Hyundai Motor Group Affiliates to Join Climate Group’s RE100, Aim to Expand Renewable Energy Use

Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) has announced that five key affiliate companies, including Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai Motor) and Kia Corporation (Kia), will join Climate Group’s RE100, a global initiative committed to moving toward 100 percent renewable energy. Joining 300 other global companies, the Group plans to further accelerate efforts on sustainable development and carbon neutrality. Hyundai Motor and Kia, along with Hyundai Mobis Co., Hyundai Wia and Hyundai Transys Inc., each will submit applications to the Korea RE100 Committee later this month. While all five companies aim to transition…

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All states and regions must commit to net zero emissions now to fight climate change

The leaders of major states and regions, including California, Chungnam Province and Catalonia, are calling on their counterparts worldwide to adopt net zero emissions targets now to tackle the effects of climate change. So far only 9% of states and regions in the largest emitting countries have made such commitments and much more is needed to keep temperature rises to 1.5 degrees. Following major climate announcements from national governments at President Biden’s Leaders’ Summit last week, attention is shifting to the role of state and regional governments, which control many…

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New SteelZero initiative receives backing from major businesses, ramping up demand for clean steelmaking

SteelZero, a global initiative aimed at driving market demand for net zero steel has launched today with support from eight major steel buyers and specifiers from across sectors including construction and renewable energy. This marks the beginning of a significant global business push for clean steel, with the first companies to have signed up to SteelZero entailing:  BHC Ltd – leading UK structural steel fabrication and construction company. Bourne Group Ltd – leading UK constructional steelwork company. Grosvenor Britain & Ireland – international property investor and developer. Lendlease – multinational…

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AstraZeneca electrifies its global vehicle fleet

The Climate Group has announced that global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca will join its business leadership initiative on electric vehicles, EV100. AstraZeneca is setting new standards for industry leadership on tackling air pollution and climate change by announcing a switch of its 16,000 strong vehicle fleet to electric to limit the health impacts of air pollution across the globe. The company, which is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, with major corporate sites in the US and Sweden, is the first pharmaceutical company to join the EV100 initiative by The Climate Group, the…

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The Climate Group and the ABB FIA Formula E Championship Award Panasonic Jaguar Racing the First Climate Champion Award

The Climate Group and the ABB FIA Formula E Championship presented the first Climate Champion Award to Panasonic Jaguar Racing at the end of season gala awards, celebrating the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E Championship. This sustainability award recognizes efforts in advancing the fight against climate change with ambition, innovation, and pace within the Formula E ecosystem. Panasonic Jaguar Racing has shown a clear race-to-road technological transfer with the official support series to the championship, the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY. The game-changing all-electric performance SUV has been modified specifically for the…

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