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11 Feb, 2019, 13:00 GMT Global Foil Rollers Re-elect Göksal Güngör as President For the Second Term

Assan Alüminyum's Managing Director Göksal Güngör has been re-elected to serve for a two-year period as the President of Global Foil Roller...


11 Feb, 2019, 13:00 GMT Global Foil Rollers Re-elect Göksal Güngör as President for the Second Term

Assan Alüminyum's General Manager Göksal Güngör has been re-elected to serve for a two-year period as the President of Global Foil Roller Initiative...


07 Feb, 2019, 09:59 GMT Garnier Joins Forces With the GoodPlanet Foundation for a 3-Year Environmental and Ecological Partnership

In 2019, as the brand affirms its commitments and confirms its transition towards more naturalness, Garnier is partnering the GoodPlanet Foundation...


06 Feb, 2019, 14:22 GMT Firmenich Reinforces Global Environmental Leadership With Fourth CDP Top Score This Year

Recognized as a global environmental leader with a CDP triple 'A' score, Firmenich further reinforced its impact with its top ranking on the CDP...


06 Feb, 2019, 14:18 GMT Firmenich Reinforces Global Environmental Leadership With Fourth CDP Top Score This Year

Recognized as a global environmental leader with a CDP triple 'A' score, Firmenich further reinforced its impact with its top ranking on the CDP...


05 Feb, 2019, 17:15 GMT Impacts Of Climate Change On Real Estate Highlight Need For A Better Understanding Of Investment Risk Assessment Practices, Says New Report From ULI And Heitman

A new report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global multidisciplinary real estate organization, and Heitman LLC (Heitman), a global real...


04 Feb, 2019, 10:55 GMT Loop Industries and L'OCCITANE Sign Multi-Year Supply Agreement to Transition to 100% Sustainable PET Plastic

The L'OCCITANE Group has selected Loop Industries as a key supplier of 100% recycled sustainable PET plastic. This represents an important milestone...


04 Feb, 2019, 07:06 GMT Golden Agri-Resources: The Way Forward for Palm Oil is Sustainable Production, not a Phase Out

Ahead of the original deadline for the adoption of the European Union's (EU) Renewable Energy Directive (RED) II delegated act on Indirect Land Use...


24 Jan, 2019, 12:13 GMT Study Shows Adoption of Bonsucro Sustainability Standard Can Halve Sugarcane Industry GHG Emissions

A new study published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) journal, led by University of Minnesota, in collaboration...


24 Jan, 2019, 00:01 GMT Harwell Campus EnergyTec Cluster Grows 17 Percent in First Six Months

- Campus cohort includes The Faraday Institution, Siemens, EDF Energy, Ricardo Energy & Environment, and fast-growing start-ups Zap&Go and MIRICO...


23 Jan, 2019, 17:32 GMT Rising Use of Smart Leak Detection Devices for Non-revenue Water Propels the Leak Management-as-a-Service Model

Water lost through leaking pipes is a huge contributor to non-revenue water (NRW), as most urban centers across the globe have water pipelines that...


23 Jan, 2019, 05:00 GMT SC Johnson Announces Global Partnership with Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Today, SC Johnson and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation announce a global partnership reflective of their mutual passion and dedication to accelerating...


22 Jan, 2019, 07:31 GMT Electrolux Makes Global 100 Ranking on Sustainability and CDP's Climate List

Electrolux has today been recognized by two prestigious organizations as a global leader in corporate sustainability. The accolades include being on...


15 Jan, 2019, 15:12 GMT Nestlé Accelerates Action to Tackle Plastic Waste

Nestlé today laid out its broader vision to achieve a waste-free future and announced a series of specific actions towards meeting its April 2018...


15 Jan, 2019, 08:46 GMT Mohamed bin Zayed Honours Winners of Zayed Sustainability Prize 2019

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and His Highness...


15 Jan, 2019, 07:00 GMT Johnson & Johnson Vision launches the UK's first free nationwide recycling programme for all contact lenses

Over two-thirds (70%)1 of consumers are confused about the types of household items they can recycle, according to recent research by Johnson &...


10 Jan, 2019, 13:00 GMT Firmenich Joins RE100 and Reaches 100% Renewable Power Across Its European and US Manufacturing Sites

Firmenich is proud to have joined RE100, a global initiative of the world's most influential companies, all committed to 100% renewable power. Today, ...


09 Jan, 2019, 04:00 GMT New EIU Research Highlights Initiatives From Across the Indian Ocean Region Encouraging the Sustainable Development of the Ocean

The report presents case studies of innovative approaches to the most pressing ocean challenges facing the Indian Ocean Rim countries; Case studies...


08 Jan, 2019, 08:55 GMT ElectriFI Supports REDAVIA's Expansion in Ghana's C&I Sector

Solar technology company REDAVIA and ElectriFI have signed a USD2m financing agreement to support REDAVIA's expansion in Ghana's industrial and...


03 Jan, 2019, 17:47 GMT Cashplus Announces Degradable PVC 'Bank Card of the Future'

No signature strip and it will degrade in waste. Innovative new card from leading digital bank challenger coming early this year Cashplus, the...