Coca-Cola begins making local deliveries in Belgium with 30 electric Renault Trucks vehicles | Brand & SustainabilityThrough a key partnership with Renault Trucks, the beverage manufacturer is electrifying one-fifth of its truck fleet and creating the largest fleet of electric trucks in Belgium.
IKEA launches guide on measuring air pollution across value chains | Brand & SustainabilityUsing the guidance, IKEA set a baseline and encourages other businesses to join the Alliance for Clean Air in contributing to clean air and health.
Deutsche Bank expands support for Egypt’s sustainability ambitions | Brand & SustainabilityDeutsche Bank is expanding its support for the Government of Egypt’s ambitious plans for energy transition by becoming a founding member of a dedicated private sector finance working group.
Amazon and USAID launch effort to boost climate funding for women | Brand & SustainabilityAmazon will commit a total of $53 million to help accelerate women’s climate solutions, including $3 million toward the USAID partnership and $50 million for Amazon to invest directly in climate tech companies run by women.
The IKEA Foundation to deploy an additional €600 million for climate by 2025 | Brand & SustainabilityIn 2021, the IKEA Foundation announced an additional €1 billion in funding for climate change programmes over a five-year period, with the strategic goal of quickly and significantly reducing global emissions
These trucks can operate at a total weight of 44 tonnes* and the three models represent around two thirds of the company’s sales.
IKEA will introduce heavy electric Volvo trucks for internal transport flows at two IKEA Industry factories in Poland, which will be operated by Raben Group. The learnings from the pilot will be used for the electrification of transport operations at scale in a larger transport network.
TotalEnergies will install up to 4,400 public charge points over the next two years. The new 22 kVA charging stations will be operated under the TotalEnergies brand for a period of twelve years and will be supplied with 100 % renewable electricity generated by offshore wind power in the North Sea off the coast of Belgium.
Kubota Corporation and Accenture have formed a new joint venture company, Kubota Data Ground, Inc., to accelerate the digital transformation (DX) of the Kubota group’s business model and operating infrastructure.
Rail Baltica's purpose is to provide sustainable passenger and freight service between participating countries and improve rail connections between central and northern Europe.
The company will start to use green hydrogen to replace grey hydrogen, diesel, and other fossil fuels as it works to decarbonize its operations.
Sasol Chemicals, a business unit of Sasol Ltd., plans to double its use of green steam from a first of its kind biomass cogeneration facility adjacent to its Brunsbüttel, Germany facility.
Volkswagen AG and the Government of Canada aim to promote e-mobility in the country and to explore opportunities across Canada’s automotive and battery supply chain.
German multinational chemical company BASF has reached its goal of sourcing all palm (kernel) oils certified from sustainable sources by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in 2021.
The membership of the company´s Loctite 3D Printing business underlines the commitment to sustainability initiatives and aims to open up discussions on the environmental benefits of additive design and foster the adoption of (AM) in the future.
These include a roadmap to achieve net zero carbon emissions across the entire value chain by 2040, from the barley in the fields to the beer in hand.
Deutsche Bank is introducing a comprehensive package of energy saving measures in its German operations that will help the bank save an additional 4,900,000 kWh of electricity each year.
The first units of BorgWarner's new fast-charging station, Iperion-120, have been installed by the Italian service provider Route220 and are ready to support drivers of electric vehicles on their journeys in Italy.
BRP acquires majority stake in German-based Pinion to spur the development of urban mobility solutions
BRP, the global player in the world of powersports products, propulsion systems and boats, announced the acquisition of an 80% stake in Pinion GmbH, a pioneer in gearbox technology based in Germany.
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and Micron join forces for more sustainable gas solutions in the semiconductor industry
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and Micron Technology, an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions, join forces to develop gas solutions with a low global warming potential (GWP).
Sasol Chemicals, a business unit of Sasol Ltd, has earned certification from the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) system for its three largest manufacturing facilities in Europe.
To meet the growing demand for battery, electric heavy-duty vehicles and machines, the Volvo Group has initiated the process to establish a large-scale production plant for battery cells in Sweden.
Unilever has announced the global launch of its most sustainable laundry capsule yet, the fastest growing detergent format in many parts of the world.
This places Logitech in the top 1% of sustainability rated companies, having been previously Gold rated at top 5% of rated companies for several years now.
JOLT Energy and ADS-TEC Energ, as part of their strategic partnership, have announced that the introduction of ultra-fast charging stations in major European cities and the United States is gaining momentum.