Monthly Archives: January 2017

Why 98% of Companies Do Not Achieve Their Sustainability Goals

Only 2 percent of companies achieve or exceed their corporate sustainability goals, compared to 12 percent of other corporate transformation programs, according to a Bain & Company report. Achieving Breakthrough Results in Sustainability details the results of a survey of more than 300 companies engaged in sustainability initiatives and interviews with the heads of sustainability […]

Transportation, Air Pollution, and Climate Change

Accomplishments & Successes View successes from the Clean Air Act, strategies for the future, and a timeline of accomplishments. History of reducing air pollution from transportation Overview Learn about pollutants from vehicles and engines that cause harmful health effects and climate change. Overview of air pollution from transportation Carbon Pollution Learn about transportation and climate […]

2017 is looking like a good year for energy efficiency as investments grow

As the new year begins, we expect 2017 will bring increased investments in energy efficiency and other efforts to save energy. The energy efficiency investment picture indicates that savings will continue to grow. Spending on energy-efficient goods and services as well as employment in energy efficiency jobs has increased in recent years, and these trends […]