Tag Archives: climate change

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

Tikehau Capital to acquire a 42% stake in Caisse des Dépôts subsidiary Egis

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Caisse des Dépôts, a French public sector financial institution created in 1816, has announced that it has received a binding offer from Tikehau Capital, the alternative asset management group with €30.9 billion AUM, … Read the full press release

Vaisala Capital Markets Day for analysts and investors on Tuesday, September 21

(PRESS RELEASE) VANTAA, 21-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vaisala (HEL: VAIAS), a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, has announced that its Board of Directors has approved the company’s strategy and updated long-term financial targets for the next three years. … Read the full press release

Biogeobatteries, Additive Manufacturing, water systems, brain organoids projects at University of Bristol funded as part of UKRI flagship Future Leaders Fellowships scheme

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISTOL, 8-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Bristol, a red brick research university, has announced that four promising future science and research leaders at the university will be benefiting from a £4.5 million UK Government funding to convert … Read the full press release

Garanti BBVA becomes the first and only Turkish bank to join the Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA)

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 3-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Garanti BBVA, Turkey’s second largest private bank and part of Spanish bank BBVA, has announced it is joining the United Nations’ Net-Zero Banking Alliance thus becoming Turkey’s first and only bank to join … Read the full press release

e-CUPRA ABT XE electric SUV to race at the Arctic X Prix in Greenland

The ABT CUPRA XE team is ready to fight for victory in the Arctic X Prix and climb up the championship standings Mattias Ekström and Jutta Kleinschmidt will race with the e-CUPRA ABT XE1 for the remainder of the season … Read the full press release

Enel, Enel X and Confagricoltura partner to bring sustainable energy solutions to the agricultural sector

Agreements were signed to provide tailor-made solutions for the competitiveness of the agricultural sector (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 9-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. (BIT: ENEL), an Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, and Confagricoltura, representing agricultural enterprises … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa in 3QFY2021: order backlog increase underlines further commitments to a decarbonized economy

Order backlog amounted to €32.6bn, underpinned by further commitments to a decarbonized economy; Siemens Gamesa logged €11.8bn order intake in the last twelve months Rising commodity prices and higher ramp-up costs for the 5.X platform resulted in provisions for onerous … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility and Continental Engineering Services to accelerate production of truck pantographs

Siemens Mobility and Continental cooperate in manufacturing pantographs for trucks Initiative of the Ministry of Transport recommends eHighway on 4,000 kilometers of autobahn (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 29-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility announces partnership with Continental Engineering Services (CES) to … Read the full press release

Telefónica to present environmentally-friendly agriculture solutions at the Mobile World Congress

Telefónica comes to Mobile with a catalogue of proposals and real cases that highlight all that technology and digital transformation can do for the sustainability of the planet.  The company promotes the use of its IoT technology and big data … Read the full press release

LyondellBasell to source feedstock from Neste made from 100% renewable feedstock from bio-based sources

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), a leading renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock company with operations in 14 countries, and LyondellBasell, one of world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, have announced a long-term commercial agreement … Read the full press release

AFRY helped Arauco expand water reuse in their pulp production in Chile

(PRESS RELEASE) SOLNA, Sweden, 16-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AFRY (STO: AF-B), Swedish-Finnish engineering, consulting and design company active in energy, industry, infrastructure and IT, has announced it provided expertise in Arauco’s Licancel pulp mill project, which targeted to enable the … Read the full press release

Yara EVP Communications & Procurement Pablo Barrera takes the role of Executive Director of social venture IMAGINE

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, has announced that its EVP Communications & Procurement Pablo Barrera will assume the role of Executive Director of social venture IMAGINE. At IMAGINE Food Collective he … Read the full press release

SUEZ Group and Airex Energy to industrialize conversion of biomass residues into biochar

The partnership aims to provide high-quality carbon credits to clients and help agricultural industry strengthen soil resilience (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ Group teams up with Airex Energy to industrialize the recovery of biomass residues into biochar … Read the full press release

AqualisBraemar LOC appointed in designing Europe’s first emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going passenger and car ferry

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading independent global energy and marine consultancy, AqualisBraemar LOC announces that it has been appointed by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. (CMAL) to partner in designing Europe’s first emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going … Read the full press release

Greiner Packaging achieves sustainable food cups made of circular materials from Borealis

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, Borealis announces that its client Greiner Packaging has produces the first cup prototypes made of Bornewables™ – Borealis’ portfolio … Read the full press release

SUEZ and Würth partner on digital solution for sorting and recycling waste

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 4-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global player in environmental services, SUEZ announces partnership with multi-specialist in services and products for fastening, assembly tools and workshop consumables for professionals Würth to develop a waste collection offering, directly available on … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce marks World Bee Day with the launch of new apiary project in Dubai and the appointment of its first‑ever Junior Beekeeper

(PRESS RELEASE) GOODWOOD, UK, 20-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British luxury automobile maker, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announces the appointment of Poppy Liddle from Selsey as its first‑ever Junior Beekeeper at the Goodwood Apiary. Appointment follows story in the Chichester Observer concerning the theft … Read the full press release

ABB Robotics introduces new robotic automation solutions to improve safety, affordability and sustainability in the construction industry

9 out of 10 construction businesses predict a skills crisis by 2030, with 81 percent saying they will introduce robots in the next 10 years, while safety and the environment both catalysts for accelerating investment in robotics. (PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, … Read the full press release

OMV views the EU climate targets as particularly ambitious transposition of the Paris Climate Change Agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 19-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Austrian multinational integrated oil, gas and petrochemical company OMV, recognizes that climate change is one of the most important global challenges today and fully supports the goals set forth by the Paris Climate … Read the full press release

Yara launches a farm decarbonization business created for farmers to earn additional revenue from adopting climate-positive practices

The new farm decarbonization business has operations and partnerships across four continents (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara, a leading crop nutrition solutions provider, announces the commercial launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance, a global business created for farmers to earn additional … Read the full press release

Allianz releases Sustainability Report 2020, new climate strategy and targets

High customer satisfaction, most attractive employer in the insurance industry and more female managers  Significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from business operations   Expansion of guidelines for carbon-based business models in property and casualty insurance and proprietary investments from 2023 … Read the full press release

M&S launches new programme to support Select Farmers to become more resilient to environmental challenges

M&S launches industry-leading bee programme – introducing over 30 million bees to its Select Farms – to boost pollination, improve product quality and produce delicious British honey for its customers M&S raises the bar even further to offer more RSPCA Assured … Read the full press release

Sanofi launches more impactful Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy

Accelerating projects on access to medicines, support for vulnerable communities, environmental conservation, and diversity and inclusion Creation of Sanofi Global Health, global nonprofit unit to provide 40 of the world’s poorest countries access to 30 essential medicines (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 7-Apr-2021 — … Read the full press release

BBVA signs landmark transaction of €1.35 billion sustainable linked guarantee facility with Enel

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 30-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational financial services company BBVA announces the signing of a €1.35 billion sustainable linked guarantee facility with the Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, Enel. The transaction is in … Read the full press release

Vattenfall joins the Science Based Targets Network’s Corporate Engagement Program initiative

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall aims to actively participate in the development of new methods and guidance to protect and restore nature based on science by joining the initiative Science Based Targets Network Corporate Engagement Program. Since … Read the full press release

Telefónica commits to contribute to the success of the EU’s green and digital transformation

An initiative of the European Commission and leading European ICT companies to drive green digital solutions to create an innovative, sustainable and resilient economy. Its commitment to have zero net emissions by 2025 in its main markets has enabled the … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim aligns Sustainability and Innovation under Magali Anderson’s leadership

LafargeHolcim combines sustainability and innovation leadership for more impact Commitment to publish first Climate Transition report in 2022 Recent Innovation partnerships for sustainable building include XTreeE and CPC (PRESS RELEASE) ST. GALLEN, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim announces that it … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel partners with American Airlines to further expand its environmentally friendly air logistics services

Supporting customers in avoiding CO2 emissions Advancing sustainable fuel use within the aviation industry (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 9-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company Kuehne+Nagel announces its partnership with American Airlines to deploy more than 11 million litres … Read the full press release