Sunday 23 January 2022

DB Schenker, Lufthansa Cargo take Lenovo on green flights

Lenovo is joining DB Schenker and Lufthansa Cargo on their way towards greener supply chains, flying 20 tonnes of chargeable weight per week from Shanghai (PVG) to Frankfurt (FRA).    The carbon-neutral freighter flight is the only regular full charter conn


Tadweer to float tenders for waste-to-energy, MRF-DRF facilities

Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) will soon be floating tenders for two key projects - a waste-to-energy project and a MRF-RDF (Material Recovery Facilities- Refuse Derived Fuel) project during the first quarter of 2022, said its top official.  


On demand green energy to launch in the UAE

On-demand clean energy, bringing renewable power to where it is needed, is going to be a reality in the UAE, through a new joint venture, HYPR.    The new venture is formed by the leading on-demand refuelling and vehicle services company, Cafu, the largest


Eastman to invest up to $1bn on largest plastic recycling facility

Eastman, a global specialty materials company, plans to invest up to $1 billion on the world's largest material-to-material molecular recycling facility in France.    This facility will use Eastman's polyester renewal technology to recycle up to 160


Volvo Trucks launching electric truck with longer range

Continuing to lead the deployment of zero-tailpipe emission trucks across the world, Volvo Trucks is launching in North America an enhanced version of its Volvo VNR Electric. This truck has up to 85% increased range and faster charging.   The Volvo VNR Electric


Gates Foundation, Wellcome pledge $300m to fight pandemics

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome each pledged $150 million for a total of $300 million to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (Cepi).    Cepi is a global partnership launched five years ago this week by the governments of


Energy transition a multi-trillion opportunity: UAE

Energy transition presents a multi-trillion-dollar opportunity that the UAE and its partners can capitalise on, said Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Special Envoy for Climate Change.    Globally, at least $3 tr


Masdar’s WiSER platform explores inclusiveness

Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy (WiSER), one of Masdar’s outreach platforms, has explored the positive impact of energy access on inclusive sustainable development.    This was done at its virtual Annual Forum, held as part o


ExxonMobil announces ambition for net zero by 2050

ExxonMobil has announced its ambition to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions for operated assets by 2050, backed by a comprehensive approach to develop detailed emission-reduction roadmaps for major facilities and assets.   The net-zero ambition is contain


Summertown Interiors achieves WELL Health-Safety rating

Summertown Interiors, a leading fit-out contractor specialising in green interiors in the UAE, has earned the WELL Health-Safety Rating for its Dubai head office in Jafza through the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI). The WELL Health-Safety Rating is an evidence-based,

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