Tag Archives: sustainability

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

Eni chosen Expo Milano 2015 Official Partner

In Africa, Eni contributes to the reduction of energy poverty through the construction of modern electricity infrastructure San Donato Milanese, Italy, 09-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni is the Official Partner of Expo Milano 2015 for Sustainability Initiatives in African Countries. Eni has … Read the full press release

Radisson Blu’s exceptional meetings and events program Experience Meetings recognized by Green Meetings Industry Council

Brussels, Belgium, 5-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Radisson Blu, one of the world’s leading upper upscale hotel brands announce a special recognition of its exceptional meetings and events program called Experience Meetings by the Green Meetings Industry Council (GMIC – www.gmicglobal.org). As an industry … Read the full press release

IBERDROLA’s US subsidiary IBERDROLA RENEWABLES LLC started development of its 75.9 MW Wild Meadows wind farm project in New Hampshire, USA

The Company, which hopes to invest $150 million, expects to file for state approval in the coming months The Company recently approved a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Massachusetts utilities The  75.9 megawatt (MW) project could contribute $1.6 million … Read the full press release

CaixaBank scores higher on the world’s leading indicator for company sustainability performance – Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

The bank consolidates its position among the 23 best banks in the world and the top ten in Europe for corporate responsibility. CaixaBank’s best scores came in financial stability, prevention of money laundering, risk management and service to customers. 23-9-2013 … Read the full press release

Austrian RZB Group released its new 2011/2012 sustainability report

Broad inclusion of stakeholders 46 GRI performance indicators reported on External audit confirms application level “B+” Sustainable engagement artistically implemented 05-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The RZB Group’s Sustainability Report for the period 2011/2012 has been published today under the motto “We … Read the full press release

The BKW Group released its 2012 Sustainability Report

29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The BKW Group (BKW) drove forward its commitment to sustainability in the 2012 financial year.The company consistently honours its responsibility in the three areas of ecology, economy and society.Further developments in the interests of sustainability generate business … Read the full press release

IBERDROLA to extend San Pedro hydroelectric power plant

Following commissioning of Santo Estevo II, in operation since February The Company will invest €52 million in the construction of the new plant During the next three years of construction, IBERDROLA will generate up to 190 direct jobs 8-7-2013 — … Read the full press release

Fundación IBERDROLA awarded energy & environment scholarships and grants to students and young researchers

The goal is to contribute towards the training young high calibre professionals who are capable of leading the process of transforming the energy model The award ceremony was attended by the Chairman of IBERDROLA, Ignacio Galán, the Chairman of the … Read the full press release

Alstom Switzerland supports ETH Zurich energy and sustainability projects

5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom (Switzerland) AG has agreed a collaboration with ETH Zurich and the ETH Zurich Foundation to support fundamental research projects in the field of energy and sustainability. Alstom has pledged a donation of 2.5 million Swiss francs … Read the full press release

Janez Potočnik: Towards Green Growth: Seizing Business Opportunities

Janez Potočnik – European Commissioner for Environment Green Economy Forum (Dublin Chamber of Commerce) Dublin, 25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, People in Europe are looking for ways to recover from the devastation of the economic and financial crisis. Governments are searching … Read the full press release