Carlsberg makes bio-based and fully recyclable bottles available to consumers | Brand & SustainabilityIn 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.
Deutsche Bank signs net zero carbon buildings commitment and joins EP100 | Brand & SustainabilityDeutsche 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.
Volvo Trucks showcases new zero-emissions truck | Brand & SustainabilityTo 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 Geno launch $120 million venture to scale alternative ingredients | Brand & SustainabilityUnilever 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, Microsoft and Avanade partner to help organizations tackle sustainability challenges | Brand & SustainabilityAccenture 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.
Volvo Trucks has received an order for an additional 25 heavy electric trucks from DFDS, Northern Europe's largest shipping and logistics company.
Fisker to partner with Bridgestone for electric vehicle services and solutions in France and Germany
After recently selecting Bridgestone as the exclusive tyre partner for its upcoming Ocean all-electric SUV, Fisker is extending its collaboration with the global company.
TotalEnergies has launched the largest battery-based energy storage facility in France. Located at the Flandres center in Dunkirk, this site, which responds to the need for grid stabilization, has a power capacity of 61 MW.
Comet Bio, a manufacturer of healthy and sustainable ingredients, announced an investment with RE Energy to build a dedicated manufacturing facility in Denmark.
Volvo Group, Daimler Truck and the Traton Group sign joint venture agreement for European charging network
The parties are committed to initiating and accelerating the necessary build-up of charging infrastructure for the increasing number of customers of electric vehicles in Europe and contribute to climate-neutral transportation in Europe by 2050.
The collaboration will broaden the range of products produced in a sustainable industrial environment. The first collection VÅRDANDE will launch in June 2022.
The interest rate on the three-year €1.8 billion agreement depends on the Volkswagen Group achieving its CO2 fleet emission targets in Europe.
Allianz Capital Partners, on behalf of Allianz Insurance Companies, and BASF have agreed on the purchase of 25.2% of the windfarm Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) by Allianz.
These new charging stations, to be installed by TotalEnergies and operated for the next ten years, will be supplied with 100% renewable electricity generated by offshore wind power in the North Sea off the coast of Belgium.
Volkswagen’s share of the wind farm generates some 100 GWh of electricity, or enough for 27,000 households. As a result, Volkswagen is also living up to its responsibility as the market leader for electric vehicles in Sweden.
With raising energy prices across Europe, Poles will have the chance to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and cut their energy bills, thanks to a landmark scheme agreed between the EBRD and Poland’s BNP Paribas.
Carlsberg Group has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its prestigious ‘A List’ for tackling climate change, as well as acting to protect water security.
Companies worldwide could face customer backlash if they fail to take action on climate change, study
New global research shows, in the next 12 months; 59% of consumers worldwide intend to start boycotting brands who don’t take action on climate change.
Under the PPA, effective as of January 1, 2022, ENGIE will provide BASF with up to 20.7 terawatt hours of renewable electricity in total throughout the term of the agreement.
Ørsted’s Board of Directors has taken final investment decision (FID) on the two German offshore wind farms Gode Wind 3 (242 MW) and Borkum Riffgrund 3 (900 MW) which are expected to be commissioned in 2024 and 2025, respectively.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the transition of Photon Energy NV (Photon Energy), a renewable energy developer and independent power producer with Czech origins.
The projects will supply renewable energy for Amazon’s corporate offices, fulfillment centers, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) data centers that support millions of customers globally.
The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 25-megawatt (MW) / 100-megawatt hour (MWh) energy storage system under an extended equipment delivery and a long-term service agreement in Belgium.
Plug Power, ACCIONA Energía launch AccionaPlug to address green hydrogen market in Spain and Portugal
Plug Power, the provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, and ACCIONA Energía announced they have finalized the formation of their 50-50 joint-venture.
Plug Power, the provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen market, announced its European headquarters will be located in the Port of Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.