Are electric cars more eco-friendly? – myclimate presents its new car calculator
Zurich, 3 November 2020 – myclimate gives its customers the opportunity to calculate the climatic effects of various activities and to offset them through myclimate carbon offset projects, via its own website at co2.myclimate.org. Using existing emissions data and with the addition of further drive technologies and fuels, myclimate has now brought its new calculator for car journeys right up to date. The newly included category for electric cars now shows the lowest figures. The calculator for cruises has also been updated.
Lernende aus Zürich, Nyon, Genf und Olten ausgezeichnet – Bildungsprojekt Energie- und Klimawerkstatt feierte Prämierung
Zürich/Rapperswil, 29. September 2020 – Die Energie- und Klimawerkstatt, der landesweite myclimate Bildungswettbewerb für Lernende, vergab am 29. September zusammen mit der Ostschweizer Fachhochschule in Rapperswil die Preise für die besten Projekte des Jahres. Für ihre besonderen Leistungen wurden in diesem Jahr Teams aus Nyon und Genf sowie zwei Lernende aus Zürich geehrt. Neben der Würdigung erhielten die vier Ausgezeichneten auch einen Geldpreis in Höhe von 2‘000 Franken. Zudem gewann ein Team aus Olten den Tagespreis für die beste Präsentation. Der Anlass trug das Motto «Alte Hasen, junge Füchse».
Swisscom becomes climate-neutral company
Zurich, 26 August 2020 – Swisscom has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by more than 80% over the past decades. The telecommunications company offsets its unavoidable emissions in full via myclimate. This means that Swisscom is now a climate-neutral company.
The times they are a changing’ – myclimate declares record figures
Zurich, 25 May 2020 – The Swiss climate protection foundation myclimate is today publishing its annual results for 2019. Total income from the three business areas – Education, Consulting and Solutions, and Carbon Offsetting – have increased significantly on the previous year. In 2019, this was more than 27 million francs. One-and-a-half million tonnes of CO2 have been offset by companies, organisations and private individuals. This corresponds to an increase of 50 percent on the previous record year. In view of stagnating political climate protection efforts and in consideration of the current coronavirus situation, myclimate CEO Stephen Neff is advocating even stronger economical, societal and political collaboration, to master climate change and other challenges of our time.
myclimate and the International Floorball Federation join forces
Zurich, 19th of May - Sustainability and climate protection has become a topic that sport cannot overlook these days. It has been a part of International Floorball Federations (IFF) work in the past, but starting from 2019, the federation has included sustainability as an integral part of its activities. myclimate has agreed to help the IFF become a leading sports federation to drive the change.