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Ford launches new electric Mustang and commits to E-vehicles

Stuart Rowley, president of Ford of Europe, said at the time the company's future was "rooted in electrification". Ford announced plans to close six manufacturing plants in Europe by the end of 2020.With $11 billion global investment in electrified vehicles by 2022, and 10+ new electrified vehicles from Ford and Lincoln to be launched by 2021.  “We predict by 2021 we will launch self-driving commercial vehicles at scale. “

They recently launched the All-electric Mustang Mach-E, with a 370 mile range on full charge. It can recharge 57 miles of drive in 10 minutes on high power. It will be able to accelerate from 0-60 in under five seconds, competing with the Tesla model X which sits at 4.4 seconds.

Enel and Nestle have expanded their partnership on renewable energy and decarbonisation in Panama.

“In 2010 Nestlé committed itself to reduce greenhouse gas emissions globally by 35% within a decade. In Central America, in 2018, we exceeded this goal by achieving a 59% reduction in our emissions, compared to 2010. These results were achieved thanks to energy efficiency projects launched in our 16 workplaces in the region and through the direct purchase of 10,000 MW of renewable energy to Enel, which is equivalent to reducing our emissions by 2,800 tons of CO2."- Claudia Alvarado, Sustainability Manager of Nestlé Central America
Enel Green Power has awarded Nestlé with International Renewable Energy Certificates for its contribution to the development of new, renewable projects and for its progress towards 100% Renewable energy in Panama. The certificates guarantee that the energy supplied to the end-user comes from renewable sources and is recognised by the main global sustainability indexes as a tool that helps meet national and international renewable energy goals.

How Ricola took action to reduce carbon emissions

At Ricola, we have been making great strides since 2015. In 2016 the CO2 emission level set by the Swiss federal government was outperformed by 31 tons of CO2 although production volumes have increased. Since 2016 100% of our electricity usage is hydro powered. Since 2016 our new water tanks have been fully outfitted for heat recovery. Since 2016 use of an own electric car for business travel. And we have managed to reduce energy consumption by 7%. We have continued to make changes and look forward to the next five years of improvements in our process and carbon footprint.