VALSER to get its fizz from the air with Climeworks

Coca‑Cola HBC Switzerland is collaborating with Swiss ETH-Spin-off company Climeworks to use this ground-breaking technology for the first time in the beverage industry, forming a crucial platform to further scale the solution. The project is supported by the Klimafonds of Stadtwerk Winterthur, as well as the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment FOEN. VALSER, recently certified as the first CO2-neutral mineral water in Switzerland, will become the first brand to use this technology for its beverages. The global beverage industry is one of the world’s largest users of CO2 to…

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World’s first marketplace for CO2 removals is launched to reverse climate change

Introducing Puro – the world’s first marketplace to kick-start CO2 removal from the atmosphere. Puro is an internal startup at Fortum. This shared experiment pilot joined by a group of 23 pioneering companies aims to find a way to verify, compare and trade CO2 removals. The companies joining the experiment across industry boundaries are Fortum, Tieto, Valio, St1, ÅF Pöyry, Compensate Foundation, Carbofex, Yara Suomi Oy, Lassila & Tikanoja, SOK, Orbix, Nordic Offset, Hedman Partners, South Pole, and SEB. “To stop global warming, it is not enough to limit emissions;…

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Levi Strauss & Co. Commits to Key Climate Targets

Levi Strauss & Co. has joined more than 300 global companies in committing to hit CO2 emission reduction targets through the Science Based Targets initiative. Companies who commit to the Science Based Targets Initiative have two years to develop science-based targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, not only within their own operations but also within their supply chains, based on strict criteria. This approach is meant to move entire industries toward a more efficient and greener supply chain overall. “Levi Strauss & Co. knows that transitioning to a low-carbon…

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