National Grid ET gets SBTi approval for emissions reduction targets

NGET is the first National Grid business unit to have their targets validated

Carbon offset prices predicted to increase 50-fold by 2050

New research suggests increasing demand and “unanswered questions” on supply could drive this price hike

Transport company Go-Ahead commits to carbon-neutrality by 2045

It has set a target of reducing emissions by 75% by 2035 and achieving net zero emissions ten years later

Netflix commits to achieving net zero emissions by 2022

It has pledged to reduce its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 45% by 2030 under the guidance of the Science-Based Targets Initiative and invest in the regeneration of critical natural ecosystems

Science-based vs net-zero targets for businesses

In May 2019, the UK government set a net-zero emissions target for 2050. It was the first government to set a net-zero target and is currently grappling with how to reach it.

Nearly 100 major businesses commit to limiting climate change to 1.5°C

A total of 87 international companies are taking action to align their business models with what scientists say is needed to help protect the planet

Utility sector ‘must reduce emissions more than other sectors’

The Science Based Targets initiative says of the 237 companies with validated science-based targets, utilities must reduce emissions the most.

Will Burberry set a green trend with new 2022 emissions goal?

The luxury fashion brand has committed to slash its direct emissions by 95% over the next three years

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HAVI signs, seals and delivers new science-based target

The global supply chain management and logistics giant has committed to cutting its carbon emissions by 40% before 2030

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Hershey’s to take bite out of climate impacts

The confectionery firm has made a series of clean commitments, including the Science Based Targets initiative