Tag Archives: sustainability

World Economic Forum: Denmark, Japan, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates join the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE)

Denmark, Japan, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates join over 50 leaders committed to circular economy impact by joining the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE). PACE is fast-tracking circular economy solutions to pressing environmental challenges, from electronic waste to … Read the full press release

Heathrow: UK’s first electric-hybrid aircraft to touch down at the UK’s hub free of charge for a year

Speaking at the BusinessGreen Summit, CEO John Holland-Kaye will open the incentive to all airlines operating at Heathrow both now and in the future The grand innovation prize is the latest in a suite of measures designed to encourage airlines … Read the full press release

Centrica report shows how new energy technology could meet more than half of the 20% carbon reduction target by 2030 for the healthcare and hospitality industries

The ‘Powering Sustainability’ report highlights the opportunities for distributed energy technologies. WINDSOR, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica plc has today released a new report which shows that new energy technology could meet more than half of the 20% carbon reduction target … Read the full press release

Dr. Tammo Boinowitz of Evonik’s Personal Care Business Line at SEPAWA Congress: The trend in cosmetics is now much more towards naturalness and sustainability

ESSEN, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s SEPAWA Congress in Berlin this week, Evonik presents a product range extended to include natural-based products, aimed at customers in the cosmetics industry as well as manufacturers of detergents and cleaning agents. “The … Read the full press release

Ferrovial and Enagás to jointly explore opportunities in biogas production and distribution

The companies will analyze opportunities to promote, develop and operate biogas plants. This alliance stems from Ferrovial’s strategy to develop waste-to-energy businesses under a circular economy model. The agreement is part of Enagás’s commitment to the development of non-electric renewable … Read the full press release

Bosch appoints Dr. Christof E. Ehrhart as head of Corporate Communications, External Relations and Brand Management

STUTTGART, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Christof E. Ehrhart (52), since 2009 Head of Corporate Communications & Responsibility at Deutsche Post DHL Group, joins Robert Bosch Group as of January 1, 2019 to head Corporate Communications, External Relations and Brand … Read the full press release

Iberdrola expects to increase its renewable generation in the United States to around 10,000 megawatts (MW) by the end of 2022

Bilbao, Spain, 28-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignacio Galán, Chairman of Iberdrola, has made some statements to journalist Scott DiSavino from Reuters regarding his attendance at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018 being held in New York. Galán said the company expects to spend … Read the full press release

Capgemini received the Railsponsible Climate Change Supplier Award in the category “General Services Related to Rail”

Capgemini recognized for its commitment to creating sustainable solutions for its clients and its ability to execute its climate strategy PARIS, 28-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini announced today that it has received the Railsponsible Climate Change Supplier Award in the category “General Services Related … Read the full press release

Eni’s continued efforts on sustainability recognized as Global Compact LEAD

The Global Compact is a United Nations initiative aimed at mobilizing companies from various industries to work on making business and society more sustainable. NEW YORK, NY, USA, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has been recognized today as Global Compact … Read the full press release

Ricoh President & CEO Jake Yamashita keynote speaker at Climate Week NYC

Ricoh’s Jake Yamashita named a featured keynote speaker with leaders from Bloomberg, Microsoft, ZipCar and many more TOKYO, Japan, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Company, Ltd. today announced Jake Yamashita, its President and CEO, will make his US keynote debut at … Read the full press release

NORMA Group awarded Prime Status by ISS-oekom for above-average sustainability performance in the areas of environment, social affairs and governance

Above-average ecological and social performance NORMA Group among top ten percent worldwide Share qualifies as a sustainable investment MAINTAL, 04-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, has been awarded Prime Status by the rating … Read the full press release

Insurance Europe supports the EU’s efforts to make the European economy greener and more resilient

BRUSSELS, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance Europe has published its response to a consultation on the European Commission’s proposal for a regulation to establish a framework to facilitate sustainable investment. It expressed support for the EU’s efforts to make the European economy greener … Read the full press release

Dr. Christian Vollmer of SEAT: the duo trailer has the capacity to reduce by 50% the number of trucks on the road

It measures over 30 metres long and reduces CO2 emissions by 20% per road journey The duo trailer leads to a logistics cost savings of 25% and should reduce the level of road accidents The truck was tested on the journey … Read the full press release

Evonik recognised in the categories of “Business Responsibility and Ethics” and “Supply Chain Management” at the Sustainability Business Awards (SBA) Singapore 2018

SINGAPORE, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik, one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, was awarded with special recognition in the categories of “Business Responsibility and Ethics” and “Supply Chain Management” at the Sustainability Business Awards (SBA) Singapore 2018, further underpinning … Read the full press release

Symrise earns its third nomination for the German Sustainability Award

Third nomination following first place in 2012 and final round in 2016 Jury honors systematic integration of forward-looking sustainability elements Holzminden, Germany, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Having already received the award in 2012 and made it into the final round … Read the full press release

Amey recognised for its ‘exceptional safety performance’ by National Grid

OXFORD, 19-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading service provider Amey, is proud to announce that they have been recognised for their ‘exceptional safety performance’. Amey received the award in relation to a substation refurbishment project they are carrying out on behalf … Read the full press release

WACKER Brazil volunteers support the “JUNTOS SOMOS +” program to instill hope in local children and young people

São Paulo, Brazil, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WACKER Brazil volunteers support the “JUNTOS SOMOS +” (“together, we can do more”) program with its diverse projects to instill hope in local children and young people. The 25 WACKER volunteers focus on the … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland’s Green Product Mark recognised by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

COLOGNE, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TÜV Rheinland, a global leader in independent technical services, has extended its sustainability leadership with the recognition of its Green Product Mark by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This new inclusion of low volatile organic compounds (VOC) … Read the full press release

Nordic’s largest brand study on sustainability ranked Valio as the most sustainable brand in Finland

HELSINKI, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Consumers rank Valio as the most sustainable brand in Finland. The dairy and food company received the recognition for the fifth consecutive year in the Nordic’s largest brand study on sustainability. Issues of particular importance to … 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

Wärtsilä and Saudi Arabia-based Najran Cement Company renew the three-year asset management agreement for Najran’s installations in Sultana and Akfah in Saudi Arabia

HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä and Saudi Arabia-based Najran Cement Company continue their co-operation by renewing the three-year asset management agreement for Najran Cement Company’s installations in Sultana and Akfah in Saudi Arabia. Wärtsilä will continue to ensure … Read the full press release

London Fashion Week: World’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) dedicated to sustainability and luxury fashion

Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) dedicated to sustainability and luxury fashion, with an event hosted by the British Fashion Council during London Fashion Week. LONDON, 21-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kering and … Read the full press release

Silver level certification in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program for CNH Industrial’s Sorocaba plant in Brazil

LONDON, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial’s (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) Sorocaba plant in the state of São Paulo, Brazil has achieved Silver level certification in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. Inaugurated in 2010, the plant stands out by producing … Read the full press release

Valio to reduce salt and sugar content in its products by 2020

Valio has announced its nutrition agreement for improving the health and wellbeing of consumers. The ambitious targets for reducing salt and sugar content in Valio’s products by 2020 are part of our sustainability programme and continued efforts to improve public … Read the full press release

McKesson Europe’s first Europe-wide Corporate Responsibility Report: Creating value. Reducing impact

STUTTGART, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — McKesson Europe has published its first Europe-wide Corporate Responsibility Report in accordance with the international Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines: The company provides insights into its sustainable handling of economic and ecological resources and informs readers … Read the full press release

Enel is the title sponsor of the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle circuit racing series FIM MotoE World Cup

The Group brings smart charging technology, advanced energy services, green energy to power the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle racing series  ROME, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel will be the title sponsor of the upcoming FIM[1] MotoE World Cup, the world’s … Read the full press release

Neste jumps from the 23rd place all the way up to the 2nd place on the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies

ESPOO, 24-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste reached its highest-ever ranking by placing 2nd on the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. This is the 12th time that Neste is included on the list. The company has been included on the list … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä included in the ’2018 Global 100’ most sustainable corporations in the world

HELSINKI, 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been listed in the annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations in the world, the “2018 Global 100”. This year’s Global 100 companies were recognised in Davos as … Read the full press release

Orkla makes the Corporate Knights Global 100 index for the first time

Orkla is included in the Corporate Knights Global 100 index of the world’s most sustainable companies, which was presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos on 23 January. OSLO, 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The index is a ranking of … Read the full press release

LeasePlan Poland to deliver 150 Nissan Leaf electric vehicles for the car-sharing programme of the city of Wroclaw in Poland

WROCLAW, 24-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On October 17, LeasePlan Poland announced it will deliver 150 Nissan Leaf electric vehicles to the car-sharing programme of the city of Wroclaw, Poland, by the end of 2017. The cars will be available for public … Read the full press release