Not only do we have to stop deforestation, we also have to plant trees, billions of them, in the cities, in the countryside… What if companies land not only a hand, but thousands of them ?
During the Climate summit in New York in September something really big occured as large companies such as Cargill, Kellogg’s and Unilever signed the New York Declaration on Forests.
As Al Gore pointed out on Twitter, both the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China unveiled huge efforts to curb greenhouse gases emissions on the same week, or rather on two consecutive days. About the US, Climate Progress has this to say : ” On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new regulations to… Continue reading China and USA unveil drastic actions on climate
Little by little, Big Business understands that climate change has to be addressed. The last example is Microsoft as it is willing to become carbon neutral as early as July 1st, 2012. As Kevin Turner, Microsoft’s COO, noted : ( Microsoft wants ) ” to infuse carbon awareness into every part of our business. To… Continue reading Microsoft to become carbon neutral
According to the WWF : ” WWF and Lafarge, the world’s largest cement maker, today agreed to continue working together to further reduce the company’s greenhouse gas emissions and to help build hundreds of energy-efficient buildings. ” ” (…) The company has been a member of WWF’s Climate Savers Programme since 2001 and has already… Continue reading Lafarge pursues its sustainability commitment
Representatives of Big Business are acknowledging that business as usual scenarios are no more congruent to today’s world and that sustainability has to be at the core of their actions. The latest example of that is Unilever. The consumer goods giant is willing to help a billion people improve their health and well-being ; halve… Continue reading Unilever presents bold sustainability plan