GREENWATCH

Global Air Pollution Crisis 'Must not be Left to Private Sector

The global air pollution crisis killing more than 6 million people a year must be tackled by governments as a matter of urgency and not just left to the private sector, a report from the world’s leading energy authority says. Read More

Webinar: Understanding CDP's 2016 Methodology

CDP's 2016 scoring methodology has been released, and there are changes for this year! As CDP's Global Scoring Partner, FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) has scored 15,600+ responses since 2011 and is an expert in the methodology*.

  • The new single-letter scoring standard
  • Changes in Scope 2 accounting and dual reporting
  • Expanded criteria for target setting
  • New questions on renewable energy
  • Changes in risk and opportunities

To view a recording of our ‘Understanding CDP’s 2016 Methodology’ webinar, please click here

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Global Air Pollution Crisis 'Must not be Left to Private Sector

The global air pollution crisis killing more than 6 million people a year must be tackled by governments as a matter of urgency and not just left to the private sector, a report from the world’s leading energy authority says. Read More

Berlin is the Latest City to Pull Out of Fossil Fuels

Berlin’s parliament voted on June 23, 2016 to pull its money out of coal, gas and oil companies. Read More

Green Packaging Market Set to Grow Through 2020

According to a new market report, “Green Packaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Trend, Size, Share and Forecast 2015 – 2021,” the market for green packaging is expected to report a 6.2% CAGR between 2015 and 2021. Read More

The California Drought ain’t Over till it’s Over (and it’s Not Over)

Bad news, Californians: Even though some state officials have declared the drought over, you’re in for three more years of below-average water levels, according to a new report from UCLA. Read More

Transportation is No. 1 Source of Carbon Emissions. What Can Corporate Fleets Do?

The transportation sector is now the biggest contributor to US carbon dioxide emissions, beating the power sector, which has long-held that dubious distinction since 1979, according to the US Energy Information Agency (EIA). Read More

Developing Nations Lead the Pack in Renewables

Investment in renewable energy sources hit record highs in 2015, led by developing nations, despite rock bottom prices for fossil fuels, according to a new study Read More

California High-Speed Rail Authority Agrees to Explore 'Green' Technology

The EPA has advised water utilities to lower the amount of perfluorooctanoic acid, a toxic industrial chemical, in drinking water. Read More

IN THIS ISSUE
JULY 2016

SPECIAL FEATURE

OUTSOURCING ENVIRONMENTAL DATA COLLECTION

 

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