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Covid-19 vaccines: the pharmaceutical industry’s marathon

With the first vaccines now available as a result of international research carried out in record time, extensive vaccination campaigns have been launched in several countries. Manufacturers in the sector have shown great agility in this race against time. Pharmaceutical companies have had to reconcile speed with safety and compliance requirements across the whole vaccine manufacturing chain. At all stages of this exceptional process, VINCI Energies business units have contributed their respective areas of expertise by adapting to the specific characteristics of vaccine production. 

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Maritime transport on course for net zero

With a carbon footprint that accounts for 3% of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, maritime transport is as polluting as air transport or the whole of Germany. However, cargo transport – 80% of which is by sea – still outperforms every other transportation system. The decarbonisation of shipping is therefore crucial. The UN, EU, national governments and other key players in the sector (shipowners, shippers, ports, etc.) are working together to accelerate maritime transport’s environmental transition.

The circular economy at the heart of environmental transition

With society under pressure from the climate crisis and the urgent need for energy transition, businesses are being asked to radically overhaul their design and production models. This major transformation includes massive adoption of techniques and materials that use fewer natural resources; systematic reuse and recycling of tools and materials; and widespread promotion of short loops.

Storage – accelerating the energy transition

The much-needed expansion of renewable energies, which are characterised by intermittent, decentralised production, has created a real need for increased electricity storage capacity. Technical, regulatory and economic obstacles yet to be overcome are holding back the rollout of new storage technologies.

Electric Mobility gathers pace

With technological innovation, changing uses and the necessary political will all coalescing, the future of electric mobility looks promising. With the thermal-engine vehicle’s disappearance edging closer every day, the brakes slowing the electric vehicle’s emergence as a product to transform usage are gradually being removed.