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Stripe’s Carbon-Neutral Journey with NativeEnergy

We are happy to have partnered with Stripe to assist them in reaching their carbon emission reduction and social responsibility goals. Stripe’s transparent overview of this process provides insights into the journey progressive companies are embarking on to do their part. You can read Stripe’s full story here: Stripe’s Carbon Neutral Journey Increment Environment & […]

Yale Business & Environment Clinic

NativeEnergy’s Jennifer Cooper was at Yale’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies talking with FES students, and a visitor from Kering, about corporate climate ambitions and solutions for reducing scope 3 emissions along the supply chain. Our thanks to Yale’s Maureen Burke for organising the lecture and to the students for their engagement and their […]

Eileen Fisher “A Carbon Tax for New York”

“According to the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, a price of $35 per ton of carbon that increases to $75 by 2030 will raise an average of $7 billion annually while aggressively cutting emissions and driving investment in clean energy and energy efficiency.” Crain’s New York Business magazine carried this […]

Supply Chain Sustainability in Action: Ben & Jerry’s Linked Prosperity

Here’s one more reason to dig into some Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia: they provided critical funding for a greenhouse gas emissions reduction project on a picturesque Vermont dairy farm. With separation equipment, waste is processed into sanitary bedding for cows—reducing the production of methane, a greenhouse gas more than 20 times more potent than […]

Phantom Load: How Unplugging Can Save You $100 or More

They lurk in corners… they look like everyday objects… and they’re gouging your bank account needlessly. Your appliances may seem idle when you turn them off, but they are still raising your energy bill. This phenomenon, called “phantom load,” is common with modern household electronics. Many are designed to have continuous displays and a standby resting state, […]

Third Party Validation: How We Audit Our Carbon Reduction Projects

First Environment—the third party organization that validated the Greensburg Wind Farm for NativeEnergy and is currently validating our Laurelbrook Farm Compost Project—has just been named “Best Verification Company in Voluntary Carbon Markets” by Environmental Finance. The magazine asked companies for nominations via an online form, and over 500 responses were received. First Environment was selected for its “…innovation; quality of […]

Compliance vs. True Corporate Social Responsibility

NativeEnergy and MS&L recently hosted Sustainability Leaders Roundtable in Chicago. Tom Rawls, our VP of Sales & Marketing, was a panelist at the event. Here are his thoughts about the difference between compliance and true corporate social responsibility: What differentiates companies that follow compliance requirements from companies that value true corporate responsibility? Don’t we expect […]

25 Brands Join Forces to Build Carbon Offset Projects with NativeEnergy

BURLINGTON, Vt. – March 22, 2012 – Carbon offset developer NativeEnergy and a group of corporate leaders in sustainability are collaborating to help build two wind turbines in Iowa, a landfill gas-to-energy project in Oklahoma, and a farm methane reduction project in Pennsylvania. By working together, these brands will provide an economic boost to local […]