The market for batteries to store energy produced from the use of photovoltaic panels could grow by 25% per year until 2030, from €40 million in 2022.
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.
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.
The growth of the hydrogen-based economy in Germany is slowing, even as the global positive development continues, according to E.ON.
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.
Nokian Tyres has joined the Polestar 0 project that aims to create a climate-neutral car by 2030.
Mega Image has published, for the fourth consecutive year, the annual non-financial report.
The Council of ESG Employers in Romania (CPESGR) has invited professionals dedicated to the environment, social aspects, and corporate governance to participate in the development of the first Guide for the implementation of ESG in Romania.
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.
Kaufland Romania has announced the opening of a new store in sector 4 of Bucharest, with ecological facilities, plastic packaging recycling machines, and a green roof.
CATL aims to build a comprehensive battery production value chain that meets sustainability criteria in all respects.
As of September 30, Turkey hosts 6,156 verified and certified units in the field of sustainability. They are mainly found in the provinces of Antalya, Istanbul, and Muğla.
The first 100% organic chicken farm in Romania has been inaugurated by the Carmistin Group, which thus expands its La Provincia portfolio with Healthy Fed BIO Chicken.
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.
Lidl Romania has donated RON 1 (€0.2) to the Teach for Romania program for each item from the Back to School supplies range purchased between August 21 and September 10.
Schneider Electric has introduced Zeigo Activate, a new subscription-based software as a service (SaaS) solution for Channel Partners, designed to help them accelerate climate action.
Nokian Tyres has raised the SDG flag in support of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
Kaufland Romania has announced the results of the "Recycling Week" campaign and registers a new record in the direction of sustainability.
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.
Bergenbier SA, part of the Molson Coors Beverage Company group, has launched its Sustainability Report, which follows the actions for 2022.
State Councilor László Borbély says that the textile sector is growing, and because of the fast-fashion phenomenon, it has become one of the biggest polluters.
The energy group E.ON is financing the construction of a school for 240 children in a city badly affected by the earthquake in Turkey.
A wastewater treatment plant will be built on the platform of Henri Coandă Airport, the largest airport in Romania.
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 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.
The companies Mytilineos and Karatzis have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA), allowing for the construction of three large photovoltaic plants in Greece.
RetuRO, the administrator of the Deposit Return System (DRS) in Romania, has inaugurated the regional center in the commune of Bonțida, Cluj County.
Romania has signed the accession to the International Solar Alliance (ISA), a strong commitment of the Romanian government to support and promote solar energy as the main source of clean and sustainable energy.
The European Parliament has announced a deal with the Council to reduce industrial emissions.