Renewable energy production is no longer the future. It is the present. The Newday Climate Action Portfolio includes companies that operate at significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions levels or develop the technology used to achieve these levels.
In one hour, the sun delivers enough energy to earth to power the world economy for a year. Invest in companies that operate on solar power or manufacture and develop the technology.
The Newday Climate Action Portfolio contains companies with minimal or no carbon footprint, so you can do your part to preserve the environment while saving for retirement.
Good energy management policies prevent the waste of energy, which reduces costs and energy demand. Companies in the Newday Climate Action Portfolio save money and the climate.
Renewable energy takes many forms, but all harness the power of nature. Investing in the Newday Climate Action Portfolio gives exposure to companies that are accelerating the transition to renewable energy though wind power technologies and infrastructure.
As long as rivers run, there will be renewable, clean energy through hydroelectric power. In addition to having a competitive business model, hydroelectric power companies create minimal environmental externalities compared to broader energy sector.
On the chart below, the Climate Action Portfolio is compared to the S&P 500 over a 1 year timeframe.
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Owens Corning is engaged in the business of composite and building materials systems, delivering a range of products and services, such as glass fiber, insulation and roofing. Owens Corning has aligned their water management efforts with the UN SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation). As such, the company uses water management tools to track water usage and increase efficiencies, resulting in a 42% decrease in water use from 2010 and a focus on decreasing water usage in higher stressed water area. For their efforts, they have received the CDP’s A List for Climate and Water.
Waste Management, Inc. is an American waste management, comprehensive waste, and environmental services company. In 2017, the services that Waste Management provided offset the emissions of their operations by three times. In 2019, the company was recognized as Climate Change Leader for Third Straight Year. To emit fewer emissions through operations, they transitioned from diesel to alternative fuel vehicles in 90 percent of their entire fleet, and are using renewable fuel in over 90 percent of their vehicles.
Eastman Chemical Company is a global specialty chemical company that produces advanced materials, chemicals and fibers for everyday purposes with headquarters in Kingsport, Tennessee, United States. The Eastman team works hard to minimize their environmental footprint by conserving natural resources, inventing more efficient production methods, and developing chemistries that use renewable raw materials. Eastman became a member of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership and partnered with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Eastman uses an internal reporting mechanism to ensure that all fines and penalties associated with noncompliance with environmental laws and regulations are captured in one place.
International Business Machines Corporation is an American multinational information technology company that produces and sells computer hardware, software, and provides cloud and artificial intelligence services with headquarters in Amonk, New York, United States. IBM Health Corps is a social impact program through which IBM woks with health organizations to address urgent public health needs around the world. Launched in 2016, the program has eight projects to date. IBM awarded 2,800 cash grants worth a combined $3.8 million in 2017 to schools and community organizations where IBM employees volunteer. In 2017, IBM expanded their participation in the EU Cloud Code of Conduct to cover 24 additional services to establish prudent standards to safeguard customer data. The company has also certified more than 160 offerings to date for compliance with Privacy Shield.
DXC Technology Co is an American multinational corporation the specializes in IT services for B2B market. DXC invests in and implements cloud-based technology to combat pressing global issues connected with climate change and natural resource practices. DXC keeps global accreditation to ISO 14001 Environmental Management System certification in its facilities and is also accredited to ISO 50001 Energy Management System across the legacy CSC global strategic data centers.
Huntsman Corporation is an American multinational manufacturer. They supply chemical products for consumers and industrial customers. Huntsman has continued to stay ambitious by developing the energy efficiency of their operations, thereby decreasing their energy impacts and enhancing their financial capability. The company has recorded its greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity continues a downward trend, and this has helped them reduce their emissions per tonne of production.
Covanta Holding Corp is a waste management company that provides sustainable waste and energy services. They strive to make sure no residue is ever wasted. The facilities provide a uniquely safe environment for technological advances, which in turn significantly reduces greenhouse gases, generates clean energy, and improves the recycling of metal. Annually, Covanta's EfW facilities worldwide reduce greenhouse gases by 20 million tons, the equivalent of pulling approximately 4 million cars off the road for one year.
As an energy producer and transporter in the US, the company's share of its renewable energy sources has increased in recent years. The company’s three-year average carbon footprint lower than industry peers (0.36 vs 0.55 tCO2e/MWh).
Avista Corporation is an energy company based in America. They focus on generating and transmitting electricity while distributing natural gas to all customers. They work with communities and regulators consistently to find opportunities to lower carbon future while keeping their system reliable. A key strength is driving innovation and technologic advancements, which increase energy efficiency or reduce emissions and engaging in and influencing climate policies that promote environmental stewardship.