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The Future of Energy and climate change

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) took place beginning of November. This COP26 summit brought parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and thus limit global warming to well below 2°C. While progress is being made, recent estimates suggest we are not on track to meet the Paris targets, and more must be done. At this COP26 hub, see how Deloitte connects bright minds to make an impact for the future.

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Accelerate decarbonization and achieve meaningful energy targets by 2030

Companies and governments alike are evaluating how they can reduce their impact on the environment. Critically important to many of these initiatives is the reduction of carbon output—and decarbonization is very important in the energy transition. This report explores how companies in the Energy & Resources industry can accelerate decarbonization over the next decade and achieve meaningful energy targets by 2030.

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Duurzaamheid in de bouw: integrale aanpak levenscyclus is nodig

Deloitte heeft onderzoek gedaan naar de grote trends die de Nederlandse bouwsector zullen gaan raken. Vrij snel werd duidelijk dat ‘duurzaamheid’ een van de majeure onderwerpen wordt. Wat is er op dat gebied al gebeurd in de bouw, en waar moet nog aan worden gewerkt?

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Decarbonising aviation: Clear for take-off

Decarbonisation has become a global imperative and a priority for governments, companies, and society at large. This report is the third in a series by Deloitte and Shell, exploring the decarbonisation of harder-to-abate sectors. This research outlines the current state of the aviation sector, identifies the barriers to decarbonisation readiness, and proposes solutions and a flight plan to accelerate decarbonisation in the sector.

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Heat is hot - Renewable Energy is the Future

This is a result of Deloitte calculations based on the target formulated in the climate accord. When making houses more sustainable, the transition from traditional gas to district heating cannot be realized without government incentives according to the calculations. The incentives required in the next 10 years are estimated at €3.0bn - €4,5bn.

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Creating a viable hydrogen economy

Hydrogen is projected to play a key role in the future of energy and its development will happen faster than many might expect. Increasingly, business leaders understand they need to get a grip on hydrogen to understand where the opportunities will be. However, with so much hype around hydrogen it is difficult to keep an eye on the key trends and developments. Where will the transition to hydrogen unfold first, which supply technologies and distribution alternatives have most potential and which geopolitical regions are best positioned? This point of view addresses those questions and offers recommendations to policy makers and companies on how to position themselves optimally for the accelerated transition to come.

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Decarbonising Shipping: All Hands on Deck

Decarbonisation has become a global imperative and a priority for governments, companies and society at large. In collaboration with Shell, Deloitte Netherlands and Deloitte UK share insights from leaders around the world and across all segments of shipping, a harder-to-abate sector. “All Hands on Deck” explores the barriers to decarbonisation and offers 12 practical solutions shipping companies and ecosystem players should consider to reduce CO2 emmissions.

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Decarbonising road freight: Getting into gear

Decarbonisation has become a global imperative and a priority for governments, companies, and society at large. This report is the second installment in a series exploring the decarbonisation of harder-to-abate sectors. In this report, Deloitte together with Shell capture the industry view of how to decarbonise the road freight sector. The report outlines the current state of the sector, identifies the barriers that must be overcome to decarbonise, and proposes a catalogue of solutions and a roadmap to accelerate progress.

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Sustainability in the manufacturing sector

The manufacturing sector is rarely conflated with environmental best practices. Perceptions, however, are not always accurate. In truth, manufacturers around the world are generating substantial financial and environmental benefits from sustainable manufacturing.

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The decarbonization journey

Based on our industry-wide decarbonization expertise and client work experience, we have outlined a 7-step decarbonization journey that can help to steer your organization in the right direction.

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Leading the sustainability transformation

Three business strategies to guide the sustainable transformation of future-thinking

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The Future of Energy in the Netherlands

In the run-up to the Conference of the Parties in Glasgow last November, we have asked two university professors to share their thoughts. How will science contribute to the development of the energy transition? What do they expect from COP26 and the process around it?

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Healthy, sustainable, and responsibly sourced food: our bright future for 2050

What does our world look like in 2050? How can we create a food system without compromise that’s sustainable, healthy and even-handed? Which innovations bring about this system for food consumption, production and waste? This article explains Deloitte’s vision for the future of food. Our visions are invitations to clients, partners, and everyone who's future-minded to join us in envisaging – and accordingly shaping – a pleasant planet.

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Decarbonizing the food system: Time is running out!

The recent COP 26 conference put decarbonization in the food system firmly back at the top of the agenda. Governments and the general public are demanding change. Carbon dioxide and other emissions, such as methane and nitrogen, must be reduced to achieve the sustainability targets that governments have agreed to. The food system forms a large part of this and must be transformed to ensure a sustainable future. If we want to realize net zero (or even carbon negative) emissions, that means we need to rethink how we produce, process and consume food.

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COVID-19 has accelerated the global food system transformation

The COVID-19 pandemic fast-tracked the global food system transformation. Companies that recognise and respond well to the challenges while preparing for the time after the crisis are best prepared to thrive beyond the crisis.

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Ready, set, go – Transform the food system

The food system needs an urgent transformation to safeguard our planet’s resources and boost human health—that is what we have argued throughout the ‘New Dawn’ article series. It is now time to get started. How can you prepare for the future of food? Ecosystem collaboration, a clear vision, and profound transformation are key.

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Responsible production and waste management

The world population and global food demand are growing, while planetary boundaries are already under pressure. Prepare for the future of food with these articles on a more sustainable future of food.

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Econnections

Together with bol.com, Google Cloud, IKEA Nederland, Mollie and PostNL, Deloitte joined the innovation program Econnections to accelerate sustainability in e-commerce.

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