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ESG Today: Week in Review

ESG Today: Week in Review

This week in ESG news: LEGO Group ties bonuses for all employees to climate goals; EU issues final rules for funds using ‘sustainability,’ ‘ESG’ names; Microsoft signs reforestation-based carbon removal megadeal; Deloitte survey finds Gen Zs and millennials increasingly consider sustainability in consumption and employment decisions; ERM & Workiva partner on sustainability reporting solutions; EU […]

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Normative Launches New Tools to Plan Carbon Reduction Actions, Integrate Supplier Emissions Data

Normative Launches New Tools to Plan Carbon Reduction Actions, Integrate Supplier Emissions Data

Carbon accounting software provider Normative announced that it has launched a new suite of features on its enterprise carbon platform, aimed at enabling businesses to set and plan emissions reduction strategies, and to integrate supplier emissions data and forecasts into supply chain decarbonization plans. According to Normative, the new features aim to address the need […]

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Masdar eyes green hydrogen boom to beat 2030 target

Masdar eyes green hydrogen boom to beat 2030 target

Abu Dhabi company expects green hydrogen to become a cheaper, in-demand future fuel. Abu Dhabi clean energy company Masdar is hoping to beat a 2030 green hydrogen target in a boom fuelled by new technology and the race to cut emissions, The National has been told. Faye Al Hersh, Masdar’s head of business development for […]

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BCG Buys Sustainable Aviation Fuel Made from CO2 from Twelve

BCG Buys Sustainable Aviation Fuel Made from CO2 from Twelve

Boston Consulting Group announced a new agreement to purchase sustainable aviation fuel certificates (SAFc) for fuel made using renewable energy and CO2, with carbon transformation-focused cleantech company Twelve. According to the companies, the new agreement will run from 2026 to 2029, and is expected to deliver more than 4,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions reductions.

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Airport Operator Groupe ADP Invests $20 Million in Sustainable Aviation Fuel Provider LanzaJet

Airport Operator Groupe ADP Invests $20 Million in Sustainable Aviation Fuel Provider LanzaJet

Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) technology and production company LanzaJet announced today a $20 million investment from airport operator Groupe ADP, aimed at supporting the deployment of LanzaJet’s SAF process globally. Launched in 2020 by carbon recycling technology company LanzaTech, Illinois-based LanzaJet has developed “Alcohol-to-Jet” technology enabling the creation of SAF and renewable diesel from waste-based […]

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Pernod Ricard Commits to Science-Based Emissions Reduction Goals

Pernod Ricard Commits to Science-Based Emissions Reduction Goals

Wine and spirits producer Pernod Ricard announced today a series of new near- and long-term climate-related goals, including targets to cut direct emissions by more than half by 2030, and by 90% by 2050, as well as commitments to reduce emissions across the value chain, including forest, land and agriculture-related (FLAG) emissions. The company also […]

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FSN Capital wirbt 400 Mio. EUR ein

FSN Capital wirbt 400 Mio. EUR ein

Beteiligungen an nachhaltigen KMUs in der DACH-Region & Skandinavien im Fokus. Das Private-Equity-Unternehmen FSN Capital hat das Fundraising für einen neuen Fonds erfolgreich abgeschlossen. Institutionelle Anleger haben mehr als 400 Mio. EUR für Investments in besonders ESG-orientierte KMUs zugesagt. Damit wurde die ursprünglich gesetzte Zielmarke für den neuen Compass Fund übertroffen. Die Kapitalzusagen stammen von […]

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Mercedes-Benz Launches “Urban Recycling” Pilot Project to Source Recycled Raw Materials for New Cars

Mercedes-Benz Launches “Urban Recycling” Pilot Project to Source Recycled Raw Materials for New Cars

Mercedes-Benz announced today a new agreement with metals recycling company TSR Recycling GmbHto launch a new “urban recycling” pilot program aimed at substantially advancing the automaker’s circularity strategy by enabling the company to increase the use of secondary materials in its vehicle fleet. According to Mercedes-Benz, the new partnership will support the company’s Ambition 2039 […]

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Australia Invests Over $5 Billion to Develop Clean Hydrogen Sector

Australia Invests Over $5 Billion to Develop Clean Hydrogen Sector

The government of Australia announced today a series of large-scale investments aimed at boosting the country’s clean energy sector, including plans to invest A$8 billion (USD$5.3 billion) in hydrogen production and technology over the next 10 years. The new investments were announced with the release of the government’s 2024-2025 budget, which also allocated over A$3 […]

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Biden Quadruples Tariffs on China EVs, Batteries

Biden Quadruples Tariffs on China EVs, Batteries

President Biden announced a broad series of tariffs on goods imported from China, including several categories of products central to the U.S.’ clean energy transition strategy, such as electric vehicles, batteries and battery materials, and solar cells. In total, the White House said that the increased tariffs cover $18 billion of imports from China. According […]

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