Friday, June 9, 2023

PUMA’s Conference of the People puts Gen Z voices front and centre

New research from PUMA, which surveyed 6,000 young people aged 18-25 from the United Kingdom, United States, France, Germany, Italy and Spain revealed that 94% of the respondents care about the environment. At the same time, however, almost one in five aren’t motivated to help improve sustainability because the focus is on older generations.

Majority of businesses avoid carbon offsets due to mistrust, AiDash says

The majority of businesses will struggle to meet net-zero goals without the use of carbon credits, but a lack of trust in the tool is stalling uptake and pushing corporate net-zero plans off track. This is one of the striking findings from a global survey of over 500 senior sustainability officers, commissioned by AiDash, a leading provider of vegetation management and other satellite- and AI-powered operations, maintenance, and sustainability solutions.
Brian O’Kelley, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Scope3

Scope3 launches Climate Shield to help advertisers cut carbon emissions

Scope3, the source of truth for supply chain emissions data, unveiled Climate Shield, an industry-first solution providing global advertisers with a turnkey way to reduce the carbon footprint of digital advertising by automatically blocking high emissions ad inventory considered ‘climate risk.’ This always-on approach to decarbonisation will drive systemic reduction of carbon emissions from advertising and create a more sustainable ad ecosystem.

AI software firm o9 Solutions casts a full-spectrum sustainability solutions

o9 Solutions, an enterprise artificial intelligence software platform provider for transforming planning and decision-making, announced the launch of a broad and deep set of sustainability solutions that are embedded in its integrated business planning platform, including product and enterprise environmental footprint measurement, full traceability, ESG risk management, ESG-enabled business planning, sustainable sourcing and supply chain circularity.

5 reasons to switch to an electric cooker now, according to an expert

A new study has found that gas stoves have a climate impact that is similar to the carbon dioxide emissions from about 500,000 petrol-powered cars. Since gas stoves have long been a desirable feature in Australian homes to cook with, there has never been a more crucial time to make the switch to electric cookers.

EY and IIF risk management survey shows climate change now tops risk concern lists...

Climate change tops the list of both long- and short-term risks for Asia-Pacific banks, according to the 11th EY and Institute of International Finance (IIF) bank risk management survey, Resilient banking: Capturing opportunities and managing risks over the long term.

How to take a multi-faceted approach to environmental sustainability

With carbon emissions a key theme of climate change policy debate, businesses often place great emphasis on achieving carbon neutrality.

Aussie startup Alt Saints banks on NFTs being the new Ooshies

This range is set to expand in coming months, with the addition of an exciting kid’s cereal range – that educates kids on endangered species in a fun and engaging way, encouraging them to do their part to ensure these species don’t become extinct.

Homegrown carbon tech startup one year on to go out of business

Lack of political will and inaction from the Australian Government leaves businesses showing leadership with entrepreneurs scaling to meet the demand, but some with a deeper mission.

Cirium fuses CO2 emissions and flight tracking data with its Fleets Analyzer

The aviation analytics company, Cirium, announced the integration of aircraft CO2 emissions and satellite-based flight tracking data with its fleets analysis solution, Fleets Analyzer. The aircraft CO2 emissions data has been commended by major airlines like American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic for accuracy, which Cirium has integrated into its fleets analysis tool, along with the advanced satellite-based flight tracking data for individual aircraft. This provides complete coverage of the utilization of narrow- and wide-body aircraft across the globe.