset project.
  • With the integration of the Greenlines Carbon Engine, every kilometre travelled on a LOOPShare electric scooter will be converted into a carbon offset.
  • The offset project will allow LOOPShare to convert carbon reductions into revenues for LOOPShare and help the fight against climate change.

SAP Joins CEO Carbon Neutral Challenge

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 8:00am

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced it is joining the CEO Carbon Neutral Challenge issued by Gucci President and CEO Marco Bizzarri pledging to support global business in the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Key Points: 
  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced it is joining the CEO Carbon Neutral Challenge issued by Gucci President and CEO Marco Bizzarri pledging to support global business in the transition to a low-carbon economy.
  • The CEO Carbon Neutral Challenge underscores the need for companies to take urgent action and implement a 360 climate strategy to create positive outcomes.
  • "I applaud SAP's commitment to join the CEO Carbon Neutral Challenge.
  • SAP joins Gucci, The RealReal and Lavazza Group in the CEO Carbon Neutral Challenge issued by Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri.

Bank of America Achieves Carbon Neutrality

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 10:29am

Bank of America announced today that it has met its carbon neutrality goal a year ahead of schedule, pending third-party verification.

Key Points: 
  • Bank of America announced today that it has met its carbon neutrality goal a year ahead of schedule, pending third-party verification.
  • We are delivering responsible growth by focusing on serving our clients, investing in our teammates, supporting the communities where we operate AND by addressing important societal priorities, said Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America.
  • Being carbon neutral is core to our $300 billion, 10-year environmental business initiative that is helping finance the transition to a low-carbon future.
  • At Bank of America, were guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better, through the power of every connection.

Verizon reaffirms commitment to be carbon neutral by 2035

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 11:00am

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon CEO, Hans Vestberg, today asserted that climate risk is business risk, as he reaffirmed Verizons commitment to taking steps toward its goal to be carbon neutral in its operations by 2035.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon CEO, Hans Vestberg, today asserted that climate risk is business risk, as he reaffirmed Verizons commitment to taking steps toward its goal to be carbon neutral in its operations by 2035.
  • Verizon's commitment to become carbon neutral demonstrates one way the private sector can address risks posed by climate change.
  • Verizon plans to achieve this goal through a combination of reducing emissions and investing in renewable energy and carbon offsets.
  • Additionally, Verizon has pledged to set a Science-Based emissions reduction Target (SBT) by September 2021 to further its commitment to emissions reductions in line with the Paris Agreement.

Microsoft announces it will be carbon negative by 2030

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 5:30pm

By 2030 Microsoft will be carbon negative, and by 2050 Microsoft will remove from the environment all the carbon the company has emitted either directly or by electrical consumption since it was founded in 1975.

Key Points: 
  • By 2030 Microsoft will be carbon negative, and by 2050 Microsoft will remove from the environment all the carbon the company has emitted either directly or by electrical consumption since it was founded in 1975.
  • That's why today we are announcing an ambitious goal and a new plan to reduce and ultimately remove Microsoft's carbon footprint," said Microsoft President Brad Smith.
  • "By 2030 Microsoft will be carbon negative, and by 2050 Microsoft will remove from the environment all the carbon the company has emitted either directly or by electrical consumption since it was founded in 1975."
  • The Official Microsoft Blog has more information about the company's bold goal and detailed plan to remove its carbon footprint: https://blogs.microsoft.com/?p=52558785 .