Cross-border PPAs: New opportunities for business to decarbonise their electricity supply across Europe

Cross-border PPAs: New opportunities for business to decarbonise their electricity supply across Europe Geneva, 7 December 2020: Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released a new report to help companies increase their renewable electricity procurement in Europe using cross-border power purchase agreements (PPAs).​ In a cross-border PPA, a company purchases renewable electricity …

PPAs: The market impact of the pandemic in the short, medium and long-term

Webinar PPAs: The market impact of the pandemic in the short, medium and long-term Date: Thursday, 2nd July 2021 What effect has the coronavirus pandemic had on renewable markets, and how has it affected PPAs? Are there opportunities emerging from the crisis such as decreasing energy prices? Join the conversation and discover how the renewable …

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. …

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 …

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 …

PwC commits to net zero by 2030

PwC commits to net zero by 2030 Climate change is one of the most pressing problems facing our world today. It affects everyone – from families worrying about their children’s futures, to pension funds deciding where to invest. So, it is in the interests of everyone that we see systemic change that averts climate catastrophe …