In late 2009, Christian Kroll of Germany created Ecosia, a search engine that uses its advertising revenue to plant trees all around the world and thus combat the climate crisis. This month Ecosia has planted it’s 100 millionth tree.
Unilever is one of the largest food and household goods companies in the world. It has now committed to adding carbon footprint labels to all 70,000 of its products, making it among the first major companies in the world to do so.
155 businesses, representing five million employees and a combined market capitalization of over $2 trillion USD, are urging governments around the world to develop economic recovery policies responding to COVID-19 that also advance climate goals over the short- and long-terms.