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Climate Pledge: Amazon’s net-zero initiative passes 100 corporate signatories

…focus areas relating to clean energy, energy efficiency and the circular economy. As of the end of February, the Pledge had 53 business backers. New commitments from 52 corporates this…

More than one-third of large companies putting a price on carbon internally, CDP finds

…such commitments in place. Uptake was even more pronounced among the world’s 500 largest companies, with almost half having made such commitments. Overall, CDP believes that the uptake of this…

US sets first 2030 climate goal as Canada and Japan increase targets

…compatible. The commitment would need to be a 57-63% reduction for this level of alignment. The summit is set to begin at 8am local time and run through to 3pm….

Hydrogen-fuelled steel manufacturing and China’s greenest office: The sustainability success stories of the week

…Of course, this week has also marked Earth Day, with dozens of businesses making new climate commitments or launching new products that are more circular and nature-friendly. Here, we round…

UK’s food and drink sector targets net-zero emissions by 2040

…take to respond to the climate crisis. The net-zero commitment for 2040 is 10 years ahead of the national target. The FDF will launch a dedicated roadmap to net-zero and…

AECOM to become a net-zero business by 2030

The climate commitments detailed in the new strategy, called ‘Sustainable Legacies’, build on AECOM’s membership to Amazon’s Climate Pledge and its work in co-founding the Pledge to Zero for the…

B Corp Oddbox targets net-zero emissions by 2030

…earlier than the deadline set by the UK Government. “Last year we measured our own carbon footprint and from this, we have made a series of sustainability commitments, including reducing…

Uniting action on climate and nature through Great Big Green Week

…change and protect people, nature and planet. Hundreds of thousands of people will be taking part in over 4,500 community events and festivals calling on the UK government to keep…

National Trust announces plans for urban sky park and green space for Manchester

…in easy reach of quiet places for reflection with wide open skies. “We hope that ‘greening’ the viaduct will become a stepping-stone to other Manchester green spaces and nearby attractions,…

Can the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures solve the global ecological crisis?

…£8trn by 2050 without transformational action from the public and private sectors, alongside governments. In short, ecological ruin leads to economic ruin. Fortunately, work has been underway for several years…

Bank of England’s high-carbon financing a ‘moral hazard’, MPs warn

…the Bank of England of backsliding on its green finance commitments, calling on it to stop providing extensive support to high-carbon sectors as part of its Covid-19 recovery process. The…

Bank of England’s ‘fiendishly complicated’ climate stress tests launched for financial sector

…England of backsliding on its green finance commitments. The Bank’s Monetary Policy Report confirmed that the Bank has been offering – and will continue to offer – support packages to…

Europe’s ‘Fit for 55’ climate package: What is included?

…CO2 removals – the ‘no debit’ rule. EU countries already had that commitment under the Kyoto Protocol – the predecessor to the Paris Agreement – but the regulation will see…

Businesses want tax-based incentives to reach net-zero, survey finds

…60 businesses where they would welcome greater support from the Government. Three-quarters of respondents said they did not feel that recent policies and current schemes offered enough incentives for them…

Amazon promises €20m for nature-based climate solutions in Europe

…be allocated to projects across Europe, in regions where Amazon has operations. The first project to receive funding will be the Parco Italia programme, an urban greening initiative which is…

Businesses to support grassroots green charities through new Neighbourly platform

…community-led action is essential, and we hope that Seeds of Change will empower lots of local causes to have a positive impact by greening their neighbourhoods. We’re excited to be…

UK’s second green gilt raises a further £6bn for low-carbon projects

The UK launched its first green gilt in September. Reuters first reported £90bn in orders – a figure which surpasses all previous records for debt sales by the UK Government

Energy and automotive giants ‘failing to ensure just transition to net-zero for workers and communities’

…the companies assessed have any public commitments to reskill or upskill workers in preparation for changes to their roles and remit as the shift to electric vehicles (EVs) and renewable…

COP26: Solar-powered boilers and better climate curriculum promised for UK schools

The UK Government has faced mounting pressure in recent months to update its plans for education, skills and training, to prepare the next generation to help deliver the net-zero transition….

Bank of England strengthens climate requirements for corporate bond purchases

The moves outlined in the Bank’s “Approach to Greening the Corporate Bond Purchase Scheme (CBPS)” framework, it claims, are conducive to a 25% reduction in the carbon intensity of the…