LafargeHolcim acquires Bridgestone business in bid to become sustainable solutions leader

The $3.4bn deal will see the cement and building materials giant acquire the cool roofing firm Firestone Building Products

Community hub in Manchester goes solar to save more than £50k in energy costs every year

The photovoltaic installation at Wythenshawe Forum is forecast to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 121 tonnes every year

UK’s net zero transition to ‘impact almost 10m jobs in high-emitting industries’

A new study shows that in some of Britain’s poorest regions, more than two-in-five jobs are in a high-emitting industry

Jacobs hits target to reach net zero across its operations and business travel in 2020

The engineering firm has also successfully transitioned to 100% renewable energy for its operations this year

Bam Construct UK commits to net zero operations and building projects by 2030

The construction and engineering firm has signed up to the World Green Building Council Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment

Covid-19 lockdown ‘drove record global CO2 emissions drop’

The global Covid-19 lockdowns caused carbon dioxide emissions to decline by 7%, an estimated 2.4 billion tonnes in 2020, according to a new report

GE teams up with Veolia to reduce cement production emissions with recycled wind turbine blades

The partnership aims to replace raw materials, such as coal, sand and clay in US cement manufacturing facilities with ground-up turbine blades

Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore pledges to reach net zero emissions by 2050

The company has promised to reduce its coal production and support the deployment of low carbon technologies

Stone wool manufacturer ROCKWOOL to cut emissions by 38% by 2034

The company has also committed to reducing non-factory lifecycle emissions by 20% by 2034

UK council greenlights construction of 65 zero carbon social houses to support its net zero journey

Somerset West and Taunton Council approved the development of better-insulated council homes, which will use renewables for central heating and hot water