Le Lézard

News by subject: ESG

2 november 2021

05:00
Following its commitment to help 30,000 UK small businesses make climate pledges earlier this year, Intuit Inc. , the global technology platform that makes TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint and Credit Karma, has today launched its Intuit Climate Action...

05:00
A collaboration of global leaders in digital storage, sustainability, and blockchain today announced the creation of the Circular Drive Initiative (CDI), a joint effort designed to reduce e-waste by promoting and enabling the secure reuse of storage...

04:00
Panoramix (Providing risk assessments of complex real-life mixtures for the protection of European citizens and the environment), a 4-year project led by the Technical University of Denmark, focuses on innovative ways for quantifying the risk...

04:00
On the heels of launching its PlanBeyondSM 2.0 approach designed to propel the integration of sustainability throughout operations and client solutions in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Jacobs announces the...


1 november 2021

19:44
Hawaiian Airlines today appointed Alanna James as its managing director of sustainability initiatives. In this new role, James will lead Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) programs across Hawai'i's largest and longest-serving airline,...

16:53
This summer, Climate Proof Canada sent a clear message to government: Yes, we need a strong offence against climate change and we must cut carbon emissions. But, we cannot ignore defence any longer. That means acting with urgency to defend lives,...

16:30
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) today issued the following statement following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's speech at the COP26 summit in Glasgow: "Canadian manufacturers are committed to creating a clean and healthy environment for all...

15:00
Today, Bank of America announced a multi-year, $10 million commitment to Charlotte-based Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU), one of the leading private liberal arts Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the South. Bank of America's pledge...

14:35
Subaru of America, Inc. and its retailers in California, and now with the support of Idaho, Oregon and Washington retailers, are proud to announce they will replant one million trees by 2022 in forests devastated by wildfire. In partnership with the...

12:01
Matson, Inc. , a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, has published new long-term environmental goals in a Sustainability Report 2020 Supplement that commit the company to reducing fleet greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40 percent by 2030, and...

11:27
Garden of Life®, the leader in vitamins and supplements made from clean, traceable, organic and non-GMO ingredients, today announced the company and its products are certified carbon neutral by Carbonfund.org Foundation. It is one of the first major...

11:05
Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that the automaker and more than 600 participating retailers will once again donate 50,000 blankets to homeless shelters nationwide. When combined with last year's donation of 50,000 blankets, Subaru and its...

09:40
Low-carbon nickel produced by Vale on Canada's east coast is poised to power the next generation of battery electric vehicles across North America and Europe. Vale today announced that Intertek Group Plc, a leading assurance, inspection, product...

09:00
Switch, Inc. , ("Switch"), the exascale technology infrastructure corporation, today announced that it has been recognized for the third year in a row by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) National Top 100 List of the largest green...

09:00
J.P. Morgan Private Bank and Tideline today published a case study on the Global Impact Fund ("GIF" or "the Fund"), a pioneering impact investing fund-of-funds, and introduced the Fund's new Impact Assessment and Contribution Tool (IMPACT) that is...

09:00
As a company focused on becoming people and planet positive, IKEA U.S. will be celebrating Green Friday all month long, starting with the national launch of its Buy Back & Resell service in 33 stores across the U.S. from November 1 ? December 5,...

09:00
Lennox International Inc. (LII) today announced a formal commitment to set science-based targets on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). In joining with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) alongside a global coalition of...

08:41
Culture is something we hear organizations talk about often. They want to foster one; they want to improve theirs; they want to build on a culture that's working. But is culture something that can be measured? Does it actually drive key business...

08:31
Volt Energy Utility, LLC, www.voltenergyutility.com is pleased to announce the hiring of Tiffany Elliott as a Partner at the national utility-scale solar development firm. Tiffany will lead the company's project acquisition function and all capital...

08:17
To mark the start of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference ("COP26"), Envision Group ("Envision") announced the investment of over US$1 billion by Sequoia Capital ("Sequoia"), GIC Private Ltd ("GIC"), and Primavera Capital...

08:00
LRS, the Midwest's leading independent waste diversion, recycling and portable services provider, today announced its largest expansion to-date: the acquisitions of Orion Waste Solutions (Orion) territories in Arkansas, Kansas and Wisconsin; and...

08:00
Global leaders are meeting this week at COP26 to discuss plans to cut emissions and accelerate sustainability efforts in the public and private sectors. The world of physical operations, specifically the industrial and transportation sectors, can...

07:30
Qualcomm Incorporated today announced plans to achieve net-zero global emissions for Scopes 1, 2 and 3 by 2040 and committed to the Science Based Targets initiative's (SBTi) Business Ambition for 1.5°C. This builds on the Company's existing...

07:00
CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, announces the release of the first voluntary Global ESG Disclosure Standards for Investment Products ("the Standards") designed to enable investors, consultants, advisors, and...

05:00
In anticipation of COP26, tensions are growing across media and in the aid and international development community. With the climate crisis firmly on the global agenda in the countdown to COP26, AidEx and its new sister event, Development2030, are on...


31 october 2021

13:28
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his participation at the G20 Leaders' Summit in Rome, Italy, with a focus on the urgent priorities of protecting the environment and fighting climate change and biodiversity loss. Prime Minister...

12:00
Six years ago, the world came together to sign on to the Paris Agreement. The science says that in order to keep the goals of the Paris Agreement within reach and avert the worst impacts of climate change, the world needs to do more, and on a faster...

10:24
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra), a leading cultural think tank in the region, commissioned three reports to better understand the evolution of the cultural and creative industry in the Saudi, regional and global context. The...


30 october 2021

08:44
The Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute, a global non-profit foundation with one agenda: Impact on Humanity, has today announced projects with world-class universities and academic publisher Springer Nature to make an impact on humanity....


29 october 2021

14:15
Investor's Business Daily named Steel Dynamics, Inc. one of the 100 Best ESG Companies of 2021. Steel Dynamics was the only U.S. steel producer receiving this designation, and one of only three steel producers globally.    "We are honored by this...

12:43
Today, Fifth Wall, the largest venture capital firm focused on technologies for the global real estate industry, launches a mural in Glasgow as part of its international campaign to bring public attention to the real estate industry's need to invest...

10:21
Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is actively supporting global climate change efforts at the upcoming COP26 meeting, with experts on the ground and the release of a...

09:25
Flotek Industries, Inc. today announced that it had entered into a settlement agreement to resolve its previously-disclosed litigation with Archer-Daniels-Midland and other related parties.  Under the terms of the confidential settlement agreement,...

09:01
To equip chief financial officers (CFOs) and finance teams with the tools to drive action on sustainability within their organizations, an international group of CFOs, part of Accounting for Sustainability (A4S), have launched the 'Essential Guide to...

08:00
Amber Group, a leading crypto trading and technology firm, announced today a strategic partnership with the climate tech company Moss Earth, the first and largest environmental platform in the world to tokenize carbon credits. As per the agreement,...

03:00
While the world's leaders gather in Glasgow to discuss the global effort to fight climate change, the Solar Impulse Foundation and Bertrand Piccard will be there presenting them new tools to enable them to adopt more ambitious environmental policies....

02:00
Nomad Royalty Company Ltd. ("Nomad" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a gold purchase agreement ("Gold Stream") with a subsidiary of Orion Mine Finance ("Orion" or "Seller") with respect to its 40% interest in...


28 october 2021

17:33
Arrondissement de Saint-Laurent, in collaboration with the VertCité organization, has set up three new financial assistance programs that will be available starting November 1 to encourage residents to reduce the amount of their waste materials and...

17:32
On the eve of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), Université Laval and its Foundation have announced a 42% reduction in the carbon footprint of their equity portfolio. This remarkable achievement surpasses the interim 30%...

16:30
PREIT , a leading real estate investment trust focused on creating thoughtful, community-centric properties, today issued the Company's first-ever sustainability report.  The report highlights the Company's efforts to cement its properties' place as...

16:05
Canadian Pacific today published its 2020 corporate sustainability report highlighting the company's successes and achievements on its journey to being sustainably driven. This report provides an overview of CP's continued progress in three...

14:02
Business and political leaders as well as scientists and representatives from academia met recently in Italy to discuss the growing problem of "greenwashing" and its impact on investors and consumers....

14:00
Following a two-day summit in Ottawa, the Coalition for a Better Future is calling for a higher level of economic ambition in Canada. In a just-released statement, it is pledging that the private and non-profit sectors will work together with the...

11:25
Star Refrigeration have launched a dedicated heating and cooling online hub to help businesses respond to guidelines from the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties. This includes a calendar of key COP26 events, a range of articles from...

10:22
Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (hereafter "Ping An" or the "Group", HKEX: 02318; SSE: 601318) announced it is on track to achieve operational carbon neutrality in 2030. The announcement came at the opening ceremony of the Nujiang ?...

10:19
Jacobs , as a member of the United Cleanup Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) joint venture, was awarded the Oak Ridge Reservation Cleanup Contract (ORRCC). UCOR, formed by Amentum, Jacobs and Honeywell, will support the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) mission...

10:01
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has released a new report, Indigenous Engagement and ESG, its second in a series outlining environment, social and governance (ESG) performance in Canada's upstream natural gas and oil industry....

10:00
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) will release a new report, Indigenous Engagement and ESG, its second in a series outlining environment, social and governance (ESG) performance in Canada's upstream natural gas and oil industry....

09:52
American Tire Distributors (ATD), the largest replacement tire distributor in North America, today released its first Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) report. With its release, ATD commits to identify opportunities and invest in solutions that...

09:24
Today Royal Caribbean Group announced a giant step on its sustainability journey: Destination Net Zero, a comprehensive decarbonization strategy that includes pledging to establish Science-Based Targets (SBT) and achieving net zero emissions by...