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British supermarkets reaffirm 2030 environmental pledge and vow supplier focus after supply chain emissions increase

The commitment was first made by the supermarkets at COP26, as part of a joint collaboration with WWF. Tesco had already pledged to halve the environmental impact of the average…

BNEF: Developing countries setting ambitious clean energy goals but have ‘substantial work ahead’ to meet them

…the 107 markets now have commitments to hold reverse auctions for clean power delivery contracts, similar to the UK’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) rounds. While the number of nations making…

Danone pledges 100% renewable electricity by 2030, ups energy efficiency ambitions

Called ‘Re-fuel Danone’, the strategy includes a commitment for all electricity used in operations to be renewable by 2030, up from 68.5% at present. Increased renewable electricity procurement, plus fuel…

Global Methane Pledge grows to 150 nations, but China stops short of full commitment

…and Australia. Australia has received much attention this COP, as the summit has fallen just four months after it published a landmark new climate bill including a commitment to cut…

Online Deep Dive – COP27 Reflections and Reduction Strategies: Dec 1st – 1pm GMT

…key takeaways from COP27? •  What commitments were made? •  How can my business implement meaningful reductions?   Act now and find out more during our live Deep Dive!     ClimatePartner…

Leeds and London to host new green finance research hubs

…and policy gaps The Government said in a statement that the creation of the UK CGFI “will unlock brand-new opportunities for Britain to lead internationally in greening global finance, positioning…

Time to build our infrastructure on green foundations

…GCCA, representing the cement and concrete sector, is the first heavy industry to globally commit to, and publish, a detailed roadmap to net-zero by 2050, with a commitment to reduce…

Looking to 2050: How the Northern Powerhouse can drive the transition to net-zero

…industrial revolution for the UK. Without commitment or funding from UK government and businesses, we will struggle to take advantage of the social reset triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, and…

How leading UK businesses are coming together to take action for climate and nature

…partners, and it demonstrates commitment to the countries in which they operate. Investment in woodland creation and restoration also builds business resilience. It protects businesses against the loss of natural…

Now’s the time for businesses to double down on shared challenges and values

…Danone is built on a dual project for balancing profit with purpose. As part of Danone’s company-wide commitment to using business as a force for good, we are working hard…

How businesses can help in the fight against climate change

…to become sustainable, organisations can concentrate solely on their own internal practices. However, for businesses to be seriously committed to tackling climate change, they must question the environmental commitments of…

COP26: Why I’m remaining a stubborn optimist

…commit to end deforestation by 2030 On Day 3 of COP26, over 120 countries signed a declaration on forests and land use, that included a commitment to end and reverse…

Moving further, faster, towards a future-proofed food sector

…supply chain accounts for almost 80% of our greenhouse gas emissions, which is why an essential part of the commitments we have announced (and had approved by the Science Based…

The power of purpose: Why should businesses act with purpose?

…identified how to act with purpose in a meaningful way, then you need to cascade it through the business. Communicating your commitment needs to come from the leadership team so…

Businesses must empower and inspire young people to pursue green jobs

…can learn about electricity interconnectors, how they work and the key role they play in the UK’s net zero ambitions. Responsible Business commitments Businesses are increasingly looking at how they…

EDF are powering Tesco to Net Zero through on-site generation

…as part of its broader commitment to be Net Zero across its total footprint (scope 3) by 2050. As Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, we share the same…

Powering JPMorgan Chase’s UK operations with 100 percent renewable energy

…to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. One of their key sustainability commitments is to maintain carbon neutral operations annually. As Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, EDF were…

Powering Tesco to Net Zero through on-site generation

…as part of its broader commitment to be Net Zero across its total footprint (scope 3) by 2050. As Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, EDF share the same…

Edgard & Cooper becomes the first dedicated pet food company to set approved science-based targets

…as we explore how to meet our targets. Susie Chalk, Senior Consultant at Carbon Intelligence, worked closely with the team at Edgard & Cooper applauded the commitment saying “Edgard &…

Centrica completes construction of British Army’s first solar farm

…reaffirms our commitment to developing a greener and more self-sufficient service.” Spanning approximately four hectares and with a peak capacity of 2.3MW, the solar panelled farm is projected to save…