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Many countries have set a goal to achieve their net zero targets by 2050. DIGITIMES Asia interviewed major companies, economists, and solution providers to provide companies with complete guidelines to implement their net zero plans.
IN THE NEWS
Friday 19 August 2022
Net Zero Series (5): Cathay fosters transition to green economy
"Green investing is something right to do, and you need a good reason not to," a philosophy that Sophia Cheng, the chief investment officer of Cathay Financial Holdings, holds onto so dearly in her position for eight consecutive years.
Thursday 18 August 2022
Net Zero Series (4): Five practical steps to achieve net zero supply chain by Deloitte
Achieving supply chain net zero is a parody of The Three Little Pigs. Before anything else, preparation is the key to success, urged Deloitte's senior manager of Risk Management Cathy Lee, who has been dedicating herself to sustainability for more than 17 years.
Monday 15 August 2022
Net Zero Series (2): Carbon offsetting creates buying guilt or a path to reach net zero?
To date, there are more than 60 countries and regions that have implemented or passed legislation for carbon pricing, including Taiwan. It will implement a carbon tax and trading scheme in 2030 as part of its goal to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
Thursday 11 August 2022
Net Zero Series (1): Carbon pricing versus carbon offsetting
The current approach to fixing climate change is not promising. Not only are many efforts going into the net-zero project, but the outcome is always the bathtub metaphor.
Wednesday 20 July 2022
Taiwan increases budget to accelerate transition toward net zero carbon emission
Taiwan will strengthen transition toward net zero carbon emission by increasing the related by NT$10 billion (US$339 million), according to Kung Ming-hsin, minister for the National Development Council (NDC).
Tuesday 19 July 2022
Taiwan to help industries reach net zero carbon emission via technological R&D, regulation enactment
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), in line with Taiwan's goal of attaining net zero carbon emissions by 2050, has promised to help industries reduce carbon emissions through R&D of technologies conducive to such reductions and enactment of regulations concerned.
Friday 15 July 2022
EU invests EUR1.8 billion in clean tech projects
EU is investing over EUR 1.8 billion (US$1.8 billion) in 17 large-scale innovative clean-tech projects with the third round of awards under the Innovation Fund.
Thursday 30 June 2022
Fit for 55: European Council agrees on higher targets for renewables and energy efficiency
The European Council negotiated two legislative proposals that tackle the energy aspects of the EU's climate transition under the 'Fit for 55' package: the renewable energies directive and the energy efficiency directive. The agreements pave the way for the Council to start negotiations with the European Parliament.
Tuesday 28 June 2022
MOEA amends cogeneration regulation in line with efforts to reduce carbon emissions
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has drafted an amendment to the regulation on cogeneration in a bid to boost replacement of coal with natural gas used in cogeneration in line with Taiwan's goal of attaining net-zero carbon emission in 2050, according to MOEA.
Monday 20 June 2022
Coretronic aims at net zero GHG emission in 2050
Coretronic has set a goal of reaching net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emission for all operational bases in 2050 in line with its ESG implementation, according to the company.