Volkswagen restructures Sustainability unit | Brand & SustainabilityThe Volkswagen Group is restructuring its Sustainability unit; Dirk Voeste will be appointed as the new Chief Sustainability Officer with effect from April 1, 2023 and will report to Gernot Döllner, Head of Group Strategy and General Secretariat.
IKEA to use bio-based glue for reduced climate footprint | Brand & SustainabilityFinding new glue solutions is one of the main approaches to reducing the IKEA climate footprint, and most glue consumption is used in board production.
GreenIT and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners to develop floating offshore wind farms in Italy | Brand & SustainabilityThe plants will be located on average roughly 30 km off from the coast and have an overall capacity of approximately 2 GW.
Danish Carlsberg brewery saves 1 billion litres of water with new technology | Brand & SustainabilityAlmost two years ago, Carlsberg Denmark broke grounds on its new water recycling plant. Since then, by recycling 90% of all process water from production, the brewery has saved almost 1 billion litres of water.
IKEA and partners to lower carbon emissions on one of the longest non-stop rail distances in Europe | Brand & SustainabilityIKEA does 2 million shipments a year and 4.3% of the total IKEA value chain climate footprint comes from product transport.
Science-based industries join forces to address UK net zero targets
One goal is to seek to demonstrate how the UK could cut around 15 – 20 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year to help reach its net zero target.
Microsoft and Qcells partner to curb carbon emissions and power the clean energy economy
Qcells, owned by Hanwha Solutions headquartered in Seoul, will work with Microsoft to develop solar projects as well as provide panels and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services to selected solar projects.
Shell to acquire Volta to accelerate decarbonization of the transportation sector
Volta Inc. has announced the execution of a definitive merger agreement under which Shell USA Inc., a subsidiary of Shell plc, will acquire Volta in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $169 million.
Maersk and DP World partner to decarbonize logistics
Maersk and DP World Jebel Ali Port have entered a long-term partnership through which both parties will collaborate on various aspects of service delivery and work towards a common goal of decarbonising logistics and serve their customers better.
Eni announces the incorporation of Eni Sustainable Mobility, its new mobility transition company
The company is vertically integrated along the entire value chain, bringing together services and products that support the energy transition and accelerate the path to net zero emissions throughout their entire life cycle.
Maersk and SunGas Renewables sign strategic green methanol partnership
This is Maersk’s 9th such partnership to drive the acceleration of global production capacity for green methanol.
Carlsberg Sweden invests in electric transportation
Carlsberg Sweden has been working continuously to reduce the carbon footprint in all parts of the business.
AdTechCares partners with Project Drawdown to launch climate action campaign
AdTechCares––an organization co-founded in 2020 by Amobee and more than 50 partners from across the advertising ecosystem––has partnered with Project Drawdown, a nonprofit organization working to reduce greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere, to launch a global campaign to encourage climate action.
Volkswagen creates the greatest charging network in Europe with Elli
Volkswagen AG and its charging and energy brand Elli have reached their next milestone: With 400,000 charging points, Elli is now operating the greatest charging network in Europe, with more than 800 providers in 27 countries.
ADS-TEC Energy partners with GP Joule Connect to expand EV charging infrastructure in Europe
ADS-TEC Energy, a manufacturer of battery storage-based ultra-fast charging solutions, hasannounced a strategic partnership with sustainable mobility solutions company GP JOULE CONNECT, a systems provider for new mobility.
IKEA bets on solar-powered cargo bikes to reduce the home delivery climate footprint
For the last couple of years, IKEA retailers have been introducing electrical trucks for home delivery services. Now, the IKEA franchisor adds a more sustainable alternative home delivery transport solution: Solar-powered cargo bikes.
Volvo receives record order for electric trucks in Australia
The shift to sustainable truck transport is happening in many parts of the world, including Australia, where sales of electric trucks are starting to pick up.
TotalEnergies and Air France-KLM sign agreement to supply sustainable aviation fuel for 10 years
This sustainable aviation fuel will be produced by TotalEnergies at its biorefineries. It will be made available to Air France-KLM Group’s airlines, mainly for flights departing from France (in accordance with French legislation) and the Netherlands.
Maersk and Carbon Sink partner to accelerate green marine fuels production
The commercial start is anticipated in 2027 and Maersk intends to purchase the full volume produced at the plant, with options for the output of subsequent Carbon Sink facilities at other locations.
Tesla, Weet-Bix among brands preferred by consumers for sustainability efforts, Nielsen report
After months of focused research, Nielsen has released its first independent Brand Sustainability Report, which ranks how Australian consumers perceive the sustainability efforts of 247 leading brands.
Coca-Cola begins making local deliveries in Belgium with 30 electric Renault Trucks vehicles
Through 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
Using 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
Deutsche 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
Amazon 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
In 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