Glasgow Climate Pact
edie launches COP26 summary report for businesses
With the dust finally settling on a hectic two weeks at COP26 in Glasgow, the edie team has compiled an in-depth round-up report of all the key announcements and the implications they will have on sustainability-minded businesses moving forward.
Climate Change Committee: UK Government needs to 'raise ambitions' on reaching net-zero
The UK's climate watchdog has called on the UK Government to deliver a "genuine increase in ambition" to reach the measures detailed in the new Glasgow Climate Pact at COP26, including the submission of new emissions targets, rewriting the tax system to phase-out fossil fuels and strengthening international collaboration between countries.
Glasgow Climate Pact: How can businesses keep 1.5C alive?
The UK Government wanted COP26 to keep the 1.5C trajectory of the Paris Agreement "alive" and the verdict is that it has, but just barely. But with some nations set to renegade on mechanisms included in COP26's Glasgow Climate Pact, it is clear that businesses need to become a unified driver of the net-zero movement.
Boris Johnson: COP26 delivered as much as we could have hoped
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has delivered a post-COP26 press conference, saying he feels "tinged with disappointment" that a stronger deal was not struck, but defending the summit as a "success".
Glasgow Climate Pact: The 7 key talking points from the new global deal at COP26
As the dust settles on COP26 in Glasgow, people are still getting to grips with the new Glasgow Climate Pact and what that means for the global climate movement. Here, edie outlines seven key talking points (not all of them bad) from this historic new announcement.
Glasgow Climate Pact: World leaders agree final climate deal at COP26
BREAKING: The gavel has finally come down and world leaders have this evening (13 November) agreed the new 'Glasgow Climate Pact', which calls on all nations to set new climate targets by the end of next year and phasing down unabated fossil fuel usage and inefficient subsidies.
1.5C 'only just' in reach: Business leaders and green economy react to Glasgow Climate Pact at COP26
After two weeks of tense negotiations, climate protests and sweeping climate announcements, COP26 has officially closed with the formation of the Glasgow Climate Pact, an agreement to raise climate ambitions that has seen green groups call for heightened policy and business interventions to keep 1.5C alive over the coming years.
edie's Plastics Thinkathon: Six moonshot business ideas that could eliminate single-use plastics
With businesses continuing to make plastic-reduction commitments in the face of ever-growing stakeholder pressure, edie recently hosted a 'Plastics Thinkathon' to spur collaborative action on achieving a single-use plastic-free future, today. Here, we round up the potentially transformational results.
edie's Plastics Thinkathon results (Part Two): Solving the behaviour change challenge
With businesses continuing to develop plastic-reduction strategies in the face of ever-growing stakeholder pressure, edie recently hosted the world's first 'Plastics Thinkathon' to co-create scalable solutions to the issue. In the final part of this feature, Sarah George reveals the results to tackling behaviour change.
edie's Plastics Thinkathon results (Part One): The Lazy Lunch and shampoo bars
With businesses continuing to make plastic-reduction pledges in the face of ever-growing stakeholder pressure, edie recently hosted the world's first 'Plastics Thinkathon' to co-create scalable solutions to the issue. In this two-part feature, Sarah George reveals the potentially game-changing results.