5 companies with great environmental initiatives

As companies continue to prioritize cost-saving measures, many are also recognizing the importance of environmental sustainability. Business intelligence tools can be used to monitor performance and identify opportunities for behavioural changes that can help companies become eco-friendlier. This has led to a growing trend of companies integrating green initiatives into their overall business strategy.

In this article, we will explore five companies that have shown their commitment to the environment.


Lottoland is another company that has shown recent commitment to the environment. At the
awards ceremony of the Malta Business Awards, Lottoland won three awards, making it the most
successful company of the night. Lottoland was awarded first place in the categories of Exceptional
Wellbeing, sponsored by GCS, and Carbon Neutral Commitment, sponsored by Malta International
Airport, as well as being the runner-up for the Best CSR initiative, sponsored by the Ministry for
Social Policy.

Lottoland made history last year by becoming the first iGaming company to receive
carbon-neutral certification. In addition, the company has planted over 2 million trees globally,
including 1000 trees in Malta, in partnership with local NGO Saggar. Besides their commitment to the
environment, there is also their Lottoland charities lottery, through which they give back to the


Nike has made a significant commitment to the environment by implementing sustainable practices
throughout their supply chain. They have set ambitious targets to reduce their carbon footprint,
eliminate waste, and conserve natural resources. For instance, they developed a circular business
model which allows them to reuse materials and minimize waste production. Furthermore, their
products use sustainable materials like recycled polyester or organic cotton, such as in their
manufacturing process.

Nike is actively working to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions through renewable energy sources,
energy efficiency improvements in facilities, and investments in clean energy projects. Furthermore,
they have implemented water conservation measures within their manufacturing processes, such as
using recycled water.

Nike has also formed partnerships with environmental organizations and initiatives, such as the
Better Cotton Initiative for sustainable cotton production and Ellen MacArthur Foundation to foster a
circular economy. Through these collaborations, Nike can contribute to global efforts to combat
climate change and encourage sustainable development worldwide.

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson is dedicated to protecting the environment and has set several sustainability
goals to reduce its environmental impact. The company plans on reaching carbon neutrality in
operations by 2030, decreasing water usage, and eliminating single-use plastics by 2025. In addition,
Johnson & Johnson has implemented a sustainable packaging program that prioritizes recyclable and
reusable materials. Furthermore, the company is striving for responsible sourcing of materials with
the aim of sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2050. Furthermore, Johnson &

Johnson's sustainability efforts have been recognized through inclusion on several sustainability
indices such as Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and CDP A List for climate change issues.


Starbucks Corporation, a renowned global coffee company and coffeehouse chain has demonstrated
its dedication to the environment through various initiatives. One of their primary focuses is to
minimize the environmental impact of stores and coffee production by reducing carbon footprints,
conserving energy resources, and decreasing waste production.

Starbucks has taken several green initiatives to meet this goal, such as using energy-saving
equipment, cutting water consumption, and implementing recycling and composting programs in
their stores. Furthermore, they have set a goal to make all their stores globally resource-positive –
producing more energy and clean water than they consume – by 2030.

Starbucks has pledged to use only ethically and sustainably sourced coffee beans by 2020 through
their Coffee and Farmer Equity (CAFE) Practices program, which seeks to improve livelihoods for
coffee farmers and their communities while encouraging sustainable farming methods and
conserving natural resources.

Starbucks is committed to reducing waste and recycling, encouraging customers to bring reusable
cups, and offering discounts for doing so. They have even introduced a line of reusable cups and plan
to make all their cups recyclable or compostable by 2022.


Google is dedicated to sustainability and the environment. The company has set a goal of reaching
carbon neutrality for its operations by 2022, as well as using 100% non-carbon energy by 2030.
Already, they've achieved carbon neutrality for their data centres and offices; now, they are focusing
on manufacturing and supply chain operations.

Google is investing heavily in renewable energy, with a goal to purchase enough renewable energy to
cover 100% of its electricity consumption by 2022. Furthermore, the company is developing new
technologies to reduce energy usage within products like artificial intelligence for optimizing data
centre efficiency.

Beyond its own operations, Google is dedicated to addressing global environmental challenges. The
company uses data and technology expertise to support research and conservation projects such as
monitoring deforestation and mapping coral reefs. Furthermore, the company promotes sustainable
lifestyles through initiatives like its Sustainable Workplaces program, which encourages employees to
reduce their carbon footprint both at work and at home.