Danish Carlsberg brewery saves 1 billion litres of water with new technology
Almost two years ago, Carlsberg Denmark broke grounds on its new water recycling plant. Since then, by recycling 90% of all process water from production, the brewery has saved almost 1 billion litres of water.
Carlsberg Group commits to UN Women’s Empowerment Principles
Carlsberg Group has signed the guiding principles on women’s empowerment and gender equity, further cementing the company’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion commitment.
Carlsberg Group concludes Together Towards ZERO programme, exceeding targets on carbon and water
The resulting ambitions for a ZERO Carbon Footprint, ZERO Water Waste, ZERO Irresponsible Drinking and a ZERO Accidents Culture set quantitative targets to be achieved by the end of 2022.
IKEA increases transparency about origin of wood in products
IKEA uses wood more than any other material, and for the very first time, shares all of the 45 markets suppliers sourced wood from in FY22.
Carlsberg Sweden invests in electric transportation
Carlsberg Sweden has been working continuously to reduce the carbon footprint in all parts of the business.
[eMarketer] US retailers and brands shift manufacturing away from China
Nineteen percent of US companies cut their investment in China this year, a marked increase from 10% last year, per the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai
TotalEnergies and Holcim join forces to study solutions for first carbon-free cement plant in Belgium
Various energies and technologies will be assessed for the efficient capture, utilization, and sequestration (CCUS) of around 1.3 million metric tons of CO2 emitted by the facility every year.
Carlsberg signs Power Purchase Agreement with renewable energy company Better Energy
Carlsberg's new PPA contributes progress on two targets under the brewer's ambitious new ESG programme, Together Towards ZERO and Beyond (TTZAB):
Sasol Chemicals German facility to double its use of green steam from biomass cogeneration facility
Sasol Chemicals, a business unit of Sasol Ltd., plans to double its use of green steam from a first of its kind biomass cogeneration facility adjacent to its Brunsbüttel, Germany facility.
BASF achieves target of sourcing all palm oils from certified sustainable sources
German multinational chemical company BASF has reached its goal of sourcing all palm (kernel) oils certified from sustainable sources by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in 2021.
Henkel joins the Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association
The membership of the company´s Loctite 3D Printing business underlines the commitment to sustainability initiatives and aims to open up discussions on the environmental benefits of additive design and foster the adoption of (AM) in the future.
Carlsberg Group targets net zero carbon emissions by 2040 as part of new ESG programme
These include a roadmap to achieve net zero carbon emissions across the entire value chain by 2040, from the barley in the fields to the beer in hand.
Sasol Chemicals achieves sustainability milestone at three largest European sites
Sasol Chemicals, a business unit of Sasol Ltd, has earned certification from the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) system for its three largest manufacturing facilities in Europe.
Henkel strengthens strategic positioning with new corporate brand identity
Henkel has strategically evolved and redesigned its global corporate brand identity, together with MetaDesign, the brand consultancy of Publicis Groupe Germany.
Carlsberg makes bio-based and fully recyclable bottles available to consumers
In its largest pilot to date, Carlsberg Group has revealed the trial of its new Fibre Bottle, putting the bio-based and fully recyclable beer bottle into the hands of consumers for the first time.
Husqvarna expands Power for All Alliance partnership
Husqvarna Group’s largest division, Husqvarna Forest & Garden, is now joining the Power for All Alliance with selected products.
CEMEX to operate fully on alternative fuels at UK cement plant
Climafuel is a waste derived fuel which is made using household residual and commercial waste that would otherwise go to landfills. This is another major milestone in CEMEX’s global Future in Action decarbonization strategy.
Carlsberg feted for having the world’s most water efficient brewery
Developed through collaboration with the multi-stakeholder Danish partnership for Resource and water efficient Industrial food Production (DRIP), our Fredericia brewery in Denmark began operating its new state-of-the-art water-recycling plant in 2021.
BASF and BMW Group bet on renewable raw materials for automotive coatings
The BMW Group is the first carmaker to place its trust in more sustainable automotive OEM coatings certified according to BASF’s biomass balance approach.
Italian manufacturer Piaggio selects Publicis Groupe Belgium as media agency
Piaggio is a world-renowned Italian manufacturer, based in Pontedera, near Pisa, that produces engines as well as motorcycles, scooters and mopeds. Piaggio is notably the inventor of the scooter, the famous Vespa.
Henkel to invest in Emerald Technology Ventures’ sustainable packaging innovation fund
Emerald has longstanding experience in industrial technology and advanced materials, well-established role linking conglomerates with startups, and track record of strong returns for Limited Partners.
Eni and Air Liquide to cooperate for the decarbonization of hard-to-abate industries in Europe
Eni and Air Liquide have entered into a collaboration agreement aimed at assessing decarbonization solutions in the Mediterranean region of Europe, focused on hard-to-abate industrial sectors.
More Henkel sites achieve carbon-neutral production
The company has already been exclusively using green electricity and biogas for the Düsseldorf production of liquid products and dishwasher tabs since July 2021.
Carlsberg Group, the Carlsberg Foundation and the Tuborg Foundation donate DKK 75 million to relief efforts in Ukraine
The DKK 75 million will be donated, amongst others, through the Danish branches of recognised international aid organisations.
Henkel details sustainability achievements in new report
Henkel has published its 31st Sustainability Report, detailing its achievements and progress in 2021 while also outlining its new 2030+ Sustainability Ambition Framework.
Henkel outlines key trends shaping packaging’s sustainable future in 2022
The challenges for the year ahead were explored at the close of 2021 by Henkel alongside manufacturers and other experts from across the entire packaging and consumer goods supply chain at the second Henkel Sustainability Days.
Henkel materials improve reliability, safety and cost-effectiveness of electric vehicle chargers
As environmental consciousness and sustainability continue to influence buying behavior, EV unit sales are projected to continue on this trajectory and expand as much as 30% through 2030, by some estimates.
AB InBev unveils new brand identity
The company has now announced that it is building on these announcements with the unveiling of our new visual brand identity, which connects with its new purpose and evolved strategy.
Plastic Energy, TotalEnergies partner for an advanced recycling project in Spain
Plastic Energy and TotalEnergies announced a new agreement to promote the development of advanced plastic recycling. Under this agreement, Plastic Energy plans to build a second advanced recycling plant in Sevilla, Spain.
Comet Bio announces food sustainability investment to build a manufacturing facility in Denmark
Comet Bio, a manufacturer of healthy and sustainable ingredients, announced an investment with RE Energy to build a dedicated manufacturing facility in Denmark.
IKEA scales up social business collaborations to include more marginalized groups
The collaboration will broaden the range of products produced in a sustainable industrial environment. The first collection VÅRDANDE will launch in June 2022.
Carlsberg group earns double A score for global climate and water stewardship
Carlsberg Group has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its prestigious ‘A List’ for tackling climate change, as well as acting to protect water security.
Coca-Cola partners with Tech Partners to create bottle prototype made from plant-based sources
The prototype bottle comes more than a decade after the company’s PlantBottle™ debuted as the world’s first recyclable PET plastic bottle made with up to 30% plant-based material.
Redefine Meat commercially launches world's first whole cuts of new-meat in new culinary concepts
Redefine Meat announced the launch of the first ever category of plant-based whole cuts that achieve a level of product quality comparable to high-quality animal meat available within select restaurants in the UK.
Carlsberg Group pledges to use its marketing to drive climate action
Carlsberg Group has signed the World Federation of Advertiser’s (WFA) Planet Pledge – a global commitment to making marketing teams a force for positive change both internally and by inspiring consumers to act.
[Marketing Week] Bob Koigi: Sustainable brands and campaigns
Companies and institutions are increasingly leaning towards sustainable practices to respond to growing global problems.
Carlsberg’s Swiss brewery embraces electric trucks for sustainable transportation
The Feldschlösschen brewery, Switzerland, is now delivering to customers in the country through a fleet of 20 new 26-tonne electric trucks – the world’s first mass-produced electric trucks from Renault Trucks.
Carlsberg trials world’s most efficient solar thermal heat capture in Greece
The pilot could pave the way towards Carlsberg Group’s target for ZERO carbon emissions from its breweries by 2030, as part of its Together Towards ZERO programme.
Coca-Cola becomes global implementing partner for Ocean Cleanup’s River project
The Coca-Cola Company and The Ocean Cleanup are teaming up behind a clear objective: to stem the tide of marine waste by intercepting plastic debris from rivers around the world.
Sinebrychoff becomes world’s first carbon neutral manufacturer of Coca-Cola
The oldest brewery in the Nordic countries and the oldest foodstuff company in Finland has produced its beverages with 100 % renewable energy since the beginning of 2021.
Carlsberg unveils new water recycling plant, becomes world’s most water efficient brewery
Carlsberg has inaugurating a new, revolutionary water recycling plant that recycles 90% of the process water at the Carlsberg brewery in Fredericia, Denmark.
Heineken Netherlands to transition to green electricity by January 2022
This landmarks a remarkable achievement in the beer manufacturer’s path to net zero impact, reaching carbon neutrality in our own production by 2030.
Heineken unveils 2030 Brew a Better World ambitions
Heineken has announced its 2030 Brew a Better World programme, a new set of ambitious commitments aimed at driving a positive impact on the environment, social sustainability and the responsible consumption of alcohol.
Heineken targets to be carbon neutral in production by 2030 and full value chain by 2040
From barley to bar, Heineken has focused on concrete actions to reduce its carbon footprint, working closely with customers, consumers and suppliers.
Heineken partners with Glass Futures, Enric to produce low carbon glass bottles
Heineken has partnered with a not-for-profit research technology organization, Glass Futures and its supplier Encirc to create sustainable low carbon glass bottles by developing technology and improving processes across manufacturing and the supply chain.
Volvo Cars to fully go electric by 2030
Volvo Cars is committed to becoming a leader in the fast-growing premium electric car market and plans to become a fully electric car company by 2030.
Carlsberg to trial glass bottles with up to 90 per cent lower carbon impact
The trial with glass bottle supplier, Encirc, uses 100% biofuel and increases recycled content of the bottles to 100% while maintaining quality.
Cannasure, DanCann Pharma sign distribution agreement for Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland
Cannassure Therapeutics, an Israel based developer and producer of innovative medical cannabis products, announces the singing of an exclusive distribution agreement with DannCan Pharma.
KND Labs opens new CBD ingredients fulfillment & distribution center in London
KND Labs, a premier manufacturer of hemp-derived ingredients, has opened a new fulfillment and distribution center in London.
Cargill builds $21m House of Chocolate complex in Belgium to facilitate customer innovation in dynamic chocolate market
In a move to facilitate better product development and enhance the customer collaboration experience, Cargill unveiled its plans for a “House of Chocolate” complex at its Mouscron, Belgium site.
Valoya launches two new greenhouse LED grow lights in Finland
Valoya, the research driven manufacturer of horticultural LED grow lights has expanded its RX-Series line of greenhouse LEDs with two new models - RX500 and RX600.
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