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Target Commits to New Climate Goals & 100% Renewable Energy

Target, maintaining the momentum it generated from last week’s announcement that it will source only sustainable cotton by 2020, unveiled more environmental efforts today: the retail giant announced a new climate policy and goals to keep the company moving forward. Show More Summary

Is Going Paperless Penniless for Corporations?

Is going paperless contrary to a business model or is it in line with the message the company hopes to send? A number of factors are at play that this story will explore The post Is Going Paperless Penniless for Corporations? appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Denver Building Owners Could Be Required to Install Green Roofs

Denver building owners of new and existing large buildings may be required to install green roofs if ballot passes The post Denver Building Owners Could Be Required to Install Green Roofs appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Eric Dominguez, Facilities/Engineering/Sustainability – Caesars Entertainment

Eric Dominguez shares what Caesars is doing once the low-hanging fruit has been plucked The post Eric Dominguez, Facilities/Engineering/Sustainability – Caesars Entertainment appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Small Biz: Join the Sustainable Revolution with Recycling Programs

By joining forces, small businesses that lack economies of scale for recycling programs can amass significant “purchasing power" that can be equal to that of The post Small Biz: Join the Sustainable Revolution with Recycling Programs appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Why Top-Down Support of Environmental Initiatives Is Key: Case in Point from U. of AZ

The University of Arizona launched a commitment to environmental programs in 2007 and established an Office of Sustainability in 2010, but by 2015, the initiatives had lost their vigor. Blame has been placed squarely on The post Why Top-Down Support of Environmental Initiatives Is Key: Case in Point from U. of AZ appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Target Joins Ranks of Retailers Sourcing Sustainable Cotton – But What Does That Really Mean?

Target announced that by 2020, it will source 100% of its cotton from sustainable sources for use in apparel, home products and other goods. One big problem? No global standard exists for The post Target Joins Ranks of Retailers Sourcing Sustainable Cotton – But What Does That Really Mean? appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Trends this Week: Retail Giants and Investors Talk Risk and Supply Chains

Retailers, manufacturers, and investors, oh my.... Exploring who did what this week The post Trends this Week: Retail Giants and Investors Talk Risk and Supply Chains appeared first on Environmental Leader.

P&G to Expand Beach Plastics Pilot Program

P&G announced that by end of 2018, in Europe, more than half a billion bottles per year will include up to 25% post-consumer recycled plastic, including beach plastic. This represents more than 90% of all the The post P&G to Expand Beach Plastics Pilot Program appeared first on Environmental Leader.

SMBs, Sort of Optimistic, Worry US Sustainable Practices Remain ‘In Jeopardy’

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) fear that sustainable practices in the US are in jeopardy - but are still "cautiously optimistic" about The post SMBs, Sort of Optimistic, Worry US Sustainable Practices Remain ‘In Jeopardy’ appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Carbon Pricing Protects against Regulatory Changes, Encourages Investors: CDP Study

As investors encourage companies to provide information on environmental risk, the number of companies that are doing so is rising. In fact, almost 1,400 major multinational companies are using The post Carbon Pricing Protects against Regulatory Changes, Encourages Investors: CDP Study appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Walmart Speeds Perishables through the Supply Chain, Builds Trust via Freshness

Walmart has been working with suppliers to move perishables through the supply chain more quickly, which will reduce spoilage and ensure The post Walmart Speeds Perishables through the Supply Chain, Builds Trust via Freshness appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Farmers Must Get from Farm to Fork Faster; IoT Will Facilitate

With pressure on land and food resources set to increase, the Internet of Things (IoT) will play an increasingly important role in helping the sustainable agriculture sector become more efficient and productive. In fact, The post Farmers Must Get from Farm to Fork Faster; IoT Will Facilitate appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Risk Reporting & Global ESG Framework Critical for Investor Interest

Investors say their assessment of a company's environmental, social and governance (ESG) profiles have evolved from a simple measure of corporate responsibility to a key driver of an investor's decision-making, a report finds. The post Risk Reporting & Global ESG Framework Critical for Investor Interest appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Supreme Court to Let Stand Coal Executive’s Conviction on Violating Safety Standards

The United States Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from a convicted coal baron Don Blankenship, who served a year in prison for violating mine safety standards. Coal groups had expressed their concerns over zealous prosecutionsShow More Summary

ETQ Interview

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McCormick Sources Sustainably for Spices and Seasonings

Spices and seasoning manufacturer McCormick and Company announced its commitment to 100% sustainable sourcing of its ingredients by 2025. The company is the latest The post McCormick Sources Sustainably for Spices and Seasonings appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Trump Administration Wants to Repeal – Not Replace – Clean Power Plan

The Trump administration now says that it wants to repeal the Obama administration's prized environmental policy: the Clean Power Plan, which mandates 32% cuts in CO2 emissions by 2030. The post Trump Administration Wants to Repeal – Not Replace – Clean Power Plan appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Carol Dollard, Energy Engineer – Colorado State University

Carol Dollard, energy engineer and president of the Sustainability Committee at Colorado State University, shares challenges, solutions and successes. The post Carol Dollard, Energy Engineer – Colorado State University appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Program Celebrates Superstars in the Environmental Space: One More Week to Nominate

Program celebrates the environmental leaders that are shaking up the industry with innovation and dedication. Nominate through Oct. 15. The post Program Celebrates Superstars in the Environmental Space: One More Week to Nominate appeared first on Environmental Leader.

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