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Daimler prices €1bn green bond to help finance EV transition

…On energy efficiency and renewable energy, Daimler’s overarching commitment is to carbon-neutrality across certain business areas by 2039, to be delivered by prioritising emissions reductions over offsetting. It is on…

Mondelez and PepsiCo set new plastic pledges following non-profit discussions

…tackle plastics waste in the UK and globally. The company joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy Global Commitment and has become a member of the UK Plastics Pact….

Pearson targets net-zero carbon by 2030

…will use offsets in areas it feels “unable” to reduce emissions currently. The crux of the commitment is built on science-based targets. Last year, Pearson had targets to halve its…

British American Tobacco targets carbon-neutral value chain by 2050

…tobacco leaf sourcing countries”. The new commitment aims to also cut emissions across its value chain (Scope 3) to reach net-zero by 2050. BAT has also committed to recycling 30%…

Report: Cumbria can create 9,000 green jobs by 2035, without a coal mine

…for Sustainability’s chief executive Karen Mitchell said. “But for Cumbria to realise this potential requires a steadfast commitment to the green industries and technologies of the future.” The UK Government

Nissan to install on-site solar farm at Sunderland plant

…are an important part of the ecosystem that will take us to carbon neutrality.” Climate and EV commitments Nissan is notably striving to achieve carbon neutrality across its direct operations…

Hungary’s coal exit and London’s first ‘tiny forest’: The Sustainability Success Stories of the week

…‘Blue Planet 2’ movements. Non-profit As You Sow has been engaging with several such businesses in recent months in a push for stronger commitments, This week, it announced success following…

Meat giant JBS commits to net-zero emissions and zero deforestation

JBS, one of the largest meat processors in the world, has unveiled the new commitment to reach net-zero emissions by 2040. The target will see JBS reduce its global scope…

Northern Gas Networks launches green bond to support hydrogen transition

…“Through our Green Financing Framework, utilising our financial strength and expertise, our intention is to issue further green bonds aligned to our commitment that 20% of our assets will support…

Mars Petcare debuts insect-based cat food and packaging with less plastic

…Petcare launched a string of new packaging formats on popular products, in a bid to help deliver its commitment to reach 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging and to reduce…

Consumer goods giants plot course to deforestation-free supply chains

…had joined a previous FMCG industry-wide commitment, co-hosted by the CGF, to eliminate deforestation between 2010 and 2020. This commitment was, ultimately, not met. CDP recorded particularly weak progress in…

UK’s largest used books business targets carbon neutrality by 2022

commitment, World of Books will offset residual emissions from Scope 1 (direct) and Scope 2 (power-related) sources as it works to baseline Scope 3 (indirect) emissions more fully. Scope 3…

G7 ponders increasing climate finance in build-up to COP26

…set and progress towards net-zero targets. The meeting was also used to discuss the importance of developed nations in meeting a commitment to mobilise $100bn in annual funds to support…

The coronavirus ‘white swan’: Companies and investors ramping up sustainability commitments

…risks. Of the investors surveyed, 74% have increased commitments to align portfolios with the Paris Agreement, and 72% were placing more focus on ESG investing. The social aspect of ESG…

British Army to switch on first solar farm as part of net-zero aspiration

…through Prometheus, is showing our commitment to positive green initiatives, driving impressive energy efficiency savings.” The four pilots are anticipated to deliver more than £1m in energy savings, which will…

Kingspan targets net-zero carbon manufacturing by 2030

The commitment is a headline pledge of the firm’s new ‘Planet Passionate’ sustainability report, published today (12 April). The report reveals that Kingspan reduced emissions from operations by 5.2% in…

Additional $600m for low-carbon solutions as BlackRock forms new investment partnership

…on many more projects to come”. Aviva Investors, meanwhile, emphasised its commitment to originating £1bn in sustainable transition finance for the real estate sector by 2025. The commitment forms part…

Aldi launches packaging-free refillable trial

…products.” Last year, Aldi pledged to halve the volume of plastic packaging it uses annually by 2025. The new commitment will see 2.2 billion pieces of plastic removed from the…

UK’s solar sector ‘rebounding from pandemic and subsidy closures’

…delivering an increasing amount of clean, affordable power,” Solar Energy UK’s chief executive Chris Hewett said. Corporate commitments In related news, The Climate Group has announced that its RE100 scheme…

Regenerative and circular net-zero transition: Inside Mulberry’s new sustainability strategy

Unveiled today (20 April), Mulberry’s new ‘Made to Last’ commitments look impressive on paper. The British luxury fashion firm has set a 2035 net-zero emissions target, covering all Scopes, and…