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Neste on Sweden leading the way in sustainable aviation

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), Finish oil refining and marketing company and one of the most sustainable companies in the world, comments on Sweden becoming a frontrunner in sustainable aviation. Sweden has an ambitious target … Read the full press release

VINCI Highways and the Colombian National Infrastructure Agency Major planted over 3000 native trees as part of reforestation program in Colombia

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON CEDEX, 14-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Concessions, a leading concessions operator and part of Vinci SA, has announced that led by VIA 40 Express and VINCI Highways have collaborated with the Colombian National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) for the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall’s digitisation project in Gustavsberg relies on AI to increase district heating efficiency

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish government owned multinational power company Vattenfall has announced that its digitisation project in Gustavsberg is successful. The company is making a use of smart algorithms to enable optimisation of district heating in … Read the full press release

Henkel signs major virtual PPA in Texas aimed at covering the company’s entire electricity demand in the US

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 14-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), leading chemical and consumer goods company, has announced it has signed a large-scale virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with a new wind farm in Bee County, Texas on its way … Read the full press release

Snam and Saipem partner on new energy transition technologies to support European Commission’s Hydrogen Strategy

(PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE, 10-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian energy infrastructure company Snam and Italian multinational oilfield services company Saipem sign Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on developing new energy transition technologies, from green hydrogen to capturing and reusing … Read the full press release

CERN underlines strong commitment to environmental protection in its first public Environment Report

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 9-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CERN presents current status of its environmental footprint, along with objectives for the coming years in its first public Environment Report released today. Prepared according to the Global Reporting Initiative Sustainability Reporting Standards, … Read the full press release

PKN ORLEN announces commitment to achieve emission neutrality by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) PŁOCK, 9-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Polish oil refiner and petrol retailer PKN ORLEN is the first oil company in Central Europe to declare plans to achieve emission neutrality by 2050. In order to reach this goal, by 2030 … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut paves way for Japanese chocolate industry’s sustainable future

Artisans continue to lead the way forward through Belgian chocolate brand Callebaut®, which now ensures 100% farmer group traceability in all its products Sustainability is more important than ever; research shows more than 70% of Japanese consumers believe sustainable chocolate … Read the full press release

New LeasePlan white paper on why it’s time to transition to e-LCV (Light Commercial Vehicles) fleet

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 3-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — International automobile leasing and fleet management company LeasePlan unveils key findings on its new reaserch, “Why it’s time to transition to an e-LCV fleet.” According to LeasePlan white paper, Zero-emission deliveries are set … Read the full press release

SGS and Sintali expand partnership to offer simple and transparent path to EDGE certification

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 3-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces an expanded collaboration with Sintali with the aim to grow IFC’s green building standard, EDGE. Both companies will deliver certification and audit services in over 170 countries around the world, acting … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy to provide green hydrogen production solution for hydrogen fueling station in Beijing

Siemens Energy and State Power Investment Corporation Limited promote the use and development of renewable hydrogen in China (PRESS RELEASE) BEIJING, China, 19-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens group’s global energy arm Siemens Energy (Siemens Gas and Power GmbH & Co. … Read the full press release

New virtual exhibition experience: The ZEISS Digital Nature Hub is now live

(PRESS RELEASE) OBERKOCHEN/ CAMBRIDGE, 17-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German manufacturer of optical systems and optoelectronics Carl Zeiss AG has announced its Digital Nature Hub is now live and offers virtual experience in Nature Observation from the comfort of your own … Read the full press release

Transport firm HRX Group to replace fossil diesel with Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ for its deliveries in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 13-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Finish oil refining and marketing company Neste Oyj (HEL: NESTE) has announced its Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ will be in use by HRX Group, a transport company specialized in express deliveries active in … Read the full press release

Climate change experts and scientists will meet virtually to advance work on the Second Order Draft of IPCC’s Working Group II Assessment Report

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 11-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The UN body for assessing the science related to climate change the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has announced it will have its virtual meeting held from 17 to 28 August 2020 … Read the full press release

DNV GL report: we must transition to a clean energy future faster, much faster

Call for 10 times more solar power and five times more wind power, as well as a 50-fold increase in battery production for the 50 million electric vehicles needed every year for the next 10 years (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, The … Read the full press release

Eni’s Versalis and Forever Plast SpA parter over new range of solid polystyrene products made from recycled packaging

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 3-AUG-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Versalis, a wholly owned subsidiary of Italian oil giant Eni specialized in the production of chemicals, and Forever Plast SpA, a leading Italian company in the recovery and recycling of post-consumer plastic at … Read the full press release

LBBW and KfW IPEX-Bank to fund the expansion of Karaburun wind farm in Turkey

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 16-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German banks Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) and KfW IPEX-Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of KfW, will provide funding for the expansion of the Karaburun wind farm located just near by Izmir in Turkey. The … Read the full press release

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) one of five banks chosen to execute Sweden’s EUR 2 billion first green bond

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading Nordic corporate bank Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) will be the joint lead manager for Sweden’s first green bond. SEB is one of five banks with a mandate to execute the … Read the full press release

bp to supply 300,000 tonnes per year of pipeline gas re-gasified from LNG in Guangdong for Chinese ENN Group

Integrating international gas value chains to create lower carbon energy solutions for China (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has announced that it has signed a gas supply agreement with ENN Group (ENN), … Read the full press release

Capgemini research: significant majority of consumers change their purchase preferences based on social responsibility, inclusiveness, or environmental impact

Capgemini research highlights a strong connection between sustainability and core-business benefits including increased customer loyalty and brand revenue (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini’s in-house think tank Capgemini Research Institute has released its new report titled “Consumer Products … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel helps German toy manufacturer Schleich neutralise its entire sea freight CO2 footprint

German toy manufacturer Schleich now handles its sea freight on a CO2 neutral basis with Kuehne+Nagel Current market environment does not prevent customers from addressing the CO2 emissions of their supply chains With Net Zero Carbon, Kuehne+Nagel offers a complete … Read the full press release

Environmental projects and SMEs in Denmark to benefit from new NIB and Ringkjøbing Landbobank cooperation

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 6-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — International financial institution NIB announces signing of a ten-year loan agreement with Danish Ringkjøbing Landbobank (RLB) for onlending to environmental projects and to small and medium-sized enterprises in Denmark. A substantial part of … Read the full press release

Bankinter ya es neutral en carbono

El banco fue el primer banco en calcular su huella de CO2 en 2009 y consiguió la neutralidad de su huella en el mercado español en 2018 que ahora extiende a otros mercados. (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 3-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

ENGIE sells 49% equity interest in 2.3 GW US renewables portfolio to Hannon Armstrong

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DÉFENSE, 2-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational electric utility company, ENGIE signs agreement with Hannon Armstrong (NYSE:HASI), a leading investor in climate change solutions, for the sale of 49% equity interest in a 2.3 GW US renewables … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval and leading low-pressure gas engine designer WinGD to improve engine efficiency on ships

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 25-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling company Alfa Laval further expands its offering to marine customers with the new Alfa Laval CEC-S solution. Catering to the needs of their marine … Read the full press release

Cloud-based geospatial analytics firm Satelytics gets backing from bp ventures

The firm’s technology has the potential to be part of bp’s aim to install methane measurement at all major oil and gas processing sites by 2023 (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel launches Net Zero Carbon, the Group’s sustainability programme for the next ten years

Sustainability Report 2019: All targets initiated in 2010 reached or exceeded (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 22-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s leading logistics companies Kuehne+Nagel has announced it has published its Sustainability Report 2019. The company sets out its … Read the full press release

Continental Tires to consolidate all of its sustainability activities and projects into newly created department

ContiLifeCycle plant in Hanover sets new standards in the field of tire recycling Continental to cease importing natural rubber exclusively from the tropics (PRESS RELEASE) HANOVER, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational automotive parts manufacturing company Continental AG has announced … Read the full press release

Bryan Adams hand signed DHL 1 Sneaker No. 69 goes on auction on June 19th in support of plastic waste reduction cause

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 18-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s largest logistics company Deutsche Post DHL has announced that its division DHL Express will auction off, via United Charity, a unique piece of fashion and collector’s item on June 19th 2020. … Read the full press release

bp Stats Review 2020: Net zero can be achieved by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has announced it has released its 69th annual edition of the bp Statistical Review of World Energy, also known as bp Stats Review. In this year’s edition … Read the full press release