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Carbonstop Secures 100M Yuan in Round-B Financing, led by Sequoia China and followed by its original shareholders GL Ventures and Matrix Partners

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:10pm

BEIJING, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --On 1st August 2022, Carbonstop, China's first carbon emissions management software and consulting solutions provider, completed a round B of financing worth 100 million yuan ($14.82 million), led by Sequoia China and followed by its original shareholders GL Ventures and Matrix Partners.

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  • BEIJING, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --On 1st August 2022, Carbonstop, China's first carbon emissions management software and consulting solutions provider, completed a round B of financing worth 100 million yuan ($14.82 million), led by Sequoia China and followed by its original shareholders GL Ventures and Matrix Partners.
  • This funding will be used for the research and development of carbon management software products and the expansion of consulting, marketing, and business teams.
  • In the past five years, Carbonstop has shown rapid growth, with an annual compound growth rate of more than 100%.
  • Also, Carbonstop established the world's largest Carbon Emission Factor database to scientifically guide various industries to calculate carbon emissions.

COMPASS DATACENTERS ENTERS EUROPEAN DATA CENTER MARKET IN JOINT VENTURE WITH HINES IN MILAN

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

DALLAS and LONDON, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Datacenters and Hines, the global real estate firm, have acquired land in the Milan metro area with the intention to build one of the largest data center campuses in Italy. The 2.3 million square foot Noviglio-located site aims to support 48MW+ of IT load with construction to begin in 2023.

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  • The joint venture marks the entry of Compass Datacenters, one of the world's leading data center developers, into the European market for the first time, and is anticipated to be the first data center project to be delivered by Hines in Europe.
  • "Building our first European campus in Milan is a major step in Compass' global expansion strategy.
  • "Hines' vision for Italy align with our own, and our combined resources should accelerate the timeline for customer availability."
  • Mario Abbadessa, senior managing director and country head, Italy, at Hines, commented: "This first investment into the Italian and European data center market establishes a new area of development for Hines, representing significant opportunities in a high-growth sector.

COMPASS DATACENTERS ENTERS EUROPEAN DATA CENTER MARKET IN JOINT VENTURE WITH HINES IN MILAN

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

DALLAS and LONDON, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Datacenters and Hines, the global real estate firm, have acquired land in the Milan metro area with the intention to build one of the largest data center campuses in Italy. The 2.3 million square foot Noviglio-located site aims to support 48MW+ of IT load with construction to begin in 2023.

Key Points: 
  • The joint venture marks the entry of Compass Datacenters, one of the world's leading data center developers, into the European market for the first time, and is anticipated to be the first data center project to be delivered by Hines in Europe.
  • "Building our first European campus in Milan is a major step in Compass' global expansion strategy.
  • "Hines' vision for Italy align with our own, and our combined resources should accelerate the timeline for customer availability."
  • Mario Abbadessa, senior managing director and country head, Italy, at Hines, commented: "This first investment into the Italian and European data center market establishes a new area of development for Hines, representing significant opportunities in a high-growth sector.

Bell recognized for its ESG performance in corporate responsibility and environmental standards

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 1:00pm

Corporate Knights has named Bell the top telecom company in the world, and #4 company in Canada overall, on the Best 50 Corporate Citizens list .

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  • Corporate Knights has named Bell the top telecom company in the world, and #4 company in Canada overall, on the Best 50 Corporate Citizens list .
  • "We are proud to build on our environmental leadership by setting science-based targets, positioning us as a corporate leader in the transition to the low-carbon economy.
  • - Mirko Bibic, President and CEO BCE Inc. and Bell Canada
    Bell's leadership on environmental issues includes a wide range of innovative programs to reduce environmental impacts throughout our operations.
  • Bell's ESG strategy creates social and environmental benefits by helping to build a better world, better communities and better workplace.

Williams Enters Agreement with PennEnergy Resources to Market and Deliver Certified, Low Emissions Next Gen Gas

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 12:00pm

Williams (NYSE: WMB) and PennEnergy Resources, LLC, an EnCap Investments portfolio company in the Appalachian Basin, announced today they have entered into an agreement to support the marketing and delivery of certified, low emissions next gen natural gas.

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  • Williams (NYSE: WMB) and PennEnergy Resources, LLC, an EnCap Investments portfolio company in the Appalachian Basin, announced today they have entered into an agreement to support the marketing and delivery of certified, low emissions next gen natural gas.
  • Through its Sequent business, Williams is building a marketing portfolio to sell low-carbon next gen gas to utilities, LNG export facilities and other clean energy users.
  • We are excited for this partnership and future opportunities to deliver responsibly sourced natural gas to meet the markets growing demands, said PennEnergy Resources Chairman and CEO Rich Weber.
  • The agreement with PennEnergy builds on Williams strategy to gather, market and transport low-carbon natural gas from well-head to end-user.

Government efforts to replace plastics with biodegradable and environmentally favorable alternatives will be the Future Catalyst for Biocomposites Market in North America: Ken Research

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 3:00pm

With growing technical breakthroughs aimed at discovering novel composite materials and new uses, as well as investment in research and commercialization of final goods.

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  • With growing technical breakthroughs aimed at discovering novel composite materials and new uses, as well as investment in research and commercialization of final goods.
  • In combination with natural fibers, they can offer excellent prospects for environmental marketing, particularly in bio-cosmetic cans or packaging for bio-based detergents.
  • Hence, due to the cheap, recyclable, and biodegradable nature, consumer preference is shifting from plastic composites to eco-friendly composites, thus becoming the dominant trend in the biocomposites market.
  • The fact that biocomposites have a lower environmental effect than glass fiber is one of the primary factors propelling the worldwide biocomposites market ahead.

Government efforts to replace plastics with biodegradable and environmentally favorable alternatives will be the Future Catalyst for Biocomposites Market in North America: Ken Research

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 3:00pm

With growing technical breakthroughs aimed at discovering novel composite materials and new uses, as well as investment in research and commercialization of final goods.

Key Points: 
  • With growing technical breakthroughs aimed at discovering novel composite materials and new uses, as well as investment in research and commercialization of final goods.
  • In combination with natural fibers, they can offer excellent prospects for environmental marketing, particularly in bio-cosmetic cans or packaging for bio-based detergents.
  • Hence, due to the cheap, recyclable, and biodegradable nature, consumer preference is shifting from plastic composites to eco-friendly composites, thus becoming the dominant trend in the biocomposites market.
  • The fact that biocomposites have a lower environmental effect than glass fiber is one of the primary factors propelling the worldwide biocomposites market ahead.

Chemours Takes the Next Step in its ESG and Sustainability Journey; Commits to Set Science-Based Emissions Reduction Targets

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 12:30pm

Chemours pledge complements the progress the company continues to make against the ESG goals outlined in its 2030 Corporate Responsibility Commitment (CRC) .

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  • Chemours pledge complements the progress the company continues to make against the ESG goals outlined in its 2030 Corporate Responsibility Commitment (CRC) .
  • Pursuing science-based emissions reduction targets reflects how we continually work to strengthen our ambitious climate goals.
  • Chemours is among the first chemical companies to commit to setting science-based targets with SBTi, a global body enabling businesses to set ambitious emissions reductions targets in line with the latest climate science.
  • Chemours assumes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statement for any reason, except as required by law.

DGAP-News: Majorel Group Luxembourg S.A. : Majorel publishes Corporate Responsibility report for 2021

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 10:01am

Luxembourg, August 5, 2022 - Majorel Group Luxembourg S.A. (Euronext Amsterdam: MAJ) (Majorel or the Company), a leading global provider of next-generation end-to-end customer experience (CX) solutions for digital-native and vertical leading brands, publishes its Corporate Responsibility (CR) report for 2021.

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  • Luxembourg, August 5, 2022 - Majorel Group Luxembourg S.A. (Euronext Amsterdam: MAJ) (Majorel or the Company), a leading global provider of next-generation end-to-end customer experience (CX) solutions for digital-native and vertical leading brands, publishes its Corporate Responsibility (CR) report for 2021.
  • In addition to building on the many programs and local impact initiatives already in place, we further developed our CR strategy.
  • These initiatives are structured across five pillars: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I), Environment & Local Communities, Employee Rights & Fair Working Conditions, Wellbeing & Resiliency and Corporate Citizenship.
  • The Majorel Womens Leadership Program was set up to promote womens career progression across the group.

Kirin Holdings’ Long-term GHG Reduction Target Was Approved by the Science Based Targets*1 Initiative Based on Science-based Net-zero Targets

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 3:00am

In order to achieve that common global long-term goal, many companies in the world have set "2050 Net Zero" targets.

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  • In order to achieve that common global long-term goal, many companies in the world have set "2050 Net Zero" targets.
  • In response to this flurry of net-zero targets, the SBT Initiative developed the "Net Zero Standard" in October 2021.
  • Science Based Targets: Greenhouse gas reduction targets based on scientific evidence.
  • A state in which anthropogenic GHG emissions and removals are balanced and GHG emissions to the atmosphere are net zero.