Tag Archives: sustainability

Dutch real estate investment firm Wereldhave awarded the GRESB 5 Star rating for the seventh consecutive year

(PRESS RELEASE) SCHIPHOL, 26-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wereldhave (AMS: WHA), a Dutch real estate investment company, has announced it received multiple recognitions for various results of its CSR and sustainability program ‘A Better Tomorrow’, as well as approval for its … Read the full press release

Novozymes welcomes new Executive Vice President of People, Sustainability & Brand Morten Enggaard Rasmussen

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 26-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global biotechnology company Novozymes announces the appointment of Morten Enggaard Rasmussen as Executive Vice President of People, Sustainability & Brand succeeding Thomas Videbæk. Morten will take up his new position on 1 April, … Read the full press release

Lindner floor panels now FSC certified

(PRESS RELEASE) ARNSTORF, Germany, 25-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s leading manufacturer and contractor for the building envelope, interior fit-out and insulation Lindner announces that almost all of its raised and hollow floor panels have FSC certification now (License number FSC® … Read the full press release

CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC, Kuehne+Nagel to support yacht racing Team Malizia for Vendee Globe 2020

Raising awareness of climate neutrality in shipping and ocean health in a joint partnership with the yacht racing Team Malizia for Vendee Globe 2020 Major players in the logistics industry create CO2 transparency in ocean shipping (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 25-Nov-2020 … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut’s specialty nut brand La Morella Nuts expands globally to meet what the next generation of consumers around the world is looking for

Tapping into the growing consumer need for healthier indulgence and plant-based products La Morella Nuts announces global expansion after decades of experience in Mediterranean Nut Craft in Spain A global Center of Expertise for nuts is opened to offer a … Read the full press release

Novartis signs 10 year 78 MW renewable Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Enel Green Power

The energy will be generated by the 179.9 MW TICO Wind Farm, located in the Spanish province of Zaragoza, Enel Green Power will be a “Green Enabler” for Novartis, supporting the company along its environmental sustainability journey (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, … Read the full press release

Capgemini Research Institute and right. based on science GmbH released their AI for climate action research

48% of organizations surveyed are using AI for climate action, resulting in reduced greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and improved power efficiency (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 17-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini Research Institute, Capgemini’s in-house think tank, and right. based on science … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial once again is the leader in the Machinery and Electrical Equipment Industry Group in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), World and Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI),  a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial experience, a wide range of products and a worldwide presence, has announced that is has been … Read the full press release

Schindler ahead of CTBUH 2020​: post-crisis city will be driven by smart technology, connectivity, and sustainability

(PRESS RELEASE) EBIKON, 17-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Schindler Group (SWX: SCHP), a Swiss multinational company active in the escalators, moving walkways, and elevators markets worldwide, has shared its views on the post-crisis city ahead of CTBUH (the Council on Tall … Read the full press release

BBVA releases its first TCFD report

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 10-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA (BME: BBVA), a Spanish multinational financial services company, has announced the release of its first report on the risks and opportunities associated with climate change according to the Task Force on Climate-related … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa in FY20: record order intake despite Covid-19

In the fourth quarter, the company reported EBIT pre PPA and before Integration and Restructuring costs of €31m, a margin of 1.1% Fiscal year 2020 reflects the impact of Covid-19 and the challenges in the Onshore business, with EBIT pre … Read the full press release

Circular economy: Ahlstrom-Munksjö becomes part of Circular Economy for Labels (CELAB) coalition

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 5-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö (HEL: AM1), a leading company active in the sustainable and innovative fiber solutions market, has announced it will join CELAB (Circular Economy for Labels), which is a global coalition recently established to … Read the full press release

Neste Renewable Hydrocarbons will soon be used in LG Chem’s manufacturing of polymers and chemicals

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 5-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), Finish oil refining and marketing company, has announced a strategic partnership with LG Chem, South Korea’s largest diversified petrochemicals company and a world’s leading manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries for energy … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö welcomes Mikko Lankinen and Robin Guillaud to the Group Executive Management Team

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 28-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces changes in its Executive Management Team which will strengthen its long-term strategy development and deepen its innovation and sustainability focus. Mikko Lankinen has been appointed Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse clients now with access to The Conduit Connect’s impact investment opportunities

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 23-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse, a global wealth manager, investment bank and financial services firm, has announced a new partnership with The Conduit Connect, a London-based club focused on driving positive social change, aimed at matching … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to leverage Aker Carbon Capture’s expertise on CO2 solutions at its waste and bio energy plants across Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Norwegian Aker Carbon Capture to accelerate the evaluation of future carbon capture plants in Sweden and Northern Europe. Vattenfall aims to support its ambitions to … Read the full press release

Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited and NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS sign Memorandum of Understanding

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, UK / BERGEN, Norway, 21-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited (SCEU) and the Norwegian research institute, NORCE, have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which strengthens the two organisations’ commitment to ongoing collaboration in … Read the full press release

LAURETI DEVELOPS THE WORLD’S FIRST MOBILITY OPERATING SYSTEM

(PRESS RELEASE)LONDON, 19-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Laureti, a pioneering mobility technology company, reveals MiRA.OS– a first-of-its kind mobility operating system designed to deliver a dedicated passenger-centric experience. The central rationale of the operating system supports passenger wellness, productivity and connectivity—in … Read the full press release

Barclays to support farmers reach carbon net zero goal through Agri-Tech

Campaign launched as research reveals that UK farmers could be carbon neutral within 15 years 8 in 10 farmers believe they will be carbon neutral by 2035 Two-thirds of farmers say sustainability is one of their top priorities Shoppers willing … Read the full press release

DNV GL, SINTEF and Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) form major partnership aimed at accelerating the adoption of CCUS technology in emissions-heavy industries

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, an international accredited registrar and classification body, SINTEF, one of Europe’s largest independent research organisations, and Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), world´s most advanced and flexible test arena for CO2 capture technologies, … Read the full press release

Yara’s Durban plant awarded AA1000 certification for social and ethical standards

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 2-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian chemical company, Yara announces that its Industrial Solutions plant in South Africa has been awarded an AA1000 certification for social and ethical standards. It’s the first business within Yara, and only the … Read the full press release

Wayout’s advanced water purification system to be deployed in East Africa will rely on Telenor Connexion’s IoT connectivity powered by Ericsson IoT Accelerator

Powered by Ericsson IoT Accelerator, Telenor Connexion provides global connectivity to Wayout’s sustainable micro-factories Telenor Connexion to deliver cellular IoT connectivity management services, SIM cards and agreements with local operators Ericsson IoT Accelerator enables cost-efficient IoT connectivity management and operations … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: completion of ground-testing for the “Accelerating the Electrification of Flight” project a leap towards developing all-electric and hybrid-electric planes

(PRESS RELEASE) MANCHESTER, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce, a leading engineering company focused on world-class power and propulsion systems, has announced it has completed testing of the ground-breaking technology that will power the world’s fastest all-electric plane. All the technology … Read the full press release

Study: how urban landscapes of tomorrow can achieve environmental sustainability, social inclusion and economic competitiveness

Enel is strongly committed to circular cities with several projects worldwide, mainly in the domains of electric mobility, storage, renewables, energy efficiency, smart grids, public lighting, building management (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 25-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel (BIT: ENEL), an Italian … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy to supply components for the new 150MW simple cycle power plant in Saidpur, Rangpur, Bangladesh

150MW simple cycle power plant for Saidpur, Rangpur as part of the country’s utility expansion in power generation Siemens Energy is supplying components that will aid the plant’s optimal fuel usage in full and part load operation for long-term sustainability … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric with 3rd factory to receive the distinction of 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) Advanced Lighthouse by WEF

Lexington is the third Smart Factory designated as an Advanced Lighthouse and the first End-to-End Lighthouse representing a milestone in Schneider Electric’s digital transformation Lexington’s digital energy management strategy leverages IIoT connectivity, Edge analytics, and predicative analytics to drive energy … Read the full press release

Vodafone now UK’s top contributor to The World Community Grid helping academics and scientists fight against COVID-19

Plans in place to become a top 10 global contributor (PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 11-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational telecommunications company Vodafone (LON: VOD) has announced it has become UK’s top daily contributor of computer processing power to the World … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut paves way for Japanese chocolate industry’s sustainable future

Artisans continue to lead the way forward through Belgian chocolate brand Callebaut®, which now ensures 100% farmer group traceability in all its products Sustainability is more important than ever; research shows more than 70% of Japanese consumers believe sustainable chocolate … Read the full press release

Electromobility: BMW Group to purchase the cobalt it needs for battery cells directly from the Moroccan mining company Managem Group

Supply contract signed with Managem Group (contract period: 2020 – 2025) BMW AG Board of Management member for Purchasing Andreas Wendt: “We are systematically driving electrification of our vehicle fleet. Sustainability plays a central role in expanding electromobility.” (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

Capgemini research: significant majority of consumers change their purchase preferences based on social responsibility, inclusiveness, or environmental impact

Capgemini research highlights a strong connection between sustainability and core-business benefits including increased customer loyalty and brand revenue (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini’s in-house think tank Capgemini Research Institute has released its new report titled “Consumer Products … Read the full press release