Samsung CEO sets new sustainable targets

The electronics company has launched a new campaign to fight climate change

Boris Johnson frustrated by lack of progress on climate goals at COP26

In a speech delivered at the Guildhall he said that although there was disappointment in what was not achieved, the UK will not give up and will ‘work tirelessly’ in the coming year

UN Joint Staff Pension Fund targets net zero emissions by 2050

It aims to reduce the absolute greenhouse gas footprint of its Equities and Corporate Bonds’ Portfolio by 29% by 2021 and 40% by 2025

British Columbia Investment Management sets climate-related targets for public markets

It aims to invest $5bn in sustainability bonds and reduce the carbon exposure in its public equities portfolio by 30% by 2025

PepsiCo to power global operations with 100% renewables by 2030

The move is forecast to reduce around 2.5 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

Facebook targets net zero value chain by 2030

The target includes emissions from suppliers, employee commuting and business travel

Government seeks companies with bold climate commitments to sponsor COP26

Eligible companies need to have ambitious net zero commitments by 2050 or earlier, with a credible short term action plan to accomplish this

‘The EU is on track to meet 2030 emission targets’, says IEA

The IEA has noted a 23% decline in the EU’s greenhouse emissions in 2019 from 1990

Indian companies obliged to use more renewable energy

Businesses must meet renewable purchase obligations (RPO) targets of 21% by 2022

UK energy minister hails Scottish renewables success

The sector is delivering around 25% of the UK’s total renewable generation capacity