But CEO Jeff Bezos says he considers Amazon’s hardware strategy to be a part of the company’s efforts to reduce its overall carbon footprint.
Imagine a future where a billion people have been lifted to the economic middle class but where, as a result, we’re awash in food, materials and water shortages, supply-chain interruptions, fewer jobs and lower manufacturing output.
Humans today produce 78 million tons of plastic packaging each year. Almost a third of that makes its way into the environment, causing enormous patches of floating refuse in our oceans, for instance, and depositing microplastics on our beaches.
Running throughout the whole September to coincide with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Round Britain Your Way invites anyone to run, swim, walk, cycle or create their own challenge to collectively travel the 2,400 miles around the British coastline.
On March 16, all Cerner associates began working from home in an effort to help slow the spread of Covid-19. As Cerner Chairman and CEO Brent Shafer mentioned in a recent note, we have accomplished some amazing things during that time, even while adjusting to a new work environment.
Governments and companies worldwide are pledging to achieve net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases. What would it take to fulfill that ambition? In a new report, we look at the economic transformation that a transition to net-zero emissions would entail—a transformation that would affect all countries and all sectors of the economy, either directly or indirectly. We estimate the changes in demand, capital spending, costs, and jobs, to 2050, for sectors that produce about 85 percent of overall emissions and assess economic shifts for 69 countries. Each of the six articles highlighted on this page provides a detailed look at aspects of the net-zero transition. The full report, The net-zero transition: What it would cost, what it could bring, as well as a PDF summary, can be downloaded for free here…