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Contributing to Efficient Development of Metal Thin Film Materials by Using Chemicals Informatics and Materials Informatics

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Friday, February 9, 2024

CI is a Hitachi High-Tech's proprietary service that uses AI to analyze public data such as patents and select optimal materials for development.

Key Points: 
  • CI is a Hitachi High-Tech's proprietary service that uses AI to analyze public data such as patents and select optimal materials for development.
  • The PoC clarified that even new materials with no accumulated past experimental data can be developed more efficiently by combining Hitachi High-Tech's MI with CI.
  • This eliminates the document research and round-robin test with experimental designs(1), thereby improving the efficiency of developing new materials.
  • In the past, determining optimal conditions for materials used in development, including ideal combination ratios, volumes and temperatures, involved numerous repeated experiments.

Fujitsu optimizes installation of EV charging infrastructure in India with Fujitsu Fleet Optimization solution trial

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Wednesday, December 6, 2023

TOKYO, Dec 6, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the launch of pilot modeling activities to optimize the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in India.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Dec 6, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the launch of pilot modeling activities to optimize the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in India.
  • The initiative leverages Fujitsu's Fleet Optimization solution, which uses digital twin simulation technology to streamline fleet deployment and operations.
  • Fujitsu and the consortium will utilize fleet data held by collaborating companies to verify and analyze the optimal number and locations for new charging infrastructure in New Delhi and Mumbai.
  • As part of this consortium, Fujitsu will lead a pilot simulation to optimize charging infrastructure installation to meet journey demand in collaboration with participating vendors.

At the Intersection of Agriculture, Science and Technology, Regrow Ag Reports Continued Momentum to Support Agriculture Resilience Globally

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Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Regrow Ag is working to reduce the impact of agriculture on the planet, while building resilience for the industry.

Key Points: 
  • Regrow Ag is working to reduce the impact of agriculture on the planet, while building resilience for the industry.
  • Programs powered by Regrow support farmers and promote overall farm health by facilitating incentives for growers who implement climate-positive practices.
  • These practices not only decrease greenhouse gas emissions, but also increase crop resilience, bolster yield, and improve soil health.
  • Also in 2023, the Regrow team grew by 42 percent to 160 experts in agriculture, technology and climate science, including 25 PhDs.

Philip Morris International Included in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

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Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index for the first time, and for the fourth consecutive year in the Dow Jones Sustainability™ North America Composite Index.1 The Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index is one of the most reputable benchmarks for measuring the sustainability performance of companies worldwide, as identified by S&P Global through the annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA).

Key Points: 
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index for the first time, and for the fourth consecutive year in the Dow Jones Sustainability™ North America Composite Index.1 The Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index is one of the most reputable benchmarks for measuring the sustainability performance of companies worldwide, as identified by S&P Global through the annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA).
  • The World Index includes the top 10% of the largest 2,500 companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index based on long-term economic, environmental, and social criteria.
  • “Investors and other financial stakeholders place increasing value on reliable, robust, and timely measures of sustainability performance,” said Emmanuel Babeau, chief financial officer, PMI.
  • We are the only company in our sector included in the Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index, leading the tobacco industry in this rating for the first time,” said Jennifer Motles, chief sustainability officer, PMI.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Majesty King Charles III Open Inaugural Business & Philanthropy Climate Forum

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Friday, December 1, 2023

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP), the COP28 Presidency of the United Arab Emirates has launched the inaugural COP28 Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum, convening more than 1,000 CEOs and philanthropists from over 80 countries. The Forum is being held alongside the World Climate Action Summit.

Key Points: 
  • The Forum launched on November 30 with a high-level reception, which was hosted by the COP28 Presidency and the Sustainable Markets Initiative, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and His Majesty King Charles III.
  • With the objective of moving beyond commitments, the COP28 Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum will showcase global industry-by-industry delivery together with opportunities to accelerate, replicate, and scale, particularly in the Global South.
  • Private sector actors will join heads of state and government to focus on showcasing private sector progress and joint delivery.
  • To deliver, the COP28 Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum commits to:
    Supporting an annual Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum alongside the world leaders' summit at every UNFCCC COP until at least 2030.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Majesty King Charles III Open Inaugural Business & Philanthropy Climate Forum

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Friday, December 1, 2023

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP), the COP28 Presidency of the United Arab Emirates has launched the inaugural COP28 Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum, convening more than 1,000 CEOs and philanthropists from over 80 countries. The Forum is being held alongside the World Climate Action Summit.

Key Points: 
  • The Forum launched on November 30 with a high-level reception, which was hosted by the COP28 Presidency and the Sustainable Markets Initiative, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and His Majesty King Charles III.
  • With the objective of moving beyond commitments, the COP28 Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum will showcase global industry-by-industry delivery together with opportunities to accelerate, replicate, and scale, particularly in the Global South.
  • Private sector actors will join heads of state and government to focus on showcasing private sector progress and joint delivery.
  • To deliver, the COP28 Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum commits to:
    Supporting an annual Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum alongside the world leaders' summit at every UNFCCC COP until at least 2030.

Skanska at COP28 global climate summit: scaling up solutions

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Thursday, November 16, 2023

STOCKHOLM, Nov. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Skanska, a recognized climate leader in the development and construction industry, will be at COP28 to join with customers, partners and policymakers to scale up global solutions for a more sustainable built environment.

Key Points: 
  • STOCKHOLM, Nov. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Skanska, a recognized climate leader in the development and construction industry, will be at COP28 to join with customers, partners and policymakers to scale up global solutions for a more sustainable built environment.
  • COP28, the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, is a global climate summit being held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, from 30 November, where countries are coming together to negotiate actions to address climate change.
  • We also see the need for internationally shared carbon performance standards that allow the comparison of solutions, and to drive innovation and development that will accelerate the climate transition.
  • Lena Hök, our Executive Vice President of Global Sustainability and Innovation, will take part in several conversations at the summit.

Wabtec’s 2023 Sustainability Report Highlights Progress on Key Initiatives

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Monday, November 6, 2023

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) released today its 2023 Sustainability Report highlighting the company’s vision and progress on key environmental, social, and governance (ESG) commitments.

Key Points: 
  • Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) released today its 2023 Sustainability Report highlighting the company’s vision and progress on key environmental, social, and governance (ESG) commitments.
  • The company’s strategy is to contribute to a better, more sustainable world through its unique business offerings, leading technologies, and sustainable business practices, while creating value for customers, employees, and other stakeholders.
  • “Sustainability is a collective journey,” said Lilian Leroux, Wabtec’s Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer.
  • “This report demonstrates our dedication to expanding the possible and contributing to a better, more sustainable world through our unique business offerings, leading technologies and innovations, and our extraordinary global teams.”
    To download and read the full report, visit www.wabteccorp.com/sustainability .

METI will hold GGX x TCFD Summit

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Wednesday, September 27, 2023

HATAKEYAMA Yojiro (Director-General, Industrial Science, Technology and Environment Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Key Points: 
  • HATAKEYAMA Yojiro (Director-General, Industrial Science, Technology and Environment Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
    What efforts are needed towards creating a "Green Market" to accelerate industrial decarbonization, focusing on the creation of demand?
  • What is the potential of the idea of "avoided emissions" to evaluate a company's contribution to decarbonization of the society as a whole by providing solutions?
  • How can disclosure promote transition finance?
  • View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230927620291/en/

Fujitsu pioneering supply chain CO2 visualization with successful participation in WBCSD PACT Implementation program

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Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Fujitsu also identified solutions to real supply chain issues, including how to improve supplier engagement and build ecosystems through PCF data exchange using actual supplier data.

Key Points: 
  • Fujitsu also identified solutions to real supply chain issues, including how to improve supplier engagement and build ecosystems through PCF data exchange using actual supplier data.
  • In addition to this project, Fujitsu will also provide the know-how gained through data linkage and methodology standardization as ESG management platform services and digital supply chain services for its Fujitsu Uvance portfolio.
  • To achieve carbon neutrality, reducing CO2 emissions not only by one company but also by the entire supply chain is a global challenge.
  • As a Tier2 supplier, he is responsible for acquiring partners, collecting data from the supply chain, and collaborating with them.