Environmentalism

Green Technology and Sustainability Markets, 2020-2030: Integration of IoT in EMSs & Increasing Usage of Smart Grids Gaining Momentum

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 4:45pm

Due to the rising awareness about the harmful effects of greenhouse gas emission on the environment, the need for low-carbon electricity is increasing, which is driving the global green technology and sustainability market.

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  • Due to the rising awareness about the harmful effects of greenhouse gas emission on the environment, the need for low-carbon electricity is increasing, which is driving the global green technology and sustainability market.
  • Thus, with an increase in the renewable power capacity and integration of advanced systems to store the energy, the green technology and sustainability market is growing.
  • Green buildings are expected to continue dominating the green technology and sustainability market till 2030.
  • Thus, with an increase in the renewable power capacity and integration of advanced systems to store the energy, the green technology and sustainability market is growing.

LDPE Material Segment to Fuel Notable Growth in Stand-Up Pouch Market from 2018 to 2026: TMR

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:30pm

One of the most notable ones is growing demand for attractive and sustainable packaging.

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  • One of the most notable ones is growing demand for attractive and sustainable packaging.
  • It is worth noting here that over the stated period, a robust CAGR of 5.4% will be charted.
  • And, of the many things this will translate on to the growth charts, one of the most significant will be market worth.
  • As per Transparency Market Research, "The global stand-up pouches market will witness growth as an outcome of increasing demand from a number of end-use industries.

Celestica Releases 2019 Sustainability Report

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:30pm

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a leader in design, manufacturing and supply chain solutions for the worlds most innovative companies,today announced the release of its 2019 Sustainability Report.

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  • TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a leader in design, manufacturing and supply chain solutions for the worlds most innovative companies,today announced the release of its 2019 Sustainability Report.
  • Now in its tenth year, the report highlights Celesticas sustainability strategy and its key activities and milestones for each of its four areas of focus: people, planet, products and services, and communities.
  • Celesticas 2019 Sustainability Report has been prepared in accordance with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards: Core Option and includes reporting on the United NationsSustainable Development Goals(SDGs).
  • Celesticas 2019 Sustainability Report may be found here.

Infarm raises $170M during pandemic to grow largest urban vertical farming network in the world

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:01am

By 2025, Infarm's farming network is expected to reach more than 5,000,000 square feet to become the largest distributed farming network in the world as it builds towards helping cities become self-sufficient in their food production.

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  • By 2025, Infarm's farming network is expected to reach more than 5,000,000 square feet to become the largest distributed farming network in the world as it builds towards helping cities become self-sufficient in their food production.
  • An integration of advanced engineering, software and farming technology, these farms will save labour, land, water, energy, and food-miles, while contributing to a more sustainable food system.
  • Erez Galonska, Co-founder and CEO of Infarm, said:"The coronavirus pandemic has put a global spotlight on the urgent agricultural and ecological challenges of our time.
  • Today, 90% of electricity use throughout the Infarm network is from renewable energy and the company has set a target to reach zero emission food production next year.

GrafTech Announces Release of Inaugural Sustainability Report

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 9:30pm

GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF) today published its inaugural Sustainability Report, highlighting progress towards a better understanding of the companys environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts and identifying focus areas, such as employing sound corporate governance practices, promoting workforce diversity, and continuing to make tangible progress on environmental initiatives.

Key Points: 
  • GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF) today published its inaugural Sustainability Report, highlighting progress towards a better understanding of the companys environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts and identifying focus areas, such as employing sound corporate governance practices, promoting workforce diversity, and continuing to make tangible progress on environmental initiatives.
  • This is our inaugural Sustainability Report, and we are excited to share with you our ESG performance and initiatives.
  • GrafTech International Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of high quality graphite electrode products essential to the production of electric arc furnace steel and other ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
  • The Company has a competitive portfolio of low cost graphite electrode manufacturing facilities, including three of the highest capacity facilities in the world.

Vision China: Support urged for UN, multilateralism

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:21pm

During the video addresses delivered to the event, Amina J. Mohammed, UN deputy secretary-general and also the chairwoman of the UN Sustainable Development Group, said COVID-19 has shown that multilateral institutions are essential and that there is overwhelming support for multilateralism across the world.

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  • During the video addresses delivered to the event, Amina J. Mohammed, UN deputy secretary-general and also the chairwoman of the UN Sustainable Development Group, said COVID-19 has shown that multilateral institutions are essential and that there is overwhelming support for multilateralism across the world.
  • "People want collective action to address the pandemic, climate change and conflict.
  • The Vision China event, themed "Shaping our Future Together: Poverty Eradication & Peaceful Development", was broadcast online to a global audience.
  • He said the COVID-19 pandemic poses new challenges to global development and humankind is once again standing at a crossroads.

DGAP-News: ESGTI AG: Semi-annual reports

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 5:02pm

The Board of Directors of ESGTI AG today released the 2020 half-yearly reports for publication.

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  • The Board of Directors of ESGTI AG today released the 2020 half-yearly reports for publication.
  • The reports are available for download on the company's website in the download centre (https://esgti.com/for-investors/).
  • ESGTI also made significant progress in its ESG agenda.
  • A first independent analysis scored ESGTI's portfolio performance above average on environmental and social impact sectors.

Schneider Electric Brings AI-Assisted Advising and Implementation to Accelerate Corporate Clients' Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change Programs

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 2:01pm

This investment brings AI-assisted advising to its energy and sustainability services offer, giving its clients access to next-generation digital tools.

Key Points: 
  • This investment brings AI-assisted advising to its energy and sustainability services offer, giving its clients access to next-generation digital tools.
  • This improves the insights and analysis of a company's energy and sustainability portfolio, driving more efficient value and bottom-line impact in pursuit of climate change resilience and other resource-reduction related targets.
  • The investment optimizes corporate resource consumption and reduction data during the dramatic worldwide energy and climate transition.
  • Most companies today still face data challenges that limit their sustainability approach.

IsoMetrix Releases New Solution To Manage ESG Risks

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IsoMetrix , a global EHS software leader, today announced the launch of a new Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) solution.

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  • ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IsoMetrix , a global EHS software leader, today announced the launch of a new Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) solution.
  • Designed to help organizations effectively understand and manage their ESG performance, the solution allows companies to report more efficiently and in line with stakeholder and compliance requirements.
  • In addition, the solution must help organizations understand their ESG risks, findings, incidents or grievances, said Robin Bolton, Executive of Sustainability at IsoMetrix.
  • For the last 20 years, global companies have trusted IsoMetrix to manage their environmental, health, safety and social risks.

Elizabeth Montoya Appointed to Rubicon’s Board of Directors

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 1:45pm

New York, NY, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rubicon, a software company that provides smart waste and recycling solutions to businesses and governments worldwide, announced today that Elizabeth Montoya, the companys current Chief of Protocol and Investor Relations, and key advisor to the CEO, has been appointed to Rubicons Board of Directors, effective immediately.

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  • New York, NY, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rubicon, a software company that provides smart waste and recycling solutions to businesses and governments worldwide, announced today that Elizabeth Montoya, the companys current Chief of Protocol and Investor Relations, and key advisor to the CEO, has been appointed to Rubicons Board of Directors, effective immediately.
  • We are thrilled that Elizabeth is joining Rubicons Board of Directors, said Nate Morris, Founder and CEO of Rubicon.
  • Elizabeth joined Rubicon in 2011 as its third employee and since that time has led many transformative projects, including the company becoming a Certified B Corporation.
  • Rubicons inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report, Toward a Future Without Waste, can be found at www.rubicon.com/esg-report/ .