Et samlet nordisk erhvervsliv: Nul udledning af drivhusgasser i 2050 (December 2018)

The Nordic business federations from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden are committed to an ambitious climate policy, and support a firm implementation of the global Paris agreement. Nordic businesses are committed to contribute positively to the discussion on EU’s long-term climate policy.

As for Europe, the Nordic business federations strongly believe that Europe should continue to have a leading role in combatting climate change, also providing solutions beyond Europe.More

Energistyrelsen: Danmarks udledning af drivhusgas er faldet 31,4% fra 1990 til 2017 (Energistatistik 2017, November 2018)

Udledning af drivhusgasser for året 2017: En foreløbig opgørelse af Danmarks samlede faktiske udledninger af drivhusgasser viser et fald fra 1990 til 2017 på 31,4%. I perioden 2005-2016 er faktiske emissioner fra drivhusgasser er faldet med 23,9%. Kvotesektoren (ekskl. luftfart) står for et fald på 35,0% mens forbrugere uden for kvotesektoren står for et fald på 16,5%More

Limiting global warming to 1.5ºC would require rapid and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society! (UN report October 8th 2018)

The report finds that limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require “rapid and far-reaching” transitions in land, energy, industry, buildings, transport, and cities. Global net human-caused emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) would need to fall by about 45 percent from 2010 levels by 2030, reaching ‘net zero’ around 2050. This means that any remaining emissions would need to be balanced by removing CO2 from the air.More

Companies committed to renewable electricity perform financially better than other companies (report from RE100, CapGemini – September 2018)

The RE100 report with Capgemini Invent, which draws on 2016-17 data from a sample of 3,500 companies, shows RE100 businesses (committed to 100% renewable electricity) consistently perform better than non-members on two key financial indicators: net profit margin and EBIT margin (Earnings Before Interests and Taxes).More

GreenBiz: Wells Fargo pledges $200 billion for low-carbon economy projects (April 2018)

GreenBiz, Cassandra Sweet,

Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion in fines for violating federal rules and unfairly charging consumers inappropriate fees as part of its mortgage lending operation, according to a settlement the company reached with federal regulators.

Meanwhile, the San Francisco-based bank said Thursday that it plans to put $200 billion toward investment in, and finance of, companies and projects involved with clean technologies, renewable energy, green bonds and alternative transportation, by 2030.More