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28 October 2016 Releases and news
Neste Renewable Diesel to power the fleet of yet another major Californian city - The City of San Diego switched to renewables
Neste Corporation Press Release 28 October 2016 at 6 pm (EET) Neste Renewable Diesel to power the fleet of yet another major Californian city - The City of San Diego switched to renewables The City of San Diego in California has recently started using Neste Renewable Diesel in its vehicle fleet consisting of service trucks, refuse packers, dump trucks, construction equipment, and street sweepers, to name a few. By switching from conventional petroleum diesel to Neste Renewable Diesel, the City of San Diego joins California's cleanest city fleets including the City of San Francisco, City of Oakland, City of Walnut Creek, City of Carlsbad, and County of Sacramento. "Air quality is a significant concern in many cities...
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08 September 2016 Releases and news
Neste renews the Finnish diesel markets - launches 100% renewable diesel
Neste CorporationPress Release8 September 2016 at 12.30 pm. (EET) Neste renews the Finnish diesel markets - launches 100% renewable diesel Neste is planning to start selling diesel produced entirely from renewable raw materials at selected stations in Finland around the turn of the year. The new product offers environmentally conscious consumers and corporate customers a sustainable and easy solution for reducing traffic-borne emissions. Majority of the renewable raw materials the company uses to refine the product, consists of waste and residues. The product launch is one of Neste's ways to participate in the centenary of Finland's independence in 2017 known as 'Finland 100 years'. "Neste is a pioneer in developing...
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08 September 2016 Releases and news
Neste listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index already for the 10th time
Neste CorporationPress Release8 September 2016 at 12 pm (EET) Neste listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index already for the 10th time Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) have again listed the world's most sustainable companies. Neste was included in the DJSI World Index for the 10th consecutive time, this year being the only one of the European oil companies included on the list. In this year's analysis, Neste ranks high especially with regard to water related issues, environmental reporting, as well as supply chain management. The analysis is based on year 2015, during which Neste started systematically improving its performance related to social issues. Particularly, labor and human rights issues in the...
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06 September 2016 Releases and news
Neste and Ikea of Sweden announce partnership to deliver renewable, bio-based plastics
Neste Corporation Press Release 6 September 2016 at 10 am. (EET) Neste and Ikea of Sweden announce partnership to deliver renewable, bio-based plastics Neste and IKEA have joined forces to take leadership in renewable, bio-based materials, and invite other companies to join the initiative. The partnership includes the production of plastics and other materials utilizing Neste's renewable solutions in polymer production. The partnership combines IKEA's commitment to reduce their dependence on virgin fossil based materials and Neste's expertise in renewable solutions. The companies aim to produce plastics and other materials that are used today, but instead replacing virgin fossil feedstock with renewable or...
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05 September 2016 Releases and news
Use of renewable diesel at summer festivals reduced emissions by an amount equaling 9 flights around the world
Neste Corporation News5 September 2016 Use of renewable diesel at summer festivals reduced emissions by an amount equaling 9 flights around the world The use of Neste Renewable Diesel at Finnish summer festivals reduced carbon dioxide emissions by a total of 49 tonnes compared with the use of conventional fossil diesel. This figure corresponds with emissions generated during nine flights around the globe. The summer tour of renewable diesel started at SuomiAreena festival in Pori during the second week of July when Neste's #jätebussi (waste bus) transported event guests non-stop between Puuvilla Shopping Centre and the Eetunaukio stage. The #jätebussi waste bus was fueled by Neste Renewable Diesel, manufactured 100...
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02 September 2016 Releases and news
Help us improve our sustainability: take part in Neste's sustainability dialogue online by September 15th!
Neste Corporation News 2 September 2016 Help us improve our sustainability: take part in Neste's sustainability dialogue online by September 15th! As part of our commitment to continuous dialogue and engagement with our stakeholders, we invite you to share your thoughts and opinions on how Neste as a company should further strengthen its global sustainability efforts. All our stakeholders - customers, partners, suppliers, investors, employees, the media, local neighbors, etc. - are encouraged to offer their input by taking part in an online dialogue and virtual brainstorming running for two weeks until the 15th of September. Virtual brainstorming takes altogether about 10 minutes, more if you really wish to get...
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11 August 2016 Releases and news
Neste Renewable Diesel to power County of Sacramento's Fleet in California
Neste Corporation Press release 11 August 2016 at 6 pm (EET) Neste Renewable Diesel to power County of Sacramento's Fleet in California Neste Renewable Diesel is now being used by the County of Sacramento, California. In moving to Neste Renewable Diesel, the County Sacramento joins California's cleanest and greenest fleets that include the City of San Francisco, City of Oakland, City of Walnut Creek, City of Carlsbad, Google, and UPS. In switching from petroleum diesel to Neste Renewable Diesel made from waste and residues, the County of Sacramento will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its fleet by up to 80 percent. The County estimates that it will reduce greenhouses gases by approximately eight thousand...
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29 June 2016 Releases and news
3 reasons why cities should switch to renewable diesel
Neste Corporation News 29 June 2016 Instantly smaller carbon footprint Considering emissions throughout the entire fuel life cycle, vehicles that use renewable diesel cause considerably less carbon emissions than fossil diesel. The progressive and ambitious City of San Francisco, for example, has already seen a significant overall drop in its greenhouse gas emissions since its entire city vehicle fleet switched from fossil-based diesel to Neste Renewable Diesel in December 2015. The use of pure, premium-quality, low-carbon Neste Renewable Diesel cuts carbon emissions by up to 90%* compared to conventional diesel. Believe it or not, when produced from waste and residue raw materials, its use may...
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