Schneider Electric doubles up on 2030 green goals

Schneider Electric has committed to using 100% renewable electricity and doubling its energy productivity by 2030. The energy management and automation firm has joined two global initiatives to achieve these goals – the RE100 movement to use only clean power and the EP100 scheme to get twice the economic output from every unit of energy consumed. […]

Schneider Electric passes yearly green targets early

Schneider Electric has achieved its own sustainability targets for the entire year one quarter early. The French energy management and technology firm uses the Planet & Society Barometer and a series of indicators to give it a green score out of 10. In the third quarter of this year, the company scored 9.01/10, exceeding it’s […]

New energy training centre opened in Ivory Coast

Schneider Electric has officially opened its first energy training centre in Ivory Coast. The project is in partnership with the Ministry of State, Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Professional Training for The Republic of Ivory Coast as well as the development centre for building trades. The centre aims to train 60 young people every […]

Schneider Electric buys US green energy advisory firm

Global energy management firm Schneider Electric has snapped up a US renewable energy advisory company. Renewable Choice Energy will join the Energy and Sustainability Services business within Schneider, which aims to boost its clean energy advisory services for power purchase agreements. Renewable Choice, which helps businesses with their clean energy purchasing options, is said to […]

Energy sector reacts to Brexit plan

The news we are leaving the Single Market as part of Brexit has caused mixed reactions from the energy sector. This morning the PM outlined her strategy for our exit from the EU in a speech which confirmed our departure from the Single Market and a host of other measures. She mentioned the energy sector […]

Schneider Electric ‘really pleased’ to win Most Trusted consultancy award

  Schneider Electric is “really pleased” to be crowned the Most Trusted consultancy. Speaking to ELN after receiving the award sponsored by ScottishPower, Mark Sullivan, International Client Management Director at Schneider Electric said: “It’s the integrity and the advice that we give. We invest a lot in terms of understanding the market, understanding our customers […]

The Evolution of Sustainability Reporting

Sustainability has been synonymous with carbon emissions, renewable energy and the like. But many companies are starting to rethink what it means to be “sustainable”. The same with investors and consumers, who are asking for a more holistic look into organisations’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes and performance. In this eBook, we move beyond carbon […]

Schneider Electric named energy services leader by Verdantix

Schneider Electric has been named last week an energy services leader by Verdantix in the analyst firm’s new Green Quadrant® UK Energy Services 2016 report. Are you interested in learning and sharing best practices to refine your Energy Management Program?  Join Schneider Electric on the 28/29th June in Barcelona for the Energy Perspectives Summit. The […]

Schneider Electric fined £21k for releasing harmful gas

Schneider Electric has been ordered to pay £21,000 for releasing harmful greenhouse gas into the atmosphere. The Environment Agency said the global energy management company failed to recover the release of sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) gas at Stanford-le-Hope in Essex in 2013. The incident occurred when a high voltage switchgear was being installed at London Gateway […]

Schneider Electric to be carbon neutral by 2030

Schneider Electric has set a target to become carbon neutral by 2030. It is part of its plans to tackle climate change and coincides with the COP21 conference in  Paris. It aims to save 120,000 tonnes of emissions. CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire said the firm has committed to reduce emissions by 3.5% per year and implement storage initiatives to […]