Tag Archives: greenhouse gas emissions

New whitepaper on Africa’s electricity landscape released at the 2021 Sustainable Development Impact Summit: Decarbonization, Decentralization, Digitalization

Africa’s developing nations need investment in renewable energy solutions to fight climate change But, emissions reduction strategies must be balanced with vital needs for economic growth and stability Many cases will require financing for low carbon energy solutions and transition … Read the full press release

Siemens to deliver and install 45 eBus Sicharge UC charging stations for Zurich Public Transport Authority

Project helps Zurich’s public transport authority convert its bus fleet to electric drives Delivery of 45 charging stations for Hardau bus garage Charging cables routed through the hall ceiling allows for clear passageways (PRESS RELEASE) ERLANGEN, 16-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval and Wallenius combine their expertise in a new joint venture to work on innovative wind propulsion solutions for sustainable shipping

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 29-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, and Wallenius, Stockholm based frontrunner in the global shipping industry, have announced they will form a 50/50 joint venture called … Read the full press release

Polish Green Building Council and EBRD publish new report on ambitious roadmap to decarbonise Poland’s construction sector by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — New study published today by the Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) in cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) outlines how buildings play a crucial role in Poland’s effort to … Read the full press release

Neste in final phase of testing of renewable gasoline for commercial use in existing fleet

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 21-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), an oil refining and marketing company as well as the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel, has announced it is in the final phase of testing … Read the full press release

Telia among the few European companies that achieved the greatest cut in greenhouse gas emissions

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Telia Company AB, a Swedish multinational telecommunications company and mobile network operator, has announced it has been named by FT and Statista among select European companies that achieved the greatest cut in greenhouse … 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

Cosmetics company Lumene reduces greenhouse gas emissions from its manufacturing process by up to 90% by switching to renewable fuel oil from Neste

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste announces that Finnish cosmetics company Lumene has introduced Neste MY Non-Road Diesel™ at its factory in Kauklahti, Espoo, Finland, replacing the fossil fuel oil previously used at the factory. In early 2021 … Read the full press release

DHL Express introduces Fiat’s new E-Ducato vans to its European fleet as part of its Zero Emissions strategy

DHL Express plans to have more than 14,000 electric vans in operation in Europe by 2030 to reduce their carbon emissions. (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 23-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express announces its next step towards achieving the goal to electrify … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to trial new fuels to support decarbonization of the marine industry

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 8-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, extends its expertise to help the marine industry in its strive towards zero carbon shipping. This spring Alfa Laval … 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

Rheinmetall to supply hydrogen recirculation blowers to Daimler Truck Fuel Cell

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 12-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Rheinmetall Group announces that via its subsidiary Pierburg GmbH of Neuss, Germany, the Group will supply hydrogen recirculation blowers to Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG, the company which bundles … 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

Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre to start testing biofuels for the marine industry

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 9-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval announces that its 2800 m2 Test & Training Centre located in Aalborg, Denmark is ready to test biofuels. In coming years, the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre will accumulate knowledge … 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

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

Robeco strengthens commitment to sustainable investing with exclusion of investments in thermal coal, oil sands and Arctic drilling

(PRESS RELEASE) ROTTERDAM, 24-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Asset management firm, Robeco announces its decision to exclude investments in thermal coal, oil sands and Arctic drilling from all its mutual funds as an important next step in its sustainable investing approach. … Read the full press release

CERN underlines strong commitment to environmental protection in its first public Environment Report

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 9-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CERN presents current status of its environmental footprint, along with objectives for the coming years in its first public Environment Report released today. Prepared according to the Global Reporting Initiative Sustainability Reporting Standards, … Read the full press release

Transport firm HRX Group to replace fossil diesel with Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ for its deliveries in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 13-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Finish oil refining and marketing company Neste Oyj (HEL: NESTE) has announced its Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ will be in use by HRX Group, a transport company specialized in express deliveries active in … Read the full press release

Hydro achieves carbon neutral goal ahead of schedule

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 25-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Through extensive use of renewable energy sources for aluminium production to ever-advancing technology to reduce electricity consumption and emissions from its operations, Hydro has worked long and hard to reduce its own carbon … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval joins initiative to accelerate shipping industry’s decarbonization

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 24-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval joins initiative aimed to get zero-emission vessels into operation by 2030. The ‘Getting to Zero Coalition’ is a partnership between the Global Maritime Forum, the Friends of Ocean action, and the … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim commits to further improving carbon-efficiency of its cements with Project CO₂MENT in Canada

(PRESS RELEASE) JONA, Switzerland, 25-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim launches CO₂MENT project in Canada, increasing its efforts to further improve the carbon-efficiency of its cements. The company’s objective is to build the world’s first full-cycle solution to capture and reuse … Read the full press release

Bus passengers in Finland will have a chance to reduce the carbon footprint of their bus trips with new Green Travel service

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 15-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bus operator Savonlinja is partnering with Neste to introduce lower-emission traveling solution to its customers. Starting from mid-May 2019, the bus service will include a Green Travel surcharge on the normal bus ticket … Read the full press release

Neste MY Renewable Jet Fuel recognised for its contribution in reducing black carbon emissions

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 8-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste MY Renewable Jet Fuel has won an award for its contribution in reducing black carbon emissions. The competition has five categories, and Neste won in the category for solutions reducing black carbon … Read the full press release

WindEurope: EU’s newly-agreed renewable energy and energy efficiency target aims for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

The European Commission today called for the bloc to aim for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in its new decarbonisation strategy. BRUSSELS, 29-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EU’s newly-agreed renewable energy and energy efficiency targets put the bloc on track … Read the full press release

Californian transportation company Ecology cuts greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80% and reduces tailpipe emissions with Neste MY Renewable Diesel

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ecology, a transportation and logistics company in California, has switched its fleet of more than 600 trucks to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ and is reporting cleaner fuel filters, fewer maintenance problems and reductions in … Read the full press release

SGS releases its its ninth annual Sustainability Report: 17.8% decrease of greenhouse gas emissions since 2014

SGS today publishes its ninth annual Sustainability Report. This report is aligned with the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 reporting framework at “Comprehensive” level, and it provides a detailed account of our sustainability approach. GENEVA, 19-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For the … Read the full press release

On Farm Anaerobic Digestion Fund launched in England to help farmers turn farm waste into energy

London, UK,  10-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Farmers will be able to obtain funding to set up small anaerobic digestion (AD) plants under a government-funded loan scheme which opens today. The technology turns waste into energy, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and produces … Read the full press release

GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA to donate Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to the New England Aquarium

Gift represents 100 percent of Aquarium’s estimated energy use BOSTON, 06-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — For the fifth consecutive year, GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, one of the largest retail electricity providers to commercial, industrial, and institutional customers in the country, announced … Read the full press release

EBRD USD100m lending programme to make russian homes more energy efficient

Moscow, 7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EBRD today launched the first nationwide lending programme offering Russian householders loans to make their homes more energy efficient in a country that is one of the world’s most intensive energy users. The USD 100 million … Read the full press release