COVID-19 has not slammed the brakes on sustainability progress, but it has not been kind to local recycling and recovery systems, as demonstrated in several ways all around the country.
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Tupperware has an important place in history when it comes to the design of durable plastic used for food storage and conservation. At the start of the plastic revolution nearly 75 years ago, Tupperware was a key player in introducing reusable, long lasting plastic in the home.
Climate change is one of the world’s most pressing challenges. In the short 2016-2020 period, the U.S.
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.