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Carbon removal registry reaches breakthrough by certifying first…
The newly launched Carbon Removal Registry Isometric made its debut on Monday, issuing its first credits to the Frontier fund led by Stripe.  While the…
               
Hyundai launches EcoGram in Gurugram
In a move towards environmental sustainability, the Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF) has unveiled EcoGram in Gurugram, Haryana, showcasing its commitment to eco-friendly initiatives.  Operational…
               
Otis receives approval for science-based GHG emissions reduction…
Otis, an elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation, and service company in India, has announced the approval of its near-term science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction…
               
SOCAR and bp showcase methane emission reduction efforts…
Representatives from local oil and gas operators embarked on field visits to the Neftianye Kamni Oil Field and the Sangachal Terminal, organized by the State…
               
California set to conclude investigation into Exxon’s role…
California is nearing the end of a two-year investigation into Exxon and the fossil fuel industry’s involvement in causing global plastic pollution with a decision…
               
Boeing partners with Wagner to boost SAF availability…
Boeing has announced a strategic collaboration with Wagner Sustainable Fuels aimed at enhancing the availability of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Australia. The partnership will…
               
BHP to receive first ammonia-fuelled carrier by 2026…
The global mining giant, BHP Group plans to receive its first ammonia-fuelled bulk carrier in 2026 to cut shipping emissions, Reuters reported on Monday citing…
               
Basic Energy and Japan’s Renova join forces for…
Basic Energy Corp. solidified its collaboration with Japan’s Renova Inc. through a joint development and shareholder agreement concerning the Mabini wind project, which is projected…
               
ABB invests in GridBeyond to enhance energy management…
ABB has announced a minority investment in GridBeyond, a technology company specializing in energy management solutions driven by artificial intelligence and data science. 
               
Scotiabank issues first €1 billion green bond in…
Scotiabank has launched its first-ever €1 billion, 5-year senior fixed-rate green bond in the European market. This issuance aligns with Scotiabank's Sustainable Issuance Framework, released…
               
JDE Peet’s expresses concerns over tight deadline to…
JDE Peet's, a major coffee company, raised concerns over the stringent timeline set by the new EU law banning the import of commodities and related…
               
Shell urge shareholder to reject shareholder’s climate resolution
Shell urged shareholders to vote against an independent resolution, co-filed by a group of 27 investors, which calls for the energy company to set stringent…
               
Biden Administration to reverse solar panel trade exemption,…
The Biden administration plans to grant a request by South Korea's Hanwha Qcells to revoke a two-year-old trade exemption that allowed for the import of…
               
Kenya’s carbon credits attract attention from Netflix, Apple,…
According to a new report by the World Bank, companies like Netflix, Apple, and Shell are investing in Kenya's carbon credits. Kenya is Africa's second-largest…
               
Chevron arm launched $500 million for low-carbon technologies…
Chevron's venture capital arm said it has launched its third fund committing $500 million to invest in renewable energy technologies, as major oil companies seek…
               
Acre Impact Capital launch $100 million fund for…
Two former BNP Paribas bankers have spearheaded a new initiative, raising nearly $100 million for a fund aimed at catalyzing financing for climate-aligned infrastructure projects…
               
Sublime Systems receives potential $87 million funding for…
Sublime Systems, a startup in the realm of sustainable construction materials, has been selected by the US Department of Energy’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations…
               
Air New Zealand purchases green fuel from Finland’s…
Air New Zealand has sealed its most significant deal for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) with Finland-based petroleum refiner Neste to decarbonise and meet its net-zero…
               
Metal recycling startup to generate $1 billion in…
Runaya, a startup in metal recycling, aims to reach a revenue of $1 billion by the fiscal year 2030, coinciding with its target of achieving…
               
India’s Mahindra Group to invest ₹1,200 crore in…
On Monday, Mahindra Group declared a Rs 1,200 crore investment in renewable energy projects in India, including a 150 MW hybrid project combining solar and…
               
Biodel Ag and Carbon Asset Solutions forge carbon…
Biodel Ag, Inc., a US-based carbon project developer specializing in regenerative agriculture, and Carbon Asset Solutions Ltd. ("CAS"), a prominent carbon registry and MRV (Measurement,…
               
Biodel Ag, Carbon Asset Solutions partner to deliver…
Biodel Ag, a US company specializing in regenerative agriculture carbon projects, has partnered with Carbon Asset Solutions Ltd., a carbon registry and MRV provider. Together,…
               
Climate advocates push Japan’s top banks for stricter…
Climate groups, including Australia's Market Forces, Japan's Kiko Network, and a representative from the Rainforest Action Network, have submitted shareholder proposals to Japan's leading banks,…
               
Middlesex Water Company prepares for new EPA regulations…
Middlesex Water Company in a recent announcement, reaffirmed its commitment to providing safe, clean, and reliable water services by proactively addressing the new national drinking…
               
Arq positioned to benefit from EPA’s stricter regulations…
Arq, a producer of environmentally efficient carbon products, anticipates a surge in demand following the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) announcement of enhanced regulations targeting per-…
               
Parsons Corporation to assist clients in meeting EPA’s…
Parsons Corporation a prominent player in Per and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) investigation and remediation, reaffirms its commitment to aiding clients in addressing PFAS challenges and…
               
Trump victory no threat to ESG funds, assures…
Ian Simm, founder and CEO of Impax Asset Management, believes that investment funds emphasizing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors can withstand a potential victory…
               
US coffee chain Bluestone to offer sustainable beanless…
U.S. coffee chain Bluestone Lane will start selling espresso coffee made from farm foods such as date seeds, guava and sunflower from August in a…
               
Oklahoma sues two energy companies, accusing them of…
According to a press release from the Oklahoma Attorney General's office on Wednesday, the state has filed a lawsuit against two energy companies, alleging manipulation…
               
Leaders under pressure to resign as SBTi alters…
The board and CEO of the Science Based Targets initiative faced calls to step down following changes to the United Nations-backed guidelines on companies' usage…
               
Origin names Tony Lucas as finance chief amid…
Origin Energy named Tony Lucas as its new finance chief on Thursday as the Australian electricity retailer transitions towards greener energy alternatives. Lucas, who will…
               
Activists urge Apple to address detention of climate…
More than 60 human rights and environmental organizations have called on Apple to take action regarding the detention of climate experts in Vietnam, a key…
               
Adani Green Energy surpasses 10,000 MW milestone in…
Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), India's largest renewable energy giant, has achieved a historic milestone by surpassing 10,000 MW in renewable energy capacity. This accomplishment…
               
Technology provider releases first sustainability report
Tango has taken a significant step in its sustainability efforts by releasing its first Sustainability Report for 2023. In this report, Tango has outlined its…
               
Adani Group unveils approx. $30 billion investment plan…
The Adani Group has announced an ambitious investment plan totaling approximately Rs 2.3 trillion by 2030, marking India's most significant renewable energy expansion initiative to…
               
Delays in South Africa’s coal plant closures could…
A delay in the planned closures of coal-fired power plants in South Africa could have dire consequences, including thousands of deaths from air pollution and…
               
Chevron New Energies invests in ION Clean Energy’s…
Chevron New Energies, a division of Chevron USA Inc., has announced a significant investment in ION Clean Energy, a Boulder-based technology company specializing in post-combustion…
               
Saudi Arabia’s Biofuel Company to triple refining capacity…
The Biofuel Company in Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans to significantly boost its refining capacity, aiming to triple its output by 2025. This expansion initiative…
               
JSW Energy raises $65 million from institutional investors,…
JSW Energy Limited has successfully raised $65 million (Rs 5,000 crore) through a Qualified Institutions Placement (QIP), selling shares to institutional investors, including the Abu…
               
Aker Carbon Capture advances decarbonization with projects in…
Aker Carbon Capture (ACC) has secured a pre-FEED (Front End Engineering Design) contract for Statkraft's Heimdal waste-to-energy plant in Norway, targeting the capture of 220,000…
               
GCM strengthens real estate investments team 
Greenbacker Capital Management (GCM) has bolstered its real estate investments team with the appointment of Evan Sherman as Head of Real Estate Acquisitions, underscoring its…
               
CIP invests £250 million in UK solar developer…
Danish renewable energy infrastructure investor Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has announced a significant investment of £250 million to acquire a majority stake in UK solar…
               
Maersk’s ECO Delivery Ocean product slashes 683,000 tons…
In 2023, Maersk's ECO Delivery Ocean product achieved a significant milestone, with more than 660,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) transported on green fuels, resulting in…
               
China’s power firm revamps natural gas business post…
GCL Holdings, a privately owned Chinese energy company, is shifting its focus to developing a natural gas business. According to company executives interviewed by Reuters,…
               
Adani Green’s wind power project raises environmental concerns…
Adani Green Energy's ambitious wind power project, valued at US$442 million, situated in Mannar and Pooneryn, is currently undergoing a technical review by the Sri…
               
NIKE sets new sustainability targets for 2025 
Global sportswear giant NIKE is ramping up its commitment to sustainability by announcing new targets aimed at reducing its carbon emissions across its business and…
               
JX Nippon and Chevron sign MOU to explore…
In a significant move towards advancing lower carbon solutions, JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation and Chevron New Energies, a division of Chevron U.S.A.…
               
Citi says 40% energy clients lack greenhouse gas…
Nearly half of the energy companies Citi Bank provides lending to lack strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, as disclosed in a climate report released…
               
The focus of govt incentives will go into…
Global investment in clean energy has surged to unprecedented levels, reaching a staggering US$1.77 trillion, as revealed by the latest Energy Transition Investment Trends 2024…
               
Solar industry set to soar as US grapples…
As Dan Shugar, the CEO of Nextracker Inc., stated, the unyielding demand for electricity in the United States is poised to overshadow obstacles confronting the…
               
Green jobs rise as sustainability investments grow: report
According to a 2024 Capgemini report on global investment trends, more than 52% of organizations are projected to boost their investments in sustainability within the…
               
AI is a key tool in businesses reducing…
During a climate change dialogue at the China Development Forum, Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc., emphasized the importance of artificial intelligence (AI) in…
               
Chip giant NVIDIA launches cloud platform to address…
To accelerate the fight against the $140 billion in economic losses stemming from climate change-induced extreme weather events, NVIDIA has unveiled its Earth-2 climate digital…
               
UBS names Jack Collings as Asia Pacific head…
UBS, the investment banking group, has appointed Jack Collings as the head of sustainability and climate risk for Asia Pacific (APAC). Collings transitions into this…
               
New Energy Blue launches new subsidiary to accelerate…
Today, New Energy Blue, a leading clean-energy developer specializing in low-carbon biofuels and biochemicals from crop residues, announced the establishment of its new subsidiary, New…
               
Shell warns of energy shortages amidst low investment…
Shell, one of the world's leading energy companies, has issued a stark warning about the risk of energy shortages unless there is a significant increase…
               
Swiss-Colombian startup Cotierra secures $1 million for farming…
In a significant stride towards sustainable agriculture, Cotierra, a Swiss-Colombian carbon removal and agtech startup, has successfully secured $1 million in a pre-seed funding round. 
               
Mango to choose adaptable clothing as climate change…
Mango, the Spanish retailer, is focusing on adaptable clothing to assist customers in coping with unpredictable temperature fluctuations due to climate change, according to Chief…
               
Climate fund investors, Microsoft pour $18 million into…
Konexa, a UK-based integrated energy development and investment platform, has finalized financial arrangements and invested $18 million. 
               
Rondo Energy partners with battery startup to cut…
A fresh collaboration between a multinational energy corporation and a battery startup utilizing heated bricks could alleviate Europe's energy crisis and reduce carbon emissions.
               
Unilever announces new climate goals despite ESG concerns
Unilever Plc is setting more ambitious goals to reduce emissions, targeting suppliers and stores that sell its brands, despite investor concerns that non-financial goals divert…
               
Valmet Oyj raises EUR 200 million with inaugural…
Valmet Oyj, a Finnish provider of process technologies, has successfully raised EUR 200 million (USD 217.4 million) through the sale of senior unsecured green notes.…
               
Amazon and Glacier partner to advance recycling technology…
Amazon and Glacier are teaming up to revolutionize recycling technology and combat waste through innovative AI and robotics solutions. The collaboration, driven by Amazon's Climate…
               
GE’s energy spin-off expects offshore wind boost
During an investor day in New York, executives of General Electric's energy spin-off, GE Vernova, announced on Wednesday their anticipation of resolving a substantial backlog…
               
Epson partners with Earth Hour to drive global…
Epson, a leading technology company, has joined forces with Earth Hour, marking its first international corporate support for the global environmental movement. 
               
US refiner joins Summit’s carbon capture project 
On Monday, Summit Carbon Solutions, an Iowa-based private company, announced that US refiner Valero Energy Corp would participate in its proposed carbon capture and storage…
               
Indian companies eye major investments in coal-fired power
Private Indian companies have shown interest in constructing at least 10 gigawatts (GW) of coal-fired power capacity over the next ten years, according to four…
               
Jindal Stainless announces ₹700 crore investment for sustainability…
Jindal Stainless Ltd, India's largest stainless steel player, has unveiled plans to invest ₹700 crore over the next three years in sustainability projects, including renewable…
               
EcoOnline unveils financial-grade sustainability reporting software
EcoOnline launches Sustainability Reporting SaaS for accurate greenhouse gas measurement and ESG compliance in line with sustainability laws.
               
BlackRock acknowledges risks in ESG ventures amid growing…
In its annual report to the Securities and Exchange Commission, BlackRock, a prominent financial services firm, has highlighted potential risks associated with its environmentally-focused investment…
               
Capital Bank collaborates with Al Aman Company to…
Capital Bank has embarked on initiatives to enhance water use efficiency within its main buildings in a proactive move towards sustainability. 
               
TDB Group and GGGI partner to boost climate…
Following the COP28 global climate summit, the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank Group (TDB Group) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)…
               
Enviria secures $200 million investment from BlackRock to…
Enviria, a German commercial and industrial solar startup, announced on Thursday that it has secured a capital commitment exceeding $200 million from BlackRock, the world's…
               
Cadillac Fairview commits $9.5 million for decarbonization of…
Cadillac Fairview, managing the Pacific Centre and Waterfront Properties in Vancouver, is undertaking a $9.5 million decarbonization initiative. This project, backed by co-owners Ontario Teachers'…
               
TotalEnergies and Chevron join methane abatement initiative for…
Energy giants TotalEnergies and Chevron, alongside major gas carrier Seapeak, have joined the Methane Abatement in Maritime Innovation Initiative (MAMII), led by SafetyTech Accelerator. The…
               
Univers and Citi partner to enable seamless purchase…
Univers, a prominent player in decarbonization technology, and Citi have joined forces to introduce an innovative software solution facilitating the seamless purchase of Voluntary Carbon…
               
Europe’s heat pump sales fall for the first…
Heat pump sales in Europe dropped last year, marking the first decline in ten years. Falling natural gas prices, higher interest rates, and political opposition…
               
Boeing-backed startup to build carbon capture plant in…
Boeing-backed startup Equatic is constructing a demonstration plant in Singapore to extract carbon dioxide from the air and generate hydrogen, the company announced on Tuesday. 
               
Verizon settles $1 billion green bond offering for…
Verizon Communications Inc. settled its sixth green bond offering of $1 billion on February 23, with the net proceeds earmarked for renewable energy investments to…
               
Stellantis will stick to EU’s 2035 ban on…
In an interview with German media outlet Welt, Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares stated that the company aims to support the European Union's plan to stop…
               
Google’s new AI technique hunt for clean electricity…
Big tech companies are rushing to reduce the environmental impact of their vast data centres worldwide. They're starting to use an AI method developed by…
               
UK advertising watchdog clears Ford of “zero emissions…
The UK's advertising regulator, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), has dropped its investigation into Ford after the carmaker's claims of "zero emission driving" in a…
               
Braya completes conversion of refinery, starts renewable diesel…
On Thursday, Braya Renewable Fuels started producing renewable diesel at Canada's Come-by-Chance refinery post its transition.
               
Fixing onshore wind power business could take years,…
Siemens Energy is confident it can address quality problems in its onshore wind division. Still, it might take several years, according to the CEO's written…
               
King & Wood Mallesons advises lenders on $400m…
King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) recently guided a syndicate of lenders, including Westpac Banking Corporation, Standard Chartered Bank, Export Development Canada, and Société Générale, in…
               
Greenland Resources & COWI forge sustainable mining pact
Greenland Resources Inc. has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with COWI, Denmark's integrated engineering and environmental firm. 
               
Tech Mahindra leads decarbonization drive with net-zero roadmap
Tech Mahindra, headquartered in Pune, is charting an ambitious path towards decarbonization, aiming for net-zero emissions by 2035. As part of this endeavor, the company…
               
Adani Green Energy starts operations on the world’s…
Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) has started operationalizing a 551 MW solar capacity in Khavda, Gujarat, marking a significant milestone in India's renewable energy sector. 
               
Raízen and Wärtsilä partner to advance ethanol as…
Raízen, Brazil’s third-largest energy corporation in terms of revenue, and Wärtsilä, a Finnish manufacturer,  have joined forces to accelerate the decarbonization of the marine sector…
               
Brazilian solar project earns platinum seal from Global…
The Sol do Sertão Renewable Energy Project in Brazil has garnered acclaim from the Global Carbon Council (GCC), earning a prestigious platinum seal and ranking…
               
Rio Tinto draws criticism for water management in…
Mining giant Rio Tinto, who faced criticism for damaging an ancient indigenous site in 2020, faces investor scrutiny again, this time for its water management…
               
Solar firm scraps plan to build major US…
CubicPV, a solar energy equipment maker, cancelled its plan to construct a large silicon wafer factory in the US due to falling product prices and…
               
Top rival miners team up for ‘green steel’…
The world's leading mining companies, BHP Group Ltd. and Rio Tinto Group, along with Australia's BlueScope Steel Ltd., are coming together to develop Australia's first…
               
Mitsubishi Electric releases environmental plan 2025 to drive…
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has revealed its Environmental Plan 2025 (April 2024 to March 2026), which aims to address environmental challenges while fostering sustainable practices.
               
Palm oil supplier for Nestle, Kellogg’s linked to…
An environmental group's investigative report, released on Wednesday, reveals that a supplier to brands like Nestle, Kellogg's, and Colgate has been cultivating palm oil on…
               
Recurrent Energy secures $160 million financing, secures Microsoft…
Recurrent Energy, a subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc., announced on February 6 that it had secured $160 million in project financing for its Bayou Galion…
               
Lamborghini targets a 40% reduction in CO2 emissions…
Luxury sports car manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini has unveiled a bold climate commitment, aiming for a 40% reduction in CO2 emissions per car across its entire…
               
Siemens Energy hits $1.7 billion net profit in…
Siemens Energy reported a net profit of 1.58 billion euros ($1.7 billion) in the first quarter, attributing it to a one-time gain from selling an…
               
Industrial gases firm says US green subsidies won’t…
Linde CEO Sanjiv Lamba told Reuters, during a post-earnings call, on Tuesday that the recent changes to Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) subsidies for clean energy…
               
Itochu expands its role in US solar projects,…
Japanese trading house Itochu has taken on a larger role in developing large-scale solar power plants in the US. 
               
Generate Capital secures $1.5 billion to drive sustainable…
Generate Capital, a sustainable infrastructure developer based in San Francisco has successfully raised $1.5 billion in capital commitments from institutional investors and pension funds. 
               
Ajman Bank partners with Mastercard for sustainable banking…
Ajman Bank has joined forces with Mastercard to integrate innovative sustainability solutions into its services. 
               
TotalEnergies to develop an electric mobility network in…
TotalEnergies has entered into an agreement with Wenea to build a prominent electric mobility network in Spain, focusing on the development of high-power charging hubs. 
               
Activist investors withdraw Exxon’s climate proposal 
Exxon Mobil stated in a court filing on Thursday that activist investors are backing down from a climate proposal. 
               
Lawsuit filed against California’s new climate laws, plaintiffs…
The State of California is facing a lawsuit against two out of three of its new climate laws, namely the ‘Climate Corporate Data Accountability Act’…
               
Google signs its largest-ever offshore power agreement with…
Google has made its biggest deal ever to buy power from offshore wind projects near the Netherlands. 
               
Emirates joins Solent Cluster to advance sustainable aviation…
Emirates has become a member of the Solent Cluster, a cross-sector collaboration consisting of over 100 international organizations, manufacturers, engineering companies, regional businesses, and academic…
               
Spain’s Qualitas Energy expands in the US by…
Qualitas Energy, Spain's leading renewable energy fund, has reached an agreement to acquire Heelstone Renewable Energy LLC from Ares Management LLC. 
               
Top US business groups sue California over climate…
Big business groups including the US Chamber of Commerce and the American Farm Bureau Federation have filed a lawsuit against California seeking to cancel the…
               
California breaks century-old ties with Big Oil 
California, a big player in producing oil, is now breaking ties with the oil industry, a significant move to shift away from fossil fuels as…
               
Global standards chief calls for new ethics code…
Companies responsible for verifying environmental, social, and governance (ESG) claims will be urged to adhere to a new ethics code to combat greenwashing, according to…
               
Repsol chooses Vissim’s advanced oil spill detection for…
Repsol Norge, a Norwegian multi-energy company has entered into a contract with Vissim to deploy an advanced oil spill detection system at the Yme Field…
               
Pressure mounts over mining firms as investors raise…
A group of investors overseeing $25 trillion has decided to take action against mining companies that have not adopted safety environmental standards for the construction…
               
Reliance Industries plans commissioning of massive green energy…
Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries announced its plans to commission a colossal energy giga complex in Gujarat in the second half of 2024. 
               
Trillion Energy reaffirms production guidance for SASB natural…
Trillion Energy International Inc. has reiterated its production guidance for the SASB natural gas field offshore Turkey. 
               
EVE Energy to establish storage plant in Malaysia…
EVE Energy's Malaysian subsidiary, EVE Energy Malaysia, has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Invest Kedah Bhd to create 'EVE Energy Storage Malaysia Company.' 
               
Umicore seeks site for battery recycling near chemical…
Umicore is in search of a European site for a new battery recycling facility. The company is primarily exploring locations near chemical industry sites to…
               
Oil giant Exxon files lawsuit against climate activist…
Exxon Mobil Corp filed a complaint in a Texas court on Sunday to block a climate proposal by activist investors from being voted on during…
               
Shell to exit nearly a century of Nigerian…
Shell is set to conclude almost 100 years of onshore oil and gas operations in Nigeria by selling its subsidiary to a consortium of local…
               
US authorities investigate Aspiration’s carbon credit practices amid…
The Justice Department and Commodity Futures Trading Commission are reportedly investigating Aspiration, a California fintech, over potential misconduct related to its carbon offset sales. 
               
China’s biggest solar maker says Trump’s comeback will…
China-based Longi Green Energy Technology Co assured that Donald Trump’s return would not affect the company’s plans to expand in the United States. 
               
UK government grants Drax approval for carbon capture…
The UK government has granted approval to Drax for its planning application to convert two biomass units at the Drax power station to utilize bioenergy…
               
ACC partners with Circulor to trace carbon emissions…
Automotive Cells Co (ACC), a joint venture between Stellantis, TotalEnergies, and Mercedes-Benz Group, has joined forces with UK startup Circulor to verify the origin and…
               
Employees lack green skills, might see delay in…
A large number of businesses are witnessing a lack of green skills among their employees. This will reportedly see slow to low progress in transitioning…
               
27 major investors co-file climate resolution at Shell 
Twenty-seven major investors, who own around 5% of Shell’s stock have escalated pressure on Shell to take climate action. The shareholder resolution requests Shell to…
               
Reuters reports: JSW proposes to outbid Adani Power…
A Reuters report published today claims that India’s JSW has proposed to outbid Adani Power for the possession of a thermal power plant, the Amarkantak…
               
Electrolux announces second round of science-based climate targets
Electrolux Group yesterday announced its second round of science-based climate targets after they reached their previous targets three years before planned. 
               
CES 2024 in Vegas highlights climate-centric tech 
The world’s biggest consumer tech show Consumer Electronic Show (CES), happening in Las Vegas displayed cutting-edge technology and futuristic products that were climate-centric. 
               
Cleantech Solar signs 15-Year PPA with First Solar…
Cleantech Solar has inked a 15-year captive Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with First Solar, Inc., committing to build 150 MWp of photovoltaic (PV) solar and…
               
Hedge fund managers to actively incorporate ESG strategies
Research conducted by analysts at UBS Group AG indicates that hedge fund managers are progressively integrating environmental and social metrics into their investment strategies.
               
Greenland startup enters Dubai’s cocktail bars with glacier…
A Greenland-based startup, launched in 2022, aims to enhance the international experience by adding glacier ice, extracted from ancient fjords, into drinks sold at exclusive…
               
SK Group-backed company invests $1 billion in ammonia…
In Texas, a $1 billion ammonia production facility with proprietary hydrogen technology is in the works, aiming to reduce carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants,…
               
US Supreme Court rejects Exxon Mobil’s bid for…
The US Supreme Court has declined the request for a crucial procedural boost sought by Exxon Mobil Corp., Koch Industries Inc., and the American Petroleum…
               
Altus Power secures $100 million credit facility from…
Altus Power, a clean energy giant,  has successfully closed a secured credit facility valued at $100 million, courtesy of an affiliate of Goldman Sachs Asset…
               
Bioglitter emerges as an eco-friendly alternative, yet controversies…
In response to environmental concerns over traditional glitter's microplastic composition, the European Union's ban on loose-plastic glitter sparked the rise of Bioglitter, championed as an…
               
JSW Renew Energy commences first phase of 51…
JSW Renew Energy, a subsidiary of JSW Energy, announced the successful commissioning of the initial phase of its 810 MW wind energy project in Tamil…
               
KLM defends “Fly Responsibly” campaign amid greenwashing allegations
KLM, the Dutch arm of Air France-KLM, appeared in court on Tuesday to address accusations of "greenwashing" by climate group Fossil Free concerning its "Fly…
               
Northwestern Chinese cities implement industrial halts to combat…
In Northwestern China, the cities of Xian and Yinchuan have urged residents to remain indoors, restricted heavy industrial activities, and ceased coal processing.
               
UK High Court rules in favor of ENRC…
London's High Court has ruled in favor of the Kazakh mining group Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC), declaring that the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO)…
               
India’s Adani Green aims to raise $1.12 billion…
On Tuesday, Adani Green Energy of India announced that its major stakeholders will inject $1.12 billion (93.50 billion rupees) into the company to enhance its…
               
US industry consolidation to give big oil players…
In 2023, the oil and gas industry went on a $250 billion buying spree. They took advantage of high stock prices to secure cheaper reserves…
               
Holcim Argentina targets 75% renewable energy usage by…
Holcim Argentina, a prominent cement producer, aims to achieve a significant milestone by utilizing 75% renewable energy throughout the latter half of 2023.
               
240 million PCs at risk of landfill disposal…
Canalys Research has reported that Microsoft Corp's decision to stop supporting the Windows 10 operating system may lead to the disposal of approximately 240 million…
               
COP28: Indonesia state power firm signs 14 clean…
On Friday, Indonesia's state utility Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) announced the signing of 14 agreements with various institutions during the COP28 climate summit, marking a…
Woodside’s shareholder rejects climate plan

Woodside’s shareholders on Wednesday voted against the company’s climate plan, halting its plan for new fossil fuel projects and dealing a significant blow to Australia’s […]

Calls mount for accelerated action on sustainable finance taxonomy in Canada

In two separate open letters released recently, advocates have urged the Canadian federal government to expedite the development of a sustainable finance taxonomy aimed at […]

Australian securities regulator urges firms to prepare for mandatory climate disclosure rules

Joe Longo, Chair of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), has underscored the necessity for Australian businesses to ready themselves for forthcoming mandatory climate […]

Scotiabank’s 2024 Net Zero Research Fund calls out for grant submissions

Scotiabank, one of Canada’s largest multinational banking firms in Toronto, revealed its call for grant submissions. The Net-Zero Research Fund is open to organizations within […]

Biden administration announces $7 billion grants for residential solar projects on Earth Day

In a landmark move coinciding with Earth Day, the Joe Biden administration unveiled a $7 billion initiative aimed at facilitating the installation of residential solar […]

Climate bonds standard expands certification to promote deforestation-free agri-food chains

In response to the urgent need for sustainable agri-food systems amidst climate change and biodiversity loss, the Climate Bonds Standard has broadened its Certification to […]