Study: Shareholder Pushback Systematically Degrades Emissions Proposals

Study: Shareholder Pushback Systematically Degrades Emissions Proposals

Senior corporate executives are increasingly seeing emissions reductions initiatives as strategic business opportunities, but their ambitious proposals get degraded over time due in large part to criticism from shareholders, according to an Australian study published in the Academy of Management journal. Christopher Wright, professor of … Read more…

VW’s Emissions Cheating Scandal Leads to Guilty Plea from Former Exec

VW’s Emissions Cheating Scandal Leads to Guilty Plea from Former Exec

A former Volkswagen AG executive has pleaded guilty to helping the automaker cheat emissions standards — one that put more emphasis on selling cars than it did on obeying environmental rules. Oliver Schmidt, who worked in the United States on environmental issues, pled guilty to … Read more…

Court Rules that Trump Administration Must Begin Enforcing Obama’s Methane Rule

Court Rules that Trump Administration Must Begin Enforcing Obama’s Methane Rule

The Trump administration must immediately begin enforcing the methane rule adopting during the Obama administration, a federal court ruled on Monday. The administration had wanted to either delay or to scrap the rule altogether, arguing that the previous White House failed to let stakeholders weigh … Read more…

Owens Corning Continues ‘Full Steam Ahead,’ Declares Significant Emissions Reductions in 2016

Owens Corning Continues ‘Full Steam Ahead,’ Declares Significant Emissions Reductions in 2016

Owens Corning operates a lot of furnaces around the world that use a lot of energy. It is focused on energy reduction and on its greenhouse gas impact. And by the fall of each year, it identifies those projects where it can make such a … Read more…

Business Must Take Leadership Role in Clean Energy for a Thriving Economy, Says EDF

Business Must Take Leadership Role in Clean Energy for a Thriving Economy, Says EDF

Businesses must take a strong leadership role in terms of clean energy and climate change in order to advance a thriving economy, wrote Tom Murray, VP of EDF+Business in Forbes yesterday. Murray says that a thriving economy actually depends on a thriving environment, and that … Read more…

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