Corporate Sustainablilty – Page 9 – GBRI
 

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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Irrespective of what Donald Trump believes, big corporate houses plan to carry forward their carbon-reduction schemes and feel that a low-carbon future is good for their businesses and their brands. Tech giants Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft said in response to the executive order signed last week, “Strong clean energy and climate policies, like the Clean Power […]

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The world’s largest beer maker, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) , has committed to shift from fossil fuels completely by 2025. The company is the maker of famous beers like Corona, Budweiser, and Stella Artois. The international beer manufacturer announced that 100% of the its purchased electricity would be from renewable energy sources by 2025. It would roughly […]

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Samsung has announced that it will finally recycle millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that were recalled after some of them exploded due to faulty batteries. The company will refurbish non-problematic components of the Galaxy Note 7, such as the camera and alarms, so they can be used and resold in future phones. For components that […]

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Toyota plans to achieve its environmental targets and reduce carbon emissions drastically by increasing the sale of its fuel-celled vehicles. Toyota Mirai is one such car from the automaker whose sole emission is water vapor. The company has come up with a unique plan to market this zero-emissions car– by installing eco-friendly billboards that literally […]

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