Polestar commits to creating carbon-neutral car – without offsetting

The company claims it will move to a genuinely emissions-free process, rather than relying on the ‘cop-out’ of carbon offsetting

Ant Group commits to carbon-neutrality by 2030

It has pledged to neutralise its Scope 1 and 2 emissions from today, with Scope 3 following by the end of the decade

Banking giant TSB unveils 2030 net zero roadmap

The company has committed to reducing gas consumption for heating, which accounted for 94% of TSB’s remaining Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions in 2020

‘Less than half of businesses with net zero goals have actually set milestones to get there’

South Pole CEO Renat Heuberger spoke to future Net Zero about what he called a ‘chasm between ambition and action’ in the world of corporate climate action

Wakefield Council to install 43,000 LED streetlights to shrink its carbon footprint

The project is predicted to reduce the council’s carbon emissions by a minimum of 3,700 tonnes

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

Boris Johnson announces UK’s new 2030 target to cut emissions by 68% before 2030

The ambitious goal comes despite the CCC having previously warned the government that the UK is not on track to hit its existing fifth carbon budget target

Diamond mining giant commits to carbon-neutrality by 2030

De Beers also pledges to reduce its water footprint by 50% in the same timeframe

Centrica supports government bringing forward petrol and diesel ban to 2030 to encourage EV uptake

Amanda Stretton, Centrica Sustainable Transport Editor, said: ‘EVs remain more expensive than petrol and diesel equivalents, so we are pleased to see further initiatives from the government in order to make the transition more affordable for all’

More than half of UK councils have set a net zero goal for 2030 or sooner

A new study suggests local ambition is driving many of the country’s councils to set decarbonisation goals more than 20 years earlier than national targets require