Brewery hops towards 2025 sustainability

A multinational brewing company has committed to sending zero waste to landfill across its major manufacturing facilities. Molson Coors has released its new sustainability strategy and goals leading up to 2025 – 13 of its sites are already hitting this target. The brewer, formed in a merger between Canada’s Molson and Coors from the US, […]

Largest US firms going green and saving cash

The largest US firms are going green while improving their bottom lines and decarbonising the power sector. That’s one of the key findings outlined in a new report from Calvert, CDP, Ceres and the WWF, which evaluates clean electricity and energy efficiency efforts based on data publicly provided by Fortune 500 companies. In 2016, nearly […]

First property firm gets science-based targets approved

The first property company in the world has had its Science Based Targets approved. Land Securities, the UK’s largest listed commercial real estate company, has had its commitment to cut emissions by 80% by 2050 certified by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTI). The initiative is a collaboration between the WWF, UN Global Compact, CDP and the World […]

UK Government misses its green targets

The UK Government has failed to meet its own green targets, according to a new report. The ‘greening government commitments’ (GGCs) were targets for reducing the environmental effect of its estates and operations over the lifetime of the previous parliament. It started when Prime Minister David Cameron declared he would lead the “greenest government ever” […]

UK green targets ‘costing £214 a year’

Ditching green energy targets in favour of gas-fired power plants would save householders around £214 every year. That’s according to a new report from the Centre for Policy Studies, which claims the costs of renewable energy are “massively understated” and accuses the government of “aiming to hide the full costs” through its policies. It adds […]

Schneider Electric crunches big data

What energy issues do businesses face – and when it comes to carbon number crunching, are they living up to their green commitments? ELN reporter Vicky Ellis gets the lowdown from Martin Stephenson, Vice President of Schneider Electric’s Energy Management Services at this year’s Energy Event in Birmingham.