Clean Cargo members applauded the DSGC Clean Shipping pilot
- “The response was very enthusiastic.” Anne Dubost, Senior Global Lead Logistics & Sustainability at Heineken, mentions about the meeting end of May with the members op Clean Cargo. “Mads Stensen from Maersk and myself presented our Clean Shipping project and shared the first results on our 3 key objectives: a promising technology that works in practice on a container ship, successful collaboration between many stakeholders involved, and a message to innovators that we are eager to try new solutions to decarbonise ocean freight.”
Around the world on used cooking oil: biofuel test for cleaner shipping
- Shipping is responsible for more than 2% of global CO₂ emissions. The use of biofuels can help reduce the burden on the environment and climate. The container ship Mette Maersk tried this on the route from Rotterdam to Shanghai – by cruising on used cooking oil.
Business leaders urge EU Heads of State to direct towards net zero carbon emissions in 2050
- Ahead of the “Future of Europe Summit” in Sibiu on 9th of May 2019, European businesses jointly urge the EU Heads of State to commit to carbon neutrality in 2050.
DSGC program manager Tessa van Soest about clean shipping pilot
- “The eight multinationals can together with Maersk, really put something together”, according to Tessa van Soest about the clean shipping pilot. DSGC wants to contribute to SDG13 and support climate action.
Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition partners with Maersk in world's largest maritime biofuel pilot
- Convinced of the urgency to act on climate, a group of Dutch multinationals - FrieslandCampina, Heineken, Philips, DSM, Shell and Unilever - all members of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC), will join forces with A.P. Moller - Maersk to take a tangible step towards the decarbonization of ocean shipping.
Action is needed for climate change
- Today, 7 February 2019, Dutch students demonstrate for Climate Action, a SDG that gets warm support of the DSGC. Climate change is a global topic and action is needed at a global, national and sub-national level.
The clock is ticking for achieving Sustainable Development Goals
- Businesses are working towards the United Nations' seventeen Sustainable Development Goals. This is clearly shown by a progress report by Global Compact Network Netherlands, presented today at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Close to 90% of its members are aware of the importance of the goals and communicates about them, an increase of 21% compared to a year before.
DSGC to endorse Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders
- This week, just before COP24 in Poland, the CEO Climate Alliance, an informal group of CEOs facilitated by the World Economic Forum, has issued an open letter to world leaders. It is published on the website of the World Economic Forum and distributed to all key media. In addition, a targeted social media campaign is taking place, targeting COP24 attendees in particular.
DSGC connects with young professionals to increase the impact on SDGs
- DSGC received 200 bright young international delegates attending the One Young World (OYW) Summit in The Hague on 19 October 2018. During a community dinner Dutch Executives met the international delegates to exchange views on topics related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to create impactful connections.
Five DSGC companies in Dow Jones Sustainability Index
- Today the annual review of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DSJI) is announced. 14 Dutch companies are represented on the list among which five DSGC companies: AkzoNobel, DSM, Philips, Shell and Unilever.