French cosmetics and skincare giant L’Oréal, a leader in corporate social responsibility for decades, has taken an assertive leadership role in promoting sustainability. The world’s largest and most lucrative beauty company—with a market cap valued at $99 billion—has set ambitious goals for 2020: to reduce its environmental footprint by 60 percent, including sourcing 100 percent of its raw materials from renewable sources.
Google's journey began in a dorm room at Stanford University. Over the years, it has grown into an economic powerhouse by executing on a simple but profound concept: to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Beyond Google search, which catapulted the company to the world stage, Google also offers hundreds of products used by billions of people around the globe, from YouTube and Android to the Pixel phone and Gmail. Google works to improve the way people connect with information.
On May 16, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe called on state officials to reduce carbon emissions from power plants through a multi-state, market-based approach. It’s a crucial step that puts Virginia at the forefront of sub-national efforts to fight climate change and foster a clean energy economy.