How can the EU unlock the potential of sustainable healthcare?

What is the amount of waste generated by the healthcare sector in the EU? Will it be more eco-friendly? And can AI be a key factor in its digitalisation? Join this Euronews Debate to discuss it with the panel of experts on June 29, 11 am CEST.

Euronews Debate on Industrial Evolution & the Green Deal

On 15 February 2021, European Commission Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans and 6 ERT Members (Dimitri Papalexopoulos, Helge Lund, Ilham Kadri, Ola Kaellenius, Jim Snabe and Ignacio Galàn) participated in special Green Deal themed edition of the Euronews Debates. Find out more by clicking here or watch the debate by clicking the video on the right.

Smurfit Kappa paper mill unveils new sustainable innovation

21 October 2022: Smurfit Kappa’s Townsend Hook paper mill in the UK has introduced a new state-of-the art drying process innovation to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions. Read more

A.P. Moller - Maersk continues green transformation with six additional large container vessels

5 October 2022: Maersk announces that it has ordered a further six large ocean-going vessels that can sail on green methanol. With the order, Maersk has in total ordered 19 vessels with dual-fuel engines able to operate on green methanol. Read more

Nestlé launches Nescafé Plan 2030 to help drive regenerative agriculture, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve farmers' livelihoods

4 October 2022: Nescafé, Nestlé’s largest coffee brand and one of the world’s favourite coffees, outlined today its extensive plan to help make coffee farming more sustainable: the Nescafé Plan 2030. Read more

Solvay and Iberdrola join forces to produce green electricity

23 September 2022: Solvay and Iberdrola are teaming up on a new project that will provide green electricity for Solvay’s plants in Tavaux and Saint Fons, France. Under the agreement, 172 hectares of land will be used to build a ground-mounted photovoltaic facility. Read more

Break-through: Volvo Trucks starts series production of heavy electric trucks

14 September 2022: Volvo Trucks is beginning series production of the electric versions of the company’s most important product range, its heavy-duty trucks: Volvo FH, Volvo FM and Volvo FMX. These trucks can operate at a total weight of 44 tonnes* and the three models represent around two thirds of the company’s sales. Read more

BMW Group offers fully vegan interiors from 2023 onwards

7 September 2022: Demand for vegan interior fittings is steadily increasing. The BMW Group is working with start-ups to develop high-quality leather alternatives. Thus, reducing the CO2 footprint of surfaces by 85%. Read more

A World First: Holcim produces 100% recycled clinker

4 August 2022: In June 2022, Holcim produced the world’s first clinker made entirely of recycled minerals at its plant in Altkirch, France. This marks a breakthrough in circular construction. Read more

Solvay accelerates pace toward net zero emissions with new scope 3 target

27 July 2022: Solvay today announces its plans to reduce scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions by -24% by 2030. This new target of -24%, which addresses the greenhouse gas emissions of suppliers, customers and beyond in the value chain, puts the Group among leading companies in the global chemical sector. Read more

Shell to start building Europe’s largest renewable hydrogen plant

6 July 2022: Shell Nederland B.V. and Shell Overseas Investments B.V., subsidiaries of Shell plc, have taken the final investment decision to build Holland Hydrogen I, which will be Europe’s largest renewable hydrogen plant once operational in 2025. The 200MW electrolyser will be constructed on the Tweede Maasvlakte in the port of Rotterdam and will produce up to 60,000 kilograms of renewable hydrogen per day. Read more

Hydro Rein Hub: Delivering energy efficiency and reduction through advanced visualization and analytic tools

13 June 2022: Hydro’s renewable energy company Hydro Rein has fast-tracked the development of a new digital platform aimed at providing advanced insights into energy consumption.

What will it take for asset-heavy industries to reach net-zero? It’s not just a matter of replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy. It’s also about driving energy usage down by striving for efficiencies, introducing new technologies and solutions that help optimize all aspects of industrial operations. Read more