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US businesses ‘moving aggressively’ to reduce carbon footprint

US businesses ‘moving aggressively’ to reduce carbon footprint

Many businesses across the US are moving aggressively to reduce their carbon footprint, including a major embrace of renewable energy and alternative-fuelled vehicles, according...
AB Sugar launches sustainability strategy

AB Sugar launches sustainability strategy

AB Sugar is aiming to become the world’s most sustainable sugar business after launching new group-wide commitments to improve sustainability. The Group has committed to...
Mondi joins WWF’s Climate Savers programme

Mondi joins WWF’s Climate Savers programme

Mondi, the packaging and paper group, has joined the ranks of global climate leaders by signing up to Climate Savers, WWF’s climate leadership programme...
UK carbon emissions fall to 1890 levels

UK carbon emissions fall to 1890 levels

Analysis by the Carbon Brief shows the UK’s CO2 emissions from fossil fuels fell by 2.6% in 2017, driven by a 19% decline in...
LEGO introduce sustainable bricks

LEGO introduce sustainable bio-plastic bricks

LEGO, the Danish toy giant, has begun production of a range of sustainable pieces made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane. The new ‘botanical’ elements...
US businesses ‘moving aggressively’ to reduce carbon footprint

PwC UK commits to slashing carbon footprint

Professional services company PwC UK has cut its carbon footprint by almost a third over the past decade in the UK by rethinking how...
Limiting global warming requires ‘unprecedented changes’, says IPCC

EVs and renewables to plateau CO2 emissions by 2030

Data and energy specialists, McKinsey Energy Insights (MEI), have released the 2018 Reference Case of its Global Energy Perspective (GEP) on long-term global energy...
Swedish plant becomes Volvo’s first climate-neutral manufacturing site

Swedish plant becomes Volvo’s first climate-neutral manufacturing site

Volvo Cars’ engine factory in Skövde, Sweden, has become its first climate-neutral manufacturing plant, having switched to renewable heating at the beginning of the...

IRENA to help fund renewables projects in developing countries

Working with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is inviting applications for renewable energy projects in developing countries. Within...

AI platform to help businesses bolster renewables use

Open Energi has launched its AI driven Dynamic Demand 2.0 platform, which helps businesses radically reduce their cost of consuming power. It enables businesses to...

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Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted has this week revealed its new strategic ambition and financial targets, including plans to invest £23 billion in green energy towards 2025. “We expect...

Solarcentury gets green light for Spanish solar power projects

British power company Solarcentury has received the green light to construct four solar parks in Seville, Spain. The projects, known as “Cerrado Cabrera”, “El primo...
Flexible energy options make power systems cleaner, cheaper

Flexible energy options make power systems cleaner, cheaper

Flexible energy options, such as energy storage, smart-charging electric vehicles, demand response and interconnectors, are needed to ensure that the energy transition proceeds on...