Fintech News & Trends in Hong Kong and Asia

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 […]

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 […]

New INNCO Position Paper Outlines Why Bans on Popular Alternatives to Smoking Will Do More Harm Than Good

GENEVE, CH, Mar 16, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – via NewMediaWire — The International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations (INNCO), a global association advocating for sensible tobacco harm reduction policies, today introduced a new position paper, “10 Reasons Why Blanket Bans of E-Cigarettes and HTPs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) Are Not […]

MHI Invests in Infinium, an Electrofuels Solution Provider, to Accelerate Efforts to Decarbonize the Transportation Sector

TOKYO, Jan 27, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Infinium’s proprietary technology enables the production of ElectrofuelsTM, a clean fuel allowing organizations to meet carbon reduction goals faster while accelerating the transition away from fossil fuels. Converting carbon dioxide and renewable power into net-zero carbon fuels, ElectrofuelsTM can be used in todays air, maritime, and surface […]