Macro

Ahold Delhaize aims to reduce CO₂ emissions by 37% by 2030

Dutch food retailer Ahold Delhaize has updated its carbon emissions reduction target for its entire value chain. The retailer aims…

Who’s saying what? Mentions of Covid-19 decreased by 36% in the retail industry in Q3 2022

The global retail industry experienced a 36% drop in company filings mentions of Covid-19 in Q3 2022 compared with the…

Leading retail companies in the ESG theme

The future of the retail industry will be shaped by a range of disruptive themes, with environmental, social, and governance…

Australian supermarkets approved to form recycling taskforce

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has approved a taskforce to address soft plastic recycling in Australia. Last week,…

Amazon opens three delivery hubs to decarbonise UK operations

E-commerce giant Amazon has added three micromobility delivery hubs in the UK as part of its decarbonisation efforts. The retailer…

Minerva Intelligence Unveils First Canadian Climate Risk Data API

Concept: Canadian software development startup Minerva Intelligence has launched an AI-powered application programming interface (API) called climate85 API for climate…

Walmart Canada opens supercentre in Edmonton, Alberta

The Canadian arm of multinational retail giant Walmart has opened a supercentre in Edmonton, Alberta. Located at Edmonton's Kingsway Mall,…

Walmart launches Walmart Creator platform for content creators

US-based retail giant Walmart has introduced Walmart Creator, a platform designed specifically to benefit content creators. The platform allows the…

Amazon earmarks more than €1bn to electrify delivery fleet in Europe

E-commerce giant Amazon has announced an investment plan worth more than €1bn ($973m) to electrify and decarbonise its delivery fleet…

Siemens and Deutsche Bahn Trial Hydrogen Train

Concept: Germany-based Siemens has collaborated with German national rail company Deutsche Bahn (DB) to trial the Mireo Plus H hydrogen…

Rolls-Royce Develops Sustainable Fuels-Based Marine Engines

Concept: Automotive giant Rolls-Royce has developed the ‘mtu Series 2000 and Series 4000’ marine engines that can run on sustainable…

Ericsson Launches Sustainable Triple-Band Tri-Sector 5G Radio

Concept: Sweden’s Ericsson has unveiled an advanced tri-sector, triple-band radio named ‘Radio 6646’ that can replace nine radios and ostensibly…

BASF Leverages Renewable Energy to Heat Steam Cracker Furnaces

Concept: Chemical giant BASF has leveraged electricity from renewable sources instead of natural gas, to heat the steam cracker furnaces.…

Mecobit Advance Solar-Electric Cryptocurrency Mining Rigs

Concept: British solar-powered digital currency mine startup Meco Limited (Mecobit) has launched a solar power system with backups and cryptocurrency…

Duke Energy Builds Advanced Simple-Cycle Gas Power Plant

Concept: Energy giant Duke Energy has collaborated with Siemens Energy (Siemens) to build a powerful simple-cycle gas power plant. Siemens…