Green Watching

Green Watching

Launched in advance of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Climate Counts asks: on Earth Day or any day are global media companies credible on climate change? Does the explosion of environmental coverage and green programming around Earth Day reflect the actual efforts that the media companies themselves are making to address climate change? Since 2007, Climate Counts has been scoring big media companies (along with nearly 150 other global companies) on their climate actions, and scores are remarkably low for the sector.

Content from this campaign

Consumers Value Innovative Efforts to Address Climate Change, Thank Six Corporate Leaders
This week as part of the Climate Counts Greenwatching campaign consumers are thanking corporate climate leaders: Amtrak, Ben & Jerry’s, Clif Bar, REI, Shaklee, and Timberland by tweeting, “I value your voluntary #climate action ...
Mar 22, 2011 3:40 PM ET
Consumers tell McDonald's: I'm Green, I'm Watching and I think Climate Counts
This week, in preparation for the Climate Counts open dialogue with McDonald’s March 16th at noon, Climate Counts is asking Green Watchers to send @McDonalds a tweet: “I’m #green, I’m watching & I think @ClimateCounts http://on.fb.me/eR59tK...
Mar 15, 2011 3:30 PM ET
Consumer Voices Focus on Improving McDonald’s Climate Leadership from the Ground Up
First, let’s do the numbers: McDonald’s has over 32,478 restaurants in 60% of the world’s countries and recorded $24 billion in revenue last year. That’s more restaurants than any other company in the world, and $24 billion is…well, it’s a lot of money. Moving beyond that extraordinary number of drive-thrus, global presence, and Fortune 150 revenue of...
Mar 11, 2011 10:55 AM ET
Philips: Green Leader or Greenwasher? #Tshirt Tuesday
This week the Climate Counts Green Watching campaign is telling Philips they want to see a Climate Counts score. Philips pulled in $35 billion dollars in revenue last year and, according to its annual report, reduced its operational carbon footprint from 1,937 to 1,808 kilotons CO2-equivalent. The company also has an entire green campaign and green logo for its...
Mar 1, 2011 10:50 AM ET
#Tshirt Tuesday Connects with SustainU’s oneShirt Campaign
#Tshirt Tuesday is here! Congratulations to last week’s winner Heather (@NNUS on twitter) for helping to get the attention of Hewlett-Packard (HP) by thanking them for their continued climate action and support of DoSomething.org’s Green Your School Challenge. HP topped the electronics portion of the Climate Counts scorecard this year...
Feb 22, 2011 11:30 AM ET

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