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CO2 removal is essential to achieving net zero

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Cleaning up waste may not sound like the most exciting, cutting-edge area of innovation. But, in the context of climate action, it is an entirely accurate description.…

Novartis set to achieve 100% renewable electricity in its European operations

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The FINANCIAL — Novartis today announced the signature of five virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs), which are expected to collectively add more than 275 megawatts of clean power to the electrical grid. This move makes Novartis the first pharmaceutical company set to achieve 100% renewable electricity in its European operations through VPPAs. “At Novartis, environmental…

DHL launches electric trucks in U.S to reduce emissions

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The FINANCIAL — DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, is forging ahead with its emissions reduction and climate protection goals with the launch of four BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks in the United States. DHL is piloting the trucks in the Los Angeles market, just in time for the peak holiday shipping season.…

LG and NET-A-PORTE launch limited-edition clothing line

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The FINANCIAL — LG Electronics (LG) is joining hands with NET-A-PORTER, a leading online luxury fashion retailer, to offer a limited-edition line of gorgeous, environmentally responsible clothing made from high-quality, natural materials developed to last for years. Presented by LG and available exclusively at NET-A-PORTER, the capsule collections will be part of the NET SUSTAIN platform…

Mercer launches new climate change solution

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The FINANCIAL — Mercer, a global leader in redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being, announced the launch of climate transition analytics and advice for institutional investors who want to transition to a 1.5°C scenario of global warming as outlined in the Paris Agreement. Climate change…

KPMG committed to become net-zero company by 2030

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The FINANCIAL — KPMG has today announced its intention to become a net-zero carbon organization by 2030, as part of its continued focus on delivering growth in a sustainable way and providing climate solutions for member firms, clients and society.  To underpin this goal, the global organization has signed up to a series of new…

Equinor plans to become net zero energy company by 2050

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The FINANCIAL — Equinor today announces its ambition to become a net-zero energy company by 2050. The ambition includes emissions from production and final consumption of energy. It sets a clear strategic direction and demonstrates Equinor’s continued commitment to long-term value creation in support of the Paris Agreement. “Equinor is committed to being a leader…

HEC Paris sets ambitious targets for zero-waste campus

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The FINANCIAL — HEC Paris has extended its commitment to the environment by expanding recycling waste operations initiated on campus in May. The 200m² Greenzone it has created is unique in France, designed to sort out non-biodegradable from biodegradable waste in a drive to create a zero-waste campus. To achieve this, the school aims at…

HSBC plans to become net zero bank

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The FINANCIAL — HSBC announced an ambitious plan to prioritise financing and investment that supports the transition to a net zero global economy, citing a landmark opportunity to build a thriving, resilient future for society and businesses. The bank is committing to align its financed emissions – the carbon emissions of its portfolio of customers…

Nestle have committed to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

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The FINANCIAL — Nestlé today announced its support for the Net Zero Initiative, a new industry-wide effort that will help U.S. dairy farms of all sizes and geographies implement new technologies and adopt economically viable practices. The initiative is a critical component of U.S. dairy’s environmental stewardship goals endorsed by dairy industry leaders and farmers, to achieve…

Airbus reveals plans for new zero-emission concept aircraft

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The FINANCIAL — Aerospace giant Airbus has unveiled plans for what it hailed as the first commercial zero-emission aircraft. Airbus says the planes are called the turbofan, turboprop and the blended-wing body and are earmarked to enter service by 2035. It is the planemaker’s latest effort to draw public attention to its zero-emission ambitions as…