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L'Oreal reports 56% decline in carbon emissions, 26% increase in production

Global cosmetics company L'Oreal claims it has reduced its carbon emissions by 56% from a 2005 baseline, while increasing production by 26% over the same period. In its 2015 sustainability report, L'Oreal said the figures are proof that the company has decoupled its emissions from its Read More...

Wal-Mart, toward 100% renewable goal, hits 25% in fiscal 2016

Toward it's goal of being supplied by 100% renewable energy, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said in its 2016 Global Responsibility Report that it was 25% of the way there.   Offering a status update on a number of previously outlined energy goals, the massive retail company said it has installe Read More...

Through credits, retailer H&M sourced 78% of electricity from renewables in 2015

Multinational retail clothing company H&M increased the amount of renewable energy used to power its stores, offices and warehouses globally to 78% in 2015 from 27% in 2014. The company, which is a member of the RE100 initiative, said in its 2015 sustainability report that&nb Read More...

Lockheed Martin reports 18% reduction in energy use, plans more onsite renewables

Towards a corporate goal to develop business cases for onsite renewable energy generation at each of its business segments, Lockheed Martin said it has completed 10, four of which had received capital funding as of year-end 2015.The aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies co Read More...

Nike targets 100% renewables by 2025, aligns carbon reduction goals with Paris agreement

An avenue toward meeting its carbon reduction goals, Nike Inc. has joined an ever-growing list of corporations striving to power its operations with 100% renewable energy.Layered into broader sustainability goals outlined in Nike's Sustainable Business Report for fiscal year 2014/2015, the Read More...

GM moves into wind power on path to 125 MW renewable target by 2020

General Motors Co., which had a banner year for solar additions in 2015, is moving into wind power generation in 2016 with the execution of a power purchase agreement that will help power three of its facilities in Mexico and one in Texas. At GM's assembly plant in Arlington, Tex Read More...

Kimco Realty reports 15% energy use reduction, continued progress with rooftop solar

Amid continuing efforts toward energy use reductions, real estate giant Kimco Realty recently reported a 15% reduction in same-site energy consumption at properties within its operational control since 2011. In a news release aligned with the release of Kimco's corporate responsibility rep Read More...

Coal-heavy NRG Energy looks to cut carbon emissions 90% by 2050

NRG Energy, one of largest owners of coal-fired power generation in the country, recently affirmed plans to reduce its carbon emissions over the coming decades: the power company's goal is to cut CO2 and CO2 equivalent emissions 50% by 2030 and 90% by 2050 from a 2014 baseline.The targets are higher Read More...

Bank of America deployed $14.5B in renewable energy, efficiency projects in 2015

Bank of America Corp. reported that it provided $14.5 billion in financing for renewable energy, energy efficiency and other sustainable projects in 2015, and continues to reduce greenhouse gas emissions within its own operations. Examples of Bank of America's renewable energy&nb Read More...

Ford reports 2.4% cut in CO2 emissions per vehicle, targets 30% reduction by 2025

Ford Motor Co. reduced carbon emissions from its global operations by 2.4% per vehicle produced in 2014 compared to 2013, according to the automobile manufacturer's recent sustainability report. As the automobile manufacturer's activities relate directly climate change — gl Read More...

Amid 3-pronged approach to climate change, Dell reports 16% emissions reductions YOY

While highlighting its efforts in renewable energy sourcing, energy efficiency, and making reductions to the energy intensity of its products, Dell Inc. recently reported a 16% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from its facilities and logistics from a year ago. On the renewable energy Read More...

Report: 81% of S&P 500 companies published sustainability reports in 2015

Testament to the rise of corporate sustainability as a key focus area within U.S. businesses, a new report found that 81% of S&P 500 Index-listed companies published sustainability or responsibility reports in 2015.  The number marks a significant increase from 2011, when jus Read More...

HP targets 40% renewable energy by 2020 on path toward 100%

HP Inc. has announced a series of new sustainability commitments, including a pledge to power its global operations entirely with renewable energy. On its way toward a goal of using 100% renewable energy, HP said it is targeting 40% by 2020 in the interim. The technology company also Read More...

Dow Chemical hits snag in energy intensity reduction, plunges forward in renewables

Dow Chemical Co. fell far short of its targeted reduction of energy intensity in 2015, but continues to plow forward with an aggressive renewable energy sourcing strategy, the company revealed in its new sustainability report. The multinational chemical corporation reported a 1.2% reductio Read More...

AIG boasts energy efficiency efforts, sustainability work with suppliers, in citizenship report

The American International Group Inc. on July 21 released its 2015 global citizenship report, outlining its plans to address climate change through investments in renewable energy and its own energy efficiency. In the report's opening letter, AIG President and CEO Peter Read More...

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