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Understanding the Equator Principles: A Pragmatic Guide for Business Leaders

July 14th, 2024 • Discover the Equator Principles, a set of voluntary guidelines adopted by financial institutions to manage environmental and social risks in project finance. This comprehensive guide delves into their core principles, benefits, and real-world applications. Learn how these principles support sustainable development, address implementation challenges, and anticipate future trends in sustainable finance, making it essential reading for decision-makers.

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Denmark Introduces World's First Agricultural Carbon Tax

July 14th, 2024 • Denmark has introduced the world’s first carbon tax on agriculture, specifically targeting emissions from livestock. This new measure, set to be implemented in 2030, will charge farmers 300 Danish kroner (€40) per ton of CO2 equivalent initially, rising to 750 kroner (€100) by 2035. This tax aims to address the significant methane emissions from cattle and pigs, which contribute substantially to greenhouse gas levels​.

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Makersite

July 10th, 2024 • Makersite is a software company that specializes in Product Lifecycle Intelligence, integrating cost, environmental, compliance, and risk data to support sustainable decision-making. Their platform offers tools like automated lifecycle assessments, AI-enabled ecodesign, and supply chain risk management. These services help businesses reduce carbon footprints and enhance sustainability practices, driving innovation in product design and supply chain transparency.

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Makersite

July 9th, 2024 • Makersite is a software company that specializes in Product Lifecycle Intelligence, integrating cost, environmental, compliance, and risk data to support sustainable decision-making. Their platform offers tools like automated lifecycle assessments, AI-enabled ecodesign, and supply chain risk management. These services help businesses reduce carbon footprints and enhance sustainability practices, driving innovation in product design and supply chain transparency.

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Destinus

July 7th, 2024 • Destinus is an innovative aerospace company founded in 2021 in Payerne, Switzerland, dedicated to developing hydrogen-powered hypersonic aircraft. These aircraft are designed to revolutionize long-distance travel by significantly reducing travel times while maintaining zero carbon emissions. Destinus's core mission focuses on sustainability through the use of green hydrogen for propulsion, setting new standards in the aviation industry. The company has garnered significant media attention and...

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Qarnot

July 7th, 2024 • Qarnot Computing is a French company founded in 2010 in Montrouge, France, specializing in sustainable computing solutions by repurposing waste heat from computer servers for heating. Their key products, the Q.rad radiator and QH-1 high-performance computing heater, provide eco-friendly heating while performing computational tasks, significantly reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions. Qarnot's solutions are implemented in social housing, corporate offices, and educational...

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Skeleton Technology

July 7th, 2024 • Skeleton Technology, founded in 2009 in Tallinn, Estonia, is a leader in the energy storage industry, specializing in high-performance ultracapacitors and the SuperBattery. Utilizing proprietary Curved Graphene material, their products offer superior energy density and efficiency, crucial for electric vehicles, grid stabilization, and industrial applications. With over €300 million in funding, including investments from Siemens and Marubeni, Skeleton is recognized in the Global Cleantech 100...

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FarmInsect

July 7th, 2024 • FarmInsect.eu is a forward-thinking company based in Germany, established in 2019. The company is at the forefront of innovation in the animal feed industry, specializing in the production of insect-based feed. By utilizing insects, FarmInsect.eu aims to provide a sustainable and environmentally friendly alternative to traditional animal feed sources. This approach not only addresses the growing demand for protein in animal nutrition but also contributes to reducing the environmental impact...

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EnduroSat

July 6th, 2024 • EnduroSat, founded in 2015 in Sofia, Bulgaria, is revolutionizing the small satellite industry with its innovative modular nanosatellite platforms and shared satellite services. The company's mission is to democratize access to space, making it more affordable and sustainable. By incorporating solar-powered modules and edge computing technologies, EnduroSat reduces the carbon footprint of satellite operations. Their educational initiatives and partnerships with academic institutions foster...

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Natcap Secures $10 Million to Integrate Nature into Business Decision-Making

July 5th, 2024 • Natcap secures $10 million in Series A funding to scale its nature tech product, helping businesses integrate nature into decision-making. Key investors include André Hoffmann and Oxford Science Enterprises.

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Upcoming Net Zero Week 2024: The Path to Carbon Neutrality

July 3rd, 2024 • Net Zero Week 2024, held online from July 6-12, will focus on renewable energy, sustainable transport, and innovative technologies to achieve net-zero emissions.

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Alginor ASA

June 29th, 2024 • Alginor ASA specializes in the sustainable production of alginate, a versatile ingredient derived from seaweed. Founded with a commitment to environmental stewardship, company focuses on responsibly harvesting seaweed to create high-quality alginate products. They cater to diverse industries including food, pharmaceuticals, and industrial applications, emphasizing innovation and quality in their offerings. Alginor ASA aims to lead in sustainable practices while meeting the growing demand for...
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