Environmental Impact BLOG

BSE Engineering for a Greener Tomorrow: A Sustainable Odyssey

Engineering for a Greener Tomorrow: A Sustainable Odyssey

Step into the world where gears grind for a purpose beyond functionality, and bolts tighten to secure a sustainable future. In this blog post, join the journey through the lens of an engineer, exploring how innovation and sustainability intertwine to shape the landscapes of tomorrow. From renewable energy breakthroughs to ingenious waste management solutions, engineers are at the forefront of creating a world where efficiency meets eco-consciousness.

BSE Exploring ESG Data: A Comprehensive Guide to Sustainable Investing

Exploring ESG Data: A Comprehensive Guide to Sustainable Investing

In today’s ever-evolving investment landscape, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data has gained prominence as a tool for discerning investors and corporations committed to financial returns aligned with ethical, sustainable, and responsible principles. In this article, we will delve into the intricacies of ESG data, providing a detailed understanding of how these indicators offer valuable insights into a company’s sustainability and social responsibility.

BSE How Climate Change is Affecting the Weather in the USA in 2023

How Climate Change is Affecting the Weather in the USA in 2023

Climate change is not a distant threat, but a present reality that is affecting the lives of millions of Americans. The year 2023 has been marked by extreme weather events, such as heat waves, droughts, floods, wildfires, hurricanes, and snowstorms, that have caused widespread damages, disruptions, and deaths across the country. These events are not isolated incidents, but are linked to the long-term changes in the global climate system that are driven by human activities and greenhouse gas emissions.

BSE Climate Change Impact on US Businesses: Time for Urgent Action

Climate Change Impact on US Businesses: Time for Urgent Action

Climate change is no longer a distant threat; it is a reality that is unfolding before our eyes. The year 2023 is poised to become the hottest on record, as indicated in a recent report by the World Economic Forum (WEF). This warming trend has far-reaching consequences, not least of which is its impact on businesses across the United States. In this article, we will explore the compelling reasons why businesses must recognize the urgent need for action, drawing insights from the referenced article by Time.

Top 10 Energy Tips and Giveaway Contest

Saving Energy Beyond the Retrofit – #100EnergyTips Contest

Big Shine Energy is all about #ApproachingZero carbon emissions. Although our favorite way to accomplish this task is through energy efficient LED lighting solutions, we wanted to do a little extra so that anyone can be a part of our mission, anywhere. Each step we take toward sustainability, no matter how small, brings us closer to zero. All it takes is a change of mindset. That’s why we started our daily #100EnergyTips campaign across our social media platforms.

The Need for Approaching Zero Carbon Emissions Worldwide

In 2010, Bill Gates gave a TED Talk about the importance of developing technology that would eliminate carbon emissions. He opened with the strong observation. While his work at the Gates Foundation focuses on finding ways to maintain a balanced, healthy society for the poorest 2% of the world, these are the same places that will be harmed the most by the negative effects of global warming due to CO2.

Big Shine Energy Blog - Changing the Way We Think About Climate Change

Changing the Way We Think About Climate Change

In recent years, the news has become filled with more natural disasters than ever before. On a global scale, we’ve witnessed more flooding, colder winters, hotter summers and deadlier storms. Scientists say these phenomena are the result of climate change. But unless climate change is directly affecting us, it’s easy to view it as only a distant problem that doesn’t concern us.

Big Shine Energy Blog - Is Planting Trees Enough?

Is Planting Trees Enough?

As the industrial world continues to increase, one of nature’s greatest gifts to us continues to decrease: trees. Trees play a silent yet larger role in the lives of all living beings than we acknowledge. A single tree can absorb 13 pounds of CO2 per year while emitting fresh oxygen that we need in order to survive. The role of reducing CO2 is vital on a global level. However, can trees keep up with our demand?

Big Shine Energy - President Container Group

Big Shine Energy Honors President Container Group

Orange and Rockland Delivers Incentives With a Big Check! Energy conservation company Big Shine Energy retrofitted over 5,000 T5 tubes for President Container Group while securing 89,500 dollars in rebate incentives from Orange and Rockland. “One of the great supporting factors in this initiative was the help from Orange County Partnership”

Environmental Impact on Bhutan

Bhutan is an environmentally conscious country which produces renewable electricity from their fast flowing rivers. By exporting their renewable energy, Bhutan offsets about six million tons of carbon dioxide within their surrounding countries. As Tshering Tobgay, the Prime Minister of Butan, explains in his Ted Talk, Bhutan is aiming to offset 50 Million tons of carbon dioxide each year.