Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Image overhaul for DONG as company waves goodbye to oil and gas

DONG Energy is to change its name to Ørsted as the company continues to divest and move away from oil and gas production. DONG was...

IRENA to help fund renewables projects in developing countries

Working with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is inviting applications for renewable energy projects in developing countries. Within...
US businesses ‘moving aggressively’ to reduce carbon footprint

US businesses ‘moving aggressively’ to reduce carbon footprint

Many businesses across the US are moving aggressively to reduce their carbon footprint, including a major embrace of renewable energy and alternative-fuelled vehicles, according...
Mondi joins WWF’s Climate Savers programme

Mondi joins WWF’s Climate Savers programme

Mondi, the packaging and paper group, has joined the ranks of global climate leaders by signing up to Climate Savers, WWF’s climate leadership programme...
Plastic bag usage down 86% in England

Plastic bag usage down 86% in England

Sales of plastic bags across England’s big seven supermarkets have dropped 86% since the introduction of the Government’s 5p levy in 2015, according to...
UK carbon emissions fall to 1890 levels

UK carbon emissions fall to 1890 levels

Analysis by the Carbon Brief shows the UK’s CO2 emissions from fossil fuels fell by 2.6% in 2017, driven by a 19% decline in...
US businesses ‘moving aggressively’ to reduce carbon footprint

PwC UK commits to slashing carbon footprint

Professional services company PwC UK has cut its carbon footprint by almost a third over the past decade in the UK by rethinking how...

In brief: HSBC pledge $100bn to tackle climate change

HSBC has pledged to provide $100 billion in sustainable financing and investment by 2025 in a bid to tackle “climate change and support sustainable...

UPS unveils ‘aggressive’ new sustainability goals

UPS has unveiled aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on...
Calvin Klein owner latest to join Re100 initiative

Calvin Klein owner latest to join Re100 initiative

Clothing giant PVH  – which owns brands including Calvin Klein and Speedo – is the latest to join RE100, with the company committing to...

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Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

More than 2 GW went operational in UK waters during 2018 – enough to power over 2,300,000 homes all year round. In 2018 eight new...
Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted has this week revealed its new strategic ambition and financial targets, including plans to invest £23 billion in green energy towards 2025. “We expect...

Solarcentury gets green light for Spanish solar power projects

British power company Solarcentury has received the green light to construct four solar parks in Seville, Spain. The projects, known as “Cerrado Cabrera”, “El primo...