Climate Counts - Director's Corner

Climate Counts - Director's Corner

Articles written by Mike Bellamente, Director of Climate Counts.

Content from this campaign

Why not tune into the truth in 2010?
Media companies should bring words and actions into alignment. As the Western world continues to be inundated with thousands of ads daily, many of which are for “green products,” consumers may be overlooking the environmental impacts of media giants themselves. Companies in this category, including General Electric and Disney, often have a considerable impact in many different...
Jan 8, 2010 9:35 AM ET
You deserve a vacation. Why not give the planet a break too?
Climate Counts scored a total of 16 different Airlines and Hotel companies in 2009 and came up with some interesting results. When scored on a scale of 0 – 100 points, each sector began to establish clear leaders committed to combating climate change. Click here to continue...
Jan 7, 2010 12:28 PM ET
Do the clothes you buy really have an impact on climate change?
With so-called environmentally responsible products everywhere, it’s become fashionable to be “green,” but is the fashion world confronting the realities of climate change? While boutique green fashion companies (that espouse sustainability as a key value) are growing, have the large companies that dominate the landscape improved their scores in the past year?...
Jan 6, 2010 3:09 PM ET
As technology propels us into the future by fitting our universe into computers, phones, and cameras, a question looms large: what do the companies that make them do in the present for our planet?
With the highest overall sector average (65) of any sector scored by Climate Counts and all twelve companies now in our “Striding” group of companies, the Electronics/Computer sector has solidified itself as an example for other industries. Electronics - Energy and sustainability issues are hot topics within this industry, since an electronic gadget’s life cycle (...
Jan 5, 2010 11:30 AM ET


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