Within the next two years, Ikea will remove all single-use plastic from its product range and restaurants as part of its latest sustainability plan.The…
How to make Earth more sustainable? Lynelle Cameron, sustainability VP at Autodesk, says people should embrace the circular economy, in which items are remade and reused rather than thrown away.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) on Tuesday said it is establishing a new investment group with some USD 18 billion (EUR 15.1bn) in assets, which will focus on sustainable energy investments, including renewables.
The new entity, dubbed Sustainable Energy Group (SEG), will combine the Canadian fund’s Energy & Resources (E&R) and Power & Renewables (P&R) groups and will operate in the renewables, conventional energy and new technology segments.
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Tuesday heard leaders from across the battery spectrum call for U.S. action on the growing demand for advanced batteries to power the transportation technologies of the future. The hearing witnesses also outlined measures that can help ensure the sustainable economic growth of an American battery-powered future, including conservation of limited resources and advanced battery recycling.
Adam Muellerweiss, President of the Responsible Battery Coalition and Chief Sustainability Officer of Clarios, stressed in his written and verbal testimony the need to “create a sustainable, domestic battery economy to decrease emissions, reduce our reliance on foreign supply chains, and increase manufacturing in the United States,” and urged Congress to embrace a lifecycle approach that creates opportunities for domestic job creation.
He also shared important details about the Responsible Battery Coalition’s development of ‘Green Principles,’ an effort to help guide environmentally responsible EV battery manufacturing, use and end-of-life management through its research partnership with University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability.
There’s nothing like the thrill of getting something you ordered online in the mail. Many e-commerce packages are sent in materials that are harmful to the environment, but a new wave of companies is setting out to create more sustainable packaging solutions.