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

Supply chain emissions: what challenges lie ahead?

The supply chain is often cited as one of the areas where companies have significant challenges in managing and reducing emissions. For lots of businesses, most emissions lie within the supply chain, and as such, these emissions are beyond a company’s direct control (Scope 3). This means supply chain emissions are simultaneously the most challenging … Continued

CDP FAQs: your questions answered

CDP is one of the largest internationally recognised climate and sustainability reporting frameworks. During our webinar a few weeks ago, we received many questions about the 2020 disclosure cycle. In this post we aim to answer them to help you to prepare. Why report to CDP? 1. What is the benefit of voluntary CDP disclosure? … Continued

New transformational programme aims to clarify the path to Net Zero

LONDON: Climate change consultancy and project developer EcoAct has today launched an approach aimed to help guide businesses and organisations planning for a Net Zero future. The ambitious programme, called A to Zero, covers five modules that EcoAct believe are essential to establishing and working towards a Net Zero target. A to Zero is a … Continued

2019 CDP scores: EcoAct congratulates its A-list clients

This morning CDP released the CDP scores for the 2019 round of disclosures. Out of over 8,400 companies disclosing, 179 have achieved a Leadership A-list ranking for the Climate Change Questionnaire. EcoAct’s clients, including L’Oreal, Tui, Coca Cola European Partners, Telefonica and Danone are among those achieving the highest-level score and demonstrating their leadership in … Continued

Summary of COP 25: What now for the climate?

The summary of COP 25 is one of disappointment. It was impossible to achieve consensus between countries to finalise the operating rules of the Paris Agreement and ensure that it became operational by 2020. So, what happened and what does this mean for the climate crisis? Multilateral climate governance impossible to establish by 2020 This … Continued

The future of renewable energy: what can we expect?

The world is full of uncertainty, particularly regarding the dynamics of climate change. Finding out exactly what will happen is an impossible, though not pointless exercise. We can’t see the future, but we can predict it and make judgements based on the best available information we have. In relation to people, the economy and politics, … Continued

What is an Organisational Life Cycle Assessment (OLCA)?

Understand how Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) can work at an organisational level to add business value and aid the transition to net zero. So far, a total of 19 countries and at least 34 large companies have recently committed to the ambition of net zero carbon emissions. In addition, at the time of writing 685 … Continued