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Collaborating for a Carbon Neutral Built Environment

GreenBiz

Join us to learn about opportunities across the construction value chain to achieve carbon neutrality for the future built environment. The PCA Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality and how a key sector of our economy can dramatically reduce emissions.

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The role of robotics in carbon-neutral warehouses

GreenBiz

Making warehouse logistics carbon neutral will look different in every industry, but it starts with energy efficiency measures such as lighting upgrades

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8 Carbon-Neutral Household Products for the Conscious Consumer

The Environmental Blog

If you’re like many conscious consumers, you’re probably at least a little bit concerned about the size of your carbon footprint. Every time we buy a new product, drive a car, take a flight or flip on the air conditioner, we contribute to carbon pollution.

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Destination: Net Zero - 6 Steps to Carbon Neutrality

GreenBiz

Increasingly companies around the world are under pressure to respond to global climate change. These pressures from stakeholders and corporate best practice sharing have culminated in a turning point. This white paper outlines a step?by?step

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FedEx pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040

GreenBiz

FedEx pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040. Global logistics giant FedEx on Wednesday announced a goal to be carbon neutral by 2040. Carbon dioxide can be captured directly from the air through chemical and biological processes or from the flues of power plants.

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Trying to be (actually) carbon neutral: Three lessons

GreenBiz

Corporations are coming under increasing scrutiny about the quality of the offsets they buy, and so are starting to pay up for high-quality offsets

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Vincent Callebaut envisions a carbon-neutral district for France

Inhabitat - Innovation

Archiborescence is a proposal to turn Lille, France into a sustainable, carbon-neutral district that produces more renewable energy than it consumes

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Google becomes retroactively carbon-neutral

Inhabitat - Innovation

Google announced that it has now invested in enough high-quality carbon offsets to erase its carbon footprint

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China plans to go carbon-neutral by 2060

Inhabitat - Innovation

China, the world’s biggest source of carbon dioxide, is aiming for carbon-neutrality by 2060

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Brooks Running's first carbon neutral shoe — a key step towards achieving net-zero carbon emission

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Brooks Running’s Senior Manager of Corporate Responsibility details the development of its first carbon neutral shoe. The company plans to incrementally expand this approach to other footwear styles and apparel as it works towards its goal to be net-zero carbon by 2040

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Companies’ Carbon Neutrality Necessary for Tackling Climate Change

U.S. Green Technology

The post Companies’ Carbon Neutrality Necessary for Tackling Climate Change appeared first on U.S. Climate change has had dire impacts worldwide, from rising sea levels and flooding to extreme heat and droughts.

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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.

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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.

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Planet Becomes a Carbon Neutral Company

Planet Pulse

In December 2021, Planet officially became a carbon neutral company as part of our commitment to sustainability. High-Quality Carbon Credits. 2020 was Planet’s application period, meaning carbon neutrality could be achieved solely based on offsetting.

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GM pledges carbon neutrality by 2040, expands electric fleet

Inhabitat - Innovation

General Motors has announced an ambitious plan to be carbon-neutral by 2040. The largest U.S. auto maker also aims to eliminate tailpipe emissions from light-duty vehicles by 2035

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Finnish hockey team goes carbon-neutral

Inhabitat - Innovation

Lahti Pelicans, a Finnish ice hockey club, is championing for a carbon-free world

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Apple embeds racial justice into new supply-chain carbon neutrality pledge

GreenBiz

Apple embeds racial justice into new supply-chain carbon neutrality pledge. Its own operations have been carbon neutral for some time, thanks in large part to its extensive investments in renewable energy projects.

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New Zealand targets carbon neutrality by 2025 amidst climate emergency

Inhabitat - Innovation

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described climate change as “one of the greatest challenges of our time” and pledged that New Zealand would have a carbon-neutral government by 2025

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The end of 'vroom, vroom'? Mattel brings first carbon neutral electric vehicle toys to mass market

GreenBiz

The launch of Mega Bloks Green Town range aims to encourage sustainable behaviors in children from an early age

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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.

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Brooks Running launched its first carbon neutral shoe — a key step towards achieving its net zero carbon emission goal

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Brooks Running’s Senior Manager of Corporate Responsibility details the development of its first carbon neutral shoe. The company plans to incrementally expand this approach to other footwear styles and apparel as it works towards its goal to be net-zero carbon by 2040

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Three takeaways from Amazon’s new carbon neutralization plan

EDF + Business

That’s why Amazon’s new carbon neutralization paper is a breath of fresh air. Not all carbon credits are created equal , but companies can purchase high-quality, verified forest carbon credits through organizations like Emergent , which develops REDD+ tropical forest carbon credits. .

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Biofuel isn't as carbon neutral as we want it to be

GreenBiz

The U.S. biofuel mandate helps farmers, but does little for energy security and harms the environment

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Charlotte McCurdy, Phillip Lim design carbon-neutral algae sequin dress

Inhabitat - Innovation

Fashionable materials like sequins don’t have to come at a cost to the environment

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Carbon neutral eggs

Business Green

The retailer is plotting the launch of new own-brand "carbon neutral" eggs in 2022. There has, quite understandably, been an increasingly heavy focus on the role of human diets in climate change.

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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

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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

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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.

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Metal furniture by Division Twelve is now carbon neutral

Inhabitant

Perhaps one of the most transparent furniture companies on the market, Division Twelve just reached a new pinnacle in its sustainability goals with a carbon-neutral certification

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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?

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Natural Power achieves Carbon Neutral Plus status

altenergymag

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has achieved ‘Carbon Neutral Plus' certification - delivering on its commitment to the environment

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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

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Princeton study shows possibility for a carbon-neutral US

Inhabitat - Innovation

To hit net-zero carbon by 2050, the U.S. needs $2.5 trillion and committed leadership. Oh, and we need to start implementing massive changes now

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This cheddar is the first carbon-neutral cheese in the world

Inhabitant

As their next step in sustainability, they launched their Ivy’s Reserve Vintage Somerset Cheddar, the first carbon-neutral cheese in the world. Wyke Farms has been in the cheddar cheesemaking business since 1861. The Clothier family company kept their award-winning, 160-year-old recipe and spent nearly 15 years on bioengineering to become the UK’s first 100% self-sufficient in green energy.

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Japan aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050

Inhabitat - Innovation

Japan hopes to rely solely on renewable energy in the next 30 years

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LEGO to build its first carbon neutral factory in Vietnam

Inhabitant

LEGO has signed an agreement to build its latest factory in Vietnam, and it will be carbon neutral. The LEGO factory will achieve carbon neutrality by including rooftop solar panels and nearby supplementary solar panels through VSIP. These two solar installations will provide for all of the factory's energy needs. The factory will meet LEED Gold standards for energy consumption, water and waste

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Silestone innovates with carbon-neutral quartz collection

Inhabitant

Silestone® Sunlit Days carbon-neutral technology has garnered the line a win in the Hard Surfacing, Tiles & Stone Category in 2021 Architizer A+ Product Awards. It was even a finalist in the Sustainable Design category

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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

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Carbon Neutral Universities in the United States

AGreenLiving

Fewer than 10 colleges and universities have achieved carbon neutrality … The post Carbon Neutral Universities in the United States appeared first on Earth 911. Originally posted here: Carbon Neutral Universities in the United States.

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Scoping out corporate carbon neutrality

Eco-Business

Firms need to focus on slashing emissions from their own operations. They should use offsets that credibly remove greenhouse gases, and in the long run, stop using offsets altogether

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Sunderlands riverfront to house UKs first carbon-neutral community

Inhabitat - Innovation

Northern England’s post-industrial port city of Sunderland will soon welcome a major riverside regeneration as part of an eco-friendly masterplan designed by FaulknerBrowns Architects and Proctor & Matthews Architects

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Carbon neutral certified cocktail gives you a happy buzz

Inhabitant

Bizzarro Aperitivo, a canned cocktail brand, created an alcoholic beverage that is now certified carbon neutral. The base is made from biodynamic organic Vermentino grapes from Australia's Riverland. These grapes are suited to the environment better than other varieties so they need less water. They also happen to produce lower alcohol wines with high levels of acid and a fresh fruit taste

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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