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Among the world’s biggest tech companies, clean energy deals and climate goals have become a source of rivalry. Today, five of the top 10 technology firms worldwide by market capitalization are powered by 100% renewable electricity. However, a gap is emerging between laggards and leaders, with some of the biggest electricity consumers having the lowest […]

The global population is expected to increase by nearly a third, or by 2 billion people, by 2050. With the food production chain among the greatest contributors to global warming, feeding the world without overwhelming the planet has become an urgent imperative. Today, as an increasing number of companies and countries take up the climate […]

Traditionally, businesses have focused on a single bottom line: profit. However, John Elkington, a world authority on corporate responsibility and sustainable capitalism, has a different take: the triple bottom line (3BL). This concept measures growth according to a company’s social, environmental, and economic impact. And if there’s one industry that’s in perfect alignment with the […]

While the climate pledges launched and agreed to at COP26 in Glasgow fell short of what is needed to limit global warming to 1.5°C (2.7°F) over pre-industrial levels, the direction of travel is clear. There’s no more time for what environmental activist Greta Thunberg refers to as “blah blah blah”, and private sector commitments launched […]

Corporate sustainability has gone from being a “nice to have” to a “must-have”, as business leaders around the world start to factor in meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs. Although the spotlight is most often on polluting industries, organizations operating within sustainable industries also have […]

As a young company, Atlas Renewable Energy wants to lead our sector in terms of gender balance, diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I). We’re pushing to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, and change attitudes – both in our industry and in the communities where we operate. But achieving this means getting our own organizational culture […]

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is being held in the UK between October 31 and  November 12, 2021. The event, which will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, will shape the direction of climate […]

Renewable energy is now competitive with fossil fuels in many markets, and an increasing number of companies worldwide are making the switch to cleaner power. But while some businesses have excelled in their transition to green electricity, others still have some way to go. After years of slow progress, business demand for renewable energy has […]

The idea of the circular economy has been gaining political and social currency recently as governments, companies, and citizens alike make plans for a greener, more sustainable recovery from Covid-19. In this factsheet, we take a look at what makes a successful circular economy, and why renewable energy is a vital component. What is a […]

For the first time in history, this year’s Olympic flame, which burned at Tokyo’s National Stadium Olympic Cauldron in the Games’ opening and closing ceremonies, was sustained by hydrogen. The gas was created through the electrolysis of water using solar power, creating a truly green fuel that creates no emissions – unlike the propane and […]