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NatWest and BCG Report Highlights £900 Billion Investment Requirement for UK’s Net Zero Energy Supply

NatWest Survey: UK Regional Business Activity Slows in July 2023, Employment Holds Steady while Inflation Trends Vary

(IN BRIEF) NatWest and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) have released a report emphasizing the substantial financial investment needed to achieve a net-zero energy supply in the UK by 2050, estimating the capital expenditure requirement at over £900 billion. This investment … Read the full press release

BASF Commits to Scope 3.1 Emission Reductions, Targets Net Zero by 2050

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a major player in the chemical industry, has announced new sustainability commitments, including targets for Scope 3.1 emissions. The company aims to reduce its specific Scope 3.1 emissions by 15% by 2030 compared to 2022 levels. This … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric to Advocate for Rapid and Equitable Net-Zero Transition at COP28

(IN BRIEF) Schneider Electric, a leader in energy management and automation, is participating in the COP28 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Dubai. The company’s CEO and Chairman will attend the conference to advocate for an accelerated and equitable transition … Read the full press release

DNV Calls for Urgent Policy Changes and Tech Advancements in Net Zero Emissions Report

(IN BRIEF) DNV’s “Pathway to Net Zero Emissions” report emphasizes the need for immediate and lasting emissions reductions to limit global warming to 1.5°C. The report acknowledges that achieving a fully fossil-free energy system by 2050 is unrealistic and instead … Read the full press release

London Gatwick Airport Achieves Top Environmental Certification, Accelerates Net Zero Commitment

(IN BRIEF) London Gatwick Airport, part of VINCI Airports network, has achieved Level 4+ ‘Transition’ certification in the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) scheme, making it the 13th airport within VINCI Airports to reach this highest level of environmental recognition. The … Read the full press release

Ericsson Introduces Eco-Friendly Packaging to Cut Plastic Use in Supply Chain

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson, in partnership with Deutsche Telekom and Swisscom, has developed a sustainable packaging solution for shipping its Remote Radio products. The packaging materials, designed to reduce the environmental impact and plastic content, are fully recyclable and made from … Read the full press release

UK Receives First Shipment of Net Zero Fertiliser at Southampton Port, Advancing Sustainable Agriculture

(IN BRIEF) Southampton’s port in the UK welcomed a historic arrival of green fertiliser, marking a significant milestone in the country. Grupo Fertiberia’s Impact Zero product line, known for its use of renewable energy during production, was imported by Bartholomews … Read the full press release

Eni and Industry Partners Outline Strategy for Decarbonizing Maritime Sector in ‘The Route to Net Zero’ Document

(IN BRIEF) Eni, in collaboration with industry partners and associations, has presented a strategic orientation document titled “The route to net zero. Decarbonizing the maritime sector.” The document was developed by 40 experts and focuses on analyzing the technological evolution … Read the full press release

Maersk Sets Sail with Sustainable Fuel: Green Methanol Powers World’s First Methanol-Enabled Container Vessel

(IN BRIEF) Maersk, a global leader in container logistics, has successfully secured green methanol for the maiden voyage of the world’s first methanol-enabled container vessel. The company has partnered with OCI Global to deliver green bio-methanol for the journey, which … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered updates net zero roadmap with focus on oil and gas emissions reduction

(IN BRIEF) Standard Chartered has updated its net zero roadmap and announced a target of a 29% reduction in absolute financed emissions for the oil and gas sector by 2030, when calculated from a 2020 baseline. The bank’s approach ensures … Read the full press release

Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation s’associe à DNV pour atteindre ses objectifs de développement durable

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) DNV, un expert indépendant en énergie et fournisseur d’assurance, a signé un protocole d’accord (MoU) avec l’Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) pour soutenir leurs efforts dans la définition d’objectifs fondés sur la science pour leurs objectifs nets … Read the full press release

Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation partners with DNV to achieve sustainability goals

(IN BRIEF) DNV, an independent energy expert and assurance provider, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) to support their efforts in setting science-based targets for their net zero goals. EGPC is aiming … Read the full press release

SEB Investment Management adopts net zero GHG emissions target by 2040 as part of new sustainability policy

(IN BRIEF) SEB Investment Management has updated its sustainability policy, adding new exclusion criteria for biodiversity. The policy focuses on five themes: climate, biodiversity, water, human rights and labour rights, and corporate governance. The fund company will not invest in … Read the full press release

Unilever montre son engagement à long terme envers l’Ukraine avec un investissement de 20 millions d’euros

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Unilever a annoncé son intention d’investir 20 millions d’euros dans une nouvelle usine de fabrication de produits de soins personnels dans la région de Kiev en Ukraine. L’usine devrait ouvrir ses portes en 2024 et créera une … Read the full press release

Unilever shows long-term commitment to Ukraine with €20m investment

(IN BRIEF) Unilever has announced plans to invest €20m in a new personal care product manufacturing facility in the Kyiv region of Ukraine. The factory is set to open in 2024 and will create around 100 jobs, primarily manufacturing personal … Read the full press release

Amey’s Sustainability and Social Value Strategy Strengthened by Verification of Carbon Footprint with BSI

(IN BRIEF) Amey has received verification of its carbon footprint from 2019 to 2021 by the British Standards Institution (BSI) as part of its commitment to achieving net zero. The verification with the globally recognized ISO 14064-1 ensures that Amey’s … Read the full press release

Smurfit Kappa Advances Sustainability Efforts with ANDRITZ Debarking Line Order for Colombian Paper Mill

(IN BRIEF) Smurfit Kappa, a leading provider of paper-based packaging, has ordered an energy-efficient debarking line from ANDRITZ for its paper mill in Yumbo, Colombia. The new installation, which is scheduled to start up in the fourth quarter of 2024, … Read the full press release

APM Terminals Doubles Down on Switching to Renewable Electricity to Reduce Emissions

(IN BRIEF) APM Terminals is committed to achieving net zero across all scopes by 2040, with a focus on the increased use of renewable energy. The company has taken several actions to reduce its carbon footprint, including switching to renewable … Read the full press release

Aviva sostiene Woodland Trust con una donazione di 10 milioni di sterline per finanziare progetti di rimozione del carbonio e biodiversità

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Aviva, una delle principali compagnie assicurative del Regno Unito, ha donato 10 milioni di sterline al Woodland Trust per sostenere il loro Woodland Carbon Scheme. La donazione finanzierà una serie di progetti in una varietà di siti … Read the full press release

Aviva supports Woodland Trust with £10 million donation to fund carbon removal and biodiversity projects

(IN BRIEF) Aviva, one of the UK’s leading insurance companies, has donated £10 million to the Woodland Trust to support their Woodland Carbon Scheme. The donation will fund a number of projects at a variety of Woodland Trust sites, including … Read the full press release

Siemens y Swinburne colaboran para crear el laboratorio de red energética más avanzado de Australia

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Siemens y la Universidad Tecnológica de Swinburne están colaborando para establecer un Energy Transition Hub en Melbourne, Australia, con el objetivo de crear el futuro laboratorio de red energética más avanzado de su tipo en el país. … Read the full press release

Siemens and Swinburne collaborate to create Australia’s most advanced energy grid laboratory

(IN BRIEF) Siemens and Swinburne University of Technology are collaborating to establish an Energy Transition Hub in Melbourne, Australia, with a goal to create the most advanced future energy grid laboratory of its kind in the country. The $5.2 million … Read the full press release

Pirelli & C. SpA conserve sa position de leader mondial dans la lutte contre le changement climatique pour la cinquième année consécutive avec la note « A » du CDP

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Pirelli & amp; C. SpA a de nouveau gagné une place sur la Climate A List pour 2022, publiée par l’organisation internationale à but non lucratif CDP. L’entreprise a été reconnue pour son engagement à lutter contre … Read the full press release

Pirelli & C. SpA maintains global leadership position in climate change fight for fifth straight year with “A” rating from CDP

(IN BRIEF) Pirelli & C. SpA has once again earned a spot on the Climate A List for 2022, published by the international non-profit organization, CDP. The company was recognized for its commitment to tackling climate change, earning the highest … Read the full press release

Norway and India Partner to Drive Green Shipping Industry Forward

(IN BRIEF) A report commissioned by the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Mumbai, titled “Indian Coastal Green Shipping Programme,” highlights India’s commitment to sustainability in its maritime industry. The report, produced by DNV, offers recommendations based on Norway’s experience in … Read the full press release

La última perspectiva energética de BP examina tres escenarios clave para la descarbonización

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) bp Energy Outlook ha publicado su último informe que explora las tendencias e incertidumbres en la transición energética desde ahora hasta 2050. El informe actualiza sus tres escenarios principales, Net Zero, Accelerated y New Momentum, teniendo en … Read the full press release

BP’s Latest Energy Outlook Examines Three Key Scenarios for Decarbonisation

(IN BRIEF) bp Energy Outlook has published its latest report exploring trends and uncertainties in the energy transition from now until 2050. The report updates its three main scenarios, Net Zero, Accelerated, and New Momentum, taking into account recent developments … Read the full press release

New Report Outlines Roadmap for Carbon Reduction in Tertiary Education Sector

(IN BRIEF) A team from the University of Glasgow has contributed to the first-ever profile of the UK higher and further education sector’s carbon footprint. The report, called “Accelerating towards Net Zero,” is an ambitious roadmap for carbon reduction in … Read the full press release

Un nouveau rapport présente une feuille de route pour la réduction du carbone dans le secteur de l’enseignement supérieur

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Une équipe de l’Université de Glasgow a contribué au tout premier profil de l’empreinte carbone du secteur de l’enseignement supérieur et complémentaire au Royaume-Uni. Le rapport, intitulé “Accélérer vers Net Zero”, est une feuille de route ambitieuse … Read the full press release

Vulcan and Stellantis Partner to Decarbonize German Automotive Plant with Geothermal Energy

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 17-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Stellantis N.V. (STLA:EN), a leading multinational automaker and provider of innovative mobility solutions formed in 2021 by the merger of Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group, and Vulcan Energy Resources Limited (Vulcan; ASX: VUL, … Read the full press release

Holcim-PRB Crew, Led by French Skipper Kevin Escoffier, competes in The Ocean Race with Sustainability at the Forefront

Holcim’s GO CIRCULAR Sets Sail in The Ocean Race to Raise Awareness for Circular Living and Preserve the Oceans Holcim’s GO CIRCULAR Team to Collect Water Samples and Host Talks on Circular Living during The Ocean Race The Company’s Participation … Read the full press release

Get the Latest Insights on Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy at Alfa Laval’s Net-zero Launch event

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 9-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced it is hosting an event in February to showcase innovative products and insights related to sustainability in process … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain becomes the first in its industry to get its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative’s new standard

(PRESS RELEASE) COURVEVOIE, 2-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational producer of construction, high-performance, and other materials, has announced that the Science Based Targets initiative¹ has approved the company’s greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in line with … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain ist das erste Unternehmen seiner Branche, das seine Reduktionsziele für Treibhausgasemissionen nach dem neuen Standard der Science Based Targets-Initiative genehmigt

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) COURVEVOIE, 2-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), ein französischer multinationaler Hersteller von Baumaterialien, Hochleistungs- und andere Materialien hat bekannt gegeben, dass die Initiative Science Based Targets¹ die Ziele des Unternehmens zur Verringerung der Treibhausgasemissionen gemäß dem neuen Netto-Null-Standard … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce 4000 and 1600 Series diesel engines approved for use with synthetic diesel fuels

Power Systems business approves mtu diesel engines for operation with sustainable fuels Full performance in power generation operation without the need for modification Up to 90% CO2 savings possible with hydrotreated vegetable oil (PRESS RELEASE) WESTHAMPNETT, UK, 11-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Dieselmotoren der Serien 4000 und 1600 von Rolls-Royce, die für die Verwendung mit synthetischen Dieselkraftstoffen zugelassen sind

Geschäftsbereich Power Systems gibt mtu-Dieselmotoren für den Betrieb mit nachhaltigen Kraftstoffen frei Volle Leistung im Stromerzeugungsbetrieb ohne Umbau Bis zu 90 % CO2-Einsparung mit hydriertem Pflanzenöl möglich (PRESSEMITTEILUNG) WESTHAMPNETT, UK, 11-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce (LSE:RR., ADR:RYCEY), Das herausragende Engineering-Unternehmen … Read the full press release

Nestlé to establish a new research institute with focus on plant science, dairy livestock and agricultural systems science

(PRESS RELEASE) LAUSANNE, 9-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé (SWX: NESN), a Swiss multinational food and drink processing conglomerate and the world’s largest food & beverage company, has announced the establishment of a new research institute called Nestlé Institute of Agricultural … Read the full press release

bp buys a minority stake in Green Biofuels, the largest producer of hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO) in the UK

bp acquires 30% stake in Green Biofuels Ltd and will work with the company to help decarbonize businesses across the construction, freight, off-road, and marine industries Green Biofuels’ renewable hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO) fuels can be used as a direct replacement for diesel The investment expands … Read the full press release

Voith Group’s operations will be climate neutral starting from January 2022

Climate neutral production confirms Voith’s role at the forefront of industry Voith products contribute to reducing carbon footprint Independent rating agency ISS ESG gives Voith an excellent sustainability performance rating (PRESS RELEASE) HEIDENHEIM, Germany, 11-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Voith Group, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Power Systems works on the development of mtu methanol engines to be used in commercial ships and yachts

Rolls-Royce Power Systems to set standards in high-speed marine methanol engines  New engines based on proven mtu technologies  Methanol and synthetic diesel as key fuels of the future for climate-friendly engine operation  Fuel cell another option on the way to … Read the full press release