Ms. Kizzier, a former climate negotiator now with the Environmental Defense Fund, says she is optimistic that the part of the Paris Agreement dealing with international carbon trading will be finalized, but key matters still have to be decided.
London-based Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners is betting that combining renewables and energy storage will be a winning strategy in a volatile power market.
Diageo has opened its first carbon-neutral distillery in the U.S. as part of its plan to get fossil fuels out of alcohol production over the next decade, a project that also means extra costs for the business.
The Anglo-Dutch energy giant is the first big oil company to disclose production and sales targets for sustainable aviation fuel as demand ramps up.
Companies are hoping sustainable aircraft fuel can help them meet climate goals, but tracking emissions across its life cycle is a challenge.
The standard, backed by investors representing more than $10 trillion of assets, calls for greater disclosure around climate plans.
Consumer-goods giant will hire more specialists in life-cycle analysis to assess its products’ carbon footprint.
Paboco and Pulpex have won investment from suppliers of drinks and household products seeking alternatives to plastic, but they face technical and commercial barriers.
Since 1966, private companies with 100 or more employees have to disclose to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission how many men and women of different ethnicities they employ across 10 job categories. Now some investors are pushing companies to make their disclosures public.
Faster wireless and the Internet of Things will help U.S. companies slash 1 gigaton of emissions by 2035, AT&T said.