Tag Archives: climate change

Neste and the University of Helsinki to support a groundbreaking research on the link between the state of the seas and climate change

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 2-Sep-2022 — /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 new five-year cooperation with the University of … Read the full press release

Iberdrola launches a start-up competition for innovative startups aimed at developing more sustainable electricity grids

The energy company wants to find, through its PERSEO start-up programme, new materials, designs, manufacturing and construction methodologies for electrical substations and high-voltage lines. The company has more than 1.2 million kilometres of power lines in the United States, Brazil, … Read the full press release

Iberdrola startet einen Start-up-Wettbewerb für innovative Startups mit dem Ziel, nachhaltigere Stromnetze zu entwickeln

Das Energieunternehmen möchte mit seinem PERSEO-Startup-Programm neue Materialien, Konstruktionen, Herstellungs- und Konstruktionsmethoden für Umspannwerke und Hochspannungsleitungen finden. Das Unternehmen verfügt über mehr als 1,2 Millionen Kilometer Stromleitungen in den Vereinigten Staaten, Brasilien, Großbritannien und Spanien. (PRESSEMITTEILUNG) BILBAO, 6-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

DNV appoints four experienced hydrogen experts to its hydrogen business across Asia Pacific

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 21-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced four appointments of experienced hydrogen experts to support the rapid growth of the company’s hydrogen business in the Asia Pacific region. The new … Read the full press release

The science-based targets of Hempel, a Danish supplier of coatings, to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by half in its entire value chain by 2030 approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)

(PRESS RELEASE) LYNGBY, Denmark, 7-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Hempel A/S, a Danish global supplier of coatings and services in the protective, marine, decorative, container and yacht industries, has announced that its goal to half greenhouse gas emissions in its entire … Read the full press release

Günther Thallinger, Allianz SE Board Member, one of the experts in the UN’s newly launched High-Level Expert Group on the Net-Zero Emissions Commitments of Non-State Entities (HLEG)

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 1-Arp-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Allianz Group (ETR: ALV), one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide, has announced that its Board Member Günther Thallinger is one of the experts in the UN’s newly launched High-Level Expert … Read the full press release

Eni and Air Liquide partner over decarbonization solutions in the Mediterranean region of Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE, 21-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), an Italian multinational energy company with focus on innovation, efficiency and accessibility for all, and Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and … Read the full press release

New project by Imperial College London and Vodafone Foundation aims at creating the world’s largest cyclone model

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 4-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone (LON: VOD), a British multinational leader in technology communications, has announced that Vodafone Foundation’s DreamLab mobile phone app will be used by Imperial College London, a public research university, for the modeling … Read the full press release

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) expands the geography of its environmental bonds across the Nordic region

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB), an international financial institution with focus on the Nordic and Baltic countries, has announced that it has further expanded the geography of NIB Environmental Bonds (NEB) to attract … Read the full press release

Researchers from Hamburg University, University College London and University of Exeter say the deal agreed at COP26 could help trigger positive tipping points in combating the climate crisis

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 9-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom, has announced that a lead author Professor Tim Lenton, Director of the Global Systems Institute (GSI) at the … Read the full press release

Maersk installs automated weather stations on 50 of its vessels

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 7-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Maersk (CPH: MAERSK-B), a global leader in container shipping, has announced that it will install automated weather stations on 50 of its vessels to transmit live data in help of meteorologists to forecast … Read the full press release

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) issues EUR 1 billion green bond aimed at financing green loans, the bank’s second green bond issuance

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 3-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (STO: SEB-A) (SEB), a Swedish financial group leader on the Nordic market, has announced the issuance of its second green bond the proceeds of which will be directed towards … Read the full press release

University of Exeter study suggests that the English Channel (la Manche) may be preventing rockpool species from reaching UK from Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 20-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom, has announced that a study carried out by the university’s FABiogeography research group suggested that the English Channel … Read the full press release

WHEB Environmental Impact Fund launches with seed investment from Rothschild & Co aimed at environmental and zero carbon solutions

WHEB Asset Management has launched the WHEB Environmental Impact Fund with a seed investment from Rothschild & Co, Wealth Management, UK. The WHEB Environmental Impact Fund is a targeted version of WHEB’s global equity strategy, focused solely on its five … Read the full press release

EY to roll out its STEM App to Ireland, Canada, UK, UAE, Philippines, Australia and New Zealand throughout 2022

Seven additional countries set to launch EY STEM App aimed at inspiring girls aged 13 to 18 to pursue STEM careers Initiative contributes to the EY Ripples corporate responsibility program’s ambition of positively impacting a billion lives by 2030 (PRESS … Read the full press release

Major European energy industry stakeholders open the call for the 6th Ana Aguado Scholarship Award

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 13-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — ENTSO-E, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity, has announced, along with other European energy industry stakeholders such as Bernard Energy (BEA), the European Distribution System Operators’ Association (E.DSO), the Union … Read the full press release

SEB unveils new carbon footprint calculator aimed at the Baltic market

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (STO: SEB-A) (SEB), a Swedish financial group leader on the Nordic market, has unveiled a new mobile app, available for everyone in all three Baltic countries, that will help … Read the full press release

EBRD to loan EUR 20 million to Bulgarian copper producer Sofia Med AD

EBRD €20 million loan to Sofia Med Funds to boost the capacity expansion investment Sofia Med to develop and implement a low-carbon strategy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral … Read the full press release

Anouk Bomers of University of Twente to receive the Professor De Winter Award for her work on predicting flooding in real time using advanced machine learning technique

(PRESS RELEASE) ENSCHEDE, 10-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Twente, a Enschede, NL based public technical university, has announced that Anouk Bomers, assistant professor of Numerical methods and Numerical models for river hydraulics within the Marina and Fluvial Systems group … Read the full press release

Veolia’s Ecological Transformation Trophies Winners 2021 announced

New name, new categories, more diversity, more applicants from abroad… The 2021 Ecological Transformation Trophies are innovating. They reward the final theses of students in their last year of training (5th year of higher education) from engineering and business schools, … Read the full press release

Neste Corporation CEO Peter Vanacker to step down in June 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 9-Dec-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 the resignation of its CEO Peter Vanacker in … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain among the only 200 companies included in the Climate Change A List of CDP

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DEFENSE CEDEX, 8-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational producer of construction, high-performance, and other materials, has announced that the company has made this year’s “Climate Change A List” once again. Established by CDP, … Read the full press release

New media brand called 2050 launching in early 2022 to target young people concerned about the environment and climate change

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 1-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Burda Verlag, a German media group, has announced the launch of a new print magazine with focus on environment, society, culture and business. The new media brand will be called 2050 and will … Read the full press release

Ørsted signs two new CPPAs with Amazon, the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 1-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), a Danish leading operator of offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, has announced it signed two new corporate power purchase agreements (CPPAs) for … Read the full press release

Austrian bricks and clay roof tiles producer Wienerberger wins Austrian Sustainability Reporting Award for the fifth time for its sustainability reporting

Wienerberger Sustainability Program 2023 contains ambitious goals focusing on decarbonization, circular economy and biodiversity Award in the category “Large companies and organizations”  Fifth ASRA Award in a row confirms rigorous sustainability strategy (PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 16-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Wienerberger … Read the full press release

ENGIE and Crédit Agricole Assurances buy 97.33% stake of Eolia Renovables from Alberta Investment Management Corporation

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DÈFENSE, 11-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE (EPA: ENGI), a French multinational utility company active in  electricity, natural gas and energy markets, and Crédit Agricole Assurances, Europe’s leading bancassurer, have announced the acquisition of 97.33% stake of Eolia … Read the full press release

Aegon to transition its EUR 156 billion general account investment portfolio to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 2-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Aegon N.V. (AMS: AGN), Dutch multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management company, has announced it has committed to transition its EUR 156 billion general account investment portfolio to net-zero greenhouse gas … 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

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