Fitch cuts US credit outlook to ‘negative’ on COVID-19, election uncertainty, but maintains AAA rating

This post was originally published on this siteFitch Ratings on Friday turned more negative on the outlook for the gold-plated U.S. credit rating. High fiscal deficits and debt were already on a

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Microsoft, Starbucks and Nike opt for show-and-tell to push others to hit net zero carbon emissions

This post was originally published on this siteMercedes, Indian tech company Wipro and cargo fleet Maersk among the diverse group of companies forming this climate-change pact. Starbucks earlier

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P&G plays climate-change catch up but critics say worrisome tree-to-toilet pipeline has to go

This post was originally published on this siteP&G invests in ‘natural climate solutions’ but ignores boreal forest protection in new ‘It’s Our Home’ campaign,

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Here’s how Burger King thinks it can cut cow emissions and still sell Whoppers

This post was originally published on this siteThe chain is selling a special Whopper in select restaurants after adding lemongrass to its beef herd’s diet to reduce methane. What a gas:

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Here’s why carbon emissions at utilities can fall even during a powerful economy

This post was originally published on this siteA mix of natural gas, nuclear and renewables has been the offset to heavy-emitting coal, Ceres report shows. Last year, zero-carbon resources,

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‘Greenest ice in the NHL’ — Amazon names venue for Seattle’s new hockey franchise the Climate Pledge Arena

This post was originally published on this siteMove is meant to inspire climate-change activism throughout sports and is the latest big spend by the $1 trillion delivery giant historically rapped

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The shift to thrift: COVID-19 propels an already surging secondhand clothing market

This post was originally published on this siteOnline secondhand is set to grow 27% in 2020, while the broader retail sector is projected to shrink 23%. 70% of women have or are open to shopping

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Ben & Jerry’s and Lipton parent Unilever spending $1.1 billion on climate fund, accelerates emissions plan

This post was originally published on this siteGoals follow 2019 pledge to cut virgin plastic use; critics say effort doesn’t slow biodiversity decline fast enough. Unilever has pledged

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JPMorgan Chase shareholders defeat call for greater climate-change disclosure at world’s largest oil funder

This post was originally published on this siteShareholders of JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPM, -1.96% on Tuesday narrowly defeated the call for greater company disclosure around lending activities

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Microsoft, Visa and others worth combined $11.5 trillion want Congress to include climate in COVID-19 recovery plan

This post was originally published on this siteChief executives and other representatives from more than 330 businesses, including Capital One COF, -7.10% , General Mills GIS, +1.68% , Microsoft

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