Tag Archives: climate change

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

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

Barry Callebaut partners with Bloom Biorenewables to explore potential for converting chocolate manufacturing processes into reusable material

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 18-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barry Callebaut announces that it has joined forces with MassChallenge participant Bloom Biorenewables Ltd to investigate how side streams from chocolate manufacturing processes could support the fight against climate change and help Barry … 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

Vodacom Foundation supports massive reforestation programme in Tanzania

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 2-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone announces that a project run by the Vodacom Tanzania Foundation and the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) plans to improve the lives of around 12 million people in Tanzania (20% of the population) … Read the full press release

Iberdrola to ensure 70% of its main suppliers worldwide comply with environmental, social and governance objectives by 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 29-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational electric utility company Iberdrola to promote ESG criteria to its more than 22,000 suppliers worldwide, from which it makes purchases worth 20 billion euros a year. ESG criteria -environmental, social and … Read the full press release

EBRD supports Albania’s plans to launch its first wind power plants tender

First wind power plants tender in Albania to be launched EBRD and Swiss SECO support preparation of groundbreaking move Albania to diversify energy supply, attract investment and increase resilience to climate change (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement’s ambitious Brevik carbon capture and storage (CCS) project gets green light from the Norwegian parliament

(PRESS RELEASE) HEIDELBERG, 15-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — HeidelbergCement announces that its investment in a full-scale carbon capture facility in its Norcem plant in Brevik, Norway has received the approval from the Norwegian parliament. HeidelbergCement aims to capture of 400,000 tonnes … Read the full press release

Eni and Saipem to explore technological solutions for decarbonization such as carbon capture, utilization and storage

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 9-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian multinational oil and gas company, Eni signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saipem to cooperate on the identification and engineering of decarbonisation initiatives and projects in Italy with special focus on … Read the full press release