Corporate Sustainablilty – Page 7 – GBRI
 

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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Leading transportation network company Uber has launched a new environmental initiative under which it plans to introduce more electric cars to its fleet. The company plans to start with the city of Portland, Oregon. Uber Electric is a partnership between Uber, Drive Oregon, Black Parent Initiative, Cynergy E-Bikes, and the electric vehicle industry. The program will […]

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Department store retailer Target has announced that it will gradually phase out the use of polystyrene foam packing for packaging and shipping their products. ‘As You Sow’, a nonprofit organization that promotes corporate sustainability, asked Target to “assess the reputational, financial and operational risks associated with continued use of foam packing materials and a timeline to phase […]

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Recognizing its environmental accomplishments, Citi Tower, Hong Kong was awarded LEED Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED is the highest internationally-recognized rating a building can earn from the authoritative certification body in green building practices. This is the latest Citi-owned building to win the prestigious award. Citi Tower is on the waterfront of Kwun Tong, […]

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