Tag Archives: sustainability

Enel S.p.A. confirmed once again in the FTSE4Good Index Series following the index’s review of the second half of 2018

The company’s presence was renewed following the second half 2018 review The Group’s subsidiaries Endesa, Enel Américas and Enel Chile were also confirmed in the latest edition of the index ROME, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”) has been … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric Foundation becomes the first corporate foundation to join #GivingTuesday in France

For 20 years, the Schneider Electric Foundation has been rallying the Group’s employees to support its partner associations. Its actions are an integral part of the Schneider Sustainability Impact, which measures Schneider Electric’s non-financial performance The Schneider Electric Foundation is … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul won Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East and Africa Environment Award for its newest Ultra-Low Emission Vessels

Prestigious Environment Award for its newest Ultra-Low Emission Vessels LUXEMBOURG, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jan De Nul Group pockets another award for its sustainable and innovative approach. Lloyd’s List, a world leading online source of maritime insights, presented today in Dubai … Read the full press release

The FP WHEB Sustainability Fund won the ‘Best Sustainable Investment Fund’ award at Investment Week’s Sustainable & ESG Investment Awards 2018

LONDON, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The FP WHEB Sustainability Fund has won the award for ‘Best Sustainable Investment Fund’ at Investment Week’s Sustainable & ESG Investment Awards 2018. The awards are aimed at fund managers and organisations who are at the … Read the full press release

Swedbank acted as lead manager for Stockholm County Council’s SEK 2.5bn green benchmark bond

STOCKHOLM, 26-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On November 19th 2018 Stockholm County Council (“SCC”) issued SEK 2.5bn Green Bond, due 2021. Swedbank acted as lead manager for this public green benchmark bond. This deal is in fact, the largest green municipal transaction … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo organised two events in London dedicated to the circular economy applied to food tech

• Innovation and circularity are key to feeding the planet in the future • Intesa Sanpaolo intends to become the first Impact Bank in the world also thanks to a systemic transition to the circular economy. • Two events dedicated to food in … Read the full press release

Survey: global investors are more likely to invest in both the EU and the UK after Brexit

78% of investors expect increased investment in Europe over next five years Europe’s perceived stability and commitment to sustainability declines BRUSSELS, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s attractiveness as an investment destination is on the rise compared to 2017, as the … Read the full press release

Ramboll unveils UN’s Sustainable Development Goals impact assessment tool

Ramboll unveils a new digital impact assessment tool. The tool is designed to help private sector companies gain a first overview of how they impact UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and where to unfold the potential. COPENHAGEN, 26-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2017 acknowledged by WBCSD among top ten sustainability reports globally

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2017 has been included in the top ten sustainability reports globally according to the latest Reporting matters publication by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). HELSINKI, 24-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In WBCSD’s Reporting matters publication, Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report is praised … Read the full press release

World Economic Forum: Denmark, Japan, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates join the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE)

Denmark, Japan, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates join over 50 leaders committed to circular economy impact by joining the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE). PACE is fast-tracking circular economy solutions to pressing environmental challenges, from electronic waste to … Read the full press release

Heathrow: UK’s first electric-hybrid aircraft to touch down at the UK’s hub free of charge for a year

Speaking at the BusinessGreen Summit, CEO John Holland-Kaye will open the incentive to all airlines operating at Heathrow both now and in the future The grand innovation prize is the latest in a suite of measures designed to encourage airlines … Read the full press release

Centrica report shows how new energy technology could meet more than half of the 20% carbon reduction target by 2030 for the healthcare and hospitality industries

The ‘Powering Sustainability’ report highlights the opportunities for distributed energy technologies. WINDSOR, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica plc has today released a new report which shows that new energy technology could meet more than half of the 20% carbon reduction target … Read the full press release

Dr. Tammo Boinowitz of Evonik’s Personal Care Business Line at SEPAWA Congress: The trend in cosmetics is now much more towards naturalness and sustainability

ESSEN, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s SEPAWA Congress in Berlin this week, Evonik presents a product range extended to include natural-based products, aimed at customers in the cosmetics industry as well as manufacturers of detergents and cleaning agents. “The … Read the full press release

Ferrovial and Enagás to jointly explore opportunities in biogas production and distribution

The companies will analyze opportunities to promote, develop and operate biogas plants. This alliance stems from Ferrovial’s strategy to develop waste-to-energy businesses under a circular economy model. The agreement is part of Enagás’s commitment to the development of non-electric renewable … Read the full press release

Bosch appoints Dr. Christof E. Ehrhart as head of Corporate Communications, External Relations and Brand Management

STUTTGART, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Christof E. Ehrhart (52), since 2009 Head of Corporate Communications & Responsibility at Deutsche Post DHL Group, joins Robert Bosch Group as of January 1, 2019 to head Corporate Communications, External Relations and Brand … Read the full press release

Iberdrola expects to increase its renewable generation in the United States to around 10,000 megawatts (MW) by the end of 2022

Bilbao, Spain, 28-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignacio Galán, Chairman of Iberdrola, has made some statements to journalist Scott DiSavino from Reuters regarding his attendance at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018 being held in New York. Galán said the company expects to spend … Read the full press release

Capgemini received the Railsponsible Climate Change Supplier Award in the category “General Services Related to Rail”

Capgemini recognized for its commitment to creating sustainable solutions for its clients and its ability to execute its climate strategy PARIS, 28-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini announced today that it has received the Railsponsible Climate Change Supplier Award in the category “General Services Related … Read the full press release

Eni’s continued efforts on sustainability recognized as Global Compact LEAD

The Global Compact is a United Nations initiative aimed at mobilizing companies from various industries to work on making business and society more sustainable. NEW YORK, NY, USA, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has been recognized today as Global Compact … Read the full press release

Ricoh President & CEO Jake Yamashita keynote speaker at Climate Week NYC

Ricoh’s Jake Yamashita named a featured keynote speaker with leaders from Bloomberg, Microsoft, ZipCar and many more TOKYO, Japan, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Company, Ltd. today announced Jake Yamashita, its President and CEO, will make his US keynote debut at … Read the full press release

NORMA Group awarded Prime Status by ISS-oekom for above-average sustainability performance in the areas of environment, social affairs and governance

Above-average ecological and social performance NORMA Group among top ten percent worldwide Share qualifies as a sustainable investment MAINTAL, 04-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, has been awarded Prime Status by the rating … Read the full press release

Insurance Europe supports the EU’s efforts to make the European economy greener and more resilient

BRUSSELS, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance Europe has published its response to a consultation on the European Commission’s proposal for a regulation to establish a framework to facilitate sustainable investment. It expressed support for the EU’s efforts to make the European economy greener … Read the full press release

Dr. Christian Vollmer of SEAT: the duo trailer has the capacity to reduce by 50% the number of trucks on the road

It measures over 30 metres long and reduces CO2 emissions by 20% per road journey The duo trailer leads to a logistics cost savings of 25% and should reduce the level of road accidents The truck was tested on the journey … Read the full press release

Evonik recognised in the categories of “Business Responsibility and Ethics” and “Supply Chain Management” at the Sustainability Business Awards (SBA) Singapore 2018

SINGAPORE, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik, one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, was awarded with special recognition in the categories of “Business Responsibility and Ethics” and “Supply Chain Management” at the Sustainability Business Awards (SBA) Singapore 2018, further underpinning … Read the full press release

Symrise earns its third nomination for the German Sustainability Award

Third nomination following first place in 2012 and final round in 2016 Jury honors systematic integration of forward-looking sustainability elements Holzminden, Germany, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Having already received the award in 2012 and made it into the final round … Read the full press release

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