Olivia Peluso

Olivia Peluso

Jul
13
Nike shoe

Report: Nike slashes sustainability staff

The sportswear giant made waves when it committed to both doubling its business and halving its carbon footprint. Instead, its sustainability team has been disproportionately affected by layoffs and transfers.
2 min read
Jul
12
Q&A: How can CSOs better engage with the C-suite to achieve net zero?

Q&A: How can CSOs better engage with the C-suite to achieve net zero?

Normative CEO and co-founder Kristian Rönn has a few ideas.
3 min read
Jul
11
oil field

UK quashes new oil drilling project following landmark ruling

The move is in response to a landmark judgment from Britain’s highest court ruling that planning authorities must also consider the impacts of burning – not just extracting – fossil fuels when deciding whether or not to approve projects.
2 min read
Jul
11
CSO Futures Weekly: Appointments and disappointments

CSO Futures Weekly: Appointments and disappointments

Around the world, companies and governments are doubling down on sustainability regulations and investments as recent outlooks have provided a wake-up call on what is needed to achieve net zero.
5 min read
Jul
10
Amazon fulfillment center

Amazon claims 100% clean energy, but some criticise an inaccurate depiction

Amazon claims that effectively all of the electricity it used last year came from sources that did not emit greenhouse gasses. Experts say the company’s method of determining its footprint has a caveat.
3 min read
Jul
10
Strawberry pickers in Californa

Labor dept. proposal seeks to protect workers from extreme heat

The move comes amid record-high temperatures: Nearly half of the population of the contiguous United States was under extreme heat alerts this week.
2 min read
Jul
09
Spain flag

Spain aims to boost green hydrogen with long-awaited subsidies

The nearly 800 million euros in subsidies come nearly two years after gaining approval from the European Commission.
2 min read
Jul
09
Wind turbines

US not on track to meet 2030 wind goal

Soaring material costs, high interest rates, and supply chain hiccups are plaguing the transition to clean energy in the U.S.
3 min read
Jul
09
Traffic on Golden Gate Bridge

Study: California must totally retire heavy-duty trucks to meet 2045 carbon goals

Heavy-duty vehicles alone contribute about 8% of the state’s total emissions, generating some 32 million tonnes of carbon annually.
2 min read
Jul
08
satellite image Earth's atmosphere

Global temperatures breach 1.5C for a year straight

“This is more than a statistical oddity and it highlights a continuing shift in our climate,” Copernicus Director Carlo Buontempo said.
2 min read