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Samsung Electronics Unveils Vision for Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Samsung Electronics Unveils Vision for Carbon Neutrality by 2050

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will try to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 as part of its efforts to tackle the worsening climate crisis and increase the use of renewable energy. Samsung, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of electronic devices and semiconductors, said it will try to [...]

S. Korea’s Carbon Neutrality Investment Could Create 2.26 mln New Jobs by 2050: Report

S. Korea’s Carbon Neutrality Investment Could Create 2.26 mln New Jobs by 2050: Report

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea can create up to 2.26 million new jobs in fields of energy transition by 2050 if the country invests consistently in achieving its carbon neutrality policy goal, a U.S. think tank report showed Thursday. The report from the University of Massachusetts’ Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), commissioned [...]

S. Korea to Expand Tax Incentives for R&D on Carbon Neutrality Technology

S. Korea to Expand Tax Incentives for R&D on Carbon Neutrality Technology

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea plans to provide tax incentives for research and development (R&D) on green technology designed to help cut carbon emissions in an effort to nurture new industries, the finance ministry said Thursday. Currently, the country has picked 235 technologies in 12 sectors, including next-generation vehicles and bio health, [...]

Moon Encourages Private Firms to Go Carbon Neutral

Moon Encourages Private Firms to Go Carbon Neutral

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in on Friday encouraged private firms to go carbon neutral, pledging the government will provide financial and regulatory support for their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Moon made the remarks at a meeting on carbon neutrality with chief executives of some 40 big and medium-sized companies, [...]

Helsinn Achieves Carbon Neutrality

Helsinn Achieves Carbon Neutrality

Lugano, Switzerland, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) - Helsinn Group (“Helsinn”), a fully integrated, global biopharma company with a diversified pipeline of innovative oncology assets and strong track-record of commercial execution, today announces that it has achieved carbon neutrality for the first time. Since 2012, Helsinn has been committed to becoming more sustainable. Our environmental performance has improved steadily through [...]

Kia to Sell Only EVs in Europe from 2035

Kia to Sell Only EVs in Europe from 2035

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Kia Corp., South Korea’s second-biggest carmaker, said Thursday it will sell only electric vehicles in Europe from 2035 and in other major markets from 2040 as it seeks to gradually phase out internal combustion-engine cars in global markets. Kia announced the 2045 carbon neutrality strategy as governments around the [...]