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06 June 2017 Releases and news
Neste Jacobs receives the esteemed OPC UA certificate for NAPCON products
Neste JacobsPress Release6 June 2017 at 9.30 am. (EET) Neste Jacobs receives the esteemed OPC UA certificate for NAPCON products Technology, engineering and project management company Neste Jacobs has successfully gained the OPC UA certification for their process big data product, NAPCON Informer. OPC UA, also recognized as an IEC standard IEC62541 is the top notch interoperability standard for enabling cyber secure, reliable and unified communications in the industrial automation space. NAPCON Informer consolidates whole NAPCON product family to OPC UA compliant and therefore fulfills for instance the German Industrie 4.0 requirements. Neste Jacobs has been a member of OPC Foundation for several years now and is...
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06 June 2017 Releases and news
Neste deepens its knowhow on the circular economy - waste plastics now in focus
Neste Corporation Press Release 6 June 2017 at 9 am. (EET) Neste deepens its knowhow on the circular economy - waste plastics now in focus Neste, the world's leading biofuel producer in the circular economy, is putting a large amount of resources into research on waste and residue raw materials. In addition to biofuels, also bioplastics can be produced from waste and residues in the future. The company is also focusing its raw materials research on waste plastics as a substitute for crude oil in the manufacture of oil products. The idea of "one's waste is a valuable raw material to another" is central to the circular economy, and, for over a decade, it has inspired Neste's development and production of renewable fuels...
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02 June 2017 Releases and news
Neste: The US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is unfortunate
Neste CorporationPress release2 June 2017 at 9 am (EET) Neste: The US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is unfortunate The US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement is a saddening turn for the international battle against climate change. However, the exit of the world's second largest emitter of greenhouse gases does not signal the downfall of the Agreement, which still has extremely strong international support. Of the 197 countries that signed the Paris Agreement, 147 have already ratified it. The United States has not made any changes to its own federal legislation on renewable fuels (RFS, Renewable Fuel Standard). Based on this standard, the United States' Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set...
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25 May 2017 Releases and news
Work is changing - Improve your working ways with small steps
Mentor and business development director Pekka Pohjakallio from Hintsa Performance explains how to achieve a better working life. Globalization, digitalization, automation. These are big words that can seem scary, but they are all trends that have been influencing working life for a long time. The biggest difficulties in today's working life are continually being in a rush, having an unclear job description, and the fatigue that follows from these. Although people's volume of work may not have increased, the amount of stimuli we are exposed to is growing dramatically. This proliferation of stimuli continually pulls our attention in multiple opposing directions, placing a heavy burden on our minds. At the same time, the...
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27 April 2017 Releases and news
Neste's Interim Report for January-March 2017
Neste Corporation Interim Report 27 April 2017 at 9 am (EET) Neste's Interim Report for January-March 2017 Good start of the year - comparable operating profit up 17% year-on-year First quarter in brief: · Comparable operating profit totaled EUR 204 million (EUR 175 million) · IFRS operating profit totaled EUR 271 (EUR 254 million) · Oil Products' total refining margin was USD 11.00/bbl (USD 10.49/bbl) · Renewable Products' comparable sales margin was USD 286/ton (USD 288/ton) · Cash flow before financing activities was EUR -25 million (EUR 73 million) · Return on average capital employed (ROACE) was 16.6% over the last 12 months (2016: 16.9%) · Leverage ratio was 15.3% at the end of March (31.12.2016: 15.4%) President...
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24 April 2017 Releases and news
The Doughnut Trick: renewable fuel from May Day doughnut waste fat
Neste CorporationNews24 April 2017 The Doughnut Trick: renewable fuel from May Day doughnut waste fat In the spirit of circular economics, Neste and Fazer Bakery are joining forces with their Doughnut Trick campaign. The oil that was used to fry Fazer Bakery's May Day doughnuts will be recycled by refining it to produce Neste MY renewable diesel. The value of the fuel will be donated to the Finnish chapter of the charity SOS Children's Village International. The amount of diesel that's made from the oil used to fry every three doughnuts is enough to drive a distance of about one kilometer.   Now, for May Day, Fazer Bakeries and Neste are doing good together. Fazer Bakeries will donate to Neste the fat used to fry...
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05 April 2017 Releases and news
Neste shows leading transparency with its site on crude palm oil supply chain
Neste Corporation Press Release 5 April 2017 at 10 am (EET) Neste shows leading transparency with its site on crude palm oil supply chain  Neste has today published updated information about all its crude palm oil suppliers on the company's website. The data covers the entire supply chain, i.e. all companies, mills, and estates that supplied Neste with crude palm oil in 2016. The dashboard website offers information on the suppliers, certification systems used, and certification documentation, and provides access to a map service enabling the users to see the geographical location of the mills. In addition to the information on the suppliers, the site also offers an update on Neste's corporate level usage of...
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31 March 2017 Releases and news
Neste's new environmental gaming platform launched globally in San Francisco school
Neste Corporation Press Release    Neste's new environmental gaming platform launched globally in San Francisco school Based on the Paris Agreement on climate change, Neste's educational AR game EduCycle sets out to teach children about CO2 emissions If the environment were a game, would we win? EduCycle, a new gaming platform that uses augmented reality (AR), teaches children ages 12 and up about the impact their decisions have on the environment. Designed and built by Neste, the game's challenge is to reduce the world's carbon dioxide emissions to the level specified in the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change.  On March 30, 2017, Neste donated the first game to Lincoln High School in San...
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