Tag Archives: CO2 emissions

ŠKODA automates ordering and supply of components at its Vrchlabí plant

Internet of Things (IoT) technologies enable further automation at the high-tech Vrchlabí site CNC processing lines automatically order parts, supplied by automatic robots that report back for duty with their load carriers Automation of component ordering and supply is yet … 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

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

Jaguar Land Rover debuts its latest three-cylinder plug-in hybrid system on Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport

Jaguar Land Rover debuts its latest three-cylinder plug-in hybrid system on Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport

New three-cylinder plug-in hybrid system delivers quiet, zero-tailpipe emission journeys Optimises fuel economy (up to 201.8 mpg) and reduces vehicle taxes (UK) Electric-only range of up to 41 miles with fast, easy charging CO2 emissions as low as 32g/km* (WLTP) … Read the full press release

Shipment planning and inventory management improved with AI and big data on Kuehne + Nagel’s new version of SeaExplorer 

Shipment planning and inventory management improved with AI and big data on Kuehne + Nagel's new version of SeaExplorer

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 15-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swiss logistics giant Kuehne + Nagel announced it has released new features on its SeaExplorer online platform. Current volatile market environment leads to many disruptions in the sea freight industry and the platform’s … Read the full press release

Sika becomes the 25th member of ‘Together for Sustainability’ initiative

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, Switzerland, 26-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika announces its membership in ‘Together for Sustainability’ (TfS) initiative. TfS, founded in 2011, aims for the advancement of chemicals industry’s sustainability practice within the supply chain. Sika’s growth strategy focuses on … Read the full press release

Carlsberg Group’s subsidiary in Switzerland orders 20 D Wide Z.E. electric trucks from Renault Trucks

Carlsberg Group's subsidiary in Switzerland orders 20 D Wide Z.E. electric trucks from Renault Trucks

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-PRIEST, France, 6-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Renault Trucks has announced that Carlsberg Group‘s subsidiary in Switzerland, the Feldschlösschen brewery, has ordered 20 D Wide Z.E. electric trucks. The 100% electric 26-tonne trucks will be delivered in 2020 and … Read the full press release

Caisse des Dépôts’ Banque des Territoires buys 50 per cent equity stake in Total Quadran portfolio of solar and wind energy for EUR 150 million

Caisse des Dépôts' Banque des Territoires buys 50 per cent equity stake in Total Quadran for EUR 150 million

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading energy player Total has just announced that Banque des Territoires (Caisse des Dépôts) will acquire a 50% equity stake in Total Quadran’s portfolio of solar and wind energy assets in France for … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim part of major study on commercial-scale carbon capture at its Portland Cement Plant in Colorado

(PRESS RELEASE) VANCOUVER/ZURICH/HOUSTON/PARIS, 7-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — New joint study aimed at evaluating the viability and design of a commercial-scale carbon-capture facility at the Holcim Portland Cement Plant in Florence, Colorado, U.S. has been initiated by a group of leading … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim adds new production facilities in Africa for its sustainable and affordable housing solution, Durabric

(PRESS RELEASE) JONA, Switzerland, 27-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim adds more production capacity for its Durabric soil-stabilized bricks with new a plant located in Malawi. As part of 14Trees, its joint venture with CDC Group, the new plant will industrialize … Read the full press release

Total and IFPEN to accelerate the deployment of CCUS technologies, key solution for cutting CO2 emissions

(PRESS RELEASE) COURBEVOIE, France, 9-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — IFP Energies Nouvelles (IFPEN) and Total sign strategic R&D partnership. The €40 million partnership covers a period of five years includes an agreement to endow a chair at the IFP School, on … Read the full press release

Sustainability award for SEAT in recognition of its commitment to natural gas as an alternative fuel for sustainable mobility

Sustainability award for SEAT in recognition of its commitment to natural gas as an alternative fuel for sustainable mobility

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 27-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT has been recognised for its commitment to natural gas as an alternative fuel by the Sedigas, the Spanish Gas Association. The recognition is in the form of the “Energy and Sustainability” award, … Read the full press release

Continental’s powertrain business now Vitesco Technologies; partial IPO planned for the 2H 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) REGENSBURG, 1-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental has just announced that its powertrain business has become an independent entity and will trade under the name of “Vitesco Technologies” as the introduction of the new name is scheduled to happen … Read the full press release

Eni acquires what would be the largest photovoltaic farm in the Northern Territory

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 5-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni, through its subsidiary in Australia Eni Australia Limited, has just completed the acquisition a solar project in the Northern Territory of Australia. The project is construction-ready and includes the installation of 33.7 MWp (Mega Watt peak) of ground-mounted PV … Read the full press release

The plug-in hybrid models of the new BMW 7 Series: 745e, 745Le and 745Le xDrive – market launch in spring 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW unveils advanced plug-in hybrid models for the start at the market launch of the new BMW 7 Series in spring 2019. The new models are sporty, offer comfort, high level of efficiency and the … Read the full press release

ENGIE recognized for its climate actions by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with A score based on its 2018 disclosure

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DÉFENSE, France, 30-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE’s CDP disclosure for 2018 has been recognized by the environmental impact non-profit organization Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). ENGIE has been given an “A” score by CDP, which is the highest in the CDP Climate Change Assessment. This … Read the full press release

Snam to explore possible opportunities for collaboration with China’s State Grid International Development (SGID)

BEIJING, China, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Snam signed a memorandum of understanding today with State Grid International Development (SGID), wholly-owned by State Grid Corporation of China, the world’s largest energy utility, to examine a range of possible opportunities for collaboration, … Read the full press release

WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT to collaborate in making the use of LNG fuel a viable option for ship owners and operators

Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, France, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Three of the marine sector’s major technology companies, WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT, have agreed to collaborate in making the use of LNG fuel a truly viable option for ship owners and operators. By combining their … Read the full press release

Emmi’s emissions strategy gets good assessment from CDP experts

LUCERNE, 20-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Emmi has set itself the target of reducing its global CO2 emissions by 25 % by 2020. At the same time, Emmi is creating full transparency with regard to its greenhouse gas emissions. One of the measures the … Read the full press release

Valio reduces CO2 emissions at Finland production plants with new boiler facility

HELSINKI, 06-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thanks to long-term and responsible investments in heating plants, and the latest boiler investment at the Valio Jyväskylä dairy, Valio has abandoned the use of heavy fuel oil in the production plants in Finland. The new … Read the full press release

Electric mobility Zem2All project in Malaga: 4m kilometres covered and 286 tonnes of CO2 emissions avoided

• This pioneering initiative developed in Malaga and aimed at enabling the general public to access electric mobility, concludes at the end of the year. • The 209 electric vehicles adhered to the project have used the charging station 95,295 … Read the full press release

L’Oréal’s Sharing Beauty with All programme: CO2 emissions reduced by 50% since 2005; 54,000 jobs created for people from underprivileged communities

Group unveils the first results of its Sharing Beauty with All sustainable development programme. Clichy, 20-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — One year after the launch of L’Oréal’s Sharing Beauty with All programme for sustainable development, with ambitious and quantified objectives, the Group … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL awarded with the Green Freight Europe (GFE) label for reporting and reducing CO2 emissions

Mention recognizes significant steps in reporting and reducing emissions BONN, 22-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — As one of the first companies, Deutsche Post DHL, the leading postal and logistics group, has been awarded with the Green Freight Europe (GFE) label. The … Read the full press release

Endesa announced it prevented more than 3,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions over the past seven years through the use of pure and hybrid electrical vehicles

• This quantity is equivalent to the carbon dioxide absorbed by a Mediterranean forest of more than 70 hectares in a full year. • Since 2010, the company has replaced 32% of its fleet of short-haul vehicles with pure electric … Read the full press release

Lafarge signed with US start-up Solidia Technologies® to industrialize innovative technology that could reduce the environmental footprint of pre-cast concrete

Paris, France, 17-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Lafarge has signed a partnership agreement with the US start-up Solidia Technologies® to industrialize an innovative technology that could reduce the environmental footprint of pre-cast concrete. The technology allows lower CO2 emissions in the cement … Read the full press release

Sustainable aviation biofuels partnership created between Airbus, Air France, Safran and Total

Le Bourget, 24-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At the Paris Air Show 2013, Airbus, Air France, Safran and Total organized the “Joining our Energies – Biofuel Initiative France” flight to illustrate the French industry’s technical capacity to integrate aeronautical biofuels. The four players … Read the full press release

Russian asphalt producer received loan from NBD Bank under EBRD’s RuSEFF credit line

Russian Sustainable Energy Financing Facility (RuSEFF) boosts businesses and the residential sector 21-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Halving energy costs is one of those achievements that can really make a difference to a small company. One Russian asphalt producer knows this from … Read the full press release

Vestas launched global campaign to channel public support toward political action favouring wind energy

Vestas Group Senior Vice President Morten Albæk says, “The wind industry is being attacked by media-savvy and politically influential adversaries who often display a brazen disregard for factual information. The “Act on Facts” campaign is our way of fighting back.” … Read the full press release

2002-2011 data analysis reveals Alstom’s environmental measures saved 207 million tonnes of CO2 annually

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom’s commitment to delivering cleaner energy across the world has saved more than the equivalent of three times Austria’s annual emissions over the last decade, new figures show. An in-depth analysis of data from 2002-2011 reveals that … Read the full press release

EU27 2012 CO2 emissions expected to have decreased by 2.1% YoY

Early estimates of CO2 emissions from energy use 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Eurostat estimates that in 2012 carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel combustion decreased by 2.1% in the EU27, compared with the previous year1, after a fall of 4.1% in 2011. … Read the full press release