Microsoft commits to become ‘carbon negative’ by 2030

The tech giant aims to reduce, rather than just offset the carbon it emits and by 2050, it wants to remove ‘all the carbon’ it has emitted since it was founded in 1975

Quorn leads climate diet charge with carbon labelling

It aims to help consumers make more informed choices about the sustainability and climate impact of the food they eat

Vestas aims to become carbon neutral by 2030

The turbine manufacturer seeks to ditch carbon offsets and instead deliver CO2 reductions only through direct actions

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Shell links $10bn revolving credit facility to carbon footprint target

The oil and gas giant has set a goal to reduce the net carbon footprint of the energy products it sells by around 20% by 2035

Plans to develop ‘green’ inhalers for asthma sufferers

Healthcare group Chiesi is investing €350m to bring the new formulations to market by 2025, expected to reduce the carbon footprint of pressurised metered-dose inhalers by 90%.

E.ON to help paper mill tear down carbon footprint with new biomass plant

It is designed to have an electrical output of 20MW and a thermal firing capacity of 87MW

Brits’ ‘thank you’ emails have a massive carbon footprint

New research reveals more than 64m ‘unnecessary’ emails are sent every day which result in nearly 23,500 tonnes of carbon a year in the UK

Asthma inhalers ‘as bad for the environment as eating meat’

Reserachers suggest switching to alternative, ‘greener’ inhalers would result in large carbon savings

OVO Energy targets net zero emissions by 2030

It is buying Big Six company SSE’s retail business, which once approved, will make OVO the second largest energy supplier in the UK

Microsoft and Vattenfall team up for green data centres

They are working together to ensure the technology firm’s data centres are powered with 100% renewable energy