Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Carlsberg pledges zero carbon emissions at its breweries by 2030

The Carlsberg Group has pledged to eliminate carbon emissions and slash water usage by half at its breweries by 2030. These commitments come as part...
Ecotricity making Nothing Hill Carnival greenest yet

In brief: Ecotricity making Nothing Hill Carnival greenest yet

Ecotricity is partnering with the Notting Hill Carnival this weekend as the organisers look to make it the greenest party in the event’s 52-year...

Greenpeace name and shame tech firms failing on environmental footprint

Samsung and Amazon have been condemned for failing to take charge of their environmental footprint in Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics. Despite many of the...

Latest global players pledge to RE100 campaign

The Estée Lauder Companies, Kellogg Company, DBS Bank and Clif Bar & Company are the latest global players to join the RE100 campaign. Spearheaded by...

The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ merge to form single certification

The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ, two of the world’s leading sustainability certification organisations, will merge, forming a single certification. The new organisation – to be...
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...

In brief: Public support for fracking reaches new low

UK support for fracking is at its lowest recorded level according to the latest BEIS Energy and Climate Change Public Attitude Tracker. This won’t come...
Limiting global warming requires ‘unprecedented changes’, says IPCC

Study shows biggest lifestyle choices to reduce carbon footprint

A new study has identified the four actions that would have the greatest impact on an individual’s greenhouse gas emissions. The four actions are: eating...
Plastic bag usage down 86% in England

Plastic bag usage down 86% in England

Sales of plastic bags across England’s big seven supermarkets have dropped 86% since the introduction of the Government’s 5p levy in 2015, according to...

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Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

More than 2 GW went operational in UK waters during 2018 – enough to power over 2,300,000 homes all year round. In 2018 eight new...
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...