Nearly 4% of small businesses measure carbon emissions

A new report indicates a lack of data on direct and indirect emissions and renewable energy use, with less than a third having dedicated environmental committees on their boards

Stora Enso pledges net zero emissions by 2040

It has become a signatory of The Climate Pledge and remains committed to deliver on its existing 2030 target to reduce absolute Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions by 50%

Government backs 11 major green hydrogen projects with £2bn

The projects are expected to invest around £400m up front over the next three years and deliver 125MW of new hydrogen while creating more than 700 jobs

New partnership to deploy one of the world’s largest direct air capture units in Canada

The unit will have the capacity to remove 1,000 tonnes of CO2 per year

Plans for large-scale green hydrogen production plant in Spain

Masdar and VERBUND signed a deal at the COP28 summit for a 50:50 partnership to explore the feasibility of a large-scale electrolysis plant

We will have to rethink decision-making for net zero, says leading economist

In this week’s Net Hero Podcast, we spoke to Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Adviser at the Centre for Economics and Business Research who told us that net zero will require significant investment

Policymakers need to get serious about pressing social challenges, says Swedish politician

In this week’s Net Hero Podcast, we spoke to chairman of Climate-KIC, Anders Wijkman who told us that developed countries must help the global South to develop climate technology

“Even the best businesses can do more on energy efficiency”

We spoke to Centrica’s Head of Sales, John Hyde, who told us that businesses should embrace sustainability before they are forced into it by legislation

We need to protect forests, not just restore them, says climate tech expert

In this week’s Net Hero Podcast, we spoke to Adrien Pages from MORFO who told about his drone technology that is restoring forest areas

“We need to act to make sure we have a better future for ourselves and those around us”

We spoke to Justin Jacober, Managing Director of Centrica Business Solutions about enabling net zero