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
Henkel has published its 31st Sustainability Report, detailing its achievements and progress in 2021 while also outlining its new 2030+ Sustainability Ambition Framework.
Logitech’s Creativity and Productivity portfolio, the company’s largest product portfolio, uses PCR at scale with 65% of all mice and keyboard units now including PCR plastic, surpassing its 50% commitment made in 2020.
The European Commission announced an investment of over €110 million into LIFE programme integrated projects for environmental and climate protection, selected after a call for proposals covering the year 2020.
New statistics show that Volvo Trucks was the market leader for heavy all-electric trucks in Europe 2021 with a market share of 42%. In 2021 the company took orders, including letters of intent to buy, for more than 1,100 electric trucks worldwide.
The agreement is the largest announced SAF procurement by an airframer and further demonstrates Boeing’s commitment to decarbonizing aviation.
Carlsberg Group has released the Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Report 2021 that reveals steady progress by one of the world’s leading brewing groups.
The long-established site in western Saxony is the first large-scale facility of any volume manufacturer worldwide to switch over all production from internal combustion engine vehicles to electric vehicles.
The challenges for the year ahead were explored at the close of 2021 by Henkel alongside manufacturers and other experts from across the entire packaging and consumer goods supply chain at the second Henkel Sustainability Days.
Webfleet Solutions strengthens position in the telematics market with product innovations and sustainable solutions
With a focus on innovative partnerships and sustainability, it introduced a range of new products that power the digital transformation of the transport and fleet sector.
Deutsche Bank and The Development Guarantee Group sign MOU to tackle climate financing gap for developing countries
Under the agreement, Deutsche Bank will act as an Origination Partner for the Green Guarantee Company, GGC, which will be managed by DGG.
Nestlé announces plan to tackle child labour risks, increase farmer income and achieve full traceability in cocoa industry
Nestlé has announced a new plan to tackle child labor risks in cocoa production. At the center is an innovative income accelerator program, which aims to improve the livelihoods of cocoa-farming families, while also advancing regenerative agriculture practices and gender equality.
Deutsche Bank’s International Private Bank (IPB) has announced the appointment of Muriel Danis as Global Head of Product Platforms & Sustainable Solutions, effective March 14, 2022.
Volkswagen has made significant progress in decarbonizing its vehicle fleet on its path to becoming a sustainable, software-centric mobility group.
As environmental consciousness and sustainability continue to influence buying behavior, EV unit sales are projected to continue on this trajectory and expand as much as 30% through 2030, by some estimates.
The IKEA Sustainability Report FY21 is issued by Inter IKEA Group and covers the collective efforts from the contributors in the IKEA franchise system and value chain.
The new Volvo VNR Electric also reduces the required charging time, as the 250kW charging capability provides an 80% charge in 90 minutes for the six-battery package, and 60 minutes for the four-battery version.
. Through this signature platform, Coca-Cola hopes to attract like-minded partners to help accelerate on-the-ground impact of its initiatives.
With these measures, Samsung is acting against environmental issues through innovative products and services that can be used in everyday life.
Nokia has announced that it has joined RE100, a global initiative led by the Climate Group in partnership with CDP, which brings together the world’s most influential businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity.
In line with its strategy to become the global leader in carbon emission reduction technologies by 2024, Danish technology provider Haldor Topsøe has signed a €45 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB).