M&S ties with BT at top of carbon leader board

Retailer M&S tied with telecoms group BT on the top spot in a carbon reporting leader board of FTSE 100 companies. Each company in the FTSE 100 was scored using publicly available data against 67 criteria to rate their carbon management strategy. Carbon Clear which did the rankings said Marks and Spencer impressed with their […]

Are you ready for mandatory carbon reporting?

It’s a new rule which businesses in the UK will ignore at their peril — and it kicks in soon. From 1 October 2013, all UK incorporated companies* will legally have to include a report on their greenhouse gas emissions in their annual directors’ report. So what is mandatory carbon reporting and how can you […]

Only half of FTSE 100 firms disclose their carbon footprint

Only 52 of the FTSE 100 companies disclose their carbon footprint in their annual report according to a league table published yesterday. Supermarket Marks and Spencer topped the latest carbon ranking of FTSE firms by Carbon Clear for the second year running. But the results suggest not all of the country’s 100 largest, most actively […]

Is your company secretary on top of mandatory carbon reporting?

It’s a new rule which businesses working in the UK should ignore at their peril – and it kicks in today. From 1 October 2013, all UK incorporated companies legally have to include a report on their greenhouse gas emissions in their annual directors’ report. That means all UK companies listed on the main market […]

Supermarkets soar in FTSE 100 carbon league table

Posh supermarket chain Marks & Spencer has come first in this year’s ranking of FTSE 100 firms for their carbon cutting activity. Supermarkets were generally the best performers in the table compiled by Carbon Clear, the global carbon management firm, with the manufacturing, mining & metals and building materials sectors coming bottom. The research shows the […]

CRC league table- room for improvement?

Despite the Environment Agency heaping praise on the success of their first ever CRC league table, many have questioned it’s actual impact. James Ramsay, Head of CRC at carbon management company Carbon Clear identified the number who didn’t score in the table: “The fact that over 40% – including many big brand names – failed […]