Inspiring change: positive stories in sustainability

Inspiring change: positive stories in sustainability

The headline news from our Sustainability Reporting Performance reports this year was that corporate action on climate change is simply not happening fast enough. While this is sadly true, the purpose of our research is not to simply cast another cloud over the climate crisis. The objective is really to recognise the action that is […]

Cleaner cookstoves play a vital role in transition to low-carbon economy

Demonstration of cleaner cookstoves in the Hifadhi-Livelihoods project

Traditional cooking methods used in poor regions of the world can hugely damaging to the health of local communities and the environment. Cleaner cookstoves not only reduce carbon emissions, but also reduce wood consumption and local deforestation. By investing in offsetting projects that distribute cleaner cookstoves, organisations not only reduce and avoid greenhouse gas (GHG) […]

EcoAct helps launch pioneering new methodology for preservation of seagrass

EcoAct helps launch pioneering new methodology for the preservation of seagrass beds

Digital and environmental actors join forces to launch the first certification methodology of low-carbon projects dedicated to the protection of seagrass beds, with the Calanques National Park as the first pilot site.  EcoAct, an Atos company,  recently partnered with Interxion: A Digital Realty Company, Schneider Electric France and the Calanques National Park to launch the “Prométhée – Med” research project. This project aims to establish the […]

CDP 2021 FAQs: Your 15 top questions answered

CDP 2021 FAQs: Your 15 top questions answered

CDP is one of the largest internationally recognised climate and sustainability reporting frameworks. During our recent webinar, we received lots questions about the 2021 disclosure cycle. In this post we aim to answer them to help you to prepare. General questions about CDP Disclosure 1. Why disclose to CDP? There are two main advantages to […]

Are you ready for mandatory TCFD?

Are you ready for mandatory TCFD?

Mandatory TCFD reporting now applies to UK premium listed companies. EcoAct’s TCFD expert, Sarah McGaw explains TCFD alignment and how best to be ready for mandatory reporting By 2025, it will be mandatory for organisations across the UK economy to align their financial risk disclosures to the recommendations of the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures […]

New Atos net zero target accelerated by seven years to 2028

New Atos net zero target accelerated by seven years to 2028

EcoAct parent company, Atos has announced that it is bringing its net zero target forward seven years to 2028, positioning itself as an industry leader that can help others transition to net zero through digital decarbonisation. With this more ambitious net zero target, Atos is committing to reducing the global carbon emissions under its control […]

Important update on SBTs for Covid-impacted businesses

Important update on SBTs for Covid-impacted businesses

The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on many businesses around the world. Covid-impacted businesses have struggled to deal with major disruptions, lockdowns and uncertainty has made it a difficult time for many. Despite this, we are pleased to see that prioritising climate action and the setting of ambitious net zero targets actually increased, […]

3 benefits of environmental sustainability your business could profit from

benefits of environmental sustainability

While the benefits of environmental sustainability for long-term business success are numerous, the main competitive advantages can be broken down into three clear categories: investors, customers and legislation. Successful organisations are already aware of the importance of meeting investor and customer demands whilst complying with legislative requirements. Here we highlight how a well-developed corporate sustainability […]

President Biden – Day 1 of climate action

President Biden - Day 1 of climate action

Following the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on 20 January 2021, we take a look at some of the climate change actions already underway on Day 1 of his administration. Joe Biden’s first acts as President include the signing of a wide range of executive orders including reversing […]