Thermo Fisher Scientific debuts world’s first net zero mass spectrometer

In addition to improved specifications, the carbon footprint of the system – which is the first product to be released as part of the biotechnology firm’s IsoFootprint campaign – will be neutralised

Marriott International books in 2050 net zero goal

Its portfolio of hotels intends to achieve the target through increased use of renewable energy and installation of smart automation systems and energy efficiency upgrades

Salesforce achieves net zero goal and 100% renewable energy

It is launching ‘Sustainability Cloud 2.0’ to help organisations track and reduce their carbon emissions and accelerate their net zero transition

UK’s debut sovereign green bond raises record £10bn

The so-called ‘Green Gilt’, expected to help drive the progress to net zero and create jobs across the UK, was the largest debut green issuance by any sovereign

China pledges to stop building new coal-fired power plants abroad

President Xi Jinping made the announcement during the 76th session of the UN General Assembly via video, pledging to ‘step up support’ for green and low carbon energy projects in developing countries

Skanska tightens its 2030 emissions reduction target

The company has upped its ambition for reducing emissions from 50% to 70% over the next decade

Henkel and Pregis team up for sustainable protective packaging solutions

Both companies are signatories to the Climate Pledge, which means they have committed to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040

Johnson Controls issues $500m sustainability-linked bond

It will pay a higher interest rate to bond investors if it fails to meet its interim targets for reducing Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions by September 2025

Green digital asset MCO2 token listed on crypto platform

MCO2, which was launched by environmental platform MOSS in March 2020, is equivalent to one carbon credit

ENGIE launches new net zero carbon platform

Called Ellipse, the ‘carbon intelligence’ platform enables businesses to track their emissions in real time, design decarbonisation strategies, chart their progress and optimise sustainability investments