Alina Oprea   |   24 November, 2023 at 10:29 AM

OMV Petrom buys company that collects used edible oil

OMV Petrom, a Romanian oil and gas producer, has signed the contract for the acquisition of 50% of the shares of the Romanian company "Respiră Verde" SRL, a company that collects used cooking oil.

Alina Oprea   |   23 November, 2023 at 12:42 AM

Orange Romania is taking constant steps to reduce its emissions

Orange Romania is aligned with Orange Group's goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2040 and is implementing measures to monitor and optimize energy consumption while simultaneously increasing the use of electricity from renewable sources, says Teodora Toma – CSR Programs Coordinator, Orange Romania. She talked to Green Forum about the ESG objectives of Orange Romania and its commitment to a cleaner environment. She says that operating more sustainably has resulted in a reduction of approximately 4 GWh in the company's energy consumption in 2022. The company has collected approximately 395.000 old phones and many others in its Recycling boxes, a part of which being Refurbished. Orange Romania aims to have up to 20% refurbished phones in its offer by 2025.

Alina Oprea   |   21 November, 2023 at 10:25 AM

1 million hotel beds in Turkey have certificate for sustainability

More than one million hotel beds in Turkey have been verified and received a sustainability certificate, according to figures published by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey and presented at the "World Travel Markets" event.

Alina Oprea   |   3 November, 2023 at 12:47 PM

Schneider Electric finalises acquisition of EcoAct

Schneider Electric has announced that after entering into exclusive negotiations with Atos Group on July 3, 2023, it has finalized the acquisition of EcoAct SAS, a company that offers climate consulting and net zero solutions headquartered in Paris, France.

Alina Oprea   |   17 October, 2023 at 8:20 AM

Heineken to reach net-zero in entire value chain by 2040

Heineken is building on a solid foundation in all the 3 main areas in its sustainability strategy, in every market where it operates, says Ana Crivăț, Director of Corporate Affairs, Heineken Romania. She talked to Green Forum about the company's sustainability goals for 2030 and about Heineken's responsible drinking campaigns.

Alina Oprea   |   5 October, 2023 at 4:37 PM

Vantage Towers to implement sustainable projects on Romanian market

Vantage Towers, a leading European infrastructure operator, is currently exploring the possibility of implementing in Romania some of its sustainable initiatives, based on green energy, that are tested in the present in some other European markets.

Alina Oprea   |   26 September, 2023 at 9:33 AM

Lidl Romania's mission is to act for a better future

Lidl Romania proposes to use more and more renewable energy sources, says Maria Mihai, Head of Corporate Communication and CSR. She talked to Green Forum about what ESG means for Lidl Romania, the company's current sustainability targets, and the measures that the company has taken regarding care for the environment, and reduced water and energy consumption.

Egger Romania to reduce specific greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2030

Egger Romania to reduce specific greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2030

Egger Romania applies a zero-tolerance policy towards illegal logging and implements the strictest controls on all its wood suppliers, says Commercial Director Alina Chifan. She talked to Green Forum about the company's initiatives regarding sustainability and the biggest difficulties in implementing sustainability actions.