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
Deutsche Bank is strengthening its sustainability efforts. As Chief Sustainability Officer, Jörg Eigendorf will continue to expand the bank’s sustainability area with a view to further developing the strategy and implementing it with more intensity.
The funds raised will be utilised for refinancing existing debt and to support the company’s expansion plans for renewable energy production through its wind and solar hybrid projects.
Flow is an innovative housing concept that has its origins in a desire to make the best possible use of wood: the source of an unparalleled supply of high-quality, affordable homes.
The Volkswagen Group increased its deliveries of all-electric vehicles by 27 percent in the first six months year-on-year and thus successfully continued its global electric offensive.
Volvo Group, Daimler Truck and the TRATON Group kick off European charging infrastructure joint venture
The new joint venture, with Anja van Niersen as appointed CEO, is expected to have a significant role in supporting the European Union’s Green Deal for carbon-neutral freight transportation by 2050.
Production will start in 2025. With immediate effect, responsibility for global battery business is to be held by the newly created company “PowerCo”.
In its largest pilot to date, Carlsberg Group has revealed the trial of its new Fibre Bottle, putting the bio-based and fully recyclable beer bottle into the hands of consumers for the first time.
Mercedes-Benz is aligning its global production network to manufacture its reshaped product portfolio focused on luxury electric vehicles as the world’s most valuable luxury car brand prepares to go all electric by the end of the decade.
Deutsche Bank has signed up to the World Green Building Council’s (WGBC) Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment, pledging to reduce and compensate operational emissions associated with energy used to light, heat, cool and power buildings, for assets over which it has direct control.
To decarbonize transport, Volvo Trucks are offering battery electric trucks and trucks that run on renewable fuels, such as biogas. In the second half of this decade, a third CO2-neutral option will be added to its product portfolio – fuel cell electric trucks powered by hydrogen.
Unilever and Genomatica (Geno), a player in biotech and sustainability, have launched a venture to scale and commercialise alternatives to palm oil and fossil fuel-derived cleansing ingredients.
Accenture and Microsoft, together with their joint venture Avanade, are joining forces to tackle climate change, one of the most critical and urgent challenges for both businesses and people.
Husqvarna Group’s largest division, Husqvarna Forest & Garden, is now joining the Power for All Alliance with selected products.
Procter & Gamble, P&G, has announced a major expansion of its environmental sustainability efforts that will make more water available in critically water-stressed areas around the world.
The system aims to transition from the paper documentation previously provided to customers regarding their product repair, such as service records and receipts, to electronic documentation sent via message or email.
The Pledge, in the context of the UN Food Systems Summit of 2021 and as a part of the Summit’s Zero Hunger Coalition, recognizes the need for governments and the private sector to work together to end food scarcity.
World Federation of Advertisers, WFA, has announced two new signatories to its flagship sustainability programme, Planet Pledge, and a new learning hub to enable members to further educate teams on the positive climate impact that marketing can have.
In the latest step on its path toward carbon neutrality, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) becomes the first manufacturer to deliver a construction machine built using fossil-free steel to a customer.
Last week, Inter IKEA Group joined the Stockholm+50 conference with one aim to foster dialogue around the important role the private sector can play, by bringing together around 30 businesses in an event co-hosted with WWF and H&M.
Climafuel is a waste derived fuel which is made using household residual and commercial waste that would otherwise go to landfills. This is another major milestone in CEMEX’s global Future in Action decarbonization strategy.