Building supply chain resilience via the Sustainable Development Goals

Facing growing climate and health risks, companies are now increasingly aware of the need to tackle climate change and to ensure supply chain resilience. The recent global health crisis has accelerated this awareness and has acted as a magnifying glass for inequalities and vulnerabilities, putting the urgent need to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals … Continued

EcoAct’s FTSE Sustainability Reporting Research Warns Many UK Companies Lack Strategies to Reach Net Zero

45% of FTSE are committed to Net Zero transition by 2050, but only 16% have a strategy to realistically meet the commitment. Top scoring companies include Unilever, BT, Landsec, SSE and NatWest Group. Investor pressure is having a significant impact on corporate sustainability reporting. Overall performance of index is pulled up by high performers exposing … Continued

Atos to acquire EcoAct, leader in decarbonization strategy consulting

Paris, July 27, 2020 Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces an agreement to acquire EcoAct, an internationally recognized carbon reduction strategy consulting firm. This acquisition will support Atos’ decarbonization ambition by enriching its portfolio of carbon reduction digital solutions, services and strategies to further support its clients at every stage of their journeys … Continued

Frequently asked questions about science based targets

Science-based targets (SBTs) are ambitious emissions reductions targets that are aligned to scientific consensus on limiting global warming to relative safe levels. These targets are a vital step on the journey to Net Zero, which will require rapid decarbonisation. During our recent SBT webinar , we received many questions about setting SBTs and how to make … Continued

How to set and meet a science-based target with confidence

Are you thinking about setting a science-based target (SBT) but unsure what you need to do and whether it is a feasible commitment? Have you already set one but are now grappling with how to realise your future climate ambitions? Setting targets is a process that will require engagement from multiple departments within your business. … Continued

What does Net Zero mean for my business?

The world is starting to look towards a vital global goal: Net Zero. According to science it is essential that we meet this target by 2050 if we are to give ourselves a chance of limiting global warming and avoiding the most catastrophic impacts of climate change. To reach this goal, we need to reduce … Continued

EcoAct joins over 200 leading businesses to urge the UK Government to deliver clean, inclusive and resilient recovery plan

More than 200 leading UK businesses, investors and business networks, including EcoAct, Lloyds Bank, Asda, Siemens, Aviva, Sky, Mitsubishi and Signify are calling on the Government to deliver a Covid-19 recovery plan that builds back a more inclusive, stronger and more resilient UK economy. In an open letter, CEOs from across the economy have offered … Continued

Webinar 2nd June: NatWest Group and Net Zero

Join us for a webinar in partnership with Energy Live News as part of its Future Net Zero online event. We will be joined by NatWest Group who will be discussing their unique journey to Net Zero. We will learn how they progressed from grappling with data and compliance in 2017, to announcing an ambitious … Continued

The State of the EU ETS in 2020

The fifth edition of the report into the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) summarises the current developments in the European carbon market. The latest edition of the State of the EU ETS report was recently released. Produced in collaboration with the ERCST (European Round on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition), BloombergNEF, the Wegener Research … Continued

Revenge Pollution: Why COVID-19 business bailouts must be subject to strong climate conditions.

The current global pandemic is hitting many economic sectors hard. Faced with this situation, exceptional emergency activities are required to protect our economies, and many countries have already begun putting provisions in place to support those in critical need. This is likely to be an essential measure to protect businesses, jobs and livelihoods. However, it … Continued