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.
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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.
As we transition into a “new normal” in the face of COVID-19, what are the most impactful climate strategies companies continue to drive forward, and what are the tactics and technologies being deployed to deliver on sustainability commitments? Hear from leaders in the manufacturing, logistics, and banking industries on their unique approaches to advancing sustainable progress at the outset of the Decade of Action.
The first of four sessions as part of the Sustainability Summit Series, Circularity for a Sustainable and Secure Future will discuss the role that circular materials management can play in both achieving sustainability goals and responding to resource-constrained settings such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Communities of color have long been disproportionately affected by environmental issues, including higher air pollution rates, chemical exposure, and poor food and water quality. Please join us on August 5 for a conversation with leading experts from the field on how communities, NGOs, and the private sector can work together to build a more sustainable economy that helps create opportunity for all.