LEGO to invest $400m to accelerate sustainability

Funds will be allocated on the development of eco-friendly materials and actions to inspire children to learn more about sustainability through play

VW to power all German rail freight with renewable energy by 2021

The switch is predicted to reduce carbon dioxide by 26,700 tonnes compared to using the standard German electricity mix

Amazon to build new 115MW wind farm in Ireland aiming for 100% renewables

Joining two others, the project will help offset the energy consumption of its data centres in the country

NKT runs all power cable factories with renewables saving 48,000 tonnes of CO2

The green switch is estimated to reduce the firm’s energy consumption-related emissions by 66%

University of Sheffield switches to 100% renewable electricity

Wind, hydro and solar sources will now power all of the university’s buildings

Deutsche Bank commits €200bn in sustainable investments

The German lender plans also to power its operations entirely using renewable energy by 2025

ENGIE joins forces with consortium to decarbonise bio-refinery in Rotterdam

The facility is claimed to be the first multi-megawatt high-temperature electrolyser that generates renewable hydrogen to produce high-quality biofuels

Renewable heating scheme to harness heat from the River Tyne to warm buildings

The project is estimated to save an estimated 1,475 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year

New wind farm puts T-Mobile on track to 100% renewable energy

The 158MW wind project is expected to generate more than 504,100MWh annually, or enough energy to power 60,000 homes a year

Nestlé partners with Ørsted to power operations with 100% wind energy

The partnership will allow the food and drink giant to meet its 100% renewables milestone, with half of the necessary wind power already being provided by another onshore wind farm in Scotland