Net-Zero November: Read up on edie’s insight guides and webinars on net-zero
As edie launches Net-Zero November, the content team is resurfacing a collection of exclusive insight reports, guides and webinars on the topic across industries such as utilities, manufacturing and the built environment that are free to download for readers.
Below you will find five insight pieces which detail various sector’s approaches to net-zero, and provide case studies, top tips, and examples of best practice working across industries on the issue. There are also two future webinars, which form part of edie’s Net Zero-November month of content, that you can pre-register your interest in.
Mission Possible: Achieving net-zero
Kicking off in August, edie begun its series of sector guides on net-zero emissions aiming to look across the business landscape at where net-zero was being put in place by gamechanging companies. Between now and the end of May 2020, where a special cross-sector report will be released, edie will publish eight insight guides into net-zero.
Achieving net-zero carbon in utilities
Following the UK’s world-leading commitment to reach net- zero emissions by 2050, this insight report investigates how the utilities sector can radically reduce carbon whilst enabling and empowering its customers to do the same.
Achieving a net-zero carbon future for manufacturing
As the movement towards net-zero carbon takes hold across the commercial sector, this fresh insight report looks at how manufacturing companies are driving forward their own goals. This insight report on manufacturing is the second in the series investigating how various sectors are radically reducing carbon while enabling and empowering its supply chain to do the same.
Achieving a net-zero carbon future for food and drink manufacturing
Continuing our series of net-zero reports across various industries, edie looks at how food and drink manufacturers are driving forwards towards net zero across their own operations and the supply chain. This insight report on food and drink manufacturing is the third in the series investigating how various sectors are radically reducing carbon while enabling and empowering its the supply chain to do the same.
Emergency response Q&A: How can business accelerate towards net-zero emissions?
The UK has declared a climate emergency and the Government has set a legally binding target for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. This one-hour webinar took the form of a live Q&A session with a range of climate policy and business energy experts to explore how businesses should respond to the situation, including Skanska, Business in the Community and Nottingham City Council.
Electric vehicles: Driving business towards net-zero emissions
The UK Government’s Road to Zero Strategy presents an opportunity for businesses to accelerate the transition to fully-electric vehicles – but this transition is not without its challenges. This one-hour webinar explored how those challenges can be overcome, and what the role of businesses and the public sector is in achieving a ‘net-zero’ future for transport.
Future webinars in Net-Zero November
Climate activism: Redefining business engagement to help reach net-zero
Following 12 months of heightened climate awareness driven by the climate strikes that have occupied cities across the globe, businesses are no longer expected to merely operate within the planetary boundaries. Instead, an era is arising where corporates must reflect their role in society through their actions, beliefs and demands. This webinar, sponsored by EDF Energy, explores how the early adopters of corporate climate activism have managed to align their business models with a purpose that brings consumers and suppliers with them on a journey towards a decarbonised and closed-loop world.
Energy Efficiency 2.0: Scaling up energy reduction strategies in a net-zero world
For some time, energy efficiency has been seen as one of the long term ‘quick wins’ of sustainability strategies and target meeting – but it is often overlooked for more technological solutions which can be expensive, resource-intensive and difficult to put in place. This webinar, supported by BiU, takes the sustainability professional through the best approaches to energy efficiency in the 21st century, whether that be building fabric, energy management systems, or behavioural change, hearing from experts across a variety of sectors who have implemented such schemes to drastically reduce energy use and their carbon footprint.
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