Diageo commits to a renewable future in Africa

Diageo is investing £180 million in renewable energy resources across its African sites to ensure its breweries are the most carbon and water efficient possible. This commitment represents Diageo’s largest environmental investment in a decade confirming our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint and addressing climate change. Here are the highlights of what is happening: The investment will touch 11 of Diageo’s African brewing sites It will deliver new solar energy, biomass power and water recovery initiatives. It will bring new infrastructure designed to improve the long-term sustainability of Diageo’s…

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HEINEKEN announces ‘Drop the C’ programme

HEINEKEN has announced its ‘Drop the C’ programme for renewable energy. With ‘Drop the C’ the company aims to grow its share of renewable thermal energy and electricity in production from the current level of 14% to 70% by 2030. HEINEKEN wants to drive a real change towards renewable energy and will therefore not purchase unbundled certificates to meet its reduction targets. In addition, new emission goals will be set for distribution and cooling and, for the first time, also for packaging. The brewer commits to set science based targets…

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AT&T Announces One of the Largest Corporate Renewable Energy Purchases; Signs on to Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles

AT&T will purchase 520 megawatts (MW) of wind power through 2 agreements with subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources, the world’s largest operator of renewable energy projects. Together, these deals constitute one of the largest corporate renewable energy purchases in the U.S. It’s also a key component of their goal to develop and leverage technology solutions that enable carbon savings 10 times the footprint of their operations by 2025. 220 MW of power will come from the Minco V Wind Farm located in Caddo County, Oklahoma. 300 MW will come from a wind farm…

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New interactive film provides hope for the future of the planet

It really is possible to power the world entirely with green energy. That’s the message in ‘Home’, a new interactive film from Danish renewable energy company, Ørsted. The film transforms climate change from a global crisis to a personal experience by challenging any previous conceptions of what ‘home’ means to each of us. When reflecting on the significant effects of climate change, one usually thinks of it impacting someone and somewhere else. But ‘Home’ demonstrates how all the things we hold closest are threatened by global warming. No matter who…

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