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NEC upgrades its greenhouse gas reduction target to SBT1.5degC and joins RE100, a global renewable electricity initiative

TOKYO, Jun 11, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – In 2017, NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced its climate change policy guidelines for 2050(1), aiming to reduce CO2 emissions from its direct business operations to become carbon neutral by 2050. In order to accelerate climate change measures, NEC upgraded its greenhouse gas reduction target from […]

US, China can join hands on climate

US, China can join hands on climate

Win-win likely in areas of new energy, electric vehicles and green infrastructure There are areas for the United States and China to work together on climate change despite intense geopolitical tensions between the two countries since it is a challenge they could not solve independently, environmental experts said. Even when the US-China relationship was in […]

The Change Company’s Newest Banking App Supports Women as the Next Wave of Financial Investors

LOS ANGELES, CA., May 21, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Change Company (ChangeLLC.com) has officially launched its newest neobank ChangeFi (ChangeFi.com) in an effort to support the banking disadvantages women face around the world. Women in the U.S. and abroad are statistically less likely to have a bank account and own homes. […]

China’s commitments on climate ‘hugely significant’, says expert

China’s commitments on climate ‘hugely significant’, says expert

WASHINGTON-China's pledge to have CO2 emissions peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060 are hugely significant commitments and deserve to be commended, a renowned US expert said. "They have helped inject energy and vitality back to global climate change talks, with other countries-mostly in East Asia-also following in China's wake and laying out […]

UN chief: China-US cooperation vital in tackling climate crisis

This undated file photo shows United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. (PHOTO / XINHUA) UNITED NATIONS – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday said that the cooperation between China and the United States is important and expressed the hope that big countries will commit to net zero emissions of greenhouse gases by the middle of […]

Xi: Nation to honor climate pledges

President Xi Jinping attends a video summit with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Beijing, April 16, 2021. (PHOTO / XINHUA) Chinese, French and German leaders agreed during a virtual summit on Friday to jointly work toward an equitable and reasonable climate governance mechanism for win-win cooperation and make the response […]

Xi ready to step up cooperation with France, Germany on climate

President Xi Jinping attends a video summit with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Beijing, April 16, 2021. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping attended a video summit with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Beijing on Friday. Xi stressed that he always advocates […]

Fujitsu Updates Group Environmental Plan to Achieve Validation of 1.5 degrees Celcius – Aligned Emissions Reduction Targets, Contribute to Sustainable Future

TOKYO, Apr 16, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu today announced a significant update to its greenhouse gas reduction targets as efforts towards decarbonization gain increasing urgency and accelerate throughout the world. To contribute more aggressively to the resolution of environmental issues confronting humanity, Fujitsu revised its emissions reduction targets for its business […]

Cooperation on climate wanted in US

Cooperation on climate wanted in US

US voters have placed a climate-centered partnership at the top of their wish list for potential collaboration with China, and strongly support healthy competition between the countries to develop clean energy technologies, a poll has found. "Voters overwhelmingly support the United States working with China to address climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, even […]