Tag Archives: sustainability

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

Allianz releases Sustainability Report 2020, new climate strategy and targets

High customer satisfaction, most attractive employer in the insurance industry and more female managers  Significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from business operations   Expansion of guidelines for carbon-based business models in property and casualty insurance and proprietary investments from 2023 … Read the full press release

Sustainable Construction: Sika develops LC3 concrete admixtures with low CO2 footprint

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika announces that, together with leading key players, it is working on the development of concrete admixtures using the LC3 technology that lowers CO2 emissions, developed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology … Read the full press release

Cosmetics company Lumene reduces greenhouse gas emissions from its manufacturing process by up to 90% by switching to renewable fuel oil from Neste

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste announces that Finnish cosmetics company Lumene has introduced Neste MY Non-Road Diesel™ at its factory in Kauklahti, Espoo, Finland, replacing the fossil fuel oil previously used at the factory. In early 2021 … Read the full press release

#EarthDayImpact: Schroders employees to collectively reduce their carbon footprint in celebration of the Earth Day

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders (LON: SDR), a British multinational asset management company, has announced the firm is marking the Earth Day and its employees are taking further action to collectively reduce their carbon footprint and lead … Read the full press release

Revolutionized marine transport: ABB marks 30 years of Azipod® electric propulsion

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 6-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB celebrates the 30th anniversary of the creation of Azipod® electric propulsion. From its creation three decades ago to its market leading position in global shipping today, Azipod® propulsion has revolutionized marine transport … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to deliver fifth processing line to same vegetable oil customer in South Africa

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, announces that it has won another contract for the supply of a complete processing line to a vegetable oil plant … Read the full press release

Henkel and Plastic Bank expand recycling ecosystems with the opening of three collection centers in Egypt

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, Germany, CAIRO, Egypt, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel together with its partner Plastic Bank announce the opening of their first three plastic waste collection centers in Cairo. The project is part of Henkel’s successful and long-term partnership … Read the full press release

BBVA signs landmark transaction of €1.35 billion sustainable linked guarantee facility with Enel

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 30-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational financial services company BBVA announces the signing of a €1.35 billion sustainable linked guarantee facility with the Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, Enel. The transaction is in … Read the full press release

Terna’s rating upgraded to “EE-” from “E+” by Standard Ethics

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Italy’s national electricity transmission grid operator Terna announces that Standard Ethics has upgraded its corporate rating to “EE-” from the previous “E+”, with a long-term “positive” outlook. Standard Ethics views that Terna is … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered launches new Sustainable Trade Finance Proposition to help clients achieve more sustainable and resilient supply chains

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 23-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered announces the launch of its new sustainable trade finance solutions across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. Standard Chartered’s Sustainable Trade Finance Proposition aims to help clients … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel the official logistics partner of SailGP

(PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 22-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel announces partnership with SailGP for the sponsorship of the global championship for the world’s fastest sail racing in class. Kuehne+Nagel, as the official logistics partner for the next three seasons, and SailGP … Read the full press release

Telefónica commits to contribute to the success of the EU’s green and digital transformation

An initiative of the European Commission and leading European ICT companies to drive green digital solutions to create an innovative, sustainable and resilient economy. Its commitment to have zero net emissions by 2025 in its main markets has enabled the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announces Air Liquide as its first client for Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces that it has signed a 15-year contract with Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for the industry and health sectors, for the purchase of 100GWh of fossil-free … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim aligns Sustainability and Innovation under Magali Anderson’s leadership

LafargeHolcim combines sustainability and innovation leadership for more impact Commitment to publish first Climate Transition report in 2022 Recent Innovation partnerships for sustainable building include XTreeE and CPC (PRESS RELEASE) ST. GALLEN, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim announces that it … Read the full press release

SGS highlights its commitment to sustainability through new Sustainability Solutions framework

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — At SGS, sustainability is both integral to our strategy and has become critical to all our stakeholders. We are committed to adding Value to Society through our own operations to enable a better, … Read the full press release

Hydro trials introduction of post-consumer scrap in the production process of its primary aluminium

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that it is exploring ways to recycle aluminium directly within the primary aluminium production at its Norwegian smelters, with the aim to further reduce its industry-leading climate footprint from primary aluminium … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank and Continuum’s world’s first Green Hedge Framework provides additional transparency for investors

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 16-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DB / NYSE: DB) announces that its has executed the world’s first green hedging transaction with Continuum Energy Levanter Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Continuum Green Energy (Continuum). … Read the full press release

Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care production in Montornès del Vallès is the first WEF Global Lighthouse on the Iberian Peninsula

(PRESS RELEASE) MONTORNÉS, Spain, 15-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel announces that it has been recognized for its Industry 4.0 leadership with “Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse” award from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey & Company for the second time. … Read the full press release

Enel X announces partnership with Sterling and Wilson to accelerate deployment of EV charging infrastructure in India

The purpose of the JV is to market and distribute products for electric vehicle private and public charging businesses across India (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, Italy/ MUMBAI, India, 26-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel X announces that it has entered into a … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval responds to rapid growth of transcritical CO2 systems with the launch of new AXP82 heat exchanger

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 23-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval introduces a new size of heat exchanger specially engineered for use with CO2 from the proven high-pressure performance of its AXP product line. The new Alfa Laval AXP82 expands the use … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut partners with Bloom Biorenewables to explore potential for converting chocolate manufacturing processes into reusable material

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 18-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barry Callebaut announces that it has joined forces with MassChallenge participant Bloom Biorenewables Ltd to investigate how side streams from chocolate manufacturing processes could support the fight against climate change and help Barry … Read the full press release

Sustainability: Vattenfall ranked as top 1% among 75,000 companies assessed by EcoVadis

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading European energy company Vattenfall announces that its sustainability work has earned the Platinum award, the highest rating from EcoVadis, a leading source of corporate sustainability evaluation. Vattenfall, ranked as the top 1 … Read the full press release

HELL ENERGY starts using high-quality recycled materials in beverage can production

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that can production with Hydro CIRCAL at HELL ENERGY’s subsidiary in Hungary, Quality Pack has begun. Hydro CIRCAL aluminium strip contains a high ratio of post-consumer recycled aluminium from cans. Since … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB’s new ESG goals focus on carbon emissions, supplier audits and gender diversity

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, the leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has announced the launch of a new sustainability programme with key environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals centred around carbon emissions, supplier audits … Read the full press release

Iberdrola to ensure 70% of its main suppliers worldwide comply with environmental, social and governance objectives by 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 29-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational electric utility company Iberdrola to promote ESG criteria to its more than 22,000 suppliers worldwide, from which it makes purchases worth 20 billion euros a year. ESG criteria -environmental, social and … Read the full press release

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI): Enel, Endesa recognised for their gender inclusion initiatives

Enel and its Spanish subsidiary Endesa are among the 380 companies praised by Bloomberg for their commitment and transparency with regards to gender inclusion Enel has scored 17% higher than the average score of the index constituents (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, … Read the full press release

Henkel acknowledges top suppliers for outstanding contributions at The ACI Supplier Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel recognized its top suppliers for their industry-leading performance in 2020 in a first virtual supplier event of Henkel Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care. For the 14th time, the event took … Read the full press release

#one BC – Diverse People, Sustainable Growth: Barry Callebaut launches Diversity & Inclusion strategy

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s largest cocoa processors and chocolate manufacturers Barry Callebaut announces the launch of its Diversity & Inclusion strategy as part of its intention to keep growing in new geographies, new … Read the full press release