That number is an impressive leap, as it amounts to an eight-fold increase from 2014.
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Google will make grants in its three core areas: education, economic opportunity and inclusion. Already in the last few months, it has handed out $100 million of the $1 billion to nonprofits.
“We’re a long-standing partner to the energy sector and we’re determined to support the transition to a more sustainable world,”
Imperium3 New York will be investing over $130 million over the next five years to help the wide commercialisation and cost reduction of lithium-ion batteries.
City utility prepares nation’s first water rate based on annual earnings.
The material’s unexpected strong, insoluble adhesive properties are useful for packaging as well as other applications, such as better performing, fully natural wood-fiber composites for construction and even flooring.
Thousands of Target employees are about to get a raise.
JPMorgan and Citigroup have made this RE100 pledge, organized by The Climate Group alongside other companies like Estee Lauder, Kellogg, and DBS Bank.
The new ‘carbon currency’ system, developed by Swiss non-profit Poseidon, will add a carbon value to everyday products.
The project is considered the largest concentrated solar power (CSP) project in the world.
The products are brandless, instead of hiding behind the familiar brand names and packaging we all know and recognise in the supermarkets.
The U.S. median household income rose to a record last year and the poverty rate fell, as steady economic growth helped improve the lot of more Americans.
In the last 12 months, Minnesota’s clean energy industry grew by 5.3 percent, adding 2,893 jobs — 3.8 times faster than overall job growth in the state.
Africa’s two biggest economies – Nigeria and South Africa – on Tuesday came out of recession according to statistical figures released by the respective government agencies.
British luxury automaker Jaguar Land Rover is the latest company pledging to stop production of internal combustion cars.
Over 2,300 Duke University staff members will get a pay raise by 2019.
Confectionery firm also launches M&Ms renewable energy campaign as part of a growing corporate backlash against the US’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate deal.
China will contribute $500 million for a South-South cooperation assistance fund to help other developing countries deal with famine, refugees, climate change and public health challenges.
The Environment Ministry is working to incorporate the goals into its policy reports and plans, while a growing number of companies are aligning their business and product strategies to the agenda.
According to the report, Sri Lanka’s installed electricity generation capacity needs will increase from 3,700MW to 34,000MW by 2050.
The 22-2 vote allowed minimum wage to be set at $13 per hour.
Multiple members of the White House manufacturing council have resigned in protest this week over President Donald Trump’s botched response to a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Primark has made sustainable cotton a permanent fixture in its stores with the launch of its first sustainable cotton pyjamas for women.
The Promise Scholarship will cover the cost of tuition and fees at the Community College of Rhode Island for new students starting this fall — regardless of their income.
Google is continuing in its aim to create 10 million African jobs in the next five years by training 100,000 software developers in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.