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Glanbia Ireland commits to 30% absolute reduction in carbon emissions from processing sites

    Glanbia Ireland commits to 30% absolute reduction in carbon emissions from processing sites

Following over a year of intensive planning, Glanbia Ireland has pledged to achieve a 30% absolute reduction in carbon emissions from its processing sites by 2030 and will work with

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Verde Energy Group announces €20 million “Green Fund”

    Verde Energy Group announces €20 million “Green Fund”

Verde Energy Group is pleased to announce details of a €20 million “Green Fund” they have put in place to support the installation of “green” solutions, including EV Chargers, Solar

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Smart building budget shortfalls put sustainability at risk in the UK

    Smart building budget shortfalls put sustainability at risk in the UK

Building decision-makers list budget constraints and buy-in from senior leadership as the two biggest barriers to their adoption of smart technologies, according to a new research report from Johnson Controls. The

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Ballygowan Mineral Water bottles move to 100% recycled plastic

    Ballygowan Mineral Water bottles move to 100% recycled plastic

Britvic-owned Irish water brand, Ballygowan Mineral Water, is moving to 100% recycled plastic bottles after the company invested €2 million in operations at Ballygowan’s Newcastle West source in Limerick. The

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Enterprise Ireland encourages companies to start planning for a green future now

    Enterprise Ireland encourages companies to start planning for a green future now

Irish manufacturing and exporting companies have an important role to play in reducing emissions and building a more sustainable future and Enterprise Ireland has a range of green supports to

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Joining Lean & Green puts CHEP Ireland on track to reduce CO2 emissions by 20% within five years

    Joining Lean & Green puts CHEP Ireland on track to reduce CO2 emissions by 20% within five years

Faced with advancing climate change, new regulations and possible financial penalties, companies around the world are tackling head-on, the challenge of reducing their emissions in a verifiable manner. This is

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RIAI launches Sustainable Design Pathways Guide to prioritise sustainability in the built environment

    RIAI launches Sustainable Design Pathways Guide to prioritise sustainability in the built environment

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has published a guide for architects to integrate sustainability in their projects and practices. The RIAI Guide: Sustainable Design Pathways is intended to educate and

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New Climate Fund to Help Irish Businesses Adapt

    New Climate Fund to Help Irish Businesses Adapt

The Irish Government has launched the Climate Enterprise Action Fund with an initial allocation of €10 million. The Fund, which will be administered by Enterprise Ireland, will help businesses take

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The most sustainable glass Scotch whisky bottles ever

    The most sustainable glass Scotch whisky bottles ever

Leading distiller Diageo has collaborated in a successful pilot project to pioneer the lowest carbon footprint glass bottles ever produced for a Scotch whisky brand. The collaboration with glass manufacturer

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Largest-ever FMS Installation Helps Validair Achieve Special TSI Award Status

    Largest-ever FMS Installation Helps Validair Achieve Special TSI Award Status

Notable among Validair’s business successes in 2020 is the largest Environmental Monitoring System installation in the history of TSI Inc., the world leader in particle counters and monitoring software. Validair

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Sustainability Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – April 29th

    Sustainability Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – April 29th

The Sustainability Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, April 29th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar Series which is organised by

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Lidl Ireland & NI launch first island-wide supermarket circular economy strategy

    Lidl Ireland & NI launch first island-wide supermarket circular economy strategy

Headquartered in Tallaght, County Dublin, Lidl Ireland & Northern Ireland is set to become the first large nationwide supermarket to establish a circular economy strategy, helping to fuel its logistics

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Re-Gen Waste announces a £20 million investment in paper and glass re-melt products

    Re-Gen Waste announces a £20 million investment in paper and glass re-melt products

Following the announcement of plans to build a £22 million self-funded ‘circular economy resource park’ in Newry this year, Re-Gen Waste has committed a further £20 million investment in the local manufacture

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€2.9 million available for hauliers to choose cleaner fuel option

    €2.9 million available for hauliers to choose cleaner fuel option

Gas Networks Ireland has launched a €2.9 million Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicle Grant scheme to support the purchase of up to 400 gas-powered trucks, buses and vans to help drive a

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Mackie’s of Scotland invests in the future after recording a strong year

    Mackie’s of Scotland invests in the future after recording a strong year

One of Scotland’s top food brands has recorded bumper chocolate and take-home ice cream sales as it reinvests millions into its sustainability drive. In the year ending 31 May 2020, Mackie’s

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GEA Sustainable Energy Solutions significantly improve plant efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions

    GEA Sustainable Energy Solutions significantly improve plant efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions

Potential energy savings of up to 30 percent and a significant reduction in CO2 emissions by as much as 90 or even 100 percent: GEA’s Sustainable Energy Solutions (SEnS) offering integrates

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Greencore unveils a range of sustainability pledges

    Greencore unveils a range of sustainability pledges

Greencore, a leading manufacturer of convenience foods in the UK, has outlined a new sustainability strategy which includes a range of pledges across the areas of sourcing, manufacturing, and community

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Oxford-Cambridge arc to be UK’s answer to the Silicon Valley

    Oxford-Cambridge arc to be UK’s answer to the Silicon Valley

A spatial framework mapping out the route for the Oxford-Cambridge arc to expand dramatically with more than one million new jobs is being proposed by the UK Government. Forecasts suggest

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Britvic recognised as one of top global companies working with suppliers to tackle climate change

    Britvic recognised as one of top global companies working with suppliers to tackle climate change

Britvic has been recognised for the actions it is taking to understand and tackle climate change, work that has seen it engage with more than 300 of its suppliers around

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Further expansion by Wyke Farms

    Further expansion by Wyke Farms

Wyke Farms, which is one of the UK’s largest independent cheese producers and milk processors, producing over 13,000 tonnes of cheddar per year, has completed its new export ‘centre of

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Tennent’s to remove 100m+ plastic rings from packaging in shift from plastic to card

    Tennent’s to remove 100m+ plastic rings from packaging in shift from plastic to card

A £7 million investment in packaging equipment at Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow sees Tennent’s, Scotland’s favourite beer brand, well on its way to eradicating single use plastic from consumer packaging.

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Mars UK to introduce new £350 million sustainable logistics operation

    Mars UK to introduce new £350 million sustainable logistics operation

Mars UK has announced a multi-year partnership with logistics leader DHL. The landmark project will see the construction of two state-of-the-art warehousing facilities and the creation of a world class

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World premiere: Schütz IBC receives the “FM approved” seal

    World premiere: Schütz IBC receives the “FM approved” seal

The Ecobulk SX-D is specially fitted with a steel hull to provide extensive protection against fire and withstand even extreme conditions. In the event of a fire, the steel containment

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Winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy Awards announced

    Winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy Awards announced

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced the winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy Awards during an online

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Abbey Logistics adds 11 latest generation vehicles to British Sugar Fleet

    Abbey Logistics adds 11 latest generation vehicles to British Sugar Fleet

Abbey Logistics has taken delivery of 11 new latest generation trucks that will go into Abbey’s core British Sugar fleet,

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Guaranteed Irish House Online Listing Launched

    Guaranteed Irish House Online Listing Launched

The Government has Launched the Guaranteed Irish House online listing, the country’s first national listing of sustainable construction sector businesses

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Twenty-four inspiring finalists shortlisted for SEAI Energy Awards

    Twenty-four inspiring finalists shortlisted for SEAI Energy Awards

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced the finalists of the SEAI Energy Awards 2020. The annual awards recognise and

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Welsh manufacturer leading the ‘new normal’ in tamper evidence packaging

    Welsh manufacturer leading the ‘new normal’ in tamper evidence packaging

Viscose Closures, a Swansea-based manufacturer of caps, closures and security seals, is leading the emerging ‘new normal’ in tamper evidence

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Join the Carbon Online Conference & Exhibition – July 23rd 2020

    Join the Carbon Online Conference & Exhibition – July 23rd 2020

The challenge of closing the gap to our 2030 target, coupled with the broader policy objective of long-term decarbonisation across

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New EU Circular Economy Action Plan Shows the way to a Climate-neutral, Competitive Economy of Empowered Consumers

    New EU Circular Economy Action Plan Shows the way to a Climate-neutral, Competitive Economy of Empowered Consumers
The European Commission has adopted the EU’s new Circular Economy Action Plan. It is one of the main building blocks
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Vivid Edge Wins the Sustainability Award at 2020 SFA National Small Business Awards

    Vivid Edge Wins the Sustainability Award at 2020 SFA National Small Business Awards
Vivid Edge, the energy efficiency specialist company, has won the Sustainability Category Award at the 2020 SFA National Small Business
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A New Industrial Strategy For a Globally Competitive, Green and Digital Europe

    A New Industrial Strategy For a Globally Competitive, Green and Digital Europe
The European Commission has presented a new Strategy to help Europe's industry lead the twin transitions towards climate neutrality and
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Protecting the Environment and Climate is Important For Over 90% of European Citizens

    Protecting the Environment and Climate is Important For Over 90% of European Citizens
According to a new Eurobarometer survey, 94% of citizens in all EU Member States say that protecting the environment is
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Reduction in Overall Carbon Emissions But Transport and Home Heating Increases put Ireland well off Target

    Reduction in Overall Carbon Emissions But Transport and Home Heating Increases put Ireland well off Target
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has published its Energy-Related CO2 Emissions in Ireland report. The report shows that energy-related CO2 emissions
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National Construction Summit – 24th March 2020 – The National Arena, Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin

    National Construction Summit – 24th March 2020 – The National Arena, Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin
The annual National Construction Summit is being held on Tuesday, 24th March 2020 at a new venue - the National
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Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed

    Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed
With the 2020s set to be the most disruptive decade yet for business leaders, a new report from Veris Strategies
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GDP Growth Revised Upwards Thanks to Strong Domestic Economy and Potential Increase in Government Spending

    GDP Growth Revised Upwards Thanks to Strong Domestic Economy and Potential Increase in Government Spending
EY has revised upwards its forecasts for the Republic of Ireland (ROI) in the firm’s latest EY Economic Eye report, thanks to
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StormHarvester Develops New Green Technology to Help Reduce Environmental Pollution

    StormHarvester Develops New Green Technology to Help Reduce Environmental Pollution
Lisburn-based technology start-up, StormHarvester, has developed a system to monitor and control water and wastewater levels within drainage networks. The
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EDF Group Moves into Ireland by Acquiring 50% of the Codling Offshore Wind Project

    EDF Group Moves into Ireland by Acquiring 50% of the Codling Offshore Wind Project
The EDF Group, the international integrated electricity giant, has bought a 50% interest in the Codling offshore wind farm project
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Unlocking the Value of the Circular Economy

    Unlocking the Value of the Circular Economy
Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) launched CIRCULEIRE - the National Platform for Circular Manufacturing – at the 2020 National Manufacturing &
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Impact Every Aspect of Life

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Impact Every Aspect of Life
“The Fourth Industrial Revolution will fundamentally change every aspect of our lives and manufacturing is at the epicentre of that.
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Esri Ireland Helps Waterford City & County Council to Improve Public Services

    Esri Ireland Helps Waterford City & County Council to Improve Public Services
Esri Ireland, the market leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), has announced that Waterford City and County Council has implemented
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Financing the Green Transition – The European Green Deal Investment Plan and Just Transition Mechanism

    Financing the Green Transition – The European Green Deal Investment Plan and Just Transition Mechanism
The European Union is committed to becoming the first climate-neutral bloc in the world by 2050. This requires significant investment
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€300 Million Investment in Irish Solar Energy Sector

    €300 Million Investment in Irish Solar Energy Sector
Obton has announced details of its €300 million investment in the Irish solar energy sector. Obton, a Danish solar photovoltaic
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DuPont Acquires UCD Spin-out OxyMem

    DuPont Acquires UCD Spin-out OxyMem
DuPont has exercised its option to acquire full ownership of OxyMem Ltd, a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out company. OxyMem
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The European Green Deal Aims to Make Europe Climate-neutral by 2050

    The European Green Deal Aims to Make Europe Climate-neutral by 2050
The European Commission has presented The European Green Deal – a roadmap for making the EU's economy sustainable by turning climate and environmental challenges
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Textiles – The EU’s Fourth Largest Cause of Environmental Pressures After Food, Housing, Transport

    Textiles – The EU’s Fourth Largest Cause of Environmental Pressures After Food, Housing, Transport
Consumption of clothing, footwear and household textiles in the European Union (EU) uses annually about 1.3 tonnes of raw materials
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ESB and Equinor to Deliver Potential Offshore Wind Projects

    ESB and Equinor to Deliver Potential Offshore Wind Projects
ESB has entered into a partnership with Equinor, a Norwegian-based energy company. The partnership will work to identify suitable sites
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Electric Ireland Signs €60 Million Supply Contract

    Electric Ireland Signs €60 Million Supply Contract
Electric Ireland has announced a new contract with the Office of Government Procurement worth over €60 million to supply electricity to Government bodies
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Multi-million Energy Services Fund For NI Firms Unveiled

    Multi-million Energy Services Fund For NI Firms Unveiled

Businesses across Northern Ireland are set to benefit from a new three million pound energy services fund aimed at helping

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ESB to Roll Out Pilot Projects With Five International Start-ups as Part of Global Energy Programme

    ESB to Roll Out Pilot Projects With Five International Start-ups as Part of Global Energy Programme

ESB is to trial pilot projects with five international energy start-ups, cementing its commitment to delivering value-driven solutions for a

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Gas Networks Ireland Grants €120,000 to Fund Natural Gas Vehicles

    Gas Networks Ireland Grants €120,000 to Fund Natural Gas Vehicles

As part of the second round of its Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle Fund, Gas Networks Ireland has awarded six transport

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The Green Academy – Leave Only Footprints

    The Green Academy – Leave Only Footprints

TDM Consultancy Services can assist with linking technology and the environment using a revolutionary new platform, with the assistance of

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Only 16% of Coastal Areas and Waterways Are Clean

    Only 16% of Coastal Areas and Waterways Are Clean

While the majority of Irish towns are clean, our beaches and waterways are not, according to the latest litter survey

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Dublin City Council Awards Energy Performance Contract to Upgrade its Sports Centres

    Dublin City Council Awards Energy Performance Contract to Upgrade its Sports Centres

Dublin City Council continues to lead by example in energy management with the awarding of a new Energy Performance Contract

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Limerick Wins European Green City Award

    Limerick Wins European Green City Award

Limerick has won the title of European Green Leaf 2020 for smaller cities along with the Belgian city of Mechelen.

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Energia Group Announces Over €3 Billion Renewable Energy Investment Programme For Ireland

    Energia Group Announces Over €3 Billion Renewable Energy Investment Programme For Ireland

Energia Group, the major all-island energy provider and infrastructure investor across Renewable Technologies, Flexible Generation and Customer Solutions, will invest

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EU Invests €35 Million to Improve Water Quality in Carlingford Lough and Lough Foyle

    EU Invests €35 Million to Improve Water Quality in Carlingford Lough and Lough Foyle

A major cross-border project which aims to improve water quality in Carlingford Lough and Lough Foyle through enhanced wastewater treatment

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