Sustainability

KBR Awarded Energy Transition Study to Support Hydrogen Based Energy Supply for Data Centre Development in Singapore

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 11:00am

HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has been awarded a study by Keppel Data Centres to assess scenarios for alternative hydrogen-based energy sources to supply new data center investment and deployment in Singapore.

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  • HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has been awarded a study by Keppel Data Centres to assess scenarios for alternative hydrogen-based energy sources to supply new data center investment and deployment in Singapore.
  • Through our Technology Solutions business, KBR will leverage its global energy transition experience to assess sustainable technology solutions for producing low to nil carbon hydrogen sources of energy.
  • KBR, Keppel Data Centres and Royal Vopak are strongly committed to environmentally sustainable business practices , reducing carbon footprint, and developing and implementing solutions for an increasing demand for cloud based, centralized data services.
  • "This study is an exciting opportunity for KBR as we help create a more innovative, sustainable future through the global energy transition initiative," said Jay Ibrahim, KBR President, Technology Solutions.

Fabege: Nationalarenan 3 - Scandinavia's first 'Plushus' hotel

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 7:09am

NACKA, Sweden, Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Scandinavia's first zero-energy hotel, Nationalarenan3 in Arenastaden, is now in the final stages of completion.

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  • NACKA, Sweden, Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Scandinavia's first zero-energy hotel, Nationalarenan3 in Arenastaden, is now in the final stages of completion.
  • The building produces as much energy as it consumes, and has now achieved FEBY `Gold Plushus' certification.
  • This means the hotel has the most solar panels per square metre of any hotel in the world.
  • In addition to FEBY `Gold Plushus' status, the aim is for the project to also be certified to BREEAM Excellent standard.

crop.zone and fenaco Agree on Strategic Collaboration and Develop an Innovative and Sustainable Method of Weed Control

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 7:00am

This gives farmers a competitive and sustainable alternative method of weed control.

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  • This gives farmers a competitive and sustainable alternative method of weed control.
  • This collaboration aims to support Swiss farmers with innovative and sustainable plant protection solutions from crop.zone , reducing the use of plant protection products.
  • As part of the collaboration, the weed control solutions from crop.zone are being brought into use for the first time in Switzerland.
  • The technology from crop.zone kills weeds with an electrical charge, creating an innovative and sustainable method of weed control.

Cox Enterprises Accelerates Sustainability Goals by 10 Years

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 5:49pm

ATLANTA, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Cox Enterprises announced it has accelerated its goal to be carbon and water neutral from 2044 to 2034 as part of the company's national sustainability program, Cox Conserves .

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  • ATLANTA, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Cox Enterprises announced it has accelerated its goal to be carbon and water neutral from 2044 to 2034 as part of the company's national sustainability program, Cox Conserves .
  • Since Cox set its original goals in 2013, clean technologies and renewables have advanced, and the costs associated with these industries have decreased.
  • Cox Enterprises is dedicated to building a better future through our leading communications, automotive, and media companies.
  • To learn more about Cox, visit coxenterprises.com, view our Sustainability Report at coxcsrreport.com, or follow us on Twitter via @CoxEnterprisesor @AlexTaylor_Cox.

IDTechEx Explores Sustainability as a Potential Key Driver for Emerging Graphene Markets

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 4:26pm

However, there is another market driver emerging, one that is perhaps surprising but will have a major impact over the next decade sustainability.

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  • However, there is another market driver emerging, one that is perhaps surprising but will have a major impact over the next decade sustainability.
  • As Dr.SoroushNazarpour, President and CEO ofNanoXplore, puts it: "Graphene is a key ingredient when it comes to sustainability of many markets and applications.
  • IDTechExhas identified three core application areas for graphene that can serve this key market driver.
  • The volume potential of these markets is huge perhaps far greater than the other markets described in this article and would completely change the outlook for graphene.

IDTechEx Explores Sustainability as a Potential Key Driver for Emerging Graphene Markets

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 4:23pm

However, there is another market driver emerging, one that is perhaps surprising but will have a major impact over the next decade sustainability.

Key Points: 
  • However, there is another market driver emerging, one that is perhaps surprising but will have a major impact over the next decade sustainability.
  • As Dr.SoroushNazarpour, President and CEO ofNanoXplore, puts it: "Graphene is a key ingredient when it comes to sustainability of many markets and applications.
  • IDTechExhas identified three core application areas for graphene that can serve this key market driver.
  • The volume potential of these markets is huge perhaps far greater than the other markets described in this article and would completely change the outlook for graphene.

2021 Outlook on the Global Bike-Sharing Industry - Government Push and Disruptive Technologies Driving Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 3:29pm

The "Government Push and Disruptive Technologies Driving Growth of the Global Bike-Sharing Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Government Push and Disruptive Technologies Driving Growth of the Global Bike-Sharing Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Globally, bike-sharing is poised to grow as one of the most attractive forms of sustainable mobility in the future.
  • The analyst analyzed the key trends expected to drive the global bike-sharing market from a short-term and long-term perspective.
  • Globally, China currently holds the largest bike-share fleet contributing to approximately 97.1% of the global fleet size.

Sigma Reports Exceptional Metallurgical Test Results for Barreiro Deposit Supporting Proposed Phase 2 Production Expansion to 440,000tpy 6% Battery Grade Lithium Concentrate

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:43pm

This is consistent with Sigmas intention to continue to process its lithium ore in a green environmentally-friendly and sustainable manner.

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  • This is consistent with Sigmas intention to continue to process its lithium ore in a green environmentally-friendly and sustainable manner.
  • The Company is in pre-construction phase (including the EPC and contract-readiness of core construction suppliers) of its larger-scale lithium concentration commercial production plant (the Production Plant).
  • This is consistent with Sigmas intention to continue to process its lithium ore in a green environmentally-friendly and sustainable manner, as mentioned above.
  • Table 1: HLS test results summary data for combined products:

Hudson Sustainable Group Closes Inaugural Green Bond in Japan

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

Hudson Sustainable Group (Hudson) announced today that it has closed the firms inaugural green bond in the Japanese market, with the issuance of 7.3 billion JPY (~$70.5 million USD).

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  • Hudson Sustainable Group (Hudson) announced today that it has closed the firms inaugural green bond in the Japanese market, with the issuance of 7.3 billion JPY (~$70.5 million USD).
  • The bond is rated BBB and has received a Green 1/g1/m1 rating, the highest green rating under the Green Finance Framework by Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.
  • This transaction is the second green bond issuance by Hudson and builds on the firms long-term track record in the renewable energy space.
  • Hudson Sustainable Group (Hudson, or the Company) is focused on investing in the sustainability sector globally, with an emphasis on renewable energy, resource efficiency, and other aspects of sustainable technology.

Mastercard Pledges Net Zero Emissions; Innovates for Collective Climate Action

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:03pm

Mastercard is furthering its commitment to create a more sustainable and inclusive digital economy, with a pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

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  • Mastercard is furthering its commitment to create a more sustainable and inclusive digital economy, with a pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
  • Mastercards net zero goal builds upon its existing GHG commitments that align with the Business Ambition for 1.5C pledge.
  • Mastercard is also mobilizing its technology, expertise, and trusted global partnerships network to lead on collective climate action, through innovative initiatives such as the Greener Payments Partnership and the Priceless Planet Coalition.
  • Mastercard is leveraging its experience in financial inclusion to help build sustainable, scalable solutions and drive collective action for long term climate impact.