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Finnish media and digital firm Alma Media sees its greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets formally validated by the international Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 22-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Alma Media (HEL: ALMA), a Finnish media and digital service business company, has announced that its greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets have recently been formally validated by the international Science Based Targets initiative … Read the full press release

Das finnische Medien- und Digitalunternehmen Alma Media sieht seine Ziele zur Reduzierung der Treibhausgasemissionen von der internationalen Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) formell validiert

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) HELSINKI, 22-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Alma Media (HEL: ALMA), ein finnisches Medien- und Digitaldienstunternehmen , hat bekannt gegeben, dass seine Ziele zur Reduzierung der Treibhausgasemissionen kürzlich von der internationalen Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) offiziell validiert wurden, der globalen … 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

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

thyssenkrupp Uhde milestone: 35 EnviNOx® systems successfully installed saving 16 million t/year emissions globally

35th unit installed, total emissions saved worldwide: 16 million t/year EnviNOx® technology reduces greenhouse gas emissions nearly completely (PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 24-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp (ETR: TKA), a German multinational industrial engineering and steel production conglomerate, announces that thyssenkrupp Uhde has … Read the full press release

COP26: Schneider Electric’s Back to 2050 report on long-term impact on energy usage and associated CO2 emissions in light of disruptive technologies

New Schneider Electric report outlines “Back to 2050” decarbonization scenarios Schneider experts on the ground in Glasgow to advance decarbonization insights and solutions with business partners, climate experts and influencers (PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 29-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric (EPA: … Read the full press release

DNV’s pathway to net zero: North America and Europe must be carbon neutral by 2042 (not by 2050)

(PRESS RELEASE) HØVIK, Norway, 27-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the release of its Energy Transition Outlook 2021 report according to which zero emissions by 2050 is not enough for most developed … 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

Winners of the 2020 Eni Award: David T. Allen; Chintamani Nages Ramachandra Rao; Jürgen Caro and Jörg Kärger

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), an Italian multinational energy company with focus on innovation, efficiency and accessibility for all, has announced that The Eni Award ceremony took place today at the Palazzo del Quirinale in … Read the full press release

Amanda Blanc, Group CEO Aviva PLC: We need to unlock trillions of private finance to speed up the transition to net zero

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global financial services industry calls on G20 governments to help build a Net Zero economy and meet the goals of the Paris agreement ahead of COP26. The Call to Action includes specific policy … 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

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

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

SUEZ and FERMENTALG to address growing climate emergency through innovative solutions based on biomimicry for the capture and recovery of CO2 in bioproducts

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ and FERMENTALG, a key French player and expert in the research and bio industrial exploitation of micro-algae, strengthen their cooperation following a five-year partnership, and to address the growing climate emergency through … Read the full press release

Vodafone Group CEO Nick Read: today we have pledged to become fully ‘net zero’ by 2040

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 23-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone (LON: VOD), a British multinational leader in technology communications, has announced today that it committed to reducing the company’s total global carbon emissions to ‘net zero’ by 2040. In addition, the group … Read the full press release

Enel leads the way in the fight against global warming by committing a drastic reduction in its emissions

The new 2030 target on direct greenhouse gas emission reductions compared to a 2017 base year has been certified in line with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), a global initiative validating corporate decarbonization strategies Enel is the first major, … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa sets new milestone on its way to net-zero emission by 2050

Driven by this achievement, Siemens Gamesa doubles its CO2 savings within just one year to 80,000t CO2 annually The company meets its target five years ahead of its original schedule and advances in its roadmap to achieve net-zero emissions by … Read the full press release

WinGD’s iCER technology with the Alfa Laval PureCool system to help significantly minimize methane slip

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval (STO: ALFA), a leading heat transfer, separation and fluid handling company, has announced that the company cooperated with with WinGD, a global Swiss engine developer, over a solution aimed at helping … Read the full press release

Climate change experts and scientists will meet virtually to advance work on the Second Order Draft of IPCC’s Working Group II Assessment Report

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 11-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The UN body for assessing the science related to climate change the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has announced it will have its virtual meeting held from 17 to 28 August 2020 … Read the full press release

DNV GL report: we must transition to a clean energy future faster, much faster

Call for 10 times more solar power and five times more wind power, as well as a 50-fold increase in battery production for the 50 million electric vehicles needed every year for the next 10 years (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, The … Read the full press release

Electrolux to replace all high-impact greenhouse gases in all of its appliances by 2023

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 5-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational home appliance manufacturer Electrolux has announced steps to reduce emissions from cooling products. The company plans to replace all high-impact greenhouse gases in all of its appliances by 2023, as part … Read the full press release

Ericsson’s latest ConsumerLab report: concerns about air and water pollution, climate change and global warming raise among consumers

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational technology leader Ericsson announced it has released its latest Ericsson ConsumerLab report called ‘Consumers, sustainability and ICT’ that contains a fresh look and insights into consumer attitudes concerning sustainability challenges – … Read the full press release

TU Delft joins universities across the globe to collaborate on climate insight and action

(PRESS RELEASE) DELFT, 6-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Together with over 40 universities from around the world, TU Delft joins an International Universities Climate Alliance (‘Climate Alliance’). Member universities commit to collaborating on research insights on the most effective means to … Read the full press release

High-End Climate Impacts and Extremes (HELIX) project: more severe impacts can still be avoided if global greenhouse gas emissions are reduced

Exeter, England, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Some impacts of global warming – such as sea level rise and coastal flooding – are already locked in and unavoidable, according to a major research project.  Global temperatures have already risen by around 1°C, … Read the full press release

Telenor survey: Asian youth most passionate for education, climate change and global warming

New digital survey reveals surprising attitudes among Asian youth, including views on how best to empower youth leaders and the role of technology in supporting social causes and promoting Peace. FORNEBU, 06-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor Group today released the findings … Read the full press release

Universities of Southampton: Thermal sensitivity of marine communities reveals the most vulnerable to global warming

Southampton, 16-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The sensitivity of marine communities to ocean warming rather than rising ocean temperatures will have strong short-term impacts on biodiversity changes associated with global warming, according to new research. The study, involving scientists from the … Read the full press release

PwC analysis: IPCC 2°C carbon budget to 2100 will be used by 2034

Results show carbon budget limits are now within the planning cycle of major infrastructure and business investment decisions increasing the risk of stranded assets London, UK, 8-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — According to PwC analysis, the world is on track to blow the … Read the full press release

Europe to strengten its preparedness against natural and man-made disasters

Brussels, 18-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission today presents a package consisting of two parts: The EU strategy on adaptation to climate change sets out a framework and mechanisms for taking the EU’s preparedness for current and future climate impacts to … Read the full press release