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UK urged to level-up regions through CCUS supply chains

…this expenditure is expected to account for onshore power generation, including industrial capture and hydrogen production plants. However, if the UK Government can introduce enabling policies, the report argues that…

Retail, tech and manufacturing: UK Net-Zero Business Champion urges firms to bolster climate targets

Dated for Tuesday (17 August) and published on the UK Government’s website today (19 August), the letters implore businesses to visit the UK Business Climate Hub – a Government-run online…

Available to watch on-demand: edie’s online masterclass focusing on ESOS phase 3

…now on the horizon, the Government is planning some significant changes to the Scheme – including requirements for organisations to disclose their ESOS data publicly and carry out an associated…

Bill Gates forms partnership with UK Government to mobilise £400m green innovation fund

…sustainable aviation fuels and direct air capture. The UK Government will form a partnership with Bill Gates’s Breakthrough Energy Catalyst. The Catalyst will match the £200m that the Government has…

Then, now and next on nature-based solutions: Reflecting on COP26 and the road ahead

…The world’s businesses and governments appear to be waking up to nature as the most fundamental form of capital. But among the flurry of government, business and funding announcements made…

Why Joe Biden’s inauguration provides a timely injection for climate optimism

…named Gina McCarthy and Ali Zaidi as National and deputy Climate Advisors, again both new positions. Four years under Trump has seen the US renegade on key global climate commitments,…

Regions can be a partner not just a home for businesses with net-zero ambitions

…net-zero pledges and carbon reduction goals from businesses both large and small. These commitments are all admirable and necessary in the fight against climate change. Critical to meeting these aspirations…

COP26: An imperfect result but the direction of travel is clear

…year on their Nationally Determined Commitments (NDCs) the expectation for action will no doubt have taken on a whole new level of urgency. Therefore, what we need now from Governments,…

Quitting Coal – Centrica set to replace one of final NHS coal fired boilers

…finalised our own Green Plan for the Trust which sets out our commitment to a more sustainable future. “This scheme is a big part of that commitment and we have…

Kingfisher partners with Rainforest Alliance on ‘forest positive’ commitment

…of tropical forests, all while building stronger local economies for those that manage the surrounding land. The partnership will also assist Kingfisher in meeting its commitment to become “forest positive”…

Volvo Cars to go fully electric by 2030

The firm’s chief executive Hakan Samuelsson announced the commitment this morning (2 March) as part of a sweeping update to its business strategy, that will also see sales shifted online….

Unilever Beauty & Personal Care targets 1.5 million hectares of nature conservation by 2030

…the value chain will receive a living wage by 2030 and earmarked a €2bn pot to help those from under-represented social groups. The nature commitment is the headline environmental sustainability…

Iceland Foods pledges to tackle abandoned plastic fishing gear

…our efforts to reduce marine pollution.” Walker is referring, here, to Iceland’s commitment to remove consumer-facing plastic packaging from all own-brand lines by 2023. The commitment is regarded as one…

Dozens of big-name investors including BlackRock join Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative

…net-zero commitments become increasingly widespread. It will also leave banks exposed to Covid-19, which has caused oil and gas demand to fall. Without interim targets and commitments to stricter exclusions…

UK green groups form new business alliance to spur corporate race to net-zero

…national governments to set net-zero targets. Currently, corporate commitments under the Race to Zero campaign cover more than 12% of the global economy and $9.8trn in revenue. Even while grappling…

BT cuts emissions by 14% over 12-month period

…our commitment to becoming a greener more sustainable business. “Our efforts alone aren’t enough though, which is why we’re calling on all other businesses to take action – working with…

Boohoo links executive pay to ESG targets after supply chain scandal

…just be linked to breakneck growth. [The action on executive pay], alongside a commitment to join the Textiles 2030 climate targets, demonstrates Boohoo’s commitment to becoming a responsible corporate citizen….

Environment Bill returns to Parliament with new binding targets for nature

…target and, also, the UK’s commitment to protect 30% of terrestrial habitats for nature this decade. This latter commitment will be formalised at the 15th Biodiversity COP later this summer….

G7 agree on ‘historic steps’ to make climate reporting mandatory

…finance needed, and reinforce government policy to meet our net-zero commitments.” The UK was the first major nation to confirm plans to mandate climate disclosure back in November 2020. The…

WRAP: 2020 was record year for food redistribution by UK firms

…to ensure that the UK delivers against the UN commitment to halve food waste by 2030. “We know there is the potential to more than double the amount of food…