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

Wates Group aims for zero carbon operations by 2025

The company has also pledged to reduce and eliminate waste from onsite operations during the same period

US airline JetBlue Airways to go ‘carbon neutral’ on domestic flights

The company says it will offset jet fuel emissions from its flights within the US and promises to use sustainable fuel to power planes flying to different countries in the future

Bristol Energy launches three new renewable energy and green gas tariffs

Largely powered by local wind and solar power plants, the offerings aim to make the region a cleaner, greener and healthier place to live

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

London City Airport takes off with carbon neutral status

The Airport Carbon Accreditation programme has awarded its highest accreditation in recognition of the airport’s work in managing, reducing and offsetting all the carbon emissions under its control

Boris Johnson pledges to make Britain ‘cleanest, greenest country on Earth’

The Conservative Party secured the biggest majority since the 1980s at this year’s general election

Shell makes wind turbine gear oil carbon-neutral

The energy giant announced it will make its Shell Omala S5 Wind 320 lubricant more sustainable by using carbon credits to compensate for carbon dioxide emissions

easyJet pledges to offset carbon emissions from all flights

It aims to become the world’s first major airline to operate net zero carbon flights across its whole network

Tata Steel to cut 3,000 jobs in Europe

Around two-thirds of those are expected to be office-based roles but the company insisted there will be no plant closures