Green cleaning products firm ECOS becomes ‘climate positive’

The company now restores more to the environment in energy and water than it consumes to produce its plant-powered products

Auction house Christie’s pledges to become net zero by 2030

It is committing to a 50% reduction in its carbon emissions, achieving 90% diversion from landfill for its waste and providing all clients with packaging and printed material that is 100% recyclable

Real estate investment trust firm Kilroy Realty to track energy and carbon emissions

The company achieved carbon neutral operations at the end of 2020

United Utilities issues £300m sustainable bond

The eight-year bond will go towards projects that improve the resilience of water and wastewater infrastructure, reduce carbon emissions and support customers struggling to pay their bills

Yorkshire Water trials smart tech to speed up sewer work

The water company has adopted new technology that allows engineers and technicians to help and advise their colleagues remotely

Anglian Water and Severn Trent join UNFCCC’s Race to Zero

The water companies have become the first businesses to join the initiative under the Water UK umbrella

Yorkshire Water trials eco-friendly concrete tech

The new ceramic surface treatment, developed by advanced materials manufacturer Haydale, is designed to prevent concrete decay and prolong the life of assets

Carlsberg invests in solar thermal desalination project in India

The facility, which is due to complete mid-2021, is predicted to create 20,000 litres of clean drinking water a day

Scottish Water Horizons installs solar panels at reservoir to speed up net zero journey

The new 297kW solar PV system is estimated to offset a quarter of the electricity needed to operate the facility

SES Water meets leakage reduction target for 21st consecutive year

The utility has installed smart meters in 220 homes, which allowed customers to track usage and identify leaks