RE100

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.

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  • 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.

TSMC Commits to Reach Net Zero Emissions by 2050, Acting on Responsibility to Environmental Sustainability

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 10:07am

TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today marked the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer with a commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

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  • TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today marked the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer with a commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
  • Guided by its ESG Policy and Environmental Policy, TSMC actively plans and implements actions to mitigate climate change, closely tracks a wide range of global climate action indicators, and is now taking a step further to create its roadmap to reach net zero emissions.
  • In 2020, TSMC established its Net Zero Project, composed of working groups from relevant organizations which discuss and evaluate the net zero target.
  • The Company has set the short-term goals of zero emissions growth by 2025, and reducing emissions to year 2020 levels by 2030.

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.

ADM, LG Chem Expand Relationship with MoU For US Production of Lactic Acid and Polylactic Acid for Bioplastics, Other Plant-Based Solutions

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 12:00pm

Were excited to work with a global leader like LG Chem to expand US production of lactic acid and continue to expand our capabilities to meet growing demand for responsibly-produced products.

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  • Were excited to work with a global leader like LG Chem to expand US production of lactic acid and continue to expand our capabilities to meet growing demand for responsibly-produced products.
  • As a leading company in sustainability, LG Chem will actively seek new ways to contribute to carbon-neutral growth.
  • This is not the first time LG Chem and ADM have worked together to meet growing demand for bio-based products.
  • LG Chem is a global leading diversified chemical company that mainly operates petrochemicals, advanced materials and life sciences businesses.

Logitech Commits to Remove More Carbon Than It Creates With a Climate Positive Approach

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 8:01am

We are accelerating our climate strategy to be carbon neutral this year, across all of Logitech activities and products.

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  • We are accelerating our climate strategy to be carbon neutral this year, across all of Logitech activities and products.
  • We will be net zero by 2030 with an ultimate goal to become climate positive.
  • Restore: Adopting a climate positive approach involves a commitment to balance the full scope of emissions (Scope 1, 2, and 3).
  • Brands of Logitech include Logitech , Logitech G , ASTRO Gaming , Streamlabs , Blue Microphones , Ultimate Ears and Jaybird .

DGAP-News: Vitesco Technologies Group AG: Vitesco Technologies publishes prospectus, stock exchange listing planned for September 16

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 5:06pm

The company, Continental AG's former Powertrain business area, plans a listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on September 16, 2021.

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  • The company, Continental AG's former Powertrain business area, plans a listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on September 16, 2021.
  • The new Supervisory Board of Vitesco Technologies Group AG will consist of 16 members: eight shareholder representatives and eight employee representatives.
  • Listing and first day of trading planned for September 16, 2021
    The opening share price of Vitesco Technologies Group AG will be set on the day of listing as part of an opening auction.
  • In 2020, Vitesco Technologies recorded sales of 8 billion and employs more than 40,000 employees at about 50 locations worldwide.

Telecom Review Puts the Spotlight on GSMA’s Net-Zero Carbon Emission Drive

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 6:00am

With the use of mobile and network services for digital transformation, the mobile industry is helping other industries to reduce their carbon emissions.

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  • With the use of mobile and network services for digital transformation, the mobile industry is helping other industries to reduce their carbon emissions.
  • Research conducted by GSMA with the Carbon Trust found that the industry enables carbon reductions in a 10 times larger amount, equivalent to approximately 4% of global emissions.
  • Under GSMAs initiatives, the mobile industry is transitioning to renewable electricity, one of the effective pathways to net-zero.
  • Telecom Review was founded in 2005 and is today the leading global ICT media platform.

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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Delta Advances Towards RE100 by Signing Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with TCC Green Energy Corporation

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 6:09am

TCC Green Energy, which currently has the largest renewable energy available transfer capacity in Taiwan, will supply the green electricity to Delta from TCC's 7.2MW wind turbine infrastructure.

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  • TCC Green Energy, which currently has the largest renewable energy available transfer capacity in Taiwan, will supply the green electricity to Delta from TCC's 7.2MW wind turbine infrastructure.
  • By continuously executing three major relevant actions, including voluntary energy conservation, in-house solar power generation, and the purchase of renewable energy, Delta has already reduced its carbon intensity by over 55% in 2020.
  • Shun-I Huang, chairman of Taiwan Cogeneration Corporation stated that, in line with the renewable energy development trends, TCC is committed to developing renewable energies including wind power, solar power, and thermal power.
  • To accelerate green energy PPA procurement, Delta has also formed an inter-departmental "Delta Green Energy Team" at the beginning of 2021.