Carbon Brief: ‘UK is halfway to meeting 2050 net zero target – but not for long’

Carbon Brief warns despite this success, emissions are likely to rebound this year or next as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic

future Net Zero commits to kickstarting 10,000 green business journeys by 2024

On the first anniversary of the future Net Zero platform, we are pleased to announce we are setting a green goal of our own…

‘Less than half of businesses with net zero goals have actually set milestones to get there’

South Pole CEO Renat Heuberger spoke to future Net Zero about what he called a ‘chasm between ambition and action’ in the world of corporate climate action

Boris Johnson announces UK’s new 2030 target to cut emissions by 68% before 2030

The ambitious goal comes despite the CCC having previously warned the government that the UK is not on track to hit its existing fifth carbon budget target

‘We are seeing an uplift in corporate net zero ambitions but a lack of clear strategy’

A new report highlights despite 45% of FTSE companies now being committed to Net Zero by at least 2050, only 16% of the index has a robust strategy to meet the global goal

Prada proves green is in this season with €50m Sustainability Linked Loan

The fashion brand claims the loan, signed with Crédit Agricole Group, is the first of its kind in the luxury goods industry

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Duke Energy takes aim at 2050 net zero target

The US power company has unveiled an updated climate strategy, announcing a new 2030 goal to cut its carbon dioxide emissions by at least 50%

New Jersey plots path to 100% renewable energy by 2050

The US state has announced it aims to deploy 3.5GW of offshore wind and 2GW of storage capacity by 2030

Canada plans to ban wide range of plastics by 2021

The government has not yet ruled on which exact products will disappear from shelves but notes it will work to identify the most environmentally damaging plastic items

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Bosch commits to 2020 carbon neutrality

The German engineering and electronics firm says it will focus on implementing energy efficiency measures and generating clean power from renewable sources