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Water ‘batteries’ and AI for algae: Ofwat allocates £40m green innovation funding

…over into other sectors. A digital twin will be used to carry out this project. The UK Government will notably present an updated climate resilience plan later this year. Its…

Ofgem proposes system reforms to connect more low-carbon projects to the grid

…suggests that around 40% of these projects face a connection wait of at least a year. The Government is due to deliver a new strategy to speed up connections, but…

UK Overshoot Day: Three transformational ways businesses can help move the date

…evidence that the UK is a leader. The UK Government likes to claim it is world-leading on climate, as it was the first major economy to set a legally binding…

#SustyTalk: Clearbell’s Rob West on accelerating the retrofit revolution

…fetch a ‘greenium’ – higher sale and/or rental prices. He also weighs in on what the Government could be doing to make retrofit more of an investable proposition and to…

UK policies ‘insufficient’ to deliver decarbonisation for key manufacturing sectors

…UK’s Emissions Trading System, “have been insufficient to drive deep decarbonisation”. The research calls on the UK Government to attract “long-term investment and new technologies” to help deliver deep levels…

AstraZeneca invests $400m to quadruple tree planting commitment

…already kick-started tree-planting schemes in Australia, Indonesia, Ghana, the UK, the US and France. These initial schemes formed part of the business’s first forest commitment, which involved planting at least…

Report: Business giants fall short on regenerative agriculture commitments

…However, while a few leading companies have made positive commitments towards regenerative agriculture, progress across the agri-food sector remains uneven. Policies and Challenges One significant challenge highlighted by the research…

Big businesses accused of undermining net-zero commitments with excessive air travel

Conducted by the NGO Transport & Environment (T&E), the analysis looked into the transport-related emissions commitments plus the emissions footprint of 328 companies across the US, Europe and Asia. Just…

Suzano: Net-Zero Manufacturer of the Year

Commitments to Renewing Life, ambitious long-term goals aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Front and centre to Suzano’s Commitments to Renewing Life is an investment…

Hong Kong: Floating solar farm to respond to land-use constraints

At a Glance Who: The Government of the Hong Kong SAR, Binnies Hong Kong (part of the RSK Group) What: Floating solar farm project at Plover Cove Reservoir Where: Plover…

Do your green claims stack up?

…Declining to answer when asked about sustainability milestones. Vague language – for example, expressing a commitment to sustainability in non-measurable ways, such as “we follow net zero best practice”. Sharing…

Golden Agri-Resources and Verborg Group Forge Strategic Partnership for Tropical Oils Supply

commitment to building a solid supply chain in Europe for the last few years. Our top-notch distribution, logistic support, and adaptability ensures we can effectively meet long-term customer needs, whether…

SkyZero: Customer Engagement Campaign of the Year

…out-of-home advertising, TV and online advertising, TV coverage and interactive events. Fans were asked to make a commitment to change their travel habits, with Sky targeting a million commitments. Commitments…

Sustainability-linked derivatives are an exciting addition to a Treasurer’s ESG toolkit.

…sustainability strategies across all areas of an organisation, demonstrate the company’s commitment to its sustainability targets, and incentivise and encourage continuous improvement of ESG performance. As the sustainable finance market evolves…

The path from ‘recyclable’ to ‘recycled’

…emissions since 2018. Brands are having to increase their recycled content in the face of plastics taxes and the voluntary commitments they have made. This brings their emissions down too….

Kimberly-Clark: Self-sufficient onshore wind PPA

…like the Contracts for Difference (CfD), the Government is now opening up new avenues for onshore developers. In September 2023, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak confirmed that planning rules would be…

Half of British businesses not tracking ESG progress, study finds

…proving progress, there is a risk that goals are going unmet. Only 36% of those surveyed stated that their business is supporting its ESG commitments with a “completely actionable plan”…

Mind the credibility gap: Why corporate net-zero plans are still riddled with loopholes

…mere commitments to implementation. Although it’s encouraging to see more companies disclose their net -zero transition plans, there’s a missing link between how these can meet the Paris Agreement goals.”…

NHS Scotland: Pop-up solar car park and EV charging hub

…and convenient charging for up to 12 EVs simultaneously, Papilio3 improves accessibility and convenience for hospital staff and visitors. The project supports the NHS’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions, contributing…

Co-op partners with Voltalia for 15-year solar PPA

…Climate Plan, the company has urged the Government to expedite the greening of the grid. This involves simplifying participation for businesses and communities and revamping the certification and promotion processes…