Climate change is one of the world’s most pressing challenges. In the short 2016-2020 period, the U.S.
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Semiconductor manufacturing is an energy-intensive industry, but over the last decade, Intel has completed more than 2,000 energy conservation projects for a total savings of 4.5 billion kilowatt-hours, or enough electricity to support more than 400,000 average American homes for one year (accord
Almost daily, we are bombarded with grim news of how climate change is having a major impact on the earth and its inhabitants, coupled with dire warnings of ecological disaster in the future.
NRG Energy, Inc. is an integrated power company, dual headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey and Houston, Texas. NRG brings the power of energy to its customers by producing and selling electricity and related products and services in competitive markets in the U.S.
Our business sits at the intersection of disruptive trends – rapid urbanization, e-commerce growth and technological innovation – that are fundamentally shifting markets and everyday life.
The world is rapidly becoming aware of unsustainable consumption and waste, and a growing number of companies are setting ambitious sustainability goals to address this fundamental challenge through proactive business solutions. This article highlights key takeaways from the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s virtual Sustainability Summit Series session on Collaborating for Impact.
Please join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Beyond 34 Cincinnati program for our Community Transition Workshop where we will be discussing the culmination of projects from our research and planning, and incorporating community members in the shift to local implementation. We will focus on the finalized interventions, their local leaders, and implementation plans that we have built from our March 9, 2020 community meeting and subsequent virtual working group meetings to refine each prioritized intervention.
The U.S. Chamber Foundation hosted a discussion focused on the future of sustainable investment and reporting. We shared findings from our latest research on the status of the ESG landscape as we transition to a post-COVID-19 world, explored private sector leadership in communicating ESG-related information, and discussed the frameworks needed to support companies in proactively disclosing consistent sustainability data.
Achieving sustainable outcomes requires creative, efficient, and inclusive collaboration across sectors and silos. This discussion focused on replicable private sector-led partnerships built on cross-industry collaboration that solve unprecedented sustainability challenges through collective action and deliver meaningful results.