plans to grow its renewable energy capacity from 12 GW to 50 GW by 2030, with a goal of becoming the leading green energy provider in the world. Ørsted also committed
to delivering net-positive biodiversity impact from all its new commissioned renewable energy projects by 2030 at the latest, and pledged
to reuse, recycle, or recover all wind turbine blades from its portfolio.
Unilever brand Dove announced the Dove Forest Restoration Project
– a €8.5 million, 5-year effort to protect and restore 20,000 hectares of forest in Indonesia in collaboration with Conservation International.
French shipping and logistics company CMA CGM committed
to becoming carbon neutral by 2050 and using 10% alternative fuels by 2023.
Heidelberg Cement announced plans
to retrofit a Swedish factory into the world’s first carbon neutral cement plant by 2030 using carbon capture technology.
to introducing green steel into vehicle models by 2025, along with an equity stake in the start up H2 Green Steel.
Heathrow Airport, the UK’s largest airport, incorporated SAF
into its main fuel supply for the first time as it seeks to establish proof of concept for the wide-scale use of SAF to reduce emissions.
The Business Alliance to Scale Climate Solutions
(BASCS) launched – a new collaborative knowledge-sharing network serving organisations seeking to engage, invest in, and scale climate solutions. Founding members include Amazon, Microsoft and Unilever. Partners include EDF, UNEP, and WWF, with BSR serving as the secretariat.
Major firms – including PwC, BT Group, Landsec, EDF and IKEA – teamed up with Count Us In
to launch the Employee Challenge
, a campaign to encourage 100 million employees globally to take personal action on climate change.