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Social Sustainability Matters

Sustainability Blogs - April 1, 2022

Of the three pillars of corporate sustainability, social sustainability is often overlooked but is equally important.

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The Hour the Earth Stands Still in 2022

Sustainability Blogs - March 25, 2022

In the 1951 classic science fiction film The Day the Earth Stood Still, an alien comes to Earth to deliver a warning to ...

SEC Releases Climate Disclosure Proposal

SEC Releases Climate Disclosure Proposal

Sustainability InSite - March 24, 2022

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's proposed rule requires public companies to disclose their emissions and climat ...

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Sustainability of F1 Racing on Track

Sustainability Blogs - March 23, 2022

As the 2022 F1 season kicked off with its inaugural race in Bahrain, the race had more eyes on it than ever before, than ...

OMV and Alba Sorting Plant Closes Recycling Loop

OMV and Alba Sorting Plant Closes Recycling Loop

Sustainability Blogs - March 21, 2022

Austria’s OMV and Germany’s Alba Recycling announced March 10 an agreement to build a sorting plant in Wildurn, Germ ...

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Ukraine War Panics Global Food Markets

Sustainability Blogs - March 18, 2022

The world’s key wheat producers, Russia and Ukraine, are at war and this has sewn panic in the global food markets. It ...

Corporate Emissions Pledges Wide of the Mark

Corporate Emissions Pledges Wide of the Mark

Sustainability InSite - March 17, 2022

Twenty-five of the world's largest companies are on average falling short of their net-zero pledges and providing little ...

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World Consumer Rights Day Contributes to Sustainability

Sustainability Blogs - March 15, 2022

World Consumer Rights Day is a day of action intended to raise public awareness of consumer issues, organized by Consume ...

SBTI Moratorium on Fossil Fuels

SBTI Moratorium on Fossil Fuels

Sustainability InSite - March 15, 2022

Commitments and targets from the fossil fuel industry will no longer be accepted by the Science Based Target Initiative.

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Time Offers Many Opportunities

Sustainability Blogs - March 9, 2022

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released WGII, titled "Impacts, Adaptation & Vulnerability".

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Chevron Investing in Low-carbon Technologies

Sustainability Blogs - March 8, 2022

Chevron's aim to invest in low-carbon technologies includes acquiring renewable diesel producer Renewable Energy Group f ...

Is Nuclear Power in the U.S. a Sustainable Option?

Is Nuclear Power in the U.S. a Sustainable Option?

Sustainability Blogs - March 1, 2022

Nuclear power is a key component of the U.S.'s strategy to reduce carbon emissions and sustain the growth of electric ve ...

Shell Exits Gazprom Ventures

Shell Exits Gazprom Ventures

Sustainability Blogs - March 1, 2022

Anglo-Dutch energy company Shell exits Gazprom ventures in response to Russian invasion of Ukraine at the end of Februar ...

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - March 1, 2022

Despite tough market conditions, base oil producers have been working toward a more sustainable future, reports Gabriela ...

BP Cuts Ties with Rosneft

BP Cuts Ties with Rosneft

Sustainability Blogs - February 28, 2022

U.K.-based energy company BP cut ties with Rosneft after Russia’s invasion of neighboring Ukraine on February 24. ...

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Ukraine’s Lubricant Industry in Peril

Sustainability Blogs - February 25, 2022

Ukraine’s lubricant producers depend solely on base oil imports. This has made the country a major consumer of Russian ...

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Mitsubishi Aims to Make MMAs from Plants

Lube Report Asia - February 25, 2022

Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. said it has begun designing a pilot factory that will use materials from plants to make what i ...

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HSBC to Cut Loans to Carbon-intensive Sectors

Sustainability Blogs - February 23, 2022

HSBC will cut loans to carbon-intensive sectors in line with the Paris Agreement target and to become a net zero bank by ...