June 6th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
Good news out of the US and Canada is that the number of available and announced zero-emission truck, bus, and off-road equipment models is expected to increase 78% in 2020 — comparing the end of 2020 to the end of
May 4th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
In 2019, IKEA invested $2.8 billion in renewable energy infrastructure. IKEA put 1 million solar panels on 370 0f its stores and warehouses, and also built 535 wind turbines and 2 solar parks. The goal is to be climate positive by 2030. IKEA shows that we have the solutions. So, what's stopping us from implementing them
January 28th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson
Some of the largest corporations in America have joined the Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance, an organization started by the non-profit Ceres to support greater commercial EV adoption. DHL, Amazon, AT&T, Clif Bar, Consumers Energy, Direct Energy, Genentech, IKEA North America, LeasePlan, Lime, and Siemens are Alliance members
January 27th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
When we think about the need for the world to go electric, we generally think about the need for people — individual humans — to go electric. However, more than half of the vehicles on US roads are vehicles from corporate fleets, according to Ceres, a nonprofit investor coalition representing $11 trillion that is focused on sustainability matters
February 11th, 2019 | by Carolyn Fortuna
Want to play an online game that calculates your carbon footprint? Join some students in Norway who did just that and learned a lot about their daily eco-choices
November 20th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Almost 100 organizations led by major corporations such as Amazon, Google, and Heineken have signaled their willingness this week to do more on climate action and have urged European governments to make it easier to invest in and directly source renewable energy
October 28th, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan
Zachary Shahan, Director & Chief Editor here at CleanTechnica, recently congratulated and interviewed Joseph Kava of Google after they won the Large Corporation Award of the Zayed Future Energy Prize. Google won for its leadership in the green, sustainable, “circular economy," as Joseph Kava put it. Kava is President of Data Centers at Google
October 9th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson
IKEA is well-known for using solar power at some of its stores, and for offering solar panels for sale within some of them as well. The company just added a new green wrinkle -- emissions-free delivery in 5 cities by
September 18th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Since the beginning of the year, more than 130 new companies have joined the Science Based Targets initiative, pushing the total number of companies close to 500 and representative of approximately one-eighth of total global market capitalization
June 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Global furniture giant IKEA Group has announced new greenhouse gas emission reduction targets this week that have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative and will ensure the company's goal of contributing to reaching the targets set out under the Paris Climate Agreement.
April 29th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
With Google and Apple boasting they met their 100% renewable energy targets in 2017, here is a closer look at how big companies go about acquiring the necessary renewable energy, and the difference being "matching" your power and being "powered" by renewable energies.
February 20th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
IKEA is partnering with Big Clean Switch to offer customers in the UK the lowest possible prices on 100% renewable energy. All it takes is a few clicks of the mouse to sign up, and the service could save the average customer in the UK more than $400 a year.
February 13th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. — IKEA Group (Ingka Holding B.V. and its controlled entities) acquired its first U.S. forest property, covering approximately 25,000 acres [&hellip
November 13th, 2017 | by Alex Cocan
It is estimated that since the advent of the agricultural revolution Earth lost approximately half of its trees, and according to a recent survey as reported by Nature (the magazine), earth currently has only about three trillion trees
September 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A group of new big-name businesses including Baidu, Ikea, and Vattenfall have this week launched EV100, the first initiative of its kind to fast-track the uptake of electric vehicles and accompanying infrastructure.
August 3rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
IKEA has teamed up with LG Chem to offer customers solar panel and storage battery packages. Meanwhile, a new study says government support of storage battery research is essential to driving down prices in the future.
May 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Out of horrible situations can come stories which are slightly less horrible. The UN Refugee Agency revealed this week that the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan, home to 36,000 Syrian refugees fleeing unimaginable horror, is now being powered by solar energy, and will be able to supply solar power to all refugees by early next year.
April 27th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A group of fifteen major companies including Google and Ikea have joined the call urging the European Union to develop more ambitious, consistent, and cooperative policies for renewable energy, and a wish to see the region lead the way for innovation.
March 29th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Swedish furniture (and everything else) giant Ikea has announced the introduction of its own new smart lighting system which it hopes will compete with more expensive solutions like Philips Hue and LIFX.
January 16th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
An open letter from businesses involved in the UK implores UK Prime Minister Theresa May to back the UN Sustainable Development Goals that were adopted just a year ago, in advance of the World Economic Forum's upcoming annual meeting in Davos.