Tag: sustainability

New Law to Make Products on the EU Market More Sustainable

An EU law has come into force that will enable the setting of ecodesign requirements and information for almost all categories of physical goods that come onto the EU market. The new...

ABB Investing 35 Million Dollars in New U.K. Earthing and Lightning Protection Factory

Lightning strikes and electrical surges disrupt critical operations and cause billions of dollars in damage to structures and equipment each year. With growing reliance on electronics and data centers, ABB is investing...

The New Era of Artificial Intelligence – and What it Means for the Data Center Segment

Artificial intelligence is currently the most potent force transforming how we process, analyze, and use data. Predictions say that the artificial intelligence market will reach a whopping $407 billion by 2027. We...

Is it Possible to Combine the Chemical Industry and Circular Economy?

The chemical industry is an important segment of the global economy because it employs more than 15 million people worldwide and has global annual revenues of 5.7 trillion dollars, according to data...

With the Novaston Team, Schneider Electric has LEED Platinum Certification

The InGrid office building of the company Schneider Electric recently received LEED Platinum certification. The entire certification process, from the very beginning of implementation to realization, was led by the Novaston Project...

Solving Problems With Higher Harmonics

The substantial energy efficiency and performance gains of using variable speed drives (VSD s) to control the vast number of electric motors, pumps and fans used in the water industry are well...

Sustainability is driven by consumers

“European companies view sustainability from the perspective of guaranteed long-term income growth, and they believe that a sustainable product can bring them an additional income of as much as 23 per cent...

2023 Strategic Foresight Report: sustainability and wellbeing at the heart of Europe’s Open Strategic Autonomy

Today, the European Commission presented the 2023 Strategic Foresight Report, which analyses how to put ‘sustainability and people's wellbeing at the heart of Europe's Open Strategic Autonomy' and suggests ten concrete actions...

ABB and Microsoft collaborate to bring generative AI to industrial applications

Expanding on their long-standing partnership, ABB will collaborate with Microsoft on the integration of Azure OpenAI Service into the ABB Ability™ Genix Industrial Analytics and AI suite. The companies will work together...

EBRD to Invest in Lamda’s Green Bond in Greece

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has successfully participated in a green bond issued by Lamda Development in Greece, investing 20 million euros in the total 230 million euros offering. Lamda...

Uranium Legacy Sites Remediated in Kyrgyz Republic

The successful completion of remediation works at the former uranium legacy sites in Shekaftar and Min-Kush, in the Kyrgyz Republic, brings a major environmental benefit for Central Asia’s most populous region and...

BMW Group Joins Sustainable Lithium Mining Project in Chile

Responsible management of natural resources is one of the core elements of the BMW Group’s commitment to sustainability. Within the framework of these activities, the company has joined the cross-sector “Responsible Lithium...

Cities Play Pivotal Roles in Europe’s Sustainability Transition

Cities are centers of innovation and economic activity but they also affected by social challenges such as segregation, poverty and inequality. Environmental challenges for cities range from worsening impacts of climate change,...

How Eco-Labelling Can Drive Consumer Decision-Making

“What exactly happens between the farm and the table?” Each year, 17 percent of total global food available at retail may be wasted, including 11 percent at the household level, says the United...

Evaluate, Anticipate and Act!

These are three major principles of Portugal’s Air Strategy, one of many adopted by the government of this country to mitigate climate change consequences and safeguard the environment. We talked to the...

Sustainability is in Fashion

The concept of fast fashion prevails in the fashion industry. Garments are mass produced, and from harmful materials, and in the process of their creation, many natural resources are consumed. When we...

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