Daily Archives: 4, April 2024

VELUX Group Honored with Sustainability Impact Award for CO2 Emission Reduction Efforts

(IN BRIEF) The VELUX Group was recently awarded the Sustainability Impact to My Enterprise Award by Schneider Electric for its exceptional work in reducing scope 1 and 2 CO2 emissions. Presented at a ceremony in Paris, the award recognizes VELUX’s … Read the full press release

VELUX Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity and Significant Emission Reductions in 2023 Sustainability Report

(IN BRIEF) In their recently launched 2023 Sustainability Report, VELUX showcased remarkable progress in reducing emissions and advancing sustainability initiatives. By securing 100% documented renewable electricity and cutting emissions from their own operations by 16% compared to 2022, VELUX is … Read the full press release

University of Helsinki Study Uncovers Pre-Industrial Atmosphere Insights from Finnish Peatland

(IN BRIEF) Researchers at the University of Helsinki’s Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR) conducted a study in Finland’s Siikaneva peatland, revealing significant insights into pre-industrial aerosol formation processes. The investigation highlighted the release of highly oxygenated organic … Read the full press release

Maersk Names Second Methanol-Enabled Vessel ‘Astrid Mærsk’ in Yokohama Ceremony

(IN BRIEF) In Yokohama, Japan, Maersk celebrated the naming ceremony of the “Astrid Mærsk,” the second of its 18 large methanol-enabled vessels, marking a significant step towards its net-zero targets. With Mrs. Liza Uchida, spouse of Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida, … Read the full press release

RWE Receives Major Milestone: Exclusive Licence for Offshore Wind Project in South Korea

(IN BRIEF) RWE, a global leader in renewable energy, has secured a significant achievement with the award of a 495-megawatt Electricity Business Licence (EBL) by the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy of Korea for the development of the Seohae … Read the full press release

APM Terminals’ Rijeka Gateway Spearheads Electrification with 60+ Electric Handling Equipment Pieces

(IN BRIEF) APM Terminals, in partnership with ENNA Logic, is making significant strides towards its Net-Zero 2040 goal by electrifying container handling equipment at the Rijeka Gateway. With over 60 electric pieces, including STS cranes and gantry cranes, the terminal’s … Read the full press release

Vaisala’s Ambitious Emission Reduction Targets Gain Science-Based Approval

(IN BRIEF) Vaisala, a leading provider of instruments and intelligence for climate action, has received approval from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) for its near-term science-based emission reduction targets. These targets commit Vaisala to reducing its direct and indirect … Read the full press release

Eviden Partners with IGM Financial Inc. for Cloud Migration and Modernization

(IN BRIEF) Eviden, a business within the Atos Group specializing in digital, cloud, big data, and security solutions, has been chosen by IGM Financial Inc., a prominent wealth and asset management company in Canada, for a one-year contract to transition … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool Law Students Provide Free Legal Advice at St Chads Health Centre

(IN BRIEF) St Chads Health Centre in Kirkby collaborates with final year law students from the University of Liverpool to offer free ‘work and welfare’ advice sessions to local residents. These sessions, held twice weekly, provide guidance on welfare benefits, … Read the full press release

Swisscom Launches Enterprise Service Cloud OnPrem and CyberVault Backup for Enhanced IT Resilience

(IN BRIEF) Swisscom introduces Enterprise Service Cloud OnPrem, providing companies with a highly available data center solution on their premises, ensuring critical applications’ availability even during emergencies. Coupled with Swisscom’s CyberVault Backup, offering protection against cyberattacks with malware-free backups in … Read the full press release

Wood Appoints Jess Stanley as President of Americas Operations, Driving Growth and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Wood has announced the appointment of Jess Stanley as President of its Americas Operations, marking a significant leadership addition to the business unit’s global team. With 17 years of energy experience, including executive roles at Shell Americas, Stanley … Read the full press release

MAHLE Unveils Enhanced Workshop Diagnostic Tools for Digital Future

(IN BRIEF) MAHLE Aftermarket is set to launch the second generation of its workshop diagnostic tools, MAHLE TechPRO® 2 and BRAIN BEE Connex 2, in April 2024. Featuring a redesigned user interface for improved usability, the tools offer intuitive guidance … Read the full press release

FDA Approves Basilea’s ZEVTERA® for Severe Bacterial Infections, Including Pediatric Use

(IN BRIEF) Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd, a biopharmaceutical company, has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ZEVTERA® (ceftobiprole medocaril sodium for injection). The approval covers its use in adult patients with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections (bacteremia), … Read the full press release

The Hague Partners with Vattenfall InCharge to Expand Public Charging Infrastructure

(IN BRIEF) The Municipality of The Hague in the Netherlands has selected Vattenfall InCharge to manage and maintain its 5,400 public charging points, with plans to add 3,200 more over the next four years. This expansion aims to support sustainable … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS and Siemens Energy Forge Ahead with 560 MW CCGT Power Unit Construction in Poland

(IN BRIEF) MYTILINEOS Energy & Metals, in partnership with Siemens Energy, has embarked on the construction of a 560 MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power unit at the Adamów Power Plant in Poland. The Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) … Read the full press release

Estonia Contributes €10 Million to EU Fund for Ukraine’s Recovery Amidst Russian Aggression

(IN BRIEF) Estonia has pledged €10 million to the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) EU for Ukraine Fund, part of a broader initiative aimed at addressing Ukraine’s urgent needs and sustaining its economic stability. With support from multiple donors, including other … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies to Double Battery Storage Capacity with New Project in Belgium

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies has announced the development of a new battery storage project in Feluy, Belgium, marking the company’s second venture in the region following the Antwerp refinery battery storage project. Set to commence operation by the end of 2025, … Read the full press release

BASF Unveils Sustainable Plastic Additives at CHINAPLAS 2024, Reinforcing Commitment to Circular Economy

(IN BRIEF) BASF is set to showcase its latest additive offerings at CHINAPLAS 2024, a significant event in the plastic and rubber industries. These additives play a pivotal role in increasing the sustainability of various plastic applications by enhancing durability, … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Nokia Successfully Test Groundbreaking Internet Technology for Improved Home Broadband Experience

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Nokia have conducted successful tests of a new Internet technology that promises to significantly enhance the home broadband experience, particularly for activities like gaming and video calls. The technology, known as L4S (Low Latency, Low Loss, … Read the full press release