Tag: Finland

Neste and Covestro team on sustainable raw materials for plastics

Neste and Covestro team on sustainable raw materials for plastics

May 27, 2020 |

In Finland, Neste and Covestro are starting a strategic cooperation in Europe to promote the use of sustainable raw materials in plastics production. Covestro will be supplied with material from renewable sources to replace a significant portion of the fossil raw materials used to date in the manufacture of polycarbonates. This type of a high-performance […]

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Neste updates palm oil and PFAD traceability dashboard

Neste updates palm oil and PFAD traceability dashboard

May 21, 2020 |

In Finland, Neste has updated its traceability dashboard which provides detailed data on the company’s palm oil and palm fatty acid distillate (PFAD, a processing residue of refining food-quality palm oil) supply chains. The site provides a map service from which users can find the locations of Neste’s suppliers and review data on suppliers’ certification […]

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Now 120 Finnish gas stations offer Neste MY Renewable Diesel

Now 120 Finnish gas stations offer Neste MY Renewable Diesel

May 19, 2020 |

In Finland, Neste has brought Neste MY Renewable Diesel to a significant number of new stations during April and May 2020 in Finland. With the expansion, Neste MY Renewable Diesel will be available at around 120 stations in growth centers as well as smaller towns. The number of distribution points will be expanded from 70 […]

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Valmet to supply automation to AustroCel’s bioethanol plant under construction

Valmet to supply automation to AustroCel’s bioethanol plant under construction

May 5, 2020 |

In Finland, Valmet will supply automation to AustroCel’s bioethanol plant currently under construction in Hallein, Austria. The advanced automation technology will provide the plant with high operational flexibility, reliability and availability in producing biofuel to replace fossil fuel. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the first quarter 2020. The value of the […]

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Neste’s acquisition of Mahoney Environmental approved and closed

Neste’s acquisition of Mahoney Environmental approved and closed

May 4, 2020 |

In Finland, Neste’s acquisition of Mahoney Environmental (Mahoney), a leading collector and recycler of used cooking oil in the United States, has been approved by regulatory authorities, and the deal has been closed. Neste’s feedstock strategy is focusing on waste and residues growth and the development of new feedstock sources. The company is targeting 100% […]

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Stora Enso issues $169M green bond

Stora Enso issues $169M green bond

April 23, 2020 |

In Finland, Stora Enso has successfully issued a new $169 million green bond under its EMTN (Euro Medium Term Note) program and under Stora Enso’s Green Bond Frame work published in May 2018. The bond has two tranches as follows:  1) $99.3 million matures in April 2025 and pays a floating coupon of STIBOR +2.20%. 2) $69.5 […]

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Industry teams with policymakers and NGOs calling for a Green Recovery post-COVID-19

Industry teams with policymakers and NGOs calling for a Green Recovery post-COVID-19

April 14, 2020 |

In Finland, Neste has joined an alliance of cross-party political decision-makers, businesses, NGOs and other stakeholders in a call for a Green Recovery after the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis in Europe. The alliance places the fight against climate change at the core of the economic strategy in contributing to the quick recovery of the economies and […]

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European researchers say post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy must safeguard peatlands

European researchers say post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy must safeguard peatlands

April 14, 2020 |

In Finland, post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must safeguard and stimulate the preservation of carbon-rich soils through protection of peatlands. Functional peatlands are the most space efficient long-term carbon store and sink in our planet’s biosphere. A group of leading peatland experts compiled recommendations for climate smart actions based on their recent studies on cultivated […]

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Business Finland BioFlex project to explore biomass and waste-plastic fuel production

Business Finland BioFlex project to explore biomass and waste-plastic fuel production

April 8, 2020 |

In Finland, a three-year Business Finland BioFlex project, VTT and partners are exploring how suitable fuel oils made from biomass and waste plastics are for power plants and ship diesel engines. The aim is to determine the most ecologically and economically sustainable way to replace fossil fuels. Internal-combustion engine power plants use natural gas or […]

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Neste ranked as most sustainable brand by Finnish consumers

Neste ranked as most sustainable brand by Finnish consumers

March 30, 2020 |

In Finland, Neste has been ranked as the most sustainable brand within the fuel industry according to Finnish consumers. The Sustainable Brand Index™ study interviewed a total of 9,480 Finnish consumers, aged 16 to 75, on several brands. The ranking shows how sustainable a brand is perceived to be by consumers, and why. The respondents evaluated […]

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