Global supply chains ‘hold key to gigaton of greenhouse gas savings’

This could be unlocked if suppliers to 125 of the world’s biggest corporate purchasers increase their proportion of renewable electricity by 20%, according to new research released by CDP

Premier Inn owner to check out ‘unnecessary’ single-use plastics by 2025

Whitbread is carrying out a review of plastic and packaging across its supply chain and intends to work closely with its suppliers to find alternatives to single-use items

National Grid commits to net zero emissions by 2050

The target, however, does not include indirect emissions from the energy sold to consumers but National Grid said it is supporting that through various initiatives

Gucci, Balenciaga and YSL owner redesigns its future with carbon neutral goal

Kering has pledged to offset its remaining greenhouse gas emissions for 2018, which amounts to 2.4m tonnes

EU conditionally clears E.ON’s takeover of innogy’s assets

The deal is subject to E.ON selling certain businesses in Germany, the Czech Republic and Hungary

Ørsted pledges to halve supply chain emissions by 2032

It includes the goods and services used for the construction of wind farms, which make up the largest emission source in its supply chain

How can Britain green its international supply chains?

The Global Resource Initiative (GRI) taskforce met to discuss how the supply chain of key commodities can be fully sustainable

Scotland launches £4m oil and gas decommissioning fund

Industry reports suggest £15.3bn is forecast to be spent on the UK Continental Shelf until 2027

Levi Strauss steps up efforts to slash supply chain emissions

The jeans giant has signed an agreement with IFC, a member of the World Bank, to help meet its corporate sustainability objectives

New £100m fund to maximise offshore wind opportunities for UK firms

The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership is expected to support more than 650 companies across the country