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RE-Source 2020 press release: Global demand for corporate renewable electricity sourcing continues to grow despite COVID-19 pandemic

RE-Source 2020 press release: Global demand for corporate renewable electricity sourcing continues to grow despite COVID-19 pandemic Brussels, Monday 7th December: Corporate renewable electricity sourcing in Europe has shown continuous growth despite the COVID-19 pandemic, demonstrating the resilience and potential of Europe’s renewable energy sector. In November 2020, the cumulative contracted volume of corporate renewable …

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Long-term climate strategy not impacted by COVID-19, says global business – but governments have a bigger role to play

Long-term climate strategy not impacted by COVID-19, says global business – but governments have a bigger role to play New data released today by international non-profit, The Climate Group, shows a call to climate action from corporates But nearly half (47%) said they still need more supportive government policies to be able to achieve their …

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LafargeHolcim successfully launches first sustainability-linked bond for €850 million

LafargeHolcim successfully launches first sustainability-linked bond for 850 million euro – Commitment to reach the 2030 CO2 reduction target reaffirmed– First bond of its kind in the building materials industry– Order book of 2.6 billion euro On 17 November, LafargeHolcim priced a EUR 850 million sustainability-linked bond with a coupon of 0.5% maturing in 2031. …

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Woolworths joins the global RE100 renewable energy initiative

Woolworths joins the global RE100 renewable energy initiative Woolworths Group commits to be powered by 100% renewable electricity by 2020. As one of Australia’s largest energy users, its RE100 commitment will reduce emissions and create clean energy jobs right across AustraliWoolworths Group is the biggest Australian energy user yet to join RE100. It joins 267 …

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A new level of credibility for PPAs: 24/7 PPA put into practice

A new level of credibility for PPAs: 24/7 PPA put into practice Statkraft develops innovative and tailor-made solutions to support companies in delivering on their sustainability targets. In 2020, Daimler and Statkraft have inked a deal on an industrial scale including a highly credible and sustainability-driven concept for a 24/7 PPA called Pure Statkraft PPA. …

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Pushing the needle forward amidst disruption: new report showcases more robust sustainability reporting

Pushing the needle forward amidst disruption: new report showcases more robust sustainability reporting Geneva/London 21 October 2020: Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) highlights the importance of maintaining sustainability ambitions amidst unprecedented disruption in the eighth edition of Reporting matters – WBCSD’s annual review of its member companies’ sustainability and integrated reports in partnership with …

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Accenture sets industry-leading net-zero, waste and water goals

Press releases Accenture sets industry-leading net-zero, waste and water goals New York, 8 October 2020 – Accenture today announced new commitments to sustainability — including industry-leading goals for net-zero emissions, as well as a newly created leadership role — as it moves to embed responsible business practices in all of its services and across every …

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RE100 LEADERSHIP AWARDS 2020: The Winners

RE100 LEADERSHIP AWARDS 2020: THE WINNERS Global companies are being hailed winners of the inaugural RE100 Leadership Awards at Climate Week NYC. RE100 is a global initiative led by international non-profit the Climate Group in partnership with CDP. It now brings together more than 260 of the world’s most influential companies committed to 100% renewable power in more than 140 …

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