Fortune 100 Carbon Footprint Commitments

Goals

To understand the commitments of Fortune 100 companies in reducing their carbon footprint.

Early Findings

Our intial research indicates that most of the Fortune 100 companies have a CSR report or page, though not all have clearly defined CO2 reduction targets. The data for the first four companies has been entered into the attached spreadsheet.

Walmart

ExxonMobil

  • Exxon has committed to an 8.3% per year reduction in emissions from flaring through 2020.
  • It has also committed to a 5% per year reduction in methane emissions through 2020.

Apple

Berkshire Hathaway

  • Berkshire Hathaway has not published specific sustainabililty targets but is committed to protecting the environment.
  • 43% of BH businesses operate on renewable and non-carbon sources.
  • In addition, the company has committed $30 billion in renewable energy generation.

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