Business leaders want to deliver net zero – but they don’t know how

The British Standards Institution warns business leaders across the UK are largely unaware of the implications on net zero on their organisations

‘Only 18% of transport firms have plans to keep global warming to 2°C or below by 2050’

A new Transition Pathway Initiative study highlights the aviation sector is performing ‘particularly badly’ in terms of setting goals

Clean energy strategies ‘must be holistically integrated with wider commercial objectives’

That’s the suggestion from Stuart Duncan, Distributed Energy Strategic Sales Manager at Centrica Business Solutions

‘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

SBTi approves Tate & Lyle’s 2030 emissions goals

The ingredients and sugar business aims to cut its Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 30% over the next decade

Businesses responsible for 752m tonnes of emissions set science based targets

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) suggests by meeting their science-based targets, the 285 businesses will eliminate 265 million tonnes of emissions from their operations, equivalent to a 35% reduction

ITV pledges to turn down the volume on emissions by 10% a year

The television producer and broadcaster says the move will put it in line with limiting global warming to 1.5°C

More than 20 multinational businesses commit to 1.5°C climate goal

The firms, worth more than $1.7 trillion, have made the climate pledges through the Science Based Targets initiative

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Meeting climate goals ‘will be slow, hard and costly without smart meters’

Smart Energy GB says the devices are an essential part of a flexible, decentralised and decarbonised energy system

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Fiat Chrysler pays $77m penalty after missing fuel economy targets

The automotive firm fell short of US Government requirements in the 2016 model year