The Carbon Column – Nature-based Solutions

In this article I discuss Nature-based Solutions, something all businesses should be discussing or learning more about

Swiss perfume giant Firmenich receives SBTi approval for net zero target

In 2020, Firmenich was said to have become the first company in its industry to achieve 100% renewable electricity worldwide

Burberry’s 2040 net zero target approved by SBTi

The luxury fashion brand is currently carbon-neutral across its operations globally and all the electricity it uses comes from renewable energy sources

Brook + Whittle aims for net zero emissions by 2050

The manufacturer of premium labels and packaging has partnered with UK-based carbon management experts Emitwise to identify, track and report its greenhouse gas emissions

Jaguar Land Rover to halve emissions by 2030 and achieve net zero by 2039

The luxury car manufacturer announced its goals to reduce emissions across its own operations by 46% and across its value chain by 54% by 2030

Carbon Trust launches new Route to Net Zero Standard

A total of 10 companies, including PwC, Sainsbury’s, SGN, Severn Trent Water and Virgin Media O2, have signed up to the standard

eBay’s 2030 emissions reduction goal approved by Science Based Targets initiative

It aims to reduce its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 90% over the next decade

Real estate firm CBRE commits to net zero emissions by 2040

It previously committed to source 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2025 and switch its fleet to electric vehicles

Medical technology firm BD targets net zero emissions by 2050

Last year, BD committed to reduce Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 46% by 2030 and become carbon neutral across its direct operations by 2040

Formula E races towards Science-Based Targets initiative

The new commitment corresponds to cutting the all-electric racing championship’s emissions by 45% by 2030