Who will be the top 10 sustainable business leaders in 2020?

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This year marks EcoAct’s 10th annual ranking of FTSE 100 sustainable business leaders based on their sustainability reporting performance. Ahead of the release of this year’s report, we look back at the trends across the last decade in corporate climate reporting and sustainable business leadership. 2020 is the beginning of the final decade when we […]

New transformational programme aims to clarify the path to Net Zero

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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 […]

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 […]

Growth & Net Zero: the role of FMCG in the fast-moving world of eCommerce

Growth & Net Zero: the role of FMCG in the fast-moving world of eCommerce

In recent years we have seen a massive growth in online retail sales – last year sales grew 18% and total global online sales are now nearing $3 trillion. In particular, sales of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) are increasing and expected to grow over 54% in the next 5 years. FMCG companies are increasingly realising […]

Who will be the sustainability leaders in 2019?

Who will be the sustainability leaders in 2019?

Research is now well underway for EcoAct’s ninth annual Sustainability Reporting Performance reports. In the context of last year’s IPCC report, unprecedented public movement for climate action as well as strengthened government targets, understanding corporate sustainability performance has never been more pertinent. In 2018 Microsoft, BT Group and M&S topped the ranks of global leaders […]

EcoAct launches new brand identity

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Carbon Clear rebrands to EcoAct New visual identity for the international climate change consultancy The international climate change consultancy EcoAct, today announces a rebrand with a new visual identity designed to provide a clearly focussed solution for companies and regions looking to manage their climate change impacts. Following the acquisition in July 2017 of Carbon […]

The worst performing sector is most likely to have an energy management system

The worst performing sector is most likely to have an energy management system

There are many ways to see how well a company is doing at sustainability – CDP, DJSI, FTSE4Good, ISOs, Carbon Trust Standard etc. Sometimes it can all seem a bit overwhelming trying to understand what it means and whether a company is actually considering sustainability as part of its business strategy, or if it’s just […]

How can science based targets help the UK meet national carbon targets?

How can science based targets help the UK meet national carbon targets?

In 2008, the UK government passed the Climate Change Act which established a legally binding target to reduce the UK’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 80% below 1990 levels by 2050. This overall objective was then divided into carbon ‘budgets’ – time frames allocated to certain reduction goals. Most recently the UK government […]

How do I futureproof my business for sustainable, long-term value?

How do I futureproof my business for sustainable, long-term value?

The climate is changing, and will continue to change, as a result of increasing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Regardless of how quickly we reduce our emissions, a certain amount of change is now inevitable, and there will be implications for society and the businesses that serve it. Clearly, the faster we can cut emissions […]