US and EU pledge 30% reduction in methane emissions by 2030

Other countries that have already indicated their support for the Global Methane Pledge are the UK, Argentina, Ghana, Indonesia, Iraq, Italy and Mexico

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

San Diego Gas & Electric aims to reach net zero by 2045

It covers all Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions, which means the company would eliminate not only its own direct emissions but also those generated by customers

Mahindra Racing becomes first Formula E team to be net zero since its inception

The Formula E competitor has neutralised its historic greenhouse gas emissions and announced its support for the UN’s 2030 Agenda

Traffi announces new ‘carbon-neutral’ gloves

The work-glove producer has set up ‘carbon insets’ in its supply chain in Sri Lanka

The pathway to COP

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TSB Bank launches tree-planting programme to offset impact of house moves

For every TSB Bank mortgage provided, the bank will plant a tree – it expects to see around 1,500 trees planted every month

Air and vacuum technologies ‘are key to phasing out SF6 from the world’s electrical infrastructure’

That’s the suggestion from Schneider Electric’s Executive Vice President Power Systems, Frederic Godemel, and David Hall, Vice President Power Systems, UK & Ireland

Packaging firm Crown Holdings has emission reduction targets approved by Science Based Targets initiative

The company’s goals have been certified as consistent with reductions required to keep global warming to 1.5°C

Harvard’s investment portfolio ‘to become carbon-neutral by 2050’

The university’s pledge aims to accelerate the transition to a fossil fuel-free economy