First CO2 neutral ACP site
The originally Belgian ACP was established in 1987. ACP recovers, purifies and compresses CO2 from all sorts of CO2 emissions. The purified CO2 is used in numerous processes, particularly in the food industry. ACP is present in Belgium (registered office), France, Poland, Germany and Ukraine.
Green Sahel, the first Plan Vivo certified climate project in Burkina Faso
CO2logic is proud to announce it managed to have the “Green Sahel” climate project certified by Plan Vivo. It is the first certified project of its kind in Burkina Faso.
Door and windows manufacturer Engls NV renews CO2 Neutral label once again this year
Engels NV has renewed its CO2 Neutral label for the 5th year in a row. The CO2 Neutral label guarantees that Engels NV has its CO2 emissions calculated and makes efforts to reduce their impact on the climate. The remaining CO2 emissions, estimated at 281 tonnes CO2e, is offset by Engels NV by supporting the Saving Trees climate project.
WDP wins entrepreneur of the year® 2017 award
WDP, logistics market leader in the Benelux region, brings home the Entrepreneur of the Year® 2017 award, succeeding Vyncke in this distinction. WDP beat out tanker shipping company Euronav and Armonea, specialising in residential care and services, in the final round.
SPADEL is "l'entreprise de l'année®" 2017
Brussels, 16 October 2017. Spadel has been voted ‘L’Entreprise de l’Année®’ 2017. The beverage company succeeds the human resources company Daoust, last year’s winner. The other nominated companies are: Circus-Ardent Group, Colona and FACT Security. This is the 22nd consecutive time that EY has organised this event in conjunction with L’Echo and BNP Paribas Fortis.
CO2 neutral events and team building
People First specializes in organizing team building events and activities. As a responsible and environmentally conscious company, it spares no effort to limit the carbon impact of its activities. In most cases, however, the largest part of the CO2 emissions are generated by the vehicles used by the participants to get the venue of the activity and by catering.
WDP invests 25 million euros in second phase of solar panel project in the Netherlands
As part of its strategy to boost portfolio sustainability, WDP plans to invest some 25 million euros in the second phase of its solar panel project in the Netherlands, launched back in 2015. The granting of SDE+ subsidies for this is complete. Following rollout with clients, between now and the end of 2018, this project will add a total of 25 MWp in additional capacity to the PV portfolio.
Climetrics: World's first climate rating for equity funds launched
The world’s first climate impact rating for funds, Climetrics, launched in July, enabling investors to more easily integrate climate impact into investment decisions.
The rating – symbolized by green leaves “issued” on a scale of one to five– will enable investors to gauge and compare the climate impact of investments in funds and potentially encourage growth in climate-responsible fund products.
+71.000 cookstoves installed in the first 7 months of 2017, thank you !
Today we have passed a milestone of 100.000 tonnes of CO2 (for 2017) that are being prevented to enter into the atmosphere. These important CO2-reductions are achieved through a few climate projects (cookstoves, water, trees,…) but mainly through efficient cookstove climate projects.
Stakeholder feedback round Ecomakala-Virunga climate project
Since more than two decades, the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) promotes various activities in Nord Kivu in order to protect the Virunga National Park in DRC and alleviate poverty in the surrounding communities. One of these activities, is the project “EcoMakala”, which aims to improve the charcoal sector in the province of North Kivu while reducing deforestation.
Martin's Run 2017: 14/05/2017
Join us for the Martin's Run by Martin's Hotels,
the CO2-Neutral running race!
The Martin’s Run is a sporting competition, but it is also the expression of a philosophy. The ambition to combine the pleasures of clean air, physical exercise, well-being, nature and a family outing… and all this in the context of an initiative driven by an eco-responsible attitude and the desire to interact with the community.
Carbon Credits Give $664 Benefits Per Ton, Imperial Says
Carbon-reduction projects generate benefits beyond climate protection of about $664 per metric ton of emissions, according to an Imperial College London University survey.
Le Pain Quotidien UK Becomes Carbon Neutral
At Le Pain Quotidien, they believe that our environment is everything. Their mission to serve fresh, wholesome food means that they consider the impact they have on the environment in nearly every aspect of their business. In this vein, we are thrilled to announce that the UK restaurants of Le Pain Quotidien have been certified carbon neutral by the climate advisory organisation CO2logic – an exciting step for Le Pain Quotidien in their ongoing sustainability journey.
25 US Cities have Now Committed to 100% Renewables
In March 2017, two more cities in the U.S. have committed to transition to 100% renewable energy, bringing the total number of cities committing to this ambitious target to 25.