Vodafone dials a quarter of its electricity use into renewables

The telecommunications giant has invested €77 million in energy efficiency and renewable projects across its business

New Emissions Trading System proposed for UK to accelerate progress on tackling climate change

The new scheme will replace the EU’s carbon trading programme and will ensure the UK can deliver on its promise to reach net zero by 2050

‘UK’s largest pension scheme’ to divest from fossil fuels within two years

USS has also vowed to exclude from its investment portfolio tobacco manufacturers and companies related to landmines and explosives

Three-quarters of businesses still believe in net zero post-pandemic

Our reader survey shows 73% believe net zero plans should be supported after coronavirus, with just a fifth fearing a set back to their ambitions

Is the coronavirus crisis the crystal ball that holds the future of a green transport revolution?

Will the new normal help us pedal towards the emergence of car-free cities and escape our dark past?

British Gas Business ‘remains totally committed to a net zero future’

That’s the suggestion from Gab Barbaro, the energy giant’s Managing Director, who spoke to future Net Zero Founder Sumit Bose

Energy Institute commits to net zero operations ‘well before 2050’

The organisation, which acts as a global professional body for the energy sector, says it will not rely on carbon offsets to decarbonise

Swiss police trials hydrogen-powered car

The Hyundai Nexo is being used as a patrol car by Zurich Police

‘Some closed businesses are still consuming up to 40% of their usual trading energy’

That’s according to David Higgins, Managing Director of Ignite Energy, who spoke to future Net Zero’s Jonny Bairstow about the impacts of coronavirus on businesses and their energy use

UK must go ‘faster, further and fairer’ to recover from economic slowdown and reach net zero

The IPPR Environmental Justice Commission warns failing to accelerate the pace and scope of green ambitions risks jeopardising climate targets, worsening existing inequalities and heading straight into another ‘global shock’