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20 November 2015 Releases and news
Neste studies situation of migrant workers in Malaysia
Neste CorporationNews20 November 2015 Neste studies situation of migrant workers in Malaysia Neste has conducted a field study on migrant workers in Malaysia, in order to improve social risk assessment and social sustainability within its supply chain. Findings of the study, carried out in collaboration with Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), will also form the basis for an upcoming workshop on social issues for palm oil suppliers. The social study, focused on migrant labour issues, took place on two plantations belonging to different palm oil companies located in Sabah on Borneo Island and Johor in Peninsular Malaysia. A team consisting of Neste and BSR sustainability experts surveyed the situation of local and...
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18 November 2015 Stories
Neste supports a universal climate agreement and encourages businesses to be proactive
  Evidence of climate change and the role of human activity as its main cause is compelling. A universal agreement is needed to keep global warming below 2°C. We hope this goal will be achieved at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris. This requires action from all of us and it is very clear that industries must do their part to decrease greenhouse gas emissions. Fair pricing of greenhouse gas emissions through taxation or emission trading, as well as measures to promote renewable alternatives, should be put in place in order to mitigate the climate effects of growing emissions. These measures are opportunities that can trigger new waves of innovation and sustainable growth. Businesses play an important...
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18 November 2015 Releases and news
NEXBTL renewable diesel - a sustainable choice for boat owners
Neste Corporation News 18 November 2015  NEXBTL renewable diesel - a sustainable choice for boat owners Boote, Europe's largest motor boat magazine, tested Neste's NEXBTL renewable diesel in boat use in the beginning of the 2015 season. An extensive test run carried out with two-engine motor yachts showed that 100% NEXBTL renewable diesel helps tackle many diesel-related challenges faced by boat owners: smoke generation is significantly reduced, the sound level measured in dB are about 2 dB lower, fuel consumption is measurably lower in the partial loads area, and Usual mal odour generated from conventional diesel fuel is not applicable at all. Neste's NEXBTL renewable...
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16 November 2015 Releases and news
World championship in FIA Alternative Energies Cup with Neste NEXBTL renewable diesel
Neste Corporation  News 16 November 2015  World championship in FIA Alternative Energies Cup with Neste NEXBTL renewable diesel  NEXBTL-based R33 fuel took the Tuning Akademie team's Audi A4 V6 3.0TDI Quattro to victory in the FIA's 2015 Alternative Energies Cup. Performance tested in challenging conditions The weather conditions for the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring in May were very challenging. It began to rain at the beginning of the race, and the rain continued for three hours, making the track extremely slippery. Nevertheless, the Tuning Akademie team drivers Markku Honkanen, Michael Eichhorn, Michael Kühne, Bastian Goercke and Thomas Hanisch managed to cross the finish line first...
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13 November 2015 Releases and news
Neste Safe Day brings attention to the prevention of accidents
Neste Safe Day brings attention to the prevention of accidents News 13 November 2015 Neste is organizing a Safe Day on November 13th as part of a national accident prevention day in Finland. The aim of Safe Day is to bring attention to the prevention of accidents arising from hurry, as well as to carefulness with regard to slippery and dark circumstances. "Safety is an essential part of Neste's operations. We continuously develop people safety through the improvement of working conditions and by training our and our partners' personnel. Our focus lies on preventive safety work which concerns us all", says Hannele Jakosuo-Jansson, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Safety. "Safe Day taking place today is Neste's...
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13 November 2015 Releases and news
ADIC Slush stage featured students' pitches on future Neste stations
ADIC Slush stage featured students' pitches on future Neste stations News13 November 2015 Neste took part in Slush 2015 event by participating in Accenture Digital Innovation Challenge. The idea in ADIC challenge was to team up well-established companies or organizations with students and challenge students to create new digital solutions in start-up spirit. Power of co-creation Neste had two teams in the finals. Both of them gathered from university students as well as the other teams. Team Aitta saw Neste stations as a hub for sharing economy whereas team Innosense presented carpooling service that was built around stations. Even though either of the Neste teams did not win the challenge both Neste and students saw...
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12 November 2015 Stories
Renewable diesel will bring us forward, researchers and experts say
  Renewable diesel has caught the interest of researchers and experts from several countries. Some even name renewable diesel as a benchmark for their own development of biofuels. Use of renewable diesel can significantly help combating climate change. It can result in 40–90 percent lower greenhouse emissions over its lifecycle compared with fossil diesel. Renewable diesel, such as Neste’s NEXBTL, is hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO). It is made from 100 percent renewable raw materials such as waste and residues and vegetable oils.  Researchers and experts got together to exchange ideas at the 4th HVO Experience Day in Nideggen, close to Cologne and Düsseldorf. It seems that the only way for NEXBTL and...
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11 November 2015 Stories
City of Oakland, Google buses and UPS now drive with Neste's NEXBTL renewable diesel
As the first major city in the United States, Oakland has now switched to NEXBTL renewable diesel in all of its vehicles.  People are wiping sweat off as the sun beats down on the refueling point in the City of Oakland's depot. Still, everyone is smiling around the pump.  A host of influential people, including Neste´s management, were present to celebrate this historic moment. The first drops festively flow into the tank of a white maintenance truck bearing Oakland's oak logo. All 250 diesel vehicles and machines of the City of Oakland, such as sweepers, trucks, tractors and construction equipment, will be powered by NEXBTL renewable diesel from now on. Their total annual consumption is...
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