“We need to act to make sure we have a better future for ourselves and those around us”

We spoke to Justin Jacober, Managing Director of Centrica Business Solutions about enabling net zero 

Class act! New £10m initiative to help decarbonise schools across England

A total of 30 climate advisors in nine regions of England will provide support and guidance to schools and colleges to achieve zero carbon by 2030

Latest round of heat networks funding open to businesses and public sector

They are invited to bid for grant support for the development of new and existing green heat networks under the fourth round of the Green Heat Network Fund

Rio Tinto joins First Movers Coalition to support low carbon transition

The metals and mining company is making commitments to buy more zero-emission fuel for its own shipping fleet

New global initiative to advance large-scale hydrogen production with nuclear energy

It will facilitate the development of nuclear hydrogen demonstrations, engage the financial sector in advancing development and catalyse commercial partnerships

Google and Microsoft invest in climate software platform

They are part of a wider $6.5m investment

Let’s Go Zero: IKEA seeks ideas from children to make UK schools more sustainable

The retailer is working with the Let’s Go Zero campaign, which aims to help all 32,000 schools in the UK reach zero by 2030

Volvo, Vattenfall, Siemens Gamesa and Iberdrola commit to 100% net zero steel

They have joined SteelZero and pledged to using 50% low emission steel by 2030

Aldi trials all-electric refrigerated lorry powered by its own wheels

The trailer converts kinetic energy into electricity to power the on-board batteries as the wheels turn, keeping the products cool while reducing energy consumption

Bristol selects City Leap partners to achieve carbon-neutrality by 2030

Renewable energy asset company Ameresco Limited has been chosen as Bristol’s strategic partner, which will work in collaboration with Vattenfall Heat UK, which specialises in low and zero carbon heat networks