SBTi Updates Criteria to Boost Financial Institutions’ Climate Goals to 1.5°C Ambition

The SBTi releases revisions and new resources to enable financial institutions to set ambitious near-term emission reduction targets. The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is unveiling a suite of revisions and new resources to enable financial institutions (FIs) to set ambitious near-term emission reduction targets. The changes include an increase in ambition to 1.5°C, the […]

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Diageo Invests €100 Million to Advance Guinness Brewery Toward Net Zero, Enhance Efficiency

Plan will transform both energy and water use at the 264-year-old brewery – aiming to be one of the most efficient breweries in the world Project targeting an improvement in water use efficiency and a reduction in the water used to brew Guinness by 30% Taoiseach Simon Harris acknowledges Diageo for leading the way for […]

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Bridging social distance, embracing uncertainty, fighting for equity

Shruti Kumar, Robert Clinton, and Blake Alexander Lopez. Photos by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer; Dylan Goodman; and Niles Singer/Harvard Staff Photographer Campus & Community Bridging social distance, embracing uncertainty, fighting for equity Liz Mineo Harvard Staff Writer May 20, 2024 9 min read Student Commencement speeches to tap into themes faced by Class of 2024 […]

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Nestle Backed Ocean 14 Capital Fund Raises €201 Million to Boost Sustainable Blue Economy

Ocean 14 Capital Fund I, focusing exclusively on the multi-trillion-dollar ‘blue economy’, has announced it has closed on €201 million to support its mission of funding sustainable solutions to improve ocean health. The Ocean 14 Capital Fund is focused on driving a sustainable and regenerative “blue economy” – a sector that uses ocean resources for economic growth […]

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EFRAG Partners with Datamaran for Smart ESG Solutions in Developing European Sustainability Reporting Standards

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) selects Datamaran as its solution for data-driven ESG governance supporting the development of the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG), Europe’s advisory body on financial and sustainability reporting, has chosen Datamaran, the market leader in Smart ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) software, as its solution for ESG […]

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Union Pacific’s 2023 Building America Report Showcases New Hybrid Locomotive and Enhanced Safety and Sustainability Achievements

Report Announces Development of New Cutting-Edge Hybrid Locomotive, Safety Improvements, and Industry Recognition for Sustainability Union Pacific Railroad released its annual Building America Report, highlighting progress on key goals, including safety and sustainability, as well as the development and testing of a new cutting-edge hybrid battery-electric locomotive. “The Building America Report is a comprehensive reflection on […]

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JERA, Japan’s Largest Power Company, Establishes Global Renewables Subsidiary, JERA Nex Limited in London

JERA Co., Inc. (“JERA”), Japan’s largest power company, announces the creation of JERA Nex Limited (“JERA Nex”), a new global renewable energy business. JERA Nex will develop, invest in, own and operate a range of renewable energy assets, including offshore and onshore wind, solar and battery storage.  By combining the resilience of JERA, one of the world’s […]

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Iren Group Inaugurates Italy’s Largest Plastic Waste Sorting Plant

Circular Plastic , one of the largest plants in Italy for the selection and storage of plastic waste, was inaugurated in Borgaro Torinese, in the province of Turin. Built by Amiat and managed by I.Blu , two Iren Group companies active in the environmental and circular economy supply chain, the plant has an annual treatment capacity of approximately 100,000 tonnes . It was created […]

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Henkel Launches “Climate Connect” Supplier Engagement Program, Tackling Scope 3 Emissions

New supplier engagement program to record and reduce Scope 3 emissions from suppliers worldwide Support for partners through transparent data collection, trainings and targeted actions for decarbonization Important step for Henkel’s ambition of a net-zero pathway In order to bring the evaluation of its CO2 emissions in the upstream supply chain to the next level, Henkel […]

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TP ICAP to acquire New Zealand energy and carbon brokerage, Aotearoa Energy

TP ICAP, a world-leading provider of market infrastructure, announced the acquisition of Aotearoa Energy, a New Zealand-based gas, power, and carbon brokerage firm. The acquisition is complementary to ICAP’s market-leading Australian Power and Gas brokerage business as well as giving clients access to the New Zealand Emissions Units (NZU) market. These are amongst the highest […]

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