The making of a smart building: Revamping current structures

By Luis D’Acosta, Executive Vice President, Digital Energy Division of Schneider Electric

Thermo Fisher Scientific targets net zero emissions by 2050

It previously set a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030

Coventry University to create digital building of the future with Schneider Electric and Planon

The Engineering and Computing building will leverage benefits of the partnership between smart building market leaders, Schneider Electric and Planon

CTX to launch cross-border trading of carbon-neutrality tokens

The company said its tokens will be backed by China’s carbon credits and pave the way for carbon credits to be transferred across international borders

LG Electronics to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050

It previously made a pledge to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, compared to 2017 levels

TES closes deal to build battery recycling facility in Port of Rotterdam

It will be the first lithium battery recycling plant in the Netherlands, with up to 10,000 tonnes of shredding capacity per year

Only 15% of UK businesses have set a net zero target

However, among organisations that have not yet set formal net zero targets, there is still a general opinion that progress towards decarbonisation is being made

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REA: ‘More government action is needed if the UK is to achieve its net zero aims’

The REA’s new report reveals that although progress in decarbonisation has been made, reduced support schemes and a lack of policy have slowed progress

‘The free market is crucial to tackling climate change, not green protectionism’

A new report claims free markets are essential to tackling climate change, as they enable free-flowing information and an increase in green technology and foreign investment in the UK’s low carbon economy

Kao Data ‘UK’s first’ data centre operator to switch from diesel to renewable HVO fuel

It is part of the company’s pursuit towards becoming a fully carbon neutral data centre operator by 2030