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Conveyor Belt to Energy Savings: an adidas Case Study

After EDF Climate Corps fellow Eric Shrag investigated energy efficiency opportunities in The adidas Group's distribution facilities, the company created a set of guidelines for new distribution center construction. This case study dives into that process.While every distribution center is different Read More...

Top-down AND bottom-up: How companies can use multiple approaches to improve energy management

Companies today employ a wide array of energy reduction strategies, including energy efficiency, renewable energy and the utilization of data management systems. But how can companies simultaneously improve these distinct facets of energy management and ultimately scale them? Increasingly, companies Read More...

Storytelling for sustainability: It's time for corporate leaders to gather 'round the campfire

The term 'greenwashing' might be officially outdated. In 2016, the number of companies making unmerited PR splashes over sustainability is far outweighed by those who are taking significant strides forward and not talking about it. When faced with the science of climate change and transparency into Read More...

Putting the pieces together: Building an energy management program to drive value

Clean energy is a hot topic of conversation (at least in the geeky circles that I run in). The business association Advanced Energy Economy just released a study announcing that the advanced energy industry, including distributed generation, demand management services and technologies, biofuels Read More...

Best Buy, Tesla, PepsiCo among 100+ organizations to host EDF Climate Corps fellows

More than 100 organizations across the U.S. are about to receive some summer help in accelerating their energy efficiency and clean energy projects. In its ninth year, the Environmental Defense Fund's Climate Corps program is placing 127 fellows into more than 100 organizati Read More...

Four corporate sustainability trends all business leaders should be watching in 2018

Today marks my one-year anniversary of joining EDF Climate Corps, where I’ve spent the last 12 months helping companies think through the strategies for meeting – or setting – their climate goals. What I’ve learned in this short time is that companies are going beyond the &ld Read More...

You’ve set your sustainability goals. Now what?

I’ve never run a marathon, but I imagine it would be a very praise-worthy experience.First, you sign up, feeling that initial rush of “wow, I’m actually doing this” adrenaline. That's followed by everyone's favorite part: telling people. You’re instantly flooded with re Read More...

Revisiting 4 corporate sustainability trends all business leaders should be watching in 2018

Earlier this year, I identified 4 corporate sustainability trends that all business leaders should be watching in 2018. Those trends were: growth in companies setting Science-Based Targets, greater attention towards reducing supply chain emissions, tech and internet companies stepping up on sustaina Read More...

Hershey aims to cut the carbon footprint of its chocolate with new Science-Based Target commitment

One of the world’s top chocolate companies shared new plans for reducing its impact on the planet – including committing to set Science-Based Targets. But what sets Hershey apart from its peers is not this commitment. It’s the journey behind how it got here.Leading up to Hershey's Read More...

The secret behind Iron Mountain’s long-term strategy for setting a Science-Based Target? A phase-based approach.

Recently, Iron Mountain publicly shared its approved Science-Based Target (SBT) after committing to the SBT initiative in June of last year.Setting SBTs has transitioned from a trend to an industry best practice. Last April, 250 companies committed to set or received approval for a SBT. That number Read More...

Top 3 corporate sustainability trends all business leaders should be watching in 2019

Last year, I identified the top corporate sustainability trends of 2018. Six months later, I revisited those trends and shared company-specific examples that pointed to their growing traction. I decided to repeat this process again for this year. But, before I share the top trends for Read More...

Activist CEOs: A new reality for corporate America

The days when business leaders could dodge social or political issues are coming to an end. CEO engagement on issues such as health care, sexual harassment, gun control, and immigration have been steadily on the rise.In a U.S. House committee meeting a few weeks ago, lawmakers “grilled [bank] Read More...

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