Europe’s largest solar-storage-hydrogen project

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Spanish energy company Iberdrola plans to build a 100 MW solar park, a storage facility, and a hydrogen production station in Puertollano, central Spain. The €150 million project is scheduled to be operational next year. The 500 MW Nuñez de Balboa PV plant, under construction in Spain’s south west. The project is set to come […]

Hydrogen storage in salt caverns in France

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Hydrogène de France and gas grid company Teréga plan to launch a feasibility study for a 1.5 GWh pilot hydrogen storage project in caverns in the southwest of the country. Hydrogène de France and French gas grid operator Teréga have announced a plan to store hydrogen in disused salt caverns in France. The companies have […]

Daniel Meron: Global food security in the shadow of Covid-19

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Dear Mr. Ambassador, before we start discussing the issue of food security, let me ask you about the latest pandemic situation in Israel.   Unfortunately, Israel is suffering today from a second wave of coronavirus. Intensive efforts are underway to lower the infection rate and reduce morbidity. Governments around the world are grappling these days […]

Bank of America to measure carbon impact of loans and investments

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The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) has announced that Bank of America has joined its initiative to develop a common framework to assess financed emissions.   The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) has announced that Bank of America has joined its initiative to develop a common framework to assess financed emissions. By joining […]

Demystifying sustainability terminology

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Sustainability and ESG are known for their abundance of terms, definitions and alphabet soups. To demystify terminology and lingo, Latham & Watkins LLP has released its Book of Jargon® – Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG): a comprehensive digital glossary, developed for the business, academic, and legal community with a foreword from Rodney Irwin, Managing Director […]

Technology and the workplace: putting people first

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Over 20 member companies of WBCSD have collaborated on shared business principles aimed at putting people first when it comes to the impact of technology on how work is carried out by direct employees, contract and temporary workers, and workers throughout the supply chain. This includes automation, digitization, AI, machine learning, ICT, platform technologies, IoT, […]

How is WBCSD responding to the COVID-19 crisis?

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WBCSD has initiated a special call to action for our members, leveraging our combined business expertise to address this crisis and support the critical role of business. Three new projects – vital supply chains, return to “normal” scenarios and long-term impacts – are underway with regular updates provided through our channels.   Source: www.wbcsd.org

The Soft Commodities Forum reports significant progress in sustainable soy efforts

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A new report from the Soft Commodities Forum Report shows SCF members are on track to deliver traceability targets by end of 2020. In addition, two new partnerships with Solidaridad and Produce, Conserve, Include (PCI), are expanding efforts to engage producers towards sustainable production.   Report shows SCF members are on track to deliver traceability […]

A recipe to reduce food loss and waste

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Reducing food loss and waste is one of the most important levers to transform our food system to achieve our healthy people healthy planet goal. Recently BCG and SONAE with support from WBCSD’s FReSH project, have conducted a project aimed at identifying the most impactful solutions throughout the value chain, to reduce fruit and vegetable loss […]