Chemicals giant LyondellBasell announces 2050 net zero goal

It is targeting an absolute reduction of 30% in Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2030

Sasol commits to net zero emissions by 2050

It has stepped up its 2030 Scope 1 and 2 emissions reduction target, from an initial 10% for its South African operations to 30% for its energy and chemicals business

BASF joins sustainable polymer taskforce

The taskforce aims to create a circular economy for polymers, which are used in millions of products including paints, cosmetics and fertilisers

Shell unveils plans for large-scale CCS facility in Canada

The proposed Polaris CCS project would be located at its Scotford Complex near Edmonton and capture carbon dioxide from the refinery and chemicals plant

Chemicals company Chemours targets net zero emissions by 2050

In the short term, the company aims to achieve a 60% absolute reduction in greenhouse gas emissions across its operations by 2030

Chemicals company Quaker Houghton aims to be carbon neutral by 2030

It has also made a commitment to setting science-based targets to achieve net zero carbon emissions across its value chain by 2050

Brunel University London lands €875k to cut waste, water and energy use from industry

The EU funding makes up a share of more than €10m in total finance aimed at cutting waste, water and energy use from industry

ENGIE and INEOS sealed the largest corporate wind PPA for an industrial in Belgium

The ten-year agreement with ENGIE is expected to avoid 1,150,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions, the equivalent of taking 100,000 cars off the road

Researchers make ‘needle in a haystack’ clean energy discovery

Researchers from the University of Aberdeen say hexagonal perovskites could unlock the potential of ceramic fuel cells

UK’s chemical industry backs 2050 target

The industry is the country’s biggest manufacturing exporter and among its largest energy users