PPG Appoints Dr. Syafrina Sharif as Global Head of ESG & Sustainability

Dr. Syafrina is an international sustainability expert with a proven track record of formulating, implementing and driving impactful sustainability strategies and communications, training programs, outreach initiatives as well as commercial engagements. In the past decade, she has been actively promoting and leading the corporate sustainability agenda at multinational companies in industries of engineering and construction […]

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Novo Holdings, A.P. Moller Holding Invests €150 Million in Sustainable End-of-life Tyre Recycling Company CIRCTEC

Key Points: Initiative Launch: Circtec, a leader in sustainable tyre recycling, initiates a major push in pyrolysis technology. Backing and Investment: Supported by Novo Holdings and A.P. Moller Holding with a $150 million funding round. Impact: Enhanced recycling of end-of-life tyres into valuable raw materials. Circtec, a trailblazer in sustainable end-of-life tyre recycling, has secured […]

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Maria Ressa will speak her troubled mind

Maria Ressa answers questions during the launch of her book “How to Stand Up to a Dictator: The Fight for Our Future” in Manila, Philippines, in 2022. AP Photo/Aaron Favila Campus & Community Maria Ressa will speak her troubled mind Christina Pazzanese Harvard Staff Writer May 21, 2024 5 min read ‘Democracy dies quickly,’ warns […]

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Eletrobras Signs New MoUs with European Group and Ceará Government for Renewable Hydrogen Production in Brazil

Eletrobras, the largest electricity company in Latin America, formalized two new Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) this week during World Hydrogen 2024 in Rotterdam. These agreements aim to explore opportunities in renewable hydrogen (H2R) and its derivatives production. The first MoU, signed with Green Energy Park (GEP), will evaluate competitive H2R production opportunities to accelerate the […]

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Consumers Willing to Pay Average of 9.7% More for Sustainable Goods: PwC Survey

Key Impact Points: 9.7% premium: Consumers are willing to pay an average of 9.7% more for sustainable goods. Inflation worries: 31% of consumers see inflation as the top risk to their economy. Grocery expenses: 62% expect grocery costs to rise the most in the coming months. Digital shift: 46% of consumers buy products directly through […]

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Bloomberg Introduces Customizable Sustainable Investment Screening Tool for Investors

New solution enables investors to screen portfolios, funds, and indices against their own set of sustainability criteria Bloomberg announced the launch of a new tool that helps investors assess portfolios, funds and indices based on sustainability criteria and thresholds customized by the user. Available on the Bloomberg Terminal, the solution facilitates a transparent screening process […]

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JLR and BNP Paribas Collaborate to Redefine Financial Services for Sustainable Mobility

The automotive industry is at a crossroads. The rise of electrification, the software-defined vehicle and phygital (a combination of physical and digital) experiences are set to drive greater changes in the industry over the next decade than have been seen in the last 40 years. JLR, financing services for sustainable mobility  With electric vehicles set […]

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ESG News Week In Review: 15 April – 21 April

Welcome back to the ESG News Week In Review! This week, ESG News brings you a roundup of the latest headlines shaping the future of ESG practices. Get a glimpse into groundbreaking initiatives, from JP Morgan’s $2.5 trillion commitment to sustainable development to the EU’s push for energy-efficient buildings. Plus, dive into Apple’s ambitious clean […]

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Air New Zealand Inks its Largest Sustainable Aviation Fuel Deal with Finland’s Neste to Meet Net-Zero Targets

Air New Zealand and Neste have signed an agreement for nine million litres of neat Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel. The deal represents the largest purchase of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from Neste by any airline outside North America and Europe for delivery before the end of 2024. Produced at Neste’s Singapore refinery, which expanded its SAF […]

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U.S Solar Factories Suniva and Heliene strike deal to produce ‘Made in USA’ panels

Suniva and Heliene Announce Strategic Sourcing Contract to Produce First U.S. Domestic Content-Eligible Crystalline Silicon PV Modules  Suniva, Inc., the largest and oldest U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency monocrystalline silicon solar cells and Heliene, Inc., a customer-first provider of North American-made solar PV modules, today announced the execution of a three-year strategic sourcing contract.  Under the terms of the contract, Heliene […]

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