As sustainable development is now an imperative for governments, it is clear that sustainability objectives are impacting businesses and their managing bodies under Italian law.
This article focusses on the proposals made by the European Commission regarding the extension of the European Emissions Trading Scheme to the maritime sector.
The transaction involved drafting of a margin adjustment mechanism based on carbon intensity rating as an incentive for the owners to reduce the carriers’ carbon emissions.
WFW advises new rail leasing company Nexrail on acquisition and financing of rolling stock8 October 2021
WFW advised on all aspects of the transaction, including structuring and the purchase agreements for both new build rolling stock and an existing pool of locomotives purchased by Nexrail.
With serious climate-related disasters on the rise globally, the appetite, and indeed need, to tackle climate change and build a more sustainable future has never been higher on the personal, economic and political agendas. But what can we really expect from COP26 and will it deliver its ambitious goals? To find out, join our webinar!
WFW advises VPK on acquisition of DA Alizay to create a sustainable development hub22 September 2021
VPK and DAH will convert the Alizay paper mill into a recycled paper-based production site which will notably include VPK’s converted paper mill and the IPP recycling plant for waste paper.
Built at Norway’s Ulstein Verft shipyard and initially delivered in 2012, the ‘Hermit Fighter’ and ‘Hermit Prosper’ were the first PX121 design vessels from Ulstein Design & Solutions.
The Sustainability Imperative report draws on a series of in-depth interviews and a global survey of 545 senior industry leaders, to explore the shipping world’s views on sustainability and governance and what actions it is taking as a result.
The development and use of energy saving technology (EST) in ships is likely to play a significant part in the transition towards sustainability. However, the installation and financing of EST on ships may present several challenges, particularly with existing ship financiers.
In the first of our series of articles focussing on logistics real estate, we explore the themes of green power generation and power management in logistics buildings as a means of tackling climate change.