London, Manchester and Coventry score ‘A’ on climate action

Urban areas including Mexico City, Cape Town, Los Angeles, Iskandar and Leicester landed the top ranking on the list, which bases its scores on emissions output, climate vulnerabilities and risk mitigation

Sainsbury’s sets out 2040 net zero target

The supermarket has made a commitment to invest £1bn over the next 20 years to reach the goal

COP26: Nigel Topping appointed as UK climate action Champion

He will help drive action from businesses, investors, cities and regions on climate change

Climate action ‘A list’: H&M, L’Oreal and Sainsbury’s among 179 corporates named

Non-profit CDP recognises companies leading on environmental transparency and performance, helping address climate risks and build a future that is zero carbon

Major companies urge Japan to set 50% renewable energy target for 2030

Firms including Apple, Fujitsu and Sony believe the switch to renewables is essential to improving their corporate competitiveness in the global economy as well as tackling climate change

City skyscrapers
Just 7% of cities score ‘A’-grade on going green

The CDP has ranked 596 cities on how effectively they are tackling greenhouse gas emissions and managing climate risks

Green business
Microsoft, Danone and L’Oréal among climate leaders

Global non-profit disclosure platform CDP has ranked international firms on their sustainability credentials

Oil, gas majors spending 1.3% of investment on green energy

New research suggests European firms are investing more on low carbon energy compared to their rivals in the US and Asia

Tesco checks supply chain receipt for carbon costs

The retailer is requesting more information about its suppliers through environmental non-profit CDP

Cement sector ‘must double low carbon efforts’

The sector currently accounts for around 6% of global carbon dioxide emissions