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‘A game-changing opportunity to fight climate change’: WEF pushes businesses on supply chain decarbonisation

…fundamental for companies to realize credible climate change commitments.” Scoping it out The average company’s supply chain emissions are estimated to be around five-and-a-half times greater than those generated by…

Tennent’s invests £7m to remove plastic packaging from beer cans

…Today’s announcement is the latest step as we work towards our 2022 goal of eliminating single-use plastic from our consumer packaging and our ongoing commitment to environmental best practice in…

Boeing planning to debut 100% biofuel planes by 2030

…erosion and food security. Speaking to Reuters, Boeing’s director of sustainability strategy Sean Newsum said the biofuel planes will help the firm achieve its commitment to halve emissions by 20205….

Circular economy can slash global emissions by 39%, says major new report

…green recovery commitments. Its report cites annual emissions figures from the UN’s 2020 Emissions Gap Report, which revealed that annual emissions reached a record high in 2019. Reductions significant enough…

BlackRock’s Larry Fink warns CEOs that ‘no issue ranks higher than climate change’

…future. In addition to Fink’s annual letter, BlackRock has also issued a letter to its clients outlining a new series of commitments to help the investor align with a net-zero…

Sustainable fashion: Depop targets climate neutrality by the end of the year

…education. On the first point, the plan includes a commitment to achieve climate neutrality by the end of 2021. Depop already measures emissions generated through the shipping of products sold…

World’s biggest tech firms ‘dedicate just 4% of lobbying efforts to climate change’

…2030, as is Apple. Amazon’s ‘Climate Pledge’ is headlined by a 2040 net-zero commitment and has inspired pledges from several other large corporates in other sectors. Microsoft’s commitment is to…

COP26 President launches challenge to deliver net-zero ‘tipping points’ in every sector

…compared to “attempting to resuscitate the high-carbon status quo”. Currently, corporate commitments under the Race to Zero campaign cover more than 12% of the global economy and $9.8trn in revenue….

Global carbon market grew 20% in 2020

…greater levels of growth are on the horizon due to the impending net-zero commitments from both the US and China. Refinitiv’s head of carbon research Hæge Fjellheim said: “It might…

Biden signs flurry of executive orders on nature conservation and fossil fuels

…nature, Biden has signed a so-called “30×30” commitment to protect 30% of lands and waters by 2030. This commitment is consistent with the headline requirement of the UN’s Leaders Pledge…

Microsoft turns to Climeworks to deliver carbon capture techology

…overarching sustainability commitment. Mircosoft’s carbon-negative commitment was announced in January 2020, and will see Microsoft reduce its emissions by more than 50% across its entire business and supply chain by…

Amazon’s new ‘green’ HQ and Denmark’s wind energy island: The sustainability success stories of the week

…shared the Foundation’s commitment to building a robust global circular economy framework since our inception in the 1960s,” Mainetti’s chief operations officer Keith Charlton said. “Joining the Network as a…

Amazon teams up with Shell and Eneco for major offshore wind project

…than 6.9GW of generation capacity. Existing climate plans Both Amazon and Shell have been accused of climate inaction in the past, and their new emissions commitments have not been without…

Bank of America targets net-zero financed emissions and supply chains by 2050

The banking giant has also set a commitment to reach net-zero operational emissions by 2023. It achieved carbon neutral operations in 2019 and will now work on further internal emissions…

Michelin unveils plans to ditch unsustainable tyre materials

The French multinational mobility said that meeting the new commitment, announced today (23 February), will require a huge R&D effort in-house as well as new partnerships with innovators externally. As…

BrewDog announces B Corp certification

…decades of inaction we have a climate crisis on the horizon, and our certification as a B Corp business is another huge part of BrewDog’s commitment to considering the impact…

Drax scraps gas plant plans in Yorkshire, following climate concerns

…against the government last January, arguing that emissions generated by the power plant would take the UK beyond the limits of its legally-binding climate commitments. Taking into account the planned…

EDP’s renewables target and eBay supports social enterprises: The sustainability success stories of the week

…also scale up its energy storage and hydrogen production portfolio to complement large-scale generation arrays. “This plan is a bold and ambitious commitment and unprecedented acceleration of growth in renewables…

Fossil fuel emissions set to rebound after Covid-19 reductions, IEA warns

…put the right clean energy policies in place, we may well be returning to our carbon-intensive business as usual. This is in stark contrast with the ambitious commitments made by…

New Citi boss unveils net-zero financed emissions vision

…similar commitments being made across the global financial sector. Scottish Widows unveiled a pathway to net-zero financed emissions by 2030, for example, in the same week that Bank of America…