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DNV’s pathway to net zero: North America and Europe must be carbon neutral by 2042 (not by 2050)

(PRESS RELEASE) HØVIK, Norway, 27-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the release of its Energy Transition Outlook 2021 report according to which zero emissions by 2050 is not enough for most developed … Read the full press release

Gasum biogas used in Post Nord’s biogas-powered vehicles for the delivery of Tamro medicines

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 26-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Gasum, a Finnish state-owned energy company responsible for the import of the nation’s natural gas, has announced that its biogas is used in the Post Nord’s biogas-powered vehicles for the transportation of medicines … Read the full press release

First report on the climate reporting performance of the Euro STOXX 50

Strong EU policy is driving climate reporting performance but COP26 pivotal for setting out strategy to accelerate meaningful emissions reductions Nearly all Euro STOXX 50 companies offer low-carbon products and services while over half have set science-based targets which include … Read the full press release

Wienerberger products to include nesting options for birds, bats, insect and small mammals as part of its commitment to biodiversity

Group-wide Biodiversity Program as an important component of Wienerberger’s Sustainability Program 2023 Catalogue of measures developed in cooperation with external experts (PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 25-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Wienerberger Group, the world’s largest producer of bricks and the market leader … Read the full press release

Voith buys out the remaining 35 percent stake in Voith Hydro from joint venture partner Siemens Energy

Voith acquires remaining 35 percent stake in Voith Hydro from joint venture partner Siemens Energy With the acquisition, Voith is continuing its expansion of the core business in the field of sustainable technologies Great potential for sustainable profitable growth through … Read the full press release

Lidl Italia selects the emission-free Scania Battery-Electric truck for delivery across its supermarkets in the north-east of Italy

(PRESS RELEASE)SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, 21-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania, a leading Swedish supplier of sustainable transport solutions and services, engines for industrial and marine applications, and power generation, has announced that Lidl Italia, Italy’s leading supermarket chain, has chosen to use … Read the full press release

Newly launched EQT Future fund to focus on longer-hold investments in mature companies with market-shaping impact potential

EQT strengthens commitment to drive positive impact by launching the EQT Future fund, targeting longer-hold investments in mature companies with market-shaping impact potential Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever, and Jacob Wallenberg, Chairperson of Investor AB, to co-chair the EQT … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp enters Polish solar market through 757MWp co-development deal

If fully-developed the projects would create a total investment of €500 million. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Lightsource bp, a global leader in the development and management of solar energy announces that it has secured its first projects … Read the full press release

INEOS to build industrial scale electrolyser to produce green hydrogen at its Koln site in Germany

The project forms part of more than €2bn investment in Green Hydrogen announced by INEOS earlier this week. Hydrogen from the new unit would be used in the production of green ammonia. The complete project will result in a reduction … Read the full press release

EIC, the World’s Largest Multinational Innovation Program, to Invest €13.4M in Wi-Charge, a Game Changing Wireless Power Company

The fund recognizes Europe as the epicenter of global tech innovation and will accelerate the rollout of true wireless electricity to businesses and homes (PRESS RELEASE) TEL AVIV, 18-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Wi-Charge, the leader in long-range wireless power, today … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies’ newly opened UK Offshore Wind Hub in Aberdeen to help its staff transition from oil and gas to offshore wind

TotalEnergies opens UK offshore wind hub in Aberdeen ScotWind partners announce £140m initiative for Scottish industry Partners aim for high level of Scottish local content (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Oct-2021— /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric congratulates EQT AB as the first private markets firm to achieve Science Based Targets (SBT) validation

Schneider Electric partnered with EQT to develop SBT strategy and roadmap for implementation (PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 15-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric (EPA: SU), a global leader in energy management, digital transformation and automation active in more than 100 countries, … Read the full press release

EQT’s science based targets approved and validated by the SBTi

EQT accelerates its journey to address climate change by defining ambitious greenhouse gas emission (“GHG”) reduction targets, encompassing both its own and its portfolio investments’ operations EQT becomes the first private markets firm to formalize science based targets through the … Read the full press release

Winners of the 2020 Eni Award: David T. Allen; Chintamani Nages Ramachandra Rao; Jürgen Caro and Jörg Kärger

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), an Italian multinational energy company with focus on innovation, efficiency and accessibility for all, has announced that The Eni Award ceremony took place today at the Palazzo del Quirinale in … Read the full press release

Wind energy: WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson at the 11th Colloque National Éolien in Paris

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope, a Brussels based association active on promoting the use of wind power across Europe, has announced that its CEO  Giles Dickson has spoken at the 11th Colloque National Éolien in Paris, organised … Read the full press release

Nokia to sell refurbished network equipment to all Orange subsidiaries as part of reduced carbon emissions goals

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange S.A. (EPA: ORA), a French multinational telecommunications group, and Nokia (HEL: NOKIA), a Finnish multinational technology leader across mobile, fixed and cloud networks, have signed an agreement to increase the use of … Read the full press release

Zero-emissions logistics: TotalEnergies to solarize eight sites of DHL in Dubai

TotalEnergies will solarize eight of DHL’s sites in Dubai to cover the equivalent of over 46,000m² of photovoltaic panels. As part of their strategic cooperation agreement, a solar energy project is launched Over 14,000 MWh of electricity will be produced … Read the full press release

Vattenfall: It is no longer acceptable for wind industry composite waste to be placed in landfills

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 13-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a European energy company with a mission to enable fossil free living within one generation, has announced it set ambitious targets in how the company deals with wind turbine blades at end of life. The … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to deliver two fiber preparation systems for Naturheld’s new production line in Grafenwöhr, Germany

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, equipment, systems and services across multiple industries, has announced it will deliver two fiber preparation systems for insulation material to the … Read the full press release

Amanda Blanc, Group CEO Aviva PLC: We need to unlock trillions of private finance to speed up the transition to net zero

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global financial services industry calls on G20 governments to help build a Net Zero economy and meet the goals of the Paris agreement ahead of COP26. The Call to Action includes specific policy … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina to use more environment-friendly packaging for the Friesche Vlag coffee creamers

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — FrieslandCampina, a Dutch multinational dairy cooperative, has announced that it will be using recycled PET bottle from now on for its Friesche Vlag coffee creamers. All single-use glass bottles of the entire coffee … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp to test the industrial production, use and system integration of green hydrogen as part of German Federal Ministry of Education and Research’s hydrogen lead projects

H2Giga: thyssenkrupp is driving forward the industrialization of alkaline water electrolysis through automated series production H2Mare: thyssenkrupp tests the offshore production of green methanol and ammonia TransHyDE: thyssenkrupp tests ammonia cracking (PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp (ETR: … Read the full press release

Aquaculture: Alfa Laval acquires LiftUP, leader in waste extraction systems for fish farms

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 5-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced the acquisition of Norwegian system manufacturer LiftUP, a market leader in removing waste from fish farms to reduce … Read the full press release

Covestro and ALBA Group’s Interseroh partner over innovative recycling of plastic waste

The goal is a resource-efficient circular economy (PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 4-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro (ETR: 1COV), a German company leader in polymer materials, has announced it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Interseroh, an environmental service provider and … Read the full press release

Energy transition: TotalEnergies part of the World’s Largest Clean Hydrogen Infrastructure Fund

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced that the Company together with Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, and VINCI, … Read the full press release

Synova extension doubles TotalEnergies mechanical recycling production capacity in France

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced the launch of the extension of Synova in Normandy, the French leader in recycled polypropylene production. As a result TotalEnergies mechanical … Read the full press release

Ericsson inks 5-year tenor with two 1-year extension options USD 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility with 18 participating banks

USD 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility signed Transaction underlines the confidence in Ericsson’s financial and sustainable performance (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company, has announced the signature of … Read the full press release

SOK Corporation’s Inex Partners Oy extends its 10-year partnership with Kuehne+Nagel

Joint efforts to reduce Inex emissions by 2025 Kuehne+Nagel’s Net Zero Carbon programme core element of the reduction strategy Long-term relationship with the aim of transitioning to low-carbon logistics (PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: KNIN), one … Read the full press release

Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ now available to all TripActions Group customers as part of new global partnership

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world, has announced a groundbreaking global partnership with TripActions and Reed … Read the full press release

The insurance industry, Europe’s largest institutional investor, supports the EC’s proposal for the EUGBS (EU Green Bond Standard)

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance Europe, the European insurance and reinsurance federation, has announced the publication of its response to a consultation by the EC on its proposal for an EU Green Bond Standard (EUGBS). The insurance … Read the full press release