Carbon dioxide

STMicroelectronics’ Bouskoura plant to use 50% of renewable energy sources by 2022

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

A project that advances STMicroelectronics commitment to sourcing renewable energy and becoming carbon-neutral by 2027.

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  • A project that advances STMicroelectronics commitment to sourcing renewable energy and becoming carbon-neutral by 2027.
  • STMicroelectronics has been present in Bouskoura for over 20 years with a back-end plant which employs 2,800 people.
  • We are proud to call on renewable and local energy sources to help the Company reach its goal of carbon neutrality, while also supporting the Moroccan governments commitment to the energy transition.
  • Rajita DSouza, President, Human Resources and Corporate Social Responsibility at STMicroelectronics, added, STMicroelectronics has committed to procuring 100% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2027, thanks to a combination of on-site solar power installations and agreements to purchase green-certified renewable energies.

First-of-Its-Kind “Pathways to Dairy Net Zero” Initiative to Raise Climate Ambition for the Global Dairy Sector

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 10:00am

A first-of-its-kind Pathways to Dairy Net Zero initiative is being developed to accelerate climate change action throughout the global dairy sector.

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  • A first-of-its-kind Pathways to Dairy Net Zero initiative is being developed to accelerate climate change action throughout the global dairy sector.
  • Pathways to Dairy Net Zero will officially launch during the UN Food Systems Summit in September and aims to generate commitments at the UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, in November.
  • Climate change and the global dairy cattle sector: The role of the dairy sector in a lowcarbon future.
  • Collaborators include Global Dairy Platform, International Dairy Federation, Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform, International Livestock Research Institute, Dairy Sustainability Framework and IFCN Dairy Research Network.

Historic Climate Legislation Becomes Law

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

SEATTLE, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This past weekend, the Climate Commitment Act (CCA), SB 5126, officially became lawpositioning Washington State as a national climate leader with one of the most progressive climate laws paving the way to net zero emissions by the year 2050.

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  • SEATTLE, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This past weekend, the Climate Commitment Act (CCA), SB 5126, officially became lawpositioning Washington State as a national climate leader with one of the most progressive climate laws paving the way to net zero emissions by the year 2050.
  • In addition, the bill complements existing climate policies in the transportation, power, and building sectors.
  • "It's great to finally see this bill become a reality," said David Giuliani, founder of the Washington Business Alliance and early supporter of the legislation.
  • More About Clean & Prosperous Washington, a project of the Washington Business Alliance
    The Washington Business Alliance launched Clean & Prosperous Washington (CaPWA) in support of the Climate Commitment Act legislation.

Green Science Alliance Developed 100 % Nature Based Color Ink, Paint Without any Petroleum Based Materials

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 1:36pm

This time, Dr. Umemoto and Dr. Ryohei Mori had developed 100 % nature-based color ink, paint without using any petroleum derived materials.

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  • This time, Dr. Umemoto and Dr. Ryohei Mori had developed 100 % nature-based color ink, paint without using any petroleum derived materials.
  • For example, Green Science Alliance had made spoon samples which are made of 100% natural biomass biodegradable plastic inside, and 100% natural biomass biodegradable color ink on the surface.
  • On top of that, Green Science Alliance is the only company in the world who is making not only 100% biomass biodegradable plastic, but also other chemical products with 100% biomass biodegradable composition, without any petroleum based materials.
  • Green Science Alliance will challenge to replace all the petroleum based chemical products on earth, with 100 % nature biomass based chemical products.

SAI Released the First Carbon Footprint Report of the Computing Industry to Promote the Industry to "zero" Carbon Emissions

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 4:34am

In this context, SAI Technology, the first technology company integrating clean energy horizontally, also released the SAI Technology 2021 Carbon Footprint Report.

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  • In this context, SAI Technology, the first technology company integrating clean energy horizontally, also released the SAI Technology 2021 Carbon Footprint Report.
  • The prerequisite for achieving carbon neutrality is to monitor carbon emission data and analyze carbon footprint and carbon measurement.
  • At a time when the global carbon footprint is being taken more seriously, SAI Technologies has released the first carbon footprint report for the supercomputing and digital asset industry.
  • SAI took the lead in taking itself as an example and released the industry's first carbon footprint report to advocate green and innovation.

SAI Released the 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Sustainable Development Report

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 5:58pm

SAI's corporate sustainability program is comprised of its environment, social and governance (ESG) initiatives that focus on material issues to positively impact the key stakeholders.

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  • SAI's corporate sustainability program is comprised of its environment, social and governance (ESG) initiatives that focus on material issues to positively impact the key stakeholders.
  • SAI was established in 2019 and has been committed to solving the problem of energy costs of computing.
  • If SAI stretches the timeline, SAI will find that energy costs will account for the largest proportion.
  • According to the recent SAI Carbon Footprint Report, SAI is able to achieve carbon neutrality in 2022.

Vuse makes waves as the first global carbon neutral vape brand

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:16pm

LONDON, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BAT's Vuse celebrates its position as the first global carbon neutral vape brand with a carbon neutral summer voyage down the Thames in London, home of BAT's global headquarters.

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  • LONDON, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BAT's Vuse celebrates its position as the first global carbon neutral vape brand with a carbon neutral summervoyage down the Thames in London, home of BAT's global headquarters.
  • "Vuse is a leading global brand with ever-increasing scale, which allows us to drive global supply chain efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Vuse's carbon neutrality was certified by BAT's sustainability partner, Vertis, in May 2021 as a world-first global vape brand achievement and a significant contribution to BAT's ambitious climate targets, including carbon neutrality across its own operations by 2030.
  • In March 2021, BAT announced a further ambition to be carbon neutral across its value chain by 2050, representing around 90% of its total carbon footprint.

Export Development Canada Commits to Net Zero by 2050

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:00pm

OTTAWA, July 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Export Development Canada (EDC) is committing to net zero emissions by 2050 across its business lines and in its own global operations.

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  • OTTAWA, July 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Export Development Canada (EDC) is committing to net zero emissions by 2050 across its business lines and in its own global operations.
  • As the transition to a low carbon economy accelerates, EDCs commitment to net zero must build on the momentum established over the past decade.
  • EDCs net zero plan, which is detailed in the Backgrounder: EDC and Net Zero, will be rolled out in phases.
  • EDCs commitments to net zero by 2050 and strong ESG and disclosure practices are foundational to its operations and corporate strategy.

Rubicon Joins NCX’s Carbon Credit Marketplace

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 3:05pm

Lexington, Kentucky, July 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rubicon , a software platform that provides smart waste and recycling solutions for businesses and governments worldwide, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with NCX , a venture-backed climate tech company that connects carbon credit buyers and forest landowners through a data-driven forest carbon marketplace.

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  • Lexington, Kentucky, July 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rubicon , a software platform that provides smart waste and recycling solutions for businesses and governments worldwide, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with NCX , a venture-backed climate tech company that connects carbon credit buyers and forest landowners through a data-driven forest carbon marketplace.
  • The partnership will allow Rubicon to offset a portion of the organizations direct carbon emissions as a part of Rubicons mission to end waste.
  • Rubicon views this work with NCX as a key component of our overall plan to achieve net zero emissions by 2040.
  • Rubicon was founded more than a decade ago with a simple mission: To End Waste.

Macquarie Asset Management Reaffirms Commitment to Net Zero by 2040 in Latest Sustainability Report and Signs the Climate Pledge

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:33pm

Macquarie Asset Management has reaffirmed its commitment to managing its portfolio in line with net zero emissions by 2040 with the release of its latest Sustainability Report.

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  • Macquarie Asset Management has reaffirmed its commitment to managing its portfolio in line with net zero emissions by 2040 with the release of its latest Sustainability Report.
  • The report [ LINK ] details Macquarie Asset Managements sustainability efforts across its infrastructure, renewables, real estate, and agriculture portfolio.
  • To date:
    65 per cent of Macquarie Asset Managements infrastructure portfolio companies have begun their journey to net zero, establishing mechanisms to track and report greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption data.
  • The release of the report coincides with Macquarie Asset Managements signing of The Climate Pledge, becoming one of the first large asset managers to do so.