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Marel Initiates Pilot Project with Green Steel to Reduce Carbon Emissions

(IN BRIEF) Marel has embarked on a pilot project to utilize green steel, produced using renewable energy and recycled materials, in its manufacturing processes to reduce environmental impact. This initiative is part of Marel’s broader strategy to meet its Science-Based … Read the full press release

BevZero Spain Enhances Sustainability Efforts with Installation of Solar Panels at Production Facility

(IN BRIEF) BevZero, a global leader in beverage innovation, takes a significant step towards sustainability with the installation of 100 solar panels, generating 50 kW of peak power, on the rooftop of its Spain facility. This initiative, representing an annual … Read the full press release

ORLEN Group Electrifies Sleipner Field, Slashing Carbon Emissions

(IN BRIEF) ORLEN Group continues its commitment to sustainability with the electrification of the Sleipner field in the North Sea, connecting it to clean energy generated onshore. This initiative will result in the prevention of 160,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide … Read the full press release

Outokumpu and Langh Ship Forge Green Shipping Alliance to Cut Carbon Emissions

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu, a leading provider of sustainable stainless steel, has partnered with Finnish shipping firm Langh Ship to revolutionize short sea liner operations. By introducing energy-efficient and low-emission vessels, such as the inaugural multipurpose vessel Lovisa, Outokumpu aims to … Read the full press release

UK Government Invests £53 Million to Boost Sustainable Aviation Fuel Industry and Reduce Carbon Emissions

(IN BRIEF) The UK government has announced a £53 million investment to bolster the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry, aiming to save 2.7 million tonnes of carbon emissions annually. The funding supports nine innovative projects under the Department for Transport’s … Read the full press release

Hiab Launches Environmentally Friendly MULTILIFT Hooklifts to Help Customers Reduce Carbon Emissions

(IN BRIEF) Hiab, a division of Cargotec, has introduced two new MULTILIFT hooklifts, the MULTILIFT Ultima 28Z and MULTILIFT Ultima ZERO, designed with a focus on sustainability and reduced carbon emissions. The heavy-duty MULTILIFT Ultima 28Z offers a lifting capacity … Read the full press release

Dairy Giants FrieslandCampina and Hochwald Collaborate to Slash Costs and Carbon Emissions Through Milk Exchange

(IN BRIEF) Dairy companies Hochwald and FrieslandCampina have entered into a partnership to optimize milk collection and reduce transport costs and CO2 emissions. They will exchange member milk between their cooperatives, reducing the distance between dairy farms and processing locations. … Read the full press release

DHL and Formula 1® Biofuel Trucks Slash Carbon Emissions by 83% During European Leg of 2023 Championship

(IN BRIEF) DHL and Formula 1® have achieved an impressive 83% reduction in carbon emissions during the European leg of the 2023 FIA Formula One World Championship by using a new fleet of trucks powered by HVO100 biofuel. These trucks, … Read the full press release

New App Links Carbon Emissions to Melting Arctic Sea Ice, Revealing Impact on Global Warming

(IN BRIEF) A new app developed by Arctic Basecamp, in collaboration with Earthrise Media, uses AI and ClimateTRACE data to reveal the impact of global carbon emissions on rapidly melting Arctic sea ice. The app allows users to input a … Read the full press release

DHL Aviation launches carbon offset service for air cargo using sustainable aviation fuel

(IN BRIEF) The United States and the European Union have agreed to a five-year truce in their long-standing dispute over subsidies provided to Boeing and Airbus. The dispute, which began in 2004, has seen the two sides impose tariffs on … Read the full press release

Extreme E offsets carbon emissions from Season 2 through purchase of verified carbon standard environmental certificates

(IN BRIEF) Extreme E, the electric off-road racing series, has released its second Sustainability Report in collaboration with EY, revealing its environmental footprint for Season 2. The report shows that the racing series maintained its carbon-neutral status while racing electric … Read the full press release

Finnair partners with Neste to reduce carbon emissions from flights departing Helsinki Airport

(IN BRIEF) Finnair has purchased 750 tons of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel from Neste to reduce the carbon emissions from flights departing from Helsinki Airport. The fuel volume purchased is Finnair’s single largest batch of sustainable aviation fuel to … Read the full press release

Crushing rocks for construction could capture 0.5% of global carbon emissions, says research

(IN BRIEF) A new study has found that around 0.5% of global carbon emissions could be captured through the normal crushing process of rocks typically used in construction. The research published in the journal Nature Sustainability reveals that almost no … Read the full press release

Vulcan and Stellantis Partner to Decarbonize German Automotive Plant with Geothermal Energy

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 17-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Stellantis N.V. (STLA:EN), a leading multinational automaker and provider of innovative mobility solutions formed in 2021 by the merger of Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group, and Vulcan Energy Resources Limited (Vulcan; ASX: VUL, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat and Globant’s Sustainable Business Studio release a new research on the possibilities of space technologies towards the Net Zero goals

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, and Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a world leader in digital and cognitive transformation, have announced the release of a new research that looks … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel offers carbon neutral transport option with the launch of new SAF add-on

Kuehne+Nagel becomes the first air logistics provider to offer customers sustainable fuel option for all shipments Choice of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) add-on available on all customer quoting channels Instant calculation of SAF on a per kg basis for a … Read the full press release

Stagecoach and renewable energy company SSE to trial a new community electric vehicle charging hub

Trial scheme would maximise efficiency of EV charging infrastructure by making it available to fleet users and local community during the day when buses are out of depots (PRESS RELEASE) PERTH, Scotland, UK, 8-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Stagecoach (LON: SGC), … Read the full press release

Polish Green Building Council and EBRD publish new report on ambitious roadmap to decarbonise Poland’s construction sector by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — New study published today by the Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) in cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) outlines how buildings play a crucial role in Poland’s effort to … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp secures planning approval for Wellington North solar farm in ‎New South Wales, Australia ‎

The solar farm is adjacent to Lightsource bp’s 200MWdc Wellington solar farm which is ‎currently under construction. Once operational, the solar hub with a combined installed ‎capacity of 600MWdc could become the state’s largest solar project Lightsource bp’s solar hub … Read the full press release

DHL Express introduces Fiat’s new E-Ducato vans to its European fleet as part of its Zero Emissions strategy

DHL Express plans to have more than 14,000 electric vans in operation in Europe by 2030 to reduce their carbon emissions. (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 23-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express announces its next step towards achieving the goal to electrify … Read the full press release

Aviva commits to become a Net Zero carbon emissions company by 2040

Aviva takes on the most demanding target of any major insurance company in the world today (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational insurance company Aviva announces its plan to become a Net Zero carbon emissions company by … Read the full press release

Lundbeck commits to become carbon neutral across the entire value chain by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Danish international pharmaceutical company H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) announces its new 15-year climate target, which includes a detailed action plan to reduce emissions, approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), towards becoming … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB’s new ESG goals focus on carbon emissions, supplier audits and gender diversity

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, the leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has announced the launch of a new sustainability programme with key environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals centred around carbon emissions, supplier audits … Read the full press release

Vodafone Group CEO Nick Read: today we have pledged to become fully ‘net zero’ by 2040

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 23-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone (LON: VOD), a British multinational leader in technology communications, has announced today that it committed to reducing the company’s total global carbon emissions to ‘net zero’ by 2040. In addition, the group … Read the full press release

Economic recovery: Massive €75 billion investment plan announced by Iberdrola

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 5-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola (BME: IBE), a Spanish multinational electric utility company, has announced a historical €75 billion investment plan to 2025 as a firm commitment to economic recovery. The pledge represents the largest investment programme … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to leverage Aker Carbon Capture’s expertise on CO2 solutions at its waste and bio energy plants across Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Norwegian Aker Carbon Capture to accelerate the evaluation of future carbon capture plants in Sweden and Northern Europe. Vattenfall aims to support its ambitions to … Read the full press release

HSBC sets goals on becoming a net zero bank

HSBC to align its portfolio of financed emissions to the Paris Agreement goal to achieve net zero by 2050 HSBC to target net zero in operations and supply chain by 2030 (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational … 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

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

Real estate investment firm Wereldhave commits to align its Full Service Centers with the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement

Real estate investment firm Wereldhave commits to align its Full Service Centers with the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement

The RE firm will establish a 2°C roadmap for its Full Service Centers aimed at reducing carbon emissions (PRESS RELEASE) SCHIPHOL, 13-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Real estate investment firm Wereldhave active in the Netherlands, Belgium and France said it will … Read the full press release

Hydro releases its primary aluminium range with low CO2 footprint to the extrusion market

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 4-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro REDUXA certifiably contains up to 4 kg CO2 per kg aluminium compared to the average aluminium consumed in Europe which contains 8.6 kg CO2 per kilo aluminium. Hydro sees an increase in … Read the full press release

APG signs Dutch Business Sustainable Mobility Pledge

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERLEN, the Netherlands, 21-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — APG signed up with Anders Reizen to cut its own carbon footprint to half. Anders Reizen is a coalition of some 50 organizations with the common ambition of halving carbon emissions … Read the full press release

Eni continues its support for fusion, solar, carbon capture research in collaboration with MIT

The collaboration between MIT and Eni on low-carbon energy research and technologies renewed (PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 18-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni’s tenure as a Founding Member of the MITEI has just been extended through 2023. It is a joint collaboration … Read the full press release

Volvo Construction Equipment and Skanska Electric Site research project: 98% reduction in carbon emissions, 70% reduction in energy cost and 0% reduction in operator cost

GOTHENBURG, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska have recorded groundbreaking results from their Electric Site research project – including a 98% reduction in carbon emissions, a 70% reduction in energy cost and a 40% reduction in … Read the full press release

Neste: Vehicles that use renewable diesel cause considerably less carbon emissions than fossil diesel

HELSINKI, 30-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Instantly smaller carbon footprint Considering emissions throughout the entire fuel life cycle, vehicles that use renewable diesel cause considerably less carbon emissions than fossil diesel. The progressive and ambitious City of San Francisco, for example, has … Read the full press release

PwC: 2014 suggests signs of a turning point in G20 economies reducing their carbon emissions per unit of GDP

Annual PwC analysis finds the steepest decline in carbon intensity since 2000 Despite ambitious national emission reduction targets report warns that business needs to build carbon costs and regulation into business decisions, with the power, transport and finance sectors particularly … Read the full press release

New methodology reveals Aviva’s carbon offset programme has positively impacted the lives of more than 200,000 people

30-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer and one of Europe’s leading providers of life and general insurance partnered with climate and development experts ClimateCare, to develop a new way to measure and report the full impact of offsetting Aviva’s … Read the full press release

ABB wins major contract to suply converter transformers and key components for the world’s highest capacity power link in China

Converter transformers and key components for UHVDC link to enable supply of clean hydropower from southwest to the east coast of China Zurich, Switzerland, 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth … Read the full press release