Tag: Switzerland

SCB Group teams with Barchart’s cmdty pricing network

SCB Group teams with Barchart’s cmdty pricing network

June 22, 2020 |

In Switzerland, SCB Group will provide prices for biofuels and ethanol for market data specialist Barchart’s cmdty pricing network as part of a new partnership. SCB, which already provides market data to its own clients, will supply physical prices for these markets to the network via Barchart’s cmdtyView software, which is one of the most popular analytic […]

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MSC to extend collaboration with South Pole to develop carbon neutral shipping program

MSC to extend collaboration with South Pole to develop carbon neutral shipping program

June 16, 2020 |

In Switzerland, since early 2019, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has partnered with leading global climate solutions provider South Pole, to develop the MSC Carbon Neutral Program. After successful implementation in selected countries, MSC is now extending the program to clients worldwide throughout 2020. The program complements MSC’s strategic approach to sustainability and massive investment in […]

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Switzerland regretting move to dump emergency ethanol reserves in 2018

Switzerland regretting move to dump emergency ethanol reserves in 2018

April 6, 2020 |

In Switzerland, Reuters reports that local press said the country shed its 10,000 metric ton emergency ethanol reserve in 2018 when it was privatizing its alcohol industry, but the move has left the country without needed supplies to produce disinfectants to battle COVID-19. Switzerland keeps emergency reserves of a wide range of food commodities. MPs […]

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Winterthur Gas & Diesel develops flexible injection system for alternative fuels

Winterthur Gas & Diesel develops flexible injection system for alternative fuels

January 30, 2020 |

In Switzerland, WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel) has bolstered its investment in fuel research with the development of a flexible injection system. In a whitepaper released today, ‘Flexible Injector to Advance Alternative Fuels Research’, the engine designers describe how the concept will play a crucial role in its investigations into low-carbon liquid fuels and engine […]

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SAF coalition teams with World Economic Forum to supply departing jets

SAF coalition teams with World Economic Forum to supply departing jets

January 20, 2020 |

In Switzerland, a global coalition focused on business aviation sustainability welcomed two new carbon-reduction initiatives for Davos-bound flights at this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF), starting Jan. 21,2020, in Davos, Switzerland. The Business Aviation Coalition for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF Coalition), in conjunction with the World Economic Forum and Zurich Airport, has secured agreements to […]

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EPFL researchers propose concept to capture trucks’ CO2 and covert it to liquid fuel while driving

EPFL researchers propose concept to capture trucks’ CO2 and covert it to liquid fuel while driving

December 25, 2019 |

In Switzerland, researchers at EPFL have patented a new concept that could cut trucks’ CO2 emissions by almost 90%. It involves capturing CO2 within the exhaust system, converting it into a liquid and storing it on the vehicle. The liquid CO2 would then be delivered to a service station and where it will be turned […]

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Tetra Pak launches plant-based packaging using Bonsucro-certified polymers

Tetra Pak launches plant-based packaging using Bonsucro-certified polymers

December 4, 2019 |

In Switzerland, ​Tetra Pak, together with its supplier Braskem, has become the first company in the food and beverage industry to responsibly source plant-based polymers using the Bonsucro standards for sustainable sugar cane. This move is yet another reinforcement of the company’s commitment to drive ethical and responsible business practices across global supply chains, while […]

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World Business Council for Sustainable Development launches CEO Guide the Circular Bioeconomy

World Business Council for Sustainable Development launches CEO Guide the Circular Bioeconomy

November 7, 2019 |

In Switzerland, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched the CEO Guide the Circular Bioeconomy, a call for the shift towards a sustainable, low-carbon, circular bioeconomy. The Guide gives business leaders a clear understanding of the topic and the business opportunities it offers to their company. The Guide is intended for CEOs and […]

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MSC looking at biofuels and other alternatives for shipping

MSC looking at biofuels and other alternatives for shipping

October 22, 2019 |

In Switzerland, while recent improvements have depended largely on better-performing engines, more efficient propeller and rudder designs and technologies to reduce hull friction, MSC says is actively studying the potential of new alternative fuel sources. The company is engaging with potential vendors to investigate solutions related to biofuel blends, hydrogen fuel cells, complementary battery power […]

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IPCC report says bioenergy vital to staying below 2 degrees C but cautioned how it’s done

IPCC report says bioenergy vital to staying below 2 degrees C but cautioned how it’s done

August 8, 2019 |

In Switzerland, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its new Special Report on Climate Change and Land that there are limits to the contribution of land to addressing climate change, for instance through the cultivation of energy crops and afforestation. It says that bioenergy is vital if society is going to keep under the […]

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