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 … Continued

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

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

Moving towards a low carbon energy sector: what does the future hold?

The International Energy Association (IEA) released its latest World Energy Outlook this week. The report provides clear evidence of the ongoing changes in the global energy markets – with a predicted increase in the energy mix from low carbon and renewable technologies. It also highlights that more will need to be done. In particular, negotiations … Continued