Corporate Sustainablilty – Page 7 – GBRI
 

GAC Motor, one of China’s leading automakers, will be constructing a one-of-its-kind $6.5 billion electric vehicle park where it will be manufacturing self-driving and electric cars. The Guangzhou Automobile Intelligent Industrial Park will sprawl across almost two square miles and will be employing around 20,000 people. At the park, a new electric car plant, which might be ready […]

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Tesla’s founder Elon Musk announced on Twitter that company’s solar tiles shall be available for order now. These solar roofs are meant to replace the traditional solar panels and will power your home with clean solar energy. The product is a cornerstone of Musk’s strategy of selling a fossil-fuel-free lifestyle to consumers with electric cars, […]

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European fashion retailer C&A has debuted its line of ‘C2C Certified’ (Cradle-to-Cradle certified) T-shirts, which the company says are made of 100% organic cotton, produced using only chemicals that are designed for safe cycling as biological nutrients, and manufactured in a socially and environmentally responsible way. The clothing line will be available for consumers beginning in […]

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Two multinational giants- Coca Cola and Amazon are leading the way in sustainable packaging. According to Packaging Digest, Coke’s bio-based PlantBottle, 100% bio-based recyclable container, is leading the buzz. Coke’s sustainable packaging lead, Sarah Dearman said sourcing plays a key role in the company’s new sustainable packaging strategy and advancements in PlantBottle packaging. She also told that the company […]

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No matter what the climate change deniers say, nearly half of the companies in the Fortune 500 list have set at least one environment-friendly, clean energy target to achieve. More and more companies are taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint by limiting emissions and increasing the use of renewables. Accompanying this growth is rising […]

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Tesla’s Powerwall home batteries just got some tough competition! Another automaker giant, Mercedes Benz, has launched its own home energy storage units in the U.K. Designed to store energy generated by home solar systems and wind turbines, each Mercedes-Benz battery pack holds 2.5 kWh, and can be combined with up to seven other packs to create […]

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Tesla is all set to release Model 3 in a few months but at present, the American automaker is making headlines with the announcement of doubling its Supercharger network to 10,000 chargers globally by the end of 2017. It has already installed 5,000 chargers at the beginning of the year. The Destination charging connectors, which […]

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Famous sportswear giant Adidas has set an example of environment friendliness by introducing new variations of its shoes- UltraBOOST, UltraBOOST X and UltraBOOST Uncaged- all manufactured from marine plastic debris. The new models reuse an average of 11 plastic bottles per pair on laces, heel webbing, heel lining and sock liner covers. The uppers of the […]

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Tech giant Apple has always supported sustainability and the latest announcement from the company is a proof of that. On Thursday, Apple announced that in near future, it will manufacture all its devices from recycled materials and also end its “reliance” on mining. The report issued by the company read: “Traditional supply chains are linear. Materials […]

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In true spirit of the Earth Month, The Kroger Co. has launched an ambitious program- ‘Sustainability Lives Here’- involving events and customer engagement to help highlight easy, earth-friendly and sustainable living practices.  The program aligns with Kroger’s corporate sustainability focus, which includes a goal of zero waste designation by 2020. Along with this campaign, Kroger is […]

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