Tag Archives: sustainability

Holcim milestone: the company’s green concrete ECOPact now available in 24 markets

ECOPact now available in 24 markets across all five regions just one year since global launch ECOPact reduces carbon footprint of concrete by at least 30%, contributing to Holcim’s net zero targets A milestone in Holcim’s transformation to become the … Read the full press release

Fadie Al-Masri to succeed Desmond A. Collins as head of Continental’s Brussels Political Office

Fadie Al-Masri to head Brussels political office from August 1, 2021 Desmond A. Collins to retire on July 31, 2021 The political office represents Continental’s interests in its dialog with EU offices, regulatory authorities, government agencies and associations Dr. Felix … 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

Personalised financial advice startup Radicant selects Swisscom and Finnova for technology and outsourcing support

(PRESS RELEASE) BERN, 6-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom announces that it has been chosen, together with Finnova, to provide the digital foundation for the strategic investment of the Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank. Radicant, a digital financial services provider specialising in sustainability, will … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Swedish electric motorcycles manufacturer CAKE to develop the first fossil-free motorcycle

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces its partnership with the Swedish manufacturer of electric motorcycles CAKE for the development of the first fossil-free electric motorcycle. The partners will share expertise and know-how in their respective fields of … Read the full press release

INEOS accelerates and diversifies its clean hydrogen strategy by investing in HydrogenOne

INEOS Energy has agreed to purchase 25 million shares in the forthcoming IPO of HydrogenOne Capital Growth plc, representing 10% of the target fund raise of £250 million. Brian Gilvary Executive Chairman of INEOS Energy said, “The INEOS investment in HydrogenOne will … Read the full press release

Enel and CREA partner to develop solutions to promote coexistence of agriculture and renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 30-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel announces partnership with CREA, the largest research organization focusing on agri-food. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Enel Italia Director Carlo Tamburi and CREA President Carlo Gaudio, to promote research, … Read the full press release

Telekom Tech Grounds by Deutsche Telekom, the virtual digital conference for pioneering technologies of the future, 28-29 June

Deutsche Telekom creates an immersive state-of-the-art digital conference Initiative to share knowledge, inspiration and a wide range of compelling topics Invitation to join a community of world´s most spearheading thinkers and futurists (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 25-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche … Read the full press release

Telefónica to present environmentally-friendly agriculture solutions at the Mobile World Congress

Telefónica comes to Mobile with a catalogue of proposals and real cases that highlight all that technology and digital transformation can do for the sustainability of the planet.  The company promotes the use of its IoT technology and big data … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel to reduce CO2 by 16,000 tonnes on East China – Wuhan routes for Japanese carmaker Honda

Inbound-to-manufacturing transportation shifting from road to rail CO2 reduced by approximately 16,000 tonnes on East China – Wuhan routes A further step towards Kuehne+Nagel’s 2030 Net Zero Carbon targets (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 24-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: KNIN), one of the … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval and Stena Recycling’s “Re-Made to matter” circular Initiative rolls out in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 22-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, and Stena Recycling, Sweden’s leading recycling company and part of the Stena Metall Group, have announced that their groundbreaking sustainability … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial acquires precision agriculture technology leader Raven Industries

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ SIOUX FALLS, SD, U.S.A., 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial will acquire 100% of the capital stock of the US-based leader in precision agriculture technology for US$58 per share, representing a 33.6% premium to the Raven Industries … Read the full press release

LyondellBasell to source feedstock from Neste made from 100% renewable feedstock from bio-based sources

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), a leading renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock company with operations in 14 countries, and LyondellBasell, one of world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, have announced a long-term commercial agreement … Read the full press release

Citycon: The new urban centre Lippulaiva will be carbon neutral in terms of energy consumption from the opening day

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon, a leading owner, developer and manager of multipurpose urban centres, has announced that the new urban centre Lippulaiva, that is currently under construction in Espoonlahti, is a pioneer in sustainable energy solutions, … Read the full press release

AFRY helped Arauco expand water reuse in their pulp production in Chile

(PRESS RELEASE) SOLNA, Sweden, 16-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AFRY (STO: AF-B), Swedish-Finnish engineering, consulting and design company active in energy, industry, infrastructure and IT, has announced it provided expertise in Arauco’s Licancel pulp mill project, which targeted to enable the … Read the full press release

Yara EVP Communications & Procurement Pablo Barrera takes the role of Executive Director of social venture IMAGINE

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, has announced that its EVP Communications & Procurement Pablo Barrera will assume the role of Executive Director of social venture IMAGINE. At IMAGINE Food Collective he … 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

Greiner Packaging achieves sustainable food cups made of circular materials from Borealis

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, Borealis announces that its client Greiner Packaging has produces the first cup prototypes made of Bornewables™ – Borealis’ portfolio … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility and the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nuremberg for Renewable Energy to jointly develop the use of Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology in rail transport

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 31-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility announces the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nuremberg for Renewable Energy on joint research for the use of Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology in rail … Read the full press release

Launch of the Anna Lindh Foundation Virtual Marathon for Dialogue!

Launch of the Anna Lindh Foundation Virtual Marathon for Dialogue

Cyprus Network Activities (PRESS RELEASE) NICOSIA, 28-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Cyprus Network of the Anna Lindh Foundation, a forum promoting intercultural dialogue both within the island and in the region by creating synergies and building bridges among citizens, is … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announces fossil-free energy agreement and 24/7 Matching solution with Swedish colocation data centre operator Conapto

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall announces signing of fossil-free energy agreement, and a 24/7 Matching solution with Swedish colocation data centre operator Conapto to support its two data centres in Stockholm. The unique … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp to co-develop solar projects in Portugal with local company INSUN

1.35GW of local solar projects identified through co-development partnership The investment will be deployed over six years Over 3000 green jobs could be created in the regions of Moura, Castelo Branco, Mogadouro Chamusca and Viseu (PRESS RELEASE) LISBON, 28-May-2021 — … Read the full press release

EQT Exeter and Spanish developer Grupo Moraval join forces to address the rapid growth of the student housing market in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 24-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EQT Exeter (EQT Real Estate II fund), the global real estate solutions provider, and Group Moraval, a leading Spanish developer, have announced they are establishing a joint venture to create a portfolio of … 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

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

Vestas announces launch of CETEC initiative to advance circular economy across the wind industry

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Olin Corporation, Danish Technological Institute, and Aarhus University (PRESS RELEASE) AARHUS, 17-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas announces the development of a new technology to enable circularity for thermoset composites, the material used to make wind turbine … Read the full press release

Siemens España and Telefónica Tech combine expertise to offer comprehensive solutions for smart buildings

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 12-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens España and Telefónica Tech to present a far-reaching value proposition to create major opportunities for improving buildings that includes everything from energy efficiency and user experience to connectivity, security and data analysis … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management launches ESG fund strategies for high net worth clients in Germany

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 10-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank is driving positive change and responding to the growing demand from its clients, who want to pursue investments that reflect their values and to increase opportunities for returns from … Read the full press release

Henkel launches inaugural consumer electronics-specific, bio-based PUR hot melt adhesive

LOCTITE® HHD 3544F Contains 60% Bio-Based Content, Provides Sustainable Alternative for Structural Bonding Applications (PRESS RELEASE) IRVINE, CA, U.S.A., 10-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel, in line with its sustainability priorities, announces the development and commercial availability of LOCTITE® HHD 3544F, the … Read the full press release