Carbon neutrality

CEMEX Continues Addressing Climate Change and Fostering Innovation

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 11:00pm

The report highlights the companys new Climate Action strategy and its commitment to drive the industrys innovation by unlocking new value opportunities.

Key Points: 
  • The report highlights the companys new Climate Action strategy and its commitment to drive the industrys innovation by unlocking new value opportunities.
  • To remain at the forefront of our industrys evolution, we are empowering innovation to pursue our vision of building a better future for all of our stakeholders.
  • To complement this strategy with a longer-term vision, CEMEX also established an ambition to deliver net-zero CO2 concrete by 2050.
  • CEMEX believes concrete has a key role to play in the transition to a carbon-neutral economy.

Exotic EPZ LTD Goes Solar with REDAVIA

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 9:00am

REDAVIA , a global market leader of cost-effective, reliable, and clean solar power for businesses, signed a lease with Exotic EPZ LTD , an international nuts and oils processing and export company.

Key Points: 
  • REDAVIA , a global market leader of cost-effective, reliable, and clean solar power for businesses, signed a lease with Exotic EPZ LTD , an international nuts and oils processing and export company.
  • REDAVIA provides cost-efficient, renewable energy under a flexible lease contract, enabling Exotic EPZ LTD to reduce costs and increase their operational flexibility.
  • Additionally, REDAVIAs carbon neutral solution enables Exotic EPZ LTD to reduce their carbon footprint, solving the sustainability challenge of Exotic EPZ LTDs energy needs.
  • A company like Exotic EPZ LTD that understands the balance of carbon footprint reduction and cost control can truly make a difference.

Article - Coming up: long-term budget, climate law, COVID-19

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 8:00pm

Following the rapid spread of the Coronavirus, MEPs will assess EU efforts to come up with a coherent EU-wide response on Tuesday.

Key Points: 
  • Following the rapid spread of the Coronavirus, MEPs will assess EU efforts to come up with a coherent EU-wide response on Tuesday.
  • On Monday, they will assess whether the European Commissions climate law proposal will make the EU carbon neutral by 2050.
  • Energy projects that receive EU funding should be in line with the EUs 2050 climate neutrality objectives, according to a resolution to be voted on Wednesday.
  • Other items on the agenda include:

    Exceptionally, the plenary will take place in Brussels instead of Strasbourg because of concerns linked to the spread of the Coronavirus.

Xcel Energy Recognized Nationally for Climate Leadership

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 5:25pm

Xcel Energy received a national 2020 Climate Leadership Award today from the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry, in partnership with Americas Pledge.

Key Points: 
  • Xcel Energy received a national 2020 Climate Leadership Award today from the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry, in partnership with Americas Pledge.
  • The company was recognized with an Organizational Leadership award, for its industry-leading carbon reduction efforts and its support for communities and customers in achieving their clean energy and climate goals.
  • The award honors Xcel Energy for multiple industry-leading clean energy initiatives that are helping the company to achieve ambitious carbon reduction goals.
  • In 2016, Xcel Energy was honored with a Climate Leadership Award for Greenhouse Gas Management.

Article - Greta Thunberg urges MEPs to show climate leadership

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 8:00pm

The climate activist was at the Parliament to discuss the Climate Law, a proposal seeking to commit the EU to carbon neutrality by 2050.

Key Points: 
  • The climate activist was at the Parliament to discuss the Climate Law, a proposal seeking to commit the EU to carbon neutrality by 2050.
  • Addressing the committee, Thunberg criticised the proposal as insufficient: The EU must lead the way.
  • You have the moral obligation to do so and you have a unique economical and political opportunity to become a real climate leader.
  • This climate law is surrender because nature doesnt bargain and you cannot make deals with physics.

Zoned Properties Achieves Carbon Neutrality Through United Nations Climate Neutral Now Initiative

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 2:00pm

Zoned Properties has partnered with One Carbon World in committing to carbon neutrality and has been recognized by the United Nations Climate Neutral Now Initiative and organizational pledge.

Key Points: 
  • Zoned Properties has partnered with One Carbon World in committing to carbon neutrality and has been recognized by the United Nations Climate Neutral Now Initiative and organizational pledge.
  • The Companys CERs have been provided by the One Carbon World Grant Fund, and as a result, Zoned Properties has been awarded the One Carbon World Carbon Neutral Gold Standard.
  • Zoned Properties becomes the worlds first real estate development firm to achieve the Carbon Neutral Gold Standard Status and the worlds first organization focused on the regulated cannabis industry to participate in the United Nations Climate Neutral Now Initiative.
  • Andrew Bowen, Chief Executive Officer of One Carbon World, said: It is with great pleasure to support Zoned Properties and to see how strongly committed they are to sustainability.

Horizon® Organic Commits To Becoming Carbon Positive Across Its Full Supply Chain by 2025

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 11:00am

Horizon Organic's goal is to be the first national dairy brand to become carbon positive across its full supply chain.

Key Points: 
  • Horizon Organic's goal is to be the first national dairy brand to become carbon positive across its full supply chain.
  • These steps and more will play a significant role in helping Horizon Organic become carbon positive."
  • Horizon Organic's ambition to become carbon positive in the next five years will significantly improve its impacts on the environment.
  • "We applaud their ambition to achieve carbon neutrality and go beyond toward carbon positive, removing more carbon than they emit."

SEABULK ANNOUNCES CARBON OFFSET PROGRAM FOR ITS SHIP ASSIST OPERATIONS

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 11:30am

Seabulk, through its affiliates, currently provides approximately 22,000 harbor assists each year in ports throughout Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas.

Key Points: 
  • Seabulk, through its affiliates, currently provides approximately 22,000 harbor assists each year in ports throughout Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas.
  • We are pleased to announce our investment in an accredited carbon offset program, which demonstrates Seabulks commitment through this initial step toward longer-termsolutions that improve or eliminate direct emissions from our equipment.
  • As an industry leader, we are focused on supporting our customers that prefer lower carbon supply chain solutions said Daniel Thorogood, chief executive officer of Seabulk.
  • For more information on Seabulks offset program and carbon neutral harbor assists, please contact: info@seabulktowing.com
    Seabulk, through its affiliates, provides ship assist services in seven U.S. Gulf of Mexico and Florida coast ports, along with customized solution-based offshore towing for short- and long-term project requirements.

Tradition Energy Advises Vassar College on 100% Green Power Purchase

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 6:15pm

Tradition Energy announces that it has advised Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, on a multi-year renewable electricity purchase that will power their entire 2.3 million-square-foot campus.

Key Points: 
  • Tradition Energy announces that it has advised Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, on a multi-year renewable electricity purchase that will power their entire 2.3 million-square-foot campus.
  • However, the expertly-timed contract renewal process managed by Tradition Energy, Vassars advisor since 2014, enabled the college to reduce its budget by $225,000.
  • We are thrilled to be supporting Vassar Colleges Carbon Neutrality by 2030 initiative with this renewable energy purchase, said Alan Kurzer, CEO, Tradition Energy.
  • Tradition Energy is part of the Tradition Group, a leading global institutional broker of financial and commodity products.

Rio Tinto to invest $1 billion to help meet new climate change targets

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 2:26pm

The new targets for 2030 are:

Key Points: 
  • The new targets for 2030 are:
    Under these targets, Rio Tintos overall growth between now and 2030 will be carbon neutral.
  • Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques said Climate change is a global challenge and will require action across nations, across industries and by society at large.
  • For Rio Tinto, it is about setting a long-term ambition and establishing stretching, but achievable targets, like we have done for 2030 and 2050.
  • Rio Tinto introduced its first climate change target in 2008 and beat its most recent target.