German Utility RWE Commits To Carbon Neutrality By 2040

CleanTechnica

German electric utility giant RWE has announced its intention this week to become carbon neutral by 2040 and to transition into one of the world's leading renewable energy companies. . Biomass Clean Power Coal Fossil Fuels Solar Energy Wind Energy carbon neutral Germany RWE

Apple Plans To Go 100% Carbon Neutral — Including Supply Chain — By 2030

CleanTechnica

Apple is making big changes to its supply chain and products by committing to be 100% carbon neutral by 2030. The company announced on its website that it's already carbon neutral for corporate emissions globally and that it wants to bring its entire carbon footprint to "net zero.".

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Sprint To Go 100% Carbon Neutral, 100% Renewable Electricity

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EasyJet 1st Airline In World To Go Carbon Neutral — Starting Today

CleanTechnica

In a corporate press release, EasyJet today announced that as of today all of its flights will be carbon neutral. EasyJet has a total of 331 airplanes and will become the first major airline in the world to operate a fleet that is fully net-zero carbon.

Delta Airlines’ Claim Of Becoming Carbon Neutral In March Is Disingenuous At Best

CleanTechnica

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Is Carbon-Neutral Possible for Airlines?

U.S. Green Technology

For aviation, reaching carbon neutrality to be sustainable is going to be harder than with other industries. Still, experts remain hopeful that carbon-neutral airlines will become the norm in the future. The post Is Carbon-Neutral Possible for Airlines?

Electric boilers fuel Diageo’s carbon-neutral whiskey distillery dream

GreenBiz

Electric boilers fuel Diageo’s carbon-neutral whiskey distillery dream. But Diageo’s new 72,000-square-foot distillery is designed to be completely carbon-neutral. Jesse Klein. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 00:30. Even whiskey is going electric.

Isle of Man retreat is carbon-neutral and focused on conservation

Inhabitat - Innovation

The carbon-neutral Sartfell Restorative Rural Retreat is located on the Isle of Man, a self-governing island possession of the British Crown

PAU unveils carbon-neutral Sunnyside Yard masterplan in NYC

Inhabitat - Innovation

Global architecture firm Practice for Architecture and Urbanism (PAU) has revealed a masterplan for transforming over 180 acres of underutilized land in Western Queens’ Sunnyside Railyard into a thriving mixed-use neighborhood with a net carbon-neutral footprint.

UPS Goes Carbon Neutral With Offset Program

Green Business Bureau

An offset program like UPS’s carbon neutral service , though, can help minimize these emissions, paving the way for a new era of sustainable shipping. What Is UPS’s Carbon Neutral Shipping Program? Carbon neutrality balances some of that.

EY's Veli Ivanova on the company's 2020 carbon neutral commitment

GreenBiz

Just before GreenBiz 20 in February 2020, financial services company EY announced that it would become carbon neutral by the end of the year.

Delta lifts off with $1 billion pledge to become carbon neutral

GreenBiz

The airline plans to invest in aircraft renewal, sustainable jet fuel, weight reduction, and CO2 offsetting and sequestration projects. Aviation Corporate Strategy decarbonization

Costa Rica Is At Nearly 100% Renewable Energy For Electricity

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Shell Hopes To Be Net-Zero Carbon By 2050

CleanTechnica

Royal Dutch Shell, affectionately known as Shell, wants to go net-zero carbon by 2050. The idea of an oil company going "carbon neutral" seems incredibly laughable, since they produce the stuff that produces carbon, but at the same time, if they succeed, that means a lot.

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Volkswagen Praises Tesla, Commits To More Renewable Energy

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Microsoft's Elizabeth Willmott on the company's carbon neutrality commitment

GreenBiz

Microsoft has been committed to reaching carbon neutrality in its operations since 2012. Elizabeth Willmott manages the company's carbon program, which partners with other internal teams and external supply chain companies to expand how it is reducing its climate impacts. Carbon Removal Carbon Removal Corporate Social Responsibility decarbonization Energy & Climate GreenBiz Studio VERGE Renewable Energy Procurement

Singapore state investor Temasek to be carbon neutral by 2020

Eco-Business

The investment firm also aims to halve the greenhouse gas emissions of its portfolio by 2030 and is looking to make it carbon neutral 'sooner than later', said chief executive Ho Ching

LAVA designs carbon-neutral LIFE Hamburg with an edible green roof

Inhabitat - Innovation

Slated to open 2023, the solar-powered sustainable building will feature a carbon dioxide-absorbing green facade and an organic rooftop garden

The new labeling scheme designed to help companies go carbon neutral

GreenBiz

Goods deemed “Climate Neutral” are coming to stores soon thanks to a user-friendly approach to carbon accounting. Carbon Removal Marketing & Communication

Green Mountain's Svein Atle Hagaseth on carbon neutral data centers

GreenBiz

As companies' data center use continues to grow, there's an expanding need for the facilities to be energy efficient. Data Data Centers Energy & Climate GreenBiz Studio VERGE 19 Energy Efficiency

Net-Zero iPhones: Apple Pledges to Go Carbon-Neutral by 2030

GreenTechMedia

Apple committed on Tuesday to becoming carbon-neutral by 2030, pushing its ambitions far beyond its own corporate walls — already 100 percent powered by renewables — to include its vast supply chain and the lifecycle of all its products.

Kaiser Permanente's Rame Hemstreet on reaching carbon neutrality by mid-2020

GreenBiz

The Oakland-based company working to wean itself off of natural gas as it has done with carbon-intensive electricity. Clean Energy decarbonization Energy & Climate GreenBiz Studio Renewable Energy VERGE Energy

Making Business Better for the Planet with Climate Neutral Certification — CleanTechnica Interview

CleanTechnica

Much like the USDA Organic certification (or other third party certification), the Climate Neutral certification ensures that companies are using the best-in-class data to measure their carbon use, and to help offset any emissions.

Electric boilers fuel Diageo's carbon-neutral whiskey distillery dream

Business Green

But Diageo's new 72,000-square-foot distillery is designed to be completely 'carbon-neutral'. Diageo wouldn't comment on the exact financial costs or long-term savings associated with the carbon-neutral facility.

Is carbon-neutral beef the future of Australia’s beef sector?

Eco-Business

As beef consumption grows in Asia, a handful of Australian producers are trying out going carbon neutral. Is this the future of the industry

GridBeyond Closes $11.7m (€10.5m) Transaction To Support Company Growth Plans

CleanTechnica

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Old Paris railway site will transform into a carbon-neutral ecosystem neighborhood

Inhabitat - Innovation

An abundance of green will soon take over the heart of Paris with the transformation of the city’s old railway site, Ordener-Poissonniers, into a lush 3.7-hectare eco neighborhood

Evian serves up carbon neutral certification

Business Green

French firm says it has achieved goal set at Paris climate conference through offsetting and significant carbon reduction efforts across its design, production, shipping, and recycling operations.

Southern California Edison’s Vision for How the State Achieves Carbon Neutrality

GreenTechMedia

Natural-gas consumption is set for a sharp drop in California as the state pushes to achieve carbon neutrality by midcentury, according to utility Southern California Edison. Stubborn remaining carbon.

Sustainable IT: Atos vows to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035

Business Green

The new pledges build on Atos' prior decarbonisation achievements, which include decreasing its own carbon intensity by 60 per cent between 2012 and 2019. French IT giant unveils new raft of emissions reduction targets after joining Business Ambition for 1.5C coalition last week.

Carbon-neutral, prefab development targets sustainable urbanism for Rotterdams Rijnhaven area

Inhabitat - Innovation

In a bid to revitalize the area of Rijnhaven, a Rotterdam port dating back to 1895, Blueroom and Urban Crossovers have designed a proposal for a new, mixed-use development that could serve as the city’s leading example of sustainable urbanism

Climate Crisis, Global Warming, Carbon Neutral, Zero Waste: Meaningful Buzzwords or Passing Fads?

Green Business Bureau

Terms such as climate change, climate crisis, carbon neutral, negative emissions, etc. Climate Emergency – There is no single definition of what that means but many local areas say they want to be carbon-neutral by 2030. Carbon Neutral vs. Zero Carbon – 1.5

A Goal for 2020: Achieving Carbon Neutrality

Sustainability Consulting

Early this year, Microsoft rocked the sustainability world by announcing it was going not only carbon neutral but carbon negative by 2030. What is carbon negative and how will Microsoft achieve this goal? Microsoft says it wants to achieve net zero carbon emissions.

February Cleantech Roundup: Corporate Carbon Neutrality | New Mobility Modes | Climate Politics

Clean Energy Trust

Carbon neutral by 2050 is the go-to metric (to align with IPCC report goals). Dominion and BP made 2050 pledges; Consumers Energy in Michigan took a big step by committing to carbon neutrality by 2040, moving itself to the front of the pack in this space. (It

Wind giant Vestas set to become carbon neutral by 2030

Business Green

Turbine manufacturer says it will cut its carbon footprint by 55 per cent by 2025 and hit 100 per cent by 2030, promising carbon neutrality 'with no offsets

Europe’s Green Deal: EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen Announces “Europe’s Man on the Moon Moment” (Videos)

CleanTechnica

As some act to stall progress, the forward motion provided by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and all she represents is a remarkable step forward.

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Neste sets sights on 'carbon neutral' production

Business Green

Leading developer of jet biofuels builds on emissions reduction target with new pledge to deliver 'carbon neutral' production by 2035. A leading manufacturer of biodiesels and low carbon jet fuels has committed to become 'carbon neutral' across its production activities by 2035.

Delta’s Carbon Neutrality News May Win Public Relations Points, But There’s Less To It Than Meets The Eye

Forbes Green Tech

There are only three viable paths toward carbon neutrality for airlines. And no, switching to electric-powered planes is not one of those viable paths

Cut! All Sky Original TV dramas to be certified 'carbon neutral'

Business Green

All original TV series made by Sky since last year - including hit shows such as Chernobyl and Brassic - have been classified as 'carbon neutral', with the broadcaster today pledging to offset the emissions generated by its UK productions from 2019 onwards.

Model operation: Gucci claims 'carbon neutral' status

Business Green

Designer fashion brand slashes greenhouse gases and steps up investment in REDD+ forestry projects to offset remaining emissions

Electric boilers fuel Diageo’s carbon-neutral whiskey distillery dream

AGreenLiving

Electric boilers fuel Diageo’s carbon-neutral whiskey distillery dream Jesse Klein Thu, 07/30/2020 – 00:30 Even whiskey is going electric. But Diageo’s new 72,000-square-foot distillery is designed to be completely carbon-neutral.

YouGov: More than half of businesses have 'carbon neutral' plans

Business Green

Some 46 per cent of businesses plan to be 'carbon neutral' by 2030, while a further eight per cent have already delivered on neutral emissions goals

Racing ahead: Formula E team Envision Virgin Racing certified as carbon neutral

Business Green

Electric racing team secures certification from the Carbon Trust. The PAS 2060 carbon neutrality certification covers the team's operational facilities in Silverstone and London, as well as its race and business travel for up to 40 personnel, the firm announced yesterday.