The importance of supply chains for the sustainable business

Global giants Google and WWF turned heads this June after announcing the details of their environmental data platform, a joint initiative which aims to tackle harmful emissions and waste across fashion industry supply chains.

Alphabet issues $5.75bn bond to support environmental initiatives

Google’s parent company will target eight areas, including energy efficiency, clean energy, green buildings, clean transportation and circular economy and design

Google to show air pollution data for Californian streets

The data is from sensors deployed in Google Street View vehicles taken over four years

Global corporates bought record 19.5GW of clean energy in 2019

More than 100 corporations in 23 different countries signed PPAs last year

World’s ‘largest corporate solar and battery project’ to power Google data centre

The power will be sourced from roughly 350MW of solar photovoltaics and up to 280MW of battery storage, located at one or more hybrid projects in the region

Google expands online tool providing climate-relevant data to UK cities

The Environmental Insights Explorer uses unique Google data sources and modelling capabilities to produce estimates of emissions and renewable energy potential

Google announces ‘biggest corporate purchase’ of renewable energy

The package consists of 1,600MW of agreements, including 18 new energy deals, which together will boost its worldwide portfolio of wind and solar power by more than 40%

Google pledges carbon neutral shipping, recycled materials in products

The technology giant says it has reduced carbon emissions from product shipments by 40% between 2017 and 2018

Google and WattTime need space to track power plant emissions

The project intends to use the data to hold polluting plants accountable to environmental standards and enable advanced new emissions reduction technologies

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Google boosts wind efficiency by a fifth with AI forecasts

It says its DeepMind machine learning platform can now predict wind power output 36 hours in advance