New South Wales to ‘fast-track first of its three energy zones’ to reach 2050 emissions targets

The Australian stated plans to attract up to AUD$23bn of private investment and generate more than 2,000 jobs

University of Worcester gets Barclay backing for its sustainable efforts

The university has future plans to install LED lighting, electric vehicle charging points and onsite solar generation

Driivz raises £8.4m in latest funding round with GVR and Centrica

The firm supports EV service providers with operations management, energy optimisation, billing and roaming capabilities, as well as driver self-service apps

Britvic signs £400m sustainability-linked loan

The agreement links the soft drink producer’s progress towards its 2025 sustainability targets to the cost of the debt facility, meaning the loan becomes cheaper the better it performs

World’s richest man commits $10bn to tackling climate change

The founder and CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos announced the creation of the Bezos Earth Fund in an Instagram post

Climate change ‘could cost global economy nearly $10tn by 2050’

A new report warns nature losses and environmental damage need to be rapidly reversed in order to avoid severe financial losses across multiple vital sectors

Scottish Budget announces £1.8bn of investment in low carbon infrastructure

The announcement comes as part of a raft of new funding to accelerate the country’s progress towards its goal of reaching net zero in 2045

Lloyds Banking Group signed up to RE100, EP100 and EV100 initiatives

The firm has become the sixth organisation globally to join all three of the Climate Group’s sustainable schemes

How can corporate renewable energy procurement be optimised?

Bryce Smith, Founder and CEO of LevelTen Energy, told ELN he thinks he has the answer

Lloyds Banking Group pledges to halve carbon emissions it finances by 2030

The financier has estimated this will have an effect equivalent to removing the emissions produced by almost a quarter of UK homes