The EU adopts the Fit for 55 roadmap towards a 55% reduction in emissions by 2030

EU Fit for 55

European Commission has just adopted Fit for 55, a package of proposals that outlines the EU’s path towards climate neutrality via its 2030 Climate Target. Jordan Hairabedian from EcoAct’s Research and Innovation Team explains what exactly that means. In June 2021, European Climate Law set a new binding target of –55%  greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030 vs 1990 […]

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

How to set and meet a science-based target

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. […]

The State of the EU ETS in 2020

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 […]

Supply chain emissions: what challenges lie ahead?

Supply chain emissions

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 […]

CORSIA: Preparing for take off

CORSIA: Preparing for take off

As the aviation sector readies itself for CORSIA, we take a look at current progress on deciding eligible offsets and how airlines can prepare themselves for a 2021 take off. What is CORSIA? By 2020, international aviation emissions are projected to be 70% higher than 2005 levels according to the EU, and could even reach […]

A clean winner for the US Open Tennis Championships

A clean winner for the US Open Tennis Championships

It was the US Open Tennis Championships this month and we were particularly excited as we have been collaborating with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) on their climate program. As a signatory to the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework, the USTA is committed to driving climate awareness and action throughout the world. Annually […]

How do I make my business more resource efficient AND save money?

How do I make my business more resource efficient AND save money?

Regardless of the recent changes in government and cabinet positions, the UK government has recently put into force binding legislation that pledges to reduce its carbon emissions by 57% from 1990 levels by 2030. These are bold and important targets if we are to meet our Paris COP 21 commitments and keep warming below 2 […]