Tag Archives: environmental impact

Vodafone-WWF Partnership Celebrates One Year of Environmental Impact and Sustainable Choices

(IN BRIEF) The Vodafone and WWF partnership, initiated in November 2022, has marked its first-year milestone with the “One Million Phones for the Planet” campaign. Vodafone collected 210,000 used phones for responsible recycling and refurbishing during this period. This initiative … Read the full press release

Fast Company Turkey Names Garanti BBVA CEO Recep Baştuğ Among Top 50 Sustainability Leaders

Fast Company Turkey Names Garanti BBVA CEO Recep Baştuğ Among Top 50 Sustainability Leaders

(IN BRIEF) Garanti BBVA, Turkey’s second-largest private bank and a subsidiary of BBVA, proudly announces that its CEO, Recep Baştuğ, has been ranked fourth in Fast Company Turkey’s Top 50 Sustainability Leaders list. This recognition highlights Baştuğ’s exceptional commitment to … 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

Sweco to design the stations, railway plan and investigate environmental impact of Stockholm’s metro expansion in a new EUR 6 million contract

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Sweco (STO: SWEC-B), a European engineering consultancy company, has announced the company has won three assignments for the Region Stockholm’s metro expansion, a new metro line is being constructed between Fridhemsplan and Älvsjö. … Read the full press release

Houseware producer Orthex to change its entire electricity delivery in the Nordics to fossil free hydro power from Vattenfall

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 20-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a European energy company with a mission to enable fossil free living within one generation, has announced it now delivers 100 percent fossil free hydro power to Orthex’s factories in Sweden and … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO Sustainability Report 2019/2020: recycling of all disposable waste; CO2-neutral production at Vrchlabí; unbureaucratic help in combating COVID-19

Clearly defined sustainability targets are an integral part of ŠKODA AUTO’s corporate strategy Environment: Material or thermal recycling of all disposable waste generated in the production process; CO2-neutral production at the Vrchlabí site. Social responsibility: Comprehensive measures to support relief … 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

SGS and Sintali expand partnership to offer simple and transparent path to EDGE certification

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 3-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces an expanded collaboration with Sintali with the aim to grow IFC’s green building standard, EDGE. Both companies will deliver certification and audit services in over 170 countries around the world, acting … Read the full press release

Centrica champions on climate change disclosure

(PRESS RELEASE) WINDSOR, UK, 21-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational energy and services Centrica proves itself once again to be the world leader for strategic action on climate change, said by CDP Worldwide. Based on the climate change report in 2019 … Read the full press release

Vodafone reduces its plastic waste with the roll out of new initiatives

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, UK, 6-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone replaces the standard credit card-sized SIM holder with a new half-sized format as part of its commitment to reduce its use of all non-essential plastics. This move reduces the amount of … Read the full press release

STUDY: Bayer’s Intacta RR2 PRO™ soybeans technology helps farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions and overall environmental impact in South America

MONHEIM AM RHEIN, Germany/ ST. LOUIS, MO, USA, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Results from a five-year peer-reviewed study on Intacta RR2 PRO™ soybeans planted in South America were recently published, indicating that this technology from Bayer helps farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions … Read the full press release

Germany and the USA Economic researchers find self-assured entrepreneurs more likely to act against their own pro-environmental values

München, 23-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Many entrepreneurs claim that they care about sustainability, yet they make decisions that are harmful to the environment. Economic researchers from Germany and the USA have discovered that many bosses do indeed have firm convictions when it … Read the full press release