Microsoft and Accenture collaborate to speed up UK’s net zero transition

They will help utilities and energy companies transform the energy system and lower the cost of decarbonising the demand and supply of electricity in the UK through cloud, data and AI

Energy infrastructure firm SMS targets carbon neutrality by 2030

It plans to increase the adoption of onsite renewable generation and battery storage to power its UK and Ireland estate while transitioning its nationwide fleet to electric vehicles

MUFG Union Bank launches ‘green deposits’ to help the environment

It will use clients’ deposited funds to finance projects including energy efficiency and renewable energy

EDP launches new business units to focus on green hydrogen and energy storage

The H2 Business Unit will focus on its opportunity development efforts for green hydrogen in sectors such as steel, chemistry, refineries and cements, as well as long haul heavy transport

Icelandic firm Össur to become carbon neutral in 2021

The company, which manufactures orthopaedics equipment, including prosthetics, says it will achieve the goal for energy and fuel consumption, waste generation as well as business travel

Tech firm 3M to invest $1bn to become carbon neutral by 2050

By applying science and technological expertise, 3M expects to reduce carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 and 80% by 2040

IBM commits to net zero emissions by 2030

It aims to reduce emissions by 65% by 2025 and procure 75% of the electricity it consumes worldwide from renewable energy sources by 2025 and 90% by 2030

R-evolution: Hexagon launches new venture focused on a sustainable future

The technology group recently made a commitment to achieve carbon neutrality in its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2030 and across the entire value chain by 2050

Swiss fragrance company Firmenich targets carbon neutrality by 2025

It also aims to have carbon positive operations and become water neutral in water-stressed areas by 2030

Solar power in British prisons to support MOJ’s net zero target

Gov Facility Services Ltd is introducing a series of green upgrades in prisons that are expected to reduce carbon emissions by more than 2,300 tonnes