envoNEWS | Europe | November
Written by EnvoPAP team
9th December 2020
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Sustainability has consistently been integral to the European continent. This monthly edition provides more locally-focused updates within Europe, so that you can remain easily up to date with changes in sustainable development in the region.
Sustainability still a Priority Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic
A new study, conducted by DS Smith and Ipsos MORI, reveals that despite the global health crisis, shoppers still have their eye on the environment; with 85% of consumers wanting to buy products that use as little packaging as possible, and almost a third (29%) admitting that they have stopped buying particular brands altogether because their packaging was not sustainable.
45% of Assets Employ ESG strategies in Europe
A new report by the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has analysed the ESG investment market across Europe and found that as much as 45% of total assets under management in Europe at the end of 2019 were invested in an some sort of ESG selection strategy, with strategies broadly divided into two types: exclusion, or systematic integration of ESG risks and opportunities.
Despite Pandemic, Brewers Insist on EU Climate Goals
The EU beer industry has vowed to continue investing in sustainable practices in their brewing processes to meet EU Green Deal goals despite disastrous implications of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Other News Developments :
- The competition is on for Eastern Europe’s nuclear power market
- Supporting the transition to post-pandemic sustainability
The envoPAP Team