Tag Archives: sustainability

First report on the climate reporting performance of the Euro STOXX 50

Strong EU policy is driving climate reporting performance but COP26 pivotal for setting out strategy to accelerate meaningful emissions reductions Nearly all Euro STOXX 50 companies offer low-carbon products and services while over half have set science-based targets which include … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and University of Nottingham partner over innovative digital manufacturing technologies

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 21-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it will partner with the University of Nottingham, a top 20 UK university and 8th in the UK for … Read the full press release

Minimalism and clean beauty by BASF’s Care Creations® at Cosmetorium 2021

Minimalist10 concept answers the consumer demand for clean and simple cosmetic products New ingredients: COSMOS-approved, natural texturizing polymer Hydagen® Clean and fucoidan-rich algae extract Seanactiv™ TechFocus Program: presentation of new active ingredients for hair and scalp (PRESS RELEASE) BARCELONA, 20-Oct-2021 — … Read the full press release

INEOS to build industrial scale electrolyser to produce green hydrogen at its Koln site in Germany

The project forms part of more than €2bn investment in Green Hydrogen announced by INEOS earlier this week. Hydrogen from the new unit would be used in the production of green ammonia. The complete project will result in a reduction … Read the full press release

Zero-emissions logistics: TotalEnergies to solarize eight sites of DHL in Dubai

TotalEnergies will solarize eight of DHL’s sites in Dubai to cover the equivalent of over 46,000m² of photovoltaic panels. As part of their strategic cooperation agreement, a solar energy project is launched Over 14,000 MWh of electricity will be produced … Read the full press release

Vattenfall: It is no longer acceptable for wind industry composite waste to be placed in landfills

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 13-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a European energy company with a mission to enable fossil free living within one generation, has announced it set ambitious targets in how the company deals with wind turbine blades at end of life. The … Read the full press release

Crédit du Nord and Société Générale retail banks merger: 1,450 branches, 10 million clients with 25,000 employees in 2025

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 12-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Société Générale (EPA: GLE), a European leader in financial services with over 150 years of history, has announced it submits a complete dossier to its employee representative organisations setting out in detail the … Read the full press release

Voith to deliver inclined wire formers and high-performance dryers for Owens Corning’s massive glass mat production facility in Fort Smith, AR, United States

The full-line supplier Voith receives the order for the forming, binding and drying sections of a new glass mat production line from Owens Corning. Owens Corning’s new 50,000-square-meter manufacturing facility will sit adjacent to their existing Fort Smith site. Technological … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina to use more environment-friendly packaging for the Friesche Vlag coffee creamers

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — FrieslandCampina, a Dutch multinational dairy cooperative, has announced that it will be using recycled PET bottle from now on for its Friesche Vlag coffee creamers. All single-use glass bottles of the entire coffee … Read the full press release

Ericsson inks 5-year tenor with two 1-year extension options USD 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility with 18 participating banks

USD 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility signed Transaction underlines the confidence in Ericsson’s financial and sustainable performance (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company, has announced the signature of … Read the full press release

SOK Corporation’s Inex Partners Oy extends its 10-year partnership with Kuehne+Nagel

Joint efforts to reduce Inex emissions by 2025 Kuehne+Nagel’s Net Zero Carbon programme core element of the reduction strategy Long-term relationship with the aim of transitioning to low-carbon logistics (PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: KNIN), one … Read the full press release

Neste holds its Capital Markets Day 2021 as a webcast on 23 September 2021: strategy execution, market outlook, updated strategic targets

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world, has announced its Capital Markets Day 2021 held as a … Read the full press release

Sustainability leadership: Innovative mono-material oxygen barrier technology made of 100% cellulose fibers unveiled by Ahlstrom-Munksjö

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö (HEL: AM1), a global leader in fiber-based materials, has announced the release and patent of a pioneering mono-material oxygen barrier technology made of 100% cellulose fibers in line with its ‘from Plastic … Read the full press release

European companies to develop innovative and competitive hydrogen onboard storage solutions for the railway market

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, 21-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom (EPA: ALO), the global leader in sustainable railway transportation and Plastic Omnium (EPA: POM), a French automotive supplier and major player in hydrogen mobility, have announced they signed a Memorandum of Understanding … Read the full press release

Yara ranked third among 100 largest companies on the Oslo Stock Exchange in ESG reporting

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara International, Norwegian chemical company, announces that it has been ranked among the top performers in a new report from The Governance Group evaluates and ranks the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting … Read the full press release

GSK Consumer Healthcare to pilot carbon neutral toothbrush helping reduce the use of fossil fuels for virgin plastic

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 6-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — GSK Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH), the world-leading consumer healthcare business, whose brands include Sensodyne, parodontax, Voltaren and Advil, has announced it is raising sustainability standards in the oral care industry with its first carbon … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility’s advanced hybrid streetcars operated by Charlotte Area Transit system enter revenue service

Innovative battery technology allows for hybrid operation on or off-wire Sustainable technology preserves city’s historic district S700s were manufactured in Sacramento, CA (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 31-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility, redefining mobility with intelligent infrastructure, sustainability, passenger experience and … Read the full press release

CERN’s 2nd online edition of the Webfest tackled projects that address the UN Sustainable Development Goals

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 30-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research and one of the world’s largest and most respected centres for scientific research, has announced that its Webfest’s second online edition brought together people from 63 … Read the full press release

Covestro / Hesse study: Waterborne 2K PU systems based on Bayhydur® quix 306-70 emit up to 25 percent less CO₂ emissions

Bayhydur® quix makes particularly sustainable water-based PU wood coatings possible (PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 27-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro (ETR: 1COV), a German company leader in polymer materials, and Hesse, a coatings manufacturer, have announced a life cycle assessment study focused on … Read the full press release

Houseware producer Orthex to change its entire electricity delivery in the Nordics to fossil free hydro power from Vattenfall

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 20-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a European energy company with a mission to enable fossil free living within one generation, has announced it now delivers 100 percent fossil free hydro power to Orthex’s factories in Sweden and … Read the full press release

Nutreco, Aqua-Spark and PFR Life Science invest EUR 21 million in Proteon Pharmaceuticals to accelerate the reduction of antibiotics used in aquaculture and livestock farming

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 10-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, leading company in the field of animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced it is leading a EUR 21 million financing round together with Aqua-Spark and PFR Life Science, a portfolio company of … Read the full press release

HRAIME Talent, a company that brings together Science, Tech, the Recruiting Art and Business Responsibility

(PRESS RELEASE) PRAGUE, 10-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, the HRAIME Talent ventures launch in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa to transform the entire Internet into an employers’ recruitment platform. Leveraging advanced HR Tech and Ad Tech solutions that help … Read the full press release

Enel, Enel X and Confagricoltura partner to bring sustainable energy solutions to the agricultural sector

Agreements were signed to provide tailor-made solutions for the competitiveness of the agricultural sector (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 9-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. (BIT: ENEL), an Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, and Confagricoltura, representing agricultural enterprises … Read the full press release

Henkel’s next generation metal pretreatment takes the second-place award in the sustainability category of the 2021 Altair Enlighten Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) MADISON HEAIGHTS, MI, Unites States, 4-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), a German chemical and consumer goods company, has announced its next generation metal pretreatment process for automotive production has been recognized for sustainability contributions winning the … Read the full press release

Webuild completes the three arch bridges construction operations of the Naples-Cancello section of the Naples-Bari high-speed railway line

(PRESS RELEASE) NAPLES, 3-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Webuild, an Italian industrial group specialised in the construction and civil engineering, formerly Salini Impregilo, has announced the completion of the construction operations of the three arch bridges on the Naples-Cancello section of … Read the full press release

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