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Chindata Group Joins RE100, Committing to 100% Renewable Power in Its Global Data Centers by 2040

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:55am

The company also announces its 2040 carbon neutral goals, wherein all of its next-generation hyperscale data centers around the globe will be powered by 100% renewable energy solutions by 2040.

Key Points: 
  • The company also announces its 2040 carbon neutral goals, wherein all of its next-generation hyperscale data centers around the globe will be powered by 100% renewable energy solutions by 2040.
  • RE100 is a global renewable energy initiative jointly launched by The Climate Group and CDP in 2014, bringing together businesses around the world that are committed to 100% renewable energy.
  • To date, over 300 global companies have joined the initiative, some of which have already achieved that goal through their own means or the purchase of Renewable Energy Certificates and renewable electricity.
  • Chindata Group has successfully implemented net zero carbon emissions solutions for digital infrastructure in China through green power consumption initiatives including direct green power trading, innovative regional green power consumption mechanisms, development of renewable energy power stations, and development of integrated power Generation-Grid-Load-Storage projects.

Eisai to Join The Global Environmental Initiative "RE100"

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 9:46am

TOKYO, Sept 14, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has joined "RE100", the global environmental initiative that aims to shift the electricity used in business activities to 100% renewable electricity.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 14, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has joined "RE100", the global environmental initiative that aims to shift the electricity used in business activities to 100% renewable electricity.
  • In May 2021, Eisai declared that it would achieve carbon neutrality in 2040 as a long-term goal for greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction.
  • In addition, Eisai aims to increase the renewable energy usage rate of electricity throughout the Eisai Group to 100% by 2030 as its medium-term goal.
  • To realize this hhc philosophy, Eisai will further strengthen its activities to ensure the sustainability of the global environment, which is the basis of its business activities.

Palmetto Leads Energy Track at Climate Week NYC 2021

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 1:45pm

CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Palmetto , a rapidly growing technology company accelerating the national adoption of clean energy, today announced its Energy Track sponsorship of Climate Week NYC 2021 -- a virtual series of events being heldSeptember 20 26, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Palmetto , a rapidly growing technology company accelerating the national adoption of clean energy, today announced its Energy Track sponsorship of Climate Week NYC 2021 -- a virtual series of events being heldSeptember 20 26, 2021.
  • The annual event is hosted by the international non-profit The Climate Group, in conjunction with the United National Assembly, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) and the City of New York.
  • "Palmetto's participation in Climate Week 2021 speaks to our focus on developing a clean energy marketplace that will allow for the rapid democratization of energy, " stated Chris Kemper , Palmetto Chairman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer.
  • To this end, Palmetto has developed a clean energy marketplace, with proprietary technology designed to make it easier and more affordable for homeowners to source their energy from renewables like solar power .

United States LED Market Expected to Grow With a CAGR Of 10.5% | Growth Market Reports

Friday, September 3, 2021 - 1:30pm

The report covers comprehensive data on emerging trends, market drivers, growth opportunities, and restraints that can change the market dynamics of the industry.

Key Points: 
  • The report covers comprehensive data on emerging trends, market drivers, growth opportunities, and restraints that can change the market dynamics of the industry.
  • The luminairessegment is expected to account for a key share of the market during the forecast period.
  • Demand for LED troffers and downlights are anticipated to boost the market growth over the coming years.
  • R&D investment and technological advancement in US LED market are expected to offer lucrative opportunities for the market players.

Hyundai Mobis to showcase AI-controlled concept car and innovative solutions at IAA Mobility 2021

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

Hyundai Mobis is participating in the IAA for the first time in 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Hyundai Mobis is participating in the IAA for the first time in 2021.
  • In Europe, Hyundai Mobis plans to further successfully expand its market position.
  • Hyundai Mobis has also decided to convert 100% of its electricity consumption at all its sites to renewable energy.
  • Axel J. Maschka, Executive Vice President and head of Global Sales Division at Hyundai Mobis, will chair the press conference.

Acer Shortlisted for RE100 Leadership Awards 2021 for Clean Energy Efforts

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 6:36am

TAIPEI, Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) announced that it has been shortlisted for an RE100 Leadership Award in the Key Collaborator category.

Key Points: 
  • TAIPEI, Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) announced that it has been shortlisted for an RE100 Leadership Award in the Key Collaborator category.
  • The Awards celebrate the work of RE100 members who are transforming the clean energy sector.
  • Currently, 45% of its suppliers adopt green energy, while 50% of its critical suppliers are committed to RE100 or SBT (Science Based Targets).
  • As a member of the RE100 initiative, Acer has set a commitment to source 100% renewable energy among all worldwide operations and subsidiaries by year 2035.

Americans Give Preference to Eco-Friendly Products and Packaging to Support a Sustainable Future

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

This data comes from a new survey by SK Group that polled 1,500 U.S. adults in May to gauge attitudes about sustainable packaging.

Key Points: 
  • This data comes from a new survey by SK Group that polled 1,500 U.S. adults in May to gauge attitudes about sustainable packaging.
  • Additionally, the results highlight how nearly three-quarters (72%) of Americans are likely to give preference to products that use packaging that can be easily recycled or reused.
  • As a responsible packaging manufacturer, our job is to develop recycle-friendly products that break the cycle of single-use plastics and extend the life of packaging."
  • Three-quarters (72%) of Americans are likely to give preference to products that use packaging that can be easily recycled or reused in new packages or products.

Leading Brands Gather to Accelerate Climate Innovation, Action at The Nest Summit during Climate Week NYC

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 4:23pm

The Nest Summit is the official event partner of Climate Week NYC, by the Climate Group the largest climate event in the U.S. hosted at the Javits Center and virtually.

Key Points: 
  • The Nest Summit is the official event partner of Climate Week NYC, by the Climate Group the largest climate event in the U.S. hosted at the Javits Center and virtually.
  • Industry changemakers:The ramifications of climate change on industries from food to fashion, with expertise from NYC & Company, Food Rescue US, Indigo Agriculture, Informa Markets and Women in Climate Tech .
  • "The Nest Summit is vital to our mission to inspire meaningful change in New York and around the world, and we are thrilled to work with them as an official partner of Climate Week NYC," said Adam Lake, Head of Climate Week NYC by the Climate Group.
  • The Nest Summit , the official event partner of Climate Week NYC, by the Climate Group, is a 365 climate action platform and annual event dedicated to advancing sustainability in the United States.

EQT Releases 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report and Announces Net Zero Emissions Targets

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 10:30pm

Additionally, the Company announced targets to achieve net zero Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its Production segment operations by or before 2025.

Key Points: 
  • Additionally, the Company announced targets to achieve net zero Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its Production segment operations by or before 2025.
  • Our 2020 ESG Report outlines our strategy for reducing our emissions and how we view our role in accelerating a transition to a low carbon future," said Toby Z.
  • Rice continued, "The actions that we have taken in the last year have set EQT on the path to be net zero by 2025, if not sooner.
  • Topics of the conference call will include data disclosed in EQT's 2020 ESG Report, including a discussion of EQT's ESG strategy and emissions reduction targets.

IKEA Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation join forces to set up a historic $1 billion initiative to catalyze investments in distributed renewable energy

Monday, June 21, 2021 - 3:06pm

NEW YORK andLEIDEN, Netherlands, June 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The IKEA Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation today announce they will join forces to set up a $1 billion global platform to fight climate change and energy poverty.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK andLEIDEN, Netherlands, June 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The IKEA Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation today announce they will join forces to set up a $1 billion global platform to fight climate change and energy poverty.
  • The platform launching this year aims toreduce 1 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions andto empower 1 billion people with distributed renewable energy (DRE).
  • While funding to support energy transition has increased at a global level, many organizations struggle to identify viable, investment-ready projects.
  • That is why we are announcing our largest commitment to date and joining forces with IKEA Foundation to double that investment.