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New Report Identifies High-Impact Climate Technology Projects To Achieve 2050 Net Zero Emissions Target
New Report Identifies High-Impact Climate Technology Projects To Achieve 2050 Net Zero Emissions Target

Capgemini Invent has released a new report highlighting 55 clean technology projects that can speed economic recovery and help ensure Europe can meet its greenhouse gas emission goals over the coming years. Titled “Fit for Net-Zero: 55 Tech ... Read more

Japanese Energy Company Jera Establishes Net Zero 2050 Goal
Japanese Energy Company Jera Establishes Net Zero 2050 Goal

Jera has announced its net zero carbon emissions goal and published a roadmap on how it aims to achieve this target in Japan. Japan’s largest power producer says it will reach the goal through a combination of renewable energy, ... Read more

Kerry Group Targets Net Zero Emissions By 2050
Kerry Group Targets Net Zero Emissions By 2050

The Kerry Group has unveiled a new sustainability strategy including a commitment to achieve net zero greenhouse emissions before 2050. As part of its Beyond the Horizon strategy, the Irish conglomerate has outlined sustainability targets that ... Read more

US Dairy Unveils ‘Net Zero Initiative’ to Help Farmers Achieve Carbon Neutrality
US Dairy Unveils ‘Net Zero Initiative’ to Help Farmers Achieve Carbon Neutrality

The Innovation Center for US Dairy has unveiled the “Net Zero Initiative,” an industry-wide effort that will help US dairy farms of all sizes and geographies implement new technologies and adopt economically viable practices. The initiative is a Read more

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Partners With Aboriginal Carbon Foundation To Offset Carbon Emissions
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Partners With Aboriginal Carbon Foundation To Offset Carbon Emissions

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has partnered with the Aboriginal Carbon Foundation to help offset all of its non-electricity emissions. The bank purchased carbon credits from the Aboriginal Carbon Foundation (AbCF) – the only Indigenous ... Read more

IEA Publishes New World Energy Outlook 2020 Report
IEA Publishes New World Energy Outlook 2020 Report

The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) has published a new World Energy Outlook, in which it highlights for the first time what would need to happen this decade in order for the world to reach net zero emissions by 2050. This years publication ... Read more

Accenture Sets 3 New Sustainability Goals, Will Achieve Net Zero Emissions by 2025
Accenture Sets 3 New Sustainability Goals, Will Achieve Net Zero Emissions by 2025

Accenture has announced its new commitments to sustainability which include goals for net-zero emissions. The company’s three new goals are: Achieve net-zero emissions by 2025. Accenture will make actual reductions in emissions by powering ... Read more

Southern Co-op Aims For Net Zero Carbon Footprint By 2050
Southern Co-op Aims For Net Zero Carbon Footprint By 2050

Regional co-operative, Southern Co-op has announced its plans to reduce its carbon footprint to net zero by 2050. The independent co-operative has committed to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030. It has already achieved ... Read more

City of London Corporation To Achieve Net Zero Emissions By 2040
City of London Corporation To Achieve Net Zero Emissions By 2040

The City of London Corporation has announced its plans to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040 as a part of a new climate action plan. The local authority passed a draft proposal, which will see the Corporation spend £68m on “fighting ... Read more

Duke Energy Targets Net Zero Methane Emissions At Gas Utilities By 2030
Duke Energy Targets Net Zero Methane Emissions At Gas Utilities By 2030

Duke Energy Corp has announced plans to achieve net-zero methane emissions from its gas utility business by 2030. The company announced the target on Oct. 9, 2020 roughly a year after it said it would attempt to hit net-zero emissions across its Read more

Columbia University Launches the World’s First ‘Carbon Dioxide Removal Law’ Database
Columbia University Launches the World’s First ‘Carbon Dioxide Removal Law’ Database

Researchers at Columbia University launched the world’s first Carbon Dioxide Removal Law database. This database is an annotated bibliography of legal materials related to carbon dioxide removal and carbon sequestration and use, which is ... Read more

HSBC Targets Net Zero Carbon Emissions By 2050
HSBC Targets Net Zero Carbon Emissions By 2050

Europe’s largest bank, HSBC has recently announced plans to commit to a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The bank has also pledged as much as $1tn of support in the next decade to help its clients become more environmentally ... Read more

BT’s £55bn Pension Scheme Sets 2035 Net Zero Target
BT’s £55bn Pension Scheme Sets 2035 Net Zero Target

The BT Pension Scheme has announced its goal achieve net zero carbon emissions across its investment portfolio by 2035, aligning it with the goals of the 2015 Paris climate change agreement. The 55 billion pounds fund, Britain’s biggest ... Read more

Sixteen Professionals Share Personal Narratives About Climate-Related Work in “Witnessing Climate Change”
Sixteen Professionals Share Personal Narratives About Climate-Related Work in “Witnessing Climate Change”

Sixteen professionals have shared their personal narratives about climate-related work. These professionals from multiple fields, backgrounds, and generations feel a responsibility to share what they know and take action. According to Daniel ... Read more

Study Shows Majority Of UK’s Biggest Firms Lack Net Zero Strategies
Study Shows Majority Of UK’s Biggest Firms Lack Net Zero Strategies

A recent study by environmental consultancy EcoAct has showed that a majority of the UK’s biggest firms lack net zero strategies. The study found that fewer than one-in-six of the biggest companies on the London Stock Exchange have a ... Read more

Kaiser Permanente Achieves ‘Carbon-Neutral’ Status
Kaiser Permanente Achieves ‘Carbon-Neutral’ Status

Kaiser Permanente, the US’s largest integrated, nonprofit health system, has become the first health care system in the United States to achieve carbon-neutral status. Kaiser reached this milestone through a variety of actions, including the ... Read more

The Guardian Plans To Reach Net Zero Emissions By 2030
The Guardian Plans To Reach Net Zero Emissions By 2030

The Guardian Media Group one of the UK’s leading media organisations has announced its plans to reach net zero emissions by 2030. The group announced earlier in 2020 its intension to refuse any advertising from fossil fuel companies. More ... Read more

New Study Shows Net Zero Carbon Goal A ‘Huge Challenge’ For Livestock
New Study Shows Net Zero Carbon Goal A ‘Huge Challenge’ For Livestock

According to a new study by independent scientists, the UK livestock industry faces a huge challenge to achieve the government’s net-zero carbon emission target for 2050. By using currently available mitigation technology, the livestock industry Read more

RBC Announces New Financial Restrictions On Fossil Fuel Developments
RBC Announces New Financial Restrictions On Fossil Fuel Developments

Canada’s largest bank is putting new restrictions on lending to some fossil fuel developments. In a policy that was recently released RBC has stated that it won’t lend money to new coal-fired power generators, thermal coal mines or coal mines ... Read more

NHS Aims To Become World’s First Net Zero Health Service
NHS Aims To Become World’s First Net Zero Health Service

NHS England has signalled its intention to reach net-zero emissions through a plethora of new initiatives. The multiyear plan was recently unveiled that should allow the UK’s national health service to become the world’s first carbon net ... Read more

Bain & Company Commits to 100% Net Zero Carbon by 2030
Bain & Company Commits to 100% Net Zero Carbon by 2030

Bain & Company has announced that it has signed the “Business Ambition for 1.5 C” commitment letter as part of the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTI) and will achieve 100% net-zero carbon across all of its operations by 2030. The firm ... Read more

Shell Defines Path For Net Zero Emissions Shipping
Shell Defines Path For Net Zero Emissions Shipping

Shell has recently published a report that defines the path for net zero emissions shipping. The report titled, ‘Decarbonising Shipping: Setting Shell’s Course’, highlights the important role that hydrogen and fuel cells could play ... Read more

IKEA Announces Plan To Remove Non-Rechargeable Alkaline Batteries From Sale By 2021
IKEA Announces Plan To Remove Non-Rechargeable Alkaline Batteries From Sale By 2021

IKEA’s has announced that all non-rechargeable alkaline batteries will be removed from its global home furnishing range by October 2021. The Swedish retailer’s decision to remove non-rechargeable alkaline batteries from sale is based on evidence Read more

Cambridge University To Divest From Fossil Fuels by 2038 With Net Zero Plan
Cambridge University To Divest From Fossil Fuels by 2038 With Net Zero Plan

The University of Cambridge has recently pledged to reduce the climate-warming emissions from its investments to net zero within 18 years. The £3.5 billion Cambridge University Endowment Fund – one of the biggest of its kind in Europe intends ... Read more

ArcelorMittal Sets 2050 Group Carbon Emissions Target Of Net Zero
ArcelorMittal Sets 2050 Group Carbon Emissions Target Of Net Zero

ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading steel and mining company has announced a group-wide commitment to being carbon neutral by 2050, building on the commitment made in 2019 for its European business to reduce emissions by 30% by 2030, and be Read more

General Mills Aims For Net Zero Emissions By 2050
General Mills Aims For Net Zero Emissions By 2050

General Mills has said it plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% in the next decade across the entire life of its products, aiming to reach net zero emissions by 2050. The American food giant will seek to reach the goal through improved Read more

National Grid To Cut Scope 3 GHG Emissions By 20% By 2030
National Grid To Cut Scope 3 GHG Emissions By 20% By 2030

The National Grid has announced commitments to reduce Scope3 greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) emissions for the electricity and gas sold to customers by 20% by 2030. The target aligns to Science Based Targets Initiative’s two degrees pathway. ... Read more

Building Back Better: Research Finds Green COVID-19 Recovery Packages Will Boost Economic Growth And Stop Climate Change
Building Back Better: Research Finds Green COVID-19 Recovery Packages Will Boost Economic Growth And Stop Climate Change

International economic recovery from COVID-19 must be environmentally-conscious – for the sake of the economy, suggests new research published today. Read more

Kellogg Company Exceeds GHG Emissions Reduction Goal Ahead of Schedule
Kellogg Company Exceeds GHG Emissions Reduction Goal Ahead of Schedule

As part of its Kellogg’s Better Days commitment, Kellogg has made tremendous progress limiting GHG emissions in its operations by using low carbon and renewable energy sources, purchasing renewable electricity and increasing energy ... Read more

Tesco Joins Climate Group’s EV100 Campaign To Electrify Its Fleet Of 5,500 Vehicles
Tesco Joins Climate Group’s EV100 Campaign To Electrify Its Fleet Of 5,500 Vehicles

Tesco has announced that it’s joining the EV100 campaign, a group of 86 businesses, committed to switching over 4.8 million vehicles across the world to zero emissions and annually reporting on their progress.  By making the switch ... Read more

PwC Commits To Net Zero By 2030
PwC Commits To Net Zero By 2030

PwC has made a worldwide science-based commitment to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030. The global company plans to decarbonise its operations, including its travel footprint, and neutralise its remaining climate impact by ... Read more

PepsiCo Sets Global 100-Per-Cent Renewable Electricity Goal
PepsiCo Sets Global 100-Per-Cent Renewable Electricity Goal

PepsiCo has announced plans to source 100 per cent of its global electricity requirements from renewable sources by 2030. The company will also require its franchise and third-party partners to achieve the same goal by 2040. PepsiCo says the ... Read more

CFA Launches Guide To Incorporate Climate Change Analysis Into Investing
CFA Launches Guide To Incorporate Climate Change Analysis Into Investing

CFA Institute has released a report on climate change analysis, which includes a set of recommendations to help guide investors to incorporate it into their investment process. Climate Change Analysis in the Investment Process examines the ... Read more

Five Tough Questions To Ask About Reaching Net Zero Climate Targets
Five Tough Questions To Ask About Reaching Net Zero Climate Targets

The groundswell of net zero targets good news for the Paris Agreement [...] Ultimately, however, the atmosphere responds to outcomes, not announcements. The truth is that significant uncertainty surrounds the outcomes of these targets. Anyone ... Read more

Conference of Parties Delayed To 2021 – Informal Dialogues To Be Held November 2020
Conference of Parties Delayed To 2021 – Informal Dialogues To Be Held November 2020

On the same week when nations around the world would have come together to negotiate climate ambition this year, a series of voluntary, informal dialogues will be held between leaders of industry and government as well as with youth activists on Read more

Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) To Develop Science-Based Global Standard For Setting Corporate Net Zero Targets
Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) To Develop Science-Based Global Standard For Setting Corporate Net Zero Targets

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has launched a process to develop a science-based global standard for setting corporate net zero targets. The development of the first science-based global standard for corporate net-zero targets is to Read more

Shell And Microsoft Expand Partnership For Net Zero Emissions
Shell And Microsoft Expand Partnership For Net Zero Emissions

Shell and Microsoft have jointly announced a strategic energy and technology alliance to support each other in achieving net-zero targets. Through this alliance shell will supply renewable energy to Microsoft. A spokesperson for the technology ... Read more

Southern Company Has Released Plans On Net Zero Carbon Emissions Goal
Southern Company Has Released Plans On Net Zero Carbon Emissions Goal

The Southern Company, a leading energy company in the US, has released a report on its progress and plans toward the company’s goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The “Implementation and Action Toward Net Zero” report provides ... Read more

Walmart Pledges To Achieve Net Zero Emissions By 2040 Without Offsets
Walmart Pledges To Achieve Net Zero Emissions By 2040 Without Offsets

The world’s largest retailer has committed to reaching net zero carbon emissions across its operations by 2040, without relying on carbon offsets. Walmart said that vehicle and heat electrification, renewable energy, and low-impact ... Read more

Network Rail publishes Environmental Sustainability Strategy
Network Rail publishes Environmental Sustainability Strategy

Network Rail which owns, operates and develops Britain’s railway infrastructure has published an Environmental Sustainability Strategy which it describes as its ‘most ambitious and forward-looking’ to date, and a key part of its ambition to ... Read more

LafargeHolcim, World’s Largest Cement Manufacturer Commits To Net Zero Pathway
LafargeHolcim, World’s Largest Cement Manufacturer Commits To Net Zero Pathway

LafargeHolcim, has committed to becoming the first global building materials company to have targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). It has joined the SBTi’s Business Ambition for 1.5°C, committing to science-based ... Read more

Nexans Targets Net Zero Emissions By 2030
Nexans Targets Net Zero Emissions By 2030

Paris-based cable manufacturing company Nexans SA has announced plans to reduce its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to zero by 2030. Nexans plans to achieve carbon neutrality through a clearly defined roadmap: 4.2% average annual reduction of ... Read more

Airbus Reveals Plan For First-Ever ‘Zero Emission Commercial Planes’, Potentially By 2035
Airbus Reveals Plan For First-Ever ‘Zero Emission Commercial Planes’, Potentially By 2035

Airbus has announced that its first zero-emission, hydrogen-powered commercial flight may be ready for take-off by 2035. Called ZEROe with three design concepts, the first will resemble a commercial aircraft but with longer and more flexible ... Read more

Ikea, Unilever and BT Spearhead Net-Zero Supply Chain Initiative
Ikea, Unilever and BT Spearhead Net-Zero Supply Chain Initiative

Ikea, Unilever, BT, Ericsson and Telia are among the founding corporate members of a new initiative designed to help multinational supply chains align with the Paris Agreement’s 1.5C trajectory. The programme which launched in September ... Read more

Formula E Claims To Be First Sport To Have Net Zero Carbon Footprint
Formula E Claims To Be First Sport To Have Net Zero Carbon Footprint

ABB FIA Formula E Championship has announced that it is the first sport to have a net zero carbon footprint since inception by investing in internationally certified projects in all race markets to offset emissions from six seasons of electric ... Read more

Morgan Stanley Announces Commitment to Reach Net-Zero Financed Emissions by 2050
Morgan Stanley Announces Commitment to Reach Net-Zero Financed Emissions by 2050

Morgan Stanley has announced a new commitment to reach net-zero financed emissions by 2050. The financial giant has expressed its commitment to providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon ... Read more

Starting Line Set in the Race to Zero with Thousands of Institutions Already Lined Up to Take Climate Action
Starting Line Set in the Race to Zero with Thousands of Institutions Already Lined Up to Take Climate Action

In Spring 2020, the Oxford University Net Zero Climate Network convened a series of online discussions between actors and networks setting “net zero” targets and scientific experts. These discussions have informed the Race to Zero campaign being Read more