European Investment Bank boosts financial support for green and innovative projects
2022 was a successful year for the European Investment Bank (EIB) Group in Germany, with overall financing increasing by 20% to €6.61 billion compared with the previous year.
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.
Hearst releases first sustainability report
The report represents the company’s commitment to responsible environmental stewardship and is a coordinated effort to understand, measure and report on Hearst’s carbon footprint.
Ørsted and Copenhagen Infrastructure partners join forces to develop 5.2 gigawatts offshore wind in Denmark
Ørsted and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have entered into a partnership to develop approx. 5.2 gigawatts of offshore wind in Denmark across four projects.
Xandr and IMPACT+ bring greenhouse gas measurements to programmatic advertising
Thanks to the integration of IMPACT+’s API into the Xandr platform, Invest DSP buyers will be able to evaluate the electricity consumption and the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions of their campaigns by only having to activate the service in the Data Marketplace.
Samsung Electronics unveils environmental strategy with focus on net zero carbon emissions
It includes commitments to achieve enterprise-wide net zero carbon emissions and plans to use more renewable energy, as well as to invest in and research new technologies to develop energy-efficient products, increase water reuse and develop carbon capture technology.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Brands bolster the sustainability resolve
Brands are stepping up their net zero emissions commitments and reducing their carbon footprint through a raft of campaigns, interventions and partnerships as they seek to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy.
IAS integrates Good-Loop's green media technology to offer carbon emissions measurement for digital advertisers
Integral Ad Science, IAS, a global player in digital media quality, today announced a global partnership with purpose-led ad platform Good-Loop that will enable advertisers to measure the carbon emissions generated by their digital ad campaigns.
Paramount releases 2021-2022 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report
In addition to updated workforce and environmental impact data, this year's report gives a more detailed overview of the company's ESG governance practices, including Paramount's ESG Council governance structure.
IKEA, Volvo Trucks and Raben Group partner to accelerate zero-emission transport in Poland
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.
Bayer makes $160 million commitment to Zero Hunger Pledge
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.
Sony accelerates target to achieve a zero environmental footprint by ten years
The "Road to Zero" plan symbolizes Sony's responsibility for the global environment, and accordingly Sony has set goals for each of the four perspectives of climate change, resources, chemical substances, and biodiversity in drawing a comprehensive roadmap to achieve the goals of the plan.
OneScreen.ai partners with Evertreen to help offset carbon footprint in outdoor advertising
OneScreen.ai, the marketplace provider for buying and selling out-of-home (OOH) advertising, is partnering with Evertreen, the only platform that allows users worldwide to plant real trees online and track them via satellite.
Sasol ecoFT and Sweden's Uniper partner to produce sustainable aviation fuel through SkyFuelH2
Sasol ecoFT has signed a letter of intent with Sollefteå municipality in collaboration with Sweden's energy company Uniper, to establish an industry-scale production facility for sustainable aviation fuel.
WFA issues guidance for brands on making credible environmental claims
The Global Guidance on Environmental Claims identifies six key principles that marketers need to follow to make sure they are seen as trustworthy and to avoid their brands being accused of greenwashing.
GreenIT, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners develop 750MW offshore wind farms in Italy
GreenIT, a joint venture between Plenitude and CDP Equity for the production of energy from renewable sources, and CI IV, signed an agreement to develop two floating offshore wind farms in Sicily and Sardinia
EU invests over €110m in LIFE projects for environment and climate in 11 EU countries
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.
Volvo Trucks leads the electric truck market in Europe
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.
Haldor Topsøe signs €45m funding deal with EIB to drive green energy transition in Denmark
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).
Plastic Energy, TotalEnergies partner for an advanced recycling project in Spain
Plastic Energy and TotalEnergies announced a new agreement to promote the development of advanced plastic recycling. Under this agreement, Plastic Energy plans to build a second advanced recycling plant in Sevilla, Spain.
INEOS signs renewable power deal with Eneco, increases Belgian offshore wind generation to over 200MW
INEOS has agreed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement for renewable offshore wind power in Belgium with sustainable energy producer Eneco.
TotalEnergies partners with the Government of Suriname to preserve forests
This public-private partnership illustrates the alignment between the ambition of TotalEnergies and the Government of Suriname to protect forest ecosystems and biodiversity while benefiting local communities.
Maersk Drilling secures two-well Dutch contract for Maersk Resolute
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract with ONE-Dyas B.V. which will employ the harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Resolute to drill the IJssel and Clover exploration wells in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.
Ørsted, BASF sign 25-year offshore wind power purchase agreement in Germany
BASF and Ørsted concluded a 25-year fixed-price corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA), under which BASF will offtake the output of 186 megawatts from Ørsted’s planned Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm in Germany.
ENGIE, Crédit Agricole Assurances acquire Eolia Renovables, renewable power producers in Spain
ENGIE and Crédit Agricole Assurances announced they have reached an agreement to acquire a 97.33% stake of Eolia Renovables, one of the largest renewable power producers in Spain.
RWE invests in 44-megawatt onshore wind farm in France
By deciding to invest in the Les Nouvions onshore wind farm, RWE is further expanding its renewables portfolio in France. The 44-megawatt wind farm is located in northern France in the Hauts-de-France region.
TotalEnergies partners with Daimler Truck AG to develop hydrogen ecosystem for transportation in Europe
TotalEnergies and Daimler Truck AG signed an agreement on their joint commitment to the decarbonization of the road freight in the European Union.
MediaMath and IBM Watson Advertising deliver addressable weather-based ad solution
IBM Watson Advertising Weather Targeting is now available within the MediaMath DSP to help brands turn the relationship between weather by location and complex data sets.
Air Liquide partners with Eni for development of hydrogen mobility in Italy
Eni and Air Liquide have entered into a partnership to invest in the development of the infrastructure necessary to allow the expansion of hydrogen mobility in Italy, to decarbonize the transport segment.
Bayer partners with CHS to bring carbon programme to more farmers
The agreement brings together two major agriculture industry leaders to help more farmers participate in and benefit from carbon-smart practices.
INEOS green hydrogen project accelerates towards net-zero future in Germany by 2045
INEOS, through its subsidiary INOVYN, announced plans to build a large-scale, 100MW electrolyser to produce green hydrogen at the Koln site in Germany.
Redwood Climate Communications Launches to offer PR expertise in ESG and clean energy
Redwood Climate Communications has launched to bring a uniquely impact-focused approach to public relations for climate tech startups, companies, and corporate initiatives.
PRCA Climate Misinformation Strategy Group welcomes CMA's Green Code
The Code - which is particularly relevant to communications professionals - requires all environmental claims to be truthful, unambiguous, and transparent. It also compels organisations to include all relevant information relating to a claim.
The Climate Pledge announces 86 new signatories committed to achieving net-zero carbon by 2040
Amazon and Global Optimism have announced that more than 200 companies have now signed The Climate Pledge. The 86 new signatories joining The Climate Pledge include Procter & Gamble, HP, Salesforce, ASOS, and Nespresso.
Heineken shares its Net Zero carbon roadmap
By 2030, the brewer is targeting to reduce its scope 1 and 2 emissions by 90% and scope 3 by 21% (vs the 2018 baseline). Heineken strives to reach net zero from barley to bar by 2040.
TotalEnergies, Shell Netherlands, EBN and Gasunie partner to develop offshore CCS project, Aramis
TotalEnergies, Shell Netherlands, Energie Beheer Nederland (EBN) and Gasunie formed a partnership to enable large-scale CO2-reduction for industrial clusters in the Netherlands.
Four major multinationals and 22 national advertiser associations rally behind WFA’s Planet Pledge
Four more major multinational companies have signed up to the World Federation of Advertisers’ Planet Pledge, a global commitment to making their marketing teams a force for positive change both internally and with the consumers who buy their products and services.
Coca-Cola becomes global implementing partner for Ocean Cleanup’s River project
The Coca-Cola Company and The Ocean Cleanup are teaming up behind a clear objective: to stem the tide of marine waste by intercepting plastic debris from rivers around the world.
Vodafone’s European network 100% powered by electricity from renewable sources
Vodafone confirmed that its entire European operations – including mobile and fixed networks, data centres, retail and offices – will be 100% powered by electricity from renewable sources from 1 July 2021.
Dove announces €8.5 million forest restoration project
The project is designed to protect and restore forests, protect the habitats of endangered species, and improve the livelihoods of 16,000 people who call North Sumatra, Indonesia home.
IKEA and WWF renew partnership to protect biodiversity
The partnership reaffirms the commitment to protect, manage and restore key landscapes, and enable a nature and climate positive value chain to also uphold the rights and needs of people.
Procter & Gamble launches campaign, film on sustainability
P&G is launching a new campaign, including a short film It’s Our Home to share how small actions at home can make a world of difference for the planet.
Apple launches $200 million Restore Fund to accelerate natural solutions to climate change
Launched with Conservation International and Goldman Sachs, Apple’s $200 million fund aims to remove at least 1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide annually from the atmosphere.
TBD Media releases newest entry in its 50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders campaign
TBD Media Group is delighted to be releasing the newest entry in its trailblazing 50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders campaign; drawing attention to the companies and leaders working to ensure a sustainable future.
Heineken targets to be carbon neutral in production by 2030 and full value chain by 2040
From barley to bar, Heineken has focused on concrete actions to reduce its carbon footprint, working closely with customers, consumers and suppliers.
Deutsche Post to invest €7 billion in climate-neutral logistics by 2030
The Group has announced it is investing a total of 7 billion euros (Opex and Capex) over the next ten years in measures to reduce its CO2 emissions.
Ballard orders for modules to power Scotland's first fuel cell-powered train
Ballard Power Systems announced a purchase order from Arcola Energy, for Ballard FCmoveTM-HD fuel cell modules to power a passenger train planned for demonstration during COP26.
Havas Group awarded ISO certification for commitment to reduce environmental footprint
Havas Group has obtained ISO 14001 certification for 32 of its entities based in France.
Heineken partners with Glass Futures, Enric to produce low carbon glass bottles
Heineken has partnered with a not-for-profit research technology organization, Glass Futures and its supplier Encirc to create sustainable low carbon glass bottles by developing technology and improving processes across manufacturing and the supply chain.
IKEA collaborates with an entire city to assemble the sustainable city of the future
IKEA has shared the first details of a new partnership with an entire city where ambition is to create community solutions for a better life at home.
Carlsberg cut brewery carbon emissions by 12 per cent in 2020, report
The Carlsberg Group’s Sustainability Report 2020 shows solid progress towards the targets set out in its Together Towards ZERO plan, stating its continued commitment to tackling the global challenges the company faces.
Mastercard pledges net zero emissions, innovates for collective climate action
Mastercard is furthering its commitment to create a more sustainable and inclusive digital economy, with a pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
BrandBase launches Jungle Cup; first plastic-free, home compostable disposable cup
Jungle Cup is the world’s first plastic-free disposable coffee cup that biodegrades in 12 weeks without industrial processing, introduced by BrandBase
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