Homeworking Emissions: Our Expert Panel Answers Your Top 10 Questions

EcoAct homeworking emissions

Our expert panel answers your questions on homeworking emissions calculations and energy efficiency at home We recently held a webinar on the homeworking emissions methodology that we hosted in partnership with Lloyds Banking Group and NatWest Group. The webinar was very well attended and we received lots of questions on homeworking emissions from attendees. We […]

CDP FAQs: your questions answered

CDP frequently asked questions

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 […]

How to calculate a carbon footprint for your business

How to calculate a carbon footprint for your business

An organisational carbon footprint is an essential component on the journey towards net zero and is the first building block towards any sustainability strategy. A carbon footprint can also provide an initial climate risk and opportunities assessment by identifying emissions hotspots across your value chain. Companies all over the world measure and report their carbon […]

10 things you should know about the new energy and carbon reporting regulations

10 things you should know about the new energy and carbon reporting regulations

In summer 2018, the UK government announced it’s plans for the Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) regulations for businesses. Last week saw the publication of the Environmental Reporting Guidelines, including SECR which is due to come into effect this year. Here are 10 important things you should know about the latest acronym to grace the […]

The opportunity in Carbon Neutrality

The opportunity in Carbon Neutrality

Since COP21 and the adoption of the Paris Agreement, a growing number of nations and businesses have pledged to take action on climate change and made a commitment to a common goal: carbon neutrality. But what does this really mean to your business? Why should you consider a carbon neutral commitment?

Buildings LEED the way to climate action

Buildings LEED the way to climate action

Taking action to reduce the environmental footprint of buildings can produce considerable results in the fight against climate change. In the United States, buildings contribute approximately 45%, over 2300 million metric tonnes, of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). One of the main components of New York City’s strategy to align with the Paris Agreement, the global […]

How do I increase the scale and ambition of carbon and energy reductions?

How do I increase the scale and ambition of carbon and energy reductions?

Recent news stories have focused on the rise and rise of renewable energy. The International Energy Agency in its assessment of renewable energy states ‘we see renewables growing by about 1,000 gigawatts by 2022, which equals about half of the current global capacity in coal power’. Renewable energy use and generation is one of the key trends […]

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 […]