Viva Energy commits to net zero by 2050

It is looking to cut the carbon footprint of its Scope 1 and 2 emissions through energy efficient measures and the use of renewable electricity

Landsec to invest £135m to reach net zero by 2030

The property developer is also looking to make net zero buildings, while reducing its own operational emissions by 70%

Qatar to cut emissions by 25% by 2030

It has set a new climate plan, looking to develop carbon capture tech to reduce the carbon intensity of its LNG production and overall emission output

India says setting a net zero target is ‘not a solution’ ahead of COP26

The country is willing to be ‘part of the solution’ at the summit but will not set a target for carbon-neutrality

China sets out old emissions pledges but nothing new in light of COP26

This follows reports that Xi Jinping will not be attending the summit – a blow to global climate negotiations

Saudi Arabia commits to net zero by 2060

The Gulf state will invest $180 billion to achieve the aim but will continue to produce oil for years to come

Net zero targets ignored by 70% of European businesses

A new report shows that only 30% of European corporates have pledged to reach net zero by 2050

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