Sustainability

Worldwide Lipstick Industry to 2025 - Key Drivers and Challenges

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 6:30pm

The Global Lipstick Market is forecast to witness a CAGR of over 10% in the coming years and cross $ 16 billion by 2025.

Key Points: 
  • The Global Lipstick Market is forecast to witness a CAGR of over 10% in the coming years and cross $ 16 billion by 2025.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of the Global Lipstick Market from 2019 to 2025 and growth rate until 2025.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for the Global Lipstick Market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in the Global Lipstick Market.

INGENICO GROUP: Invitation to our third quarter revenue conference

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 11:52am

Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 ING) is shaping the future of payments for sustainable and inclusive growth.

Key Points: 
  • Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 ING) is shaping the future of payments for sustainable and inclusive growth.
  • As a global leader in seamless payments, we provide merchants with smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels and enable simplification of payments and deliver customer promises.
  • We are the trusted and proactive world-class partner for financial institutions and retailers, from small merchants to the worlds best-known global brands.
  • We have a global footprint with more than 8,000 employees, 90 nationalities and a commercial presence in 170 countries.

BioLogiQ Promotes Steven Sherman to CEO to Lead its Next Phase of Growth

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 2:30am

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLogiQ, Inc., a global innovator and manufacturer of sustainable biopolymers made from renewable resources announced today that it has promoted Steven Sherman as CEO.

Key Points: 
  • IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLogiQ, Inc., a global innovator and manufacturer of sustainable biopolymers made from renewable resources announced today that it has promoted Steven Sherman as CEO.
  • That success, combined with his over 20 years of global operational and leadership experience, makes him the ideal choice to lead the company through its next stage of growth."
  • "NuPlastiQ is a huge advancement in reducing the use of non-renewable resources in the manufacturing of plastic products and promoting the biodegradation of plastics," said Mr. Sherman.
  • "I'm thrilled and honored to be asked to lead our experienced global team through the next phase of our growth."

Sustainable Growth a Top Priority for Southeast Asia as Region Set to Deliver Fastest Data Center Growth: Digital Realty / Eco-Business Study

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 2:00am

Over the past few years, the Southeast Asia region led by Singapore has experienced exponential growth in data demand.

Key Points: 
  • Over the past few years, the Southeast Asia region led by Singapore has experienced exponential growth in data demand.
  • These findings coincide with the Data Gravity Index , a recently published study that measured, quantified, and determined the implications of the explosion of enterprise data.
  • "Southeast Asia has emerged as a highly sought-after region, with Singapore accounting for an estimated 60% of the region's total data center supply," said Mark Smith, Managing Director, Asia Pacific for Digital Realty.
  • The report highlighted Southeast Asia's tropical climate and policy gaps as additional impediments to the region's long-term growth as a competitive and sustainable data center market.

EU's Sustainable Finance Platform kicks off

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 12:05am

The EUs newly established Sustainable Finance Platform held its first meeting from 15 to 16 October.

Key Points: 
  • The EUs newly established Sustainable Finance Platform held its first meeting from 15 to 16 October.
  • The Platform, based on a new EU regulation, consists of experts on environmental, sustainable finance and human rights.
  • It will advise the European Commission on criteria and standards related to what constitutes green investments.
  • The Platform will work initially for two years.

Article - Sustainable forestry: Parliament’s work to fight deforestation

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 12:05am

Parliaments reports highlight the link between the sustainable management of forests and reducing deforestation with achieving the objectives of the EUs Green Deal, the Farm to Fork Strategy and the Biodiversity Strategy.

Key Points: 
  • Parliaments reports highlight the link between the sustainable management of forests and reducing deforestation with achieving the objectives of the EUs Green Deal, the Farm to Fork Strategy and the Biodiversity Strategy.
  • Deforestation is occuring at an alarming rate across the world, leading to the release of greenhouse gases and loss of biodiversity.
  • The EU is a substantial importer of these commodities, and therefore has the capacity to address deforestation through its trade policy.
  • Forests represent a promising green economic sector, with the potential to create an additional 10 to 16 million sustainable forest jobs worldwide.

Unitil Releases Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Report

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 9:30pm

HAMPTON, N.H., Oct. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) ( unitil.com ) today released its 2020 Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Report (the CSR) highlighting the Companys efforts and commitment to environmental sustainability, human capital management and corporate governance for calendar year 2019, and its continuing initiatives during 2020.

Key Points: 
  • HAMPTON, N.H., Oct. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) ( unitil.com ) today released its 2020 Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Report (the CSR) highlighting the Companys efforts and commitment to environmental sustainability, human capital management and corporate governance for calendar year 2019, and its continuing initiatives during 2020.
  • This report expands on the inaugural Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Report released in March 2019 and provides insight into the projects, programs and strategies that support the expanding sustainability program and Company-wide commitment to ESG initiatives.
  • In this, our second sustainability report, we are pleased to highlight key initiatives that we believe will enhance the sustainability of our Company, our communities, and our planet.
  • The fully web-based, interactive, and mobile-responsive report offers increased transparency and enhanced data disclosures, while also addressing timely sustainability-focused topics.

United Rentals Announces New Environmental Stewardship Goal with Release of Corporate Responsibility Report

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 9:50pm

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI), the worlds largest equipment rental company, today announced the release of its 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report, including a new goal for a 35% reduction in the intensity of greenhouse gas emissions from direct operations by 2030.

Key Points: 
  • United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI), the worlds largest equipment rental company, today announced the release of its 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report, including a new goal for a 35% reduction in the intensity of greenhouse gas emissions from direct operations by 2030.
  • Matthew Flannery, chief executive officer of United Rentals, said, Corporate responsibility is the glue that connects the interests of all our stakeholders.
  • The United Rentals Corporate Responsibility Report has been prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards Core option and includes data in alignment with the Sustainability Accounting Standard Board (SASB) Standard for Industrial Machinery & Goods.
  • United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poors 500 Index, the Barrons 400 Index and the Russell 3000 Index and is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. Additional information about United Rentals is available at unitedrentals.com .

Saudi Arabia and International Telecommunication Union Announce MoU to Support AI for Sustainable Development Efforts

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 8:11pm

Saudi Arabia, represented by the Saudi Data and AI Authority (SDAIA), and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) today announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on initiatives aimed at supporting and strengthening efforts to optimize the benefits of AI technologies and applications for sustainable development.

Key Points: 
  • Saudi Arabia, represented by the Saudi Data and AI Authority (SDAIA), and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) today announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on initiatives aimed at supporting and strengthening efforts to optimize the benefits of AI technologies and applications for sustainable development.
  • Under the partnership, Saudi Arabia will support ITU in developing projects, activities and initiatives that will, among other things, aim to facilitate greater multi-stakeholder participation, international cooperation, and knowledge sharing to accelerate progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • With the announcement of this MoU, Saudi Arabia intends to support ITU to design activities that will help strengthen global efforts to use AI technologies for the advancement of sustainable development and growth.
  • SDAIA has been established to drive AI programs in the Kingdom, and enable Saudi Arabia to become a global leader in AI.

2020 QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge Recognizes Effective Use of Energy from Plants to Power Cities

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 7:00pm

BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2020 QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge, hosted by Leading Cities in partnership with QBE North America , concluded today with the City Solution of the Year awarded to the green electricity startup Bioo .

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2020 QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge, hosted by Leading Cities in partnership with QBE North America , concluded today with the City Solution of the Year awarded to the green electricity startup Bioo .
  • The 2020 QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge included a four-day intensive boot camp and panel evaluation from representatives of the World Economic Forum, United Nations, Wilson Towers Watson, PVBLIC Foundation and QBE North America.
  • In the future, Bioo seeks to use its technology as an energy source comparable to solar, hydropower or wind energy.
  • "At the heart of our QBE culture is taking care of people and fostering more resilient and sustainable communities.