Tag Archives: sustainability

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

LeasePlan provides Uber with electric cars in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LeasePlan and Uber have announced a new sustainability initiative for Amsterdam. The technology company will launch a pilot with electric cars, provided by LeasePlan, in the Dutch capital. The first 30 Nissan Leafs will run via … Read the full press release

MVV Energie CEO Dr. Georg Müller: sustainability-driven growth of our group of companies

MANNHEIM, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Operating earnings rise 2 percent to Euro 250 million in first nine months of current 2017 financial year – MVV’s CEO Dr. Georg Müller: “In all our activities we never lose sight of one goal … Read the full press release

University of Freiburg: uni’wissen research magazine’s latest edition focuses on sustainability

FREIBURG, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As well as outstanding research projects and special teaching projects, the uni’wissen research magazine is also focusing for the first time on a specific subject area: the magazine is reporting on concepts that deal with issues … Read the full press release

Consumers Demand Benevolent Capitalism

Live online seminar tackles topic of capitalism and the new consumer Houston, USA, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Business innovator, Gary Douglas warns, “You cannot afford to ignore the demand for benevolent business.” International speaker and vocal advocate of Benevolent Capitalism, … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel announces new ambition to use 100% renewable energy and become carbon neutral by 2050

AMSTERDAM, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel has committed to accelerating its sustainability agenda by announcing a new ambition to use 100% renewable energy and become carbon neutral by 2050. The company has been among the global leaders in sustainability for more … Read the full press release

Over 50 quality, innovation, design, connectivity and sustainability awards for BMW in 2016

MUNICH, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — As 2016 comes to a close, BMW is able to look back on a highly successful year with well over 50 national and international awards and distinctions. As in the past, vehicles of the brand were … Read the full press release

Google joins growing eco network

KIEV, Ukraine, 20-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Delegates of the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) voted to accept the application of software giant Google Inc. for affiliate membership at their recent AGM in Kiev, Ukraine. The information technology company’s sustainable operations program … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric showcases its commitments to sustainability at the Marrakech Climate Change Conference COP22

Schneider Electric is an official COP22 partner On the road to carbon neutrality, the Group reinforces its COP21 commitments by joining the “Science-Based Targets” initiative Schneider Electric top executives will take an active part to the COP22 discussion showcasing innovation … Read the full press release

Emmi the largest Swiss milk processor to rely entirely on sustainable electricity from BKW

BERN, 04-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Emmi has committed to reducing its CO2 emissions by 25 % by 2020. In an important step towards meeting this objective, the largest Swiss milk processor is switching to sustainable electricity. To this end, it is … Read the full press release

Outokumpu horoured with sustainability award from International Stainless Steel Forum for its water recycling efforts in Mexico

ESPOO, 30-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has given Outokumpu its annual sustainability award for the efforts of Outokumpu’s Mexican mill in water recycling. Water is used in various phases of the manufacturing process of stainless steel, from … Read the full press release

Designing For Circularity: Global Event Tackles Solutions For A World Where Plastic Is Used, But Without Its Current Footprint

CASCAIS, PORTUGAL & HONG KONG, 12-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The 4th annual Plasticity Forum took place in Cascais, Portugal June 8-9, with the global event bringing together business and industry officials, sustainability experts, plastic producers and users, innovators, government representatives … Read the full press release

Fourth Annual Plasticity Forum in Cascais, Portugal to Discuss New Report on Plastic-to-Fuel

June event will highlight innovations in plastic recycling and corporate sustainability Cascais, PORTUGAL and HONG KONG, 21-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Plasticity Forum will hold its 4th annual conference on June 8th and 9th in Cascais, Portugal. The forum will … Read the full press release

Lafarge published its fifteenth annual sustainability report; update on the progress towards the company’s Sustainability Ambitions 2020 program

PARIS, 6-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Lafarge has published its fifteenth annual sustainability report, highlighting the acceleration it is making in the field of sustainable development, particularly in tackling the challenges of climate change. The report covers Lafarge’s social, economic and environmental … Read the full press release

SGS’s newly released Sustainability Report outlines the company’s new approach to sustainability disclosure

Geneva, Switzerland, 17-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — We have launched our online Sustainability Report, heralding a new approach to sustainability disclosure within SGS. To enable relevant and concise analysis, the Report concentrates on the most important sustainability issues to our company, identified through our … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank moves staff members from its “Große Gallusstraße” building and “Asset Management Center” to new Frankfurt city location

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 02-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — At a new Frankfurt city location, Deutsche Bank will be bringing together the staff members from its office tower at “Große Gallusstraße 10-14”, which the bank has been using in its city center area … Read the full press release