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16 Jul
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New Low Carbon Coffee Variety Unveiled by Nestlé
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Nestlé has introduced Star 4, a new Arabica coffee variety designed to withstand climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This high-yielding variety, resistant to coffee...
09 Jul
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Alpiq Sells Swiss Rooftop Solar Portfolio
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Alpiq, a Swiss power producer, has sold its 5.5-MWp rooftop photovoltaic portfolio to PS Panneaux Solaires SA, focusing on core operations and renewable energy integration. The ins...
05 Jul
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New Insurance Coverage for Clean Hydrogen Projects Launched
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Zurich Insurance Group and Aon have launched an insurance program for clean hydrogen projects, covering expenses up to $250 million. This initiative supports the development of gre...
02 Jul
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Federal Council Opens CO2 Ordinance for Public Input
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Switzerland's Federal Council has initiated a public consultation for the CO2 Ordinance until October 17, 2024. The ordinance outlines strategies to cut greenhouse gas emissions by...
28 Jun
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Swiss Government Plans to Broaden Corporate Sustainability Reports
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Switzerland is set to align its sustainability reporting standards with the EU, expanding mandatory disclosures for companies. The new rules will increase the number of firms requi...
26 Jun
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Federal Council Backs New Green Finance Rules
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On 19 June 2024, the Federal Council reviewed new self-regulatory rules by Swiss financial organizations to combat greenwashing. These rules align with the Council's 2022 stance on...
25 Jun
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Hotelplan and #tide Partner for Ocean Cleanup
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Tide Ocean (#tide) in Lengnau, Bern, teams up with Swiss tour operator Hotelplan to fight ocean plastic pollution. Hotelplan supports #tide’s efforts in Thailand, focusing on the R...
21 Jun
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Synhelion Completes Solar Energy Plant Milestone
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Synhelion has completed its first industrial-scale demonstration plant, DAWN, in Jülich, Germany, where it will produce carbon-neutral aviation fuel using concentrated solar energy...
19 Jun
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Carbon Standards International Launches Global Tree C-Sink
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Carbon Standards International AG has introduced the Global Tree C-Sink to certify tree-based carbon sinks. This standard measures CO2 absorbed by trees, ensuring sustainable fores...
11 Jun
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Mycosuisse and Eoc Energy Ocean Win AKS Environment Award
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The Albert Koechlin Foundation (AKS) awarded the 2024 Environment Award to mycosuisse and eoc energy ocean, each receiving 40,000 Swiss francs. Mycosuisse, based in Lucerne, uses f...