EcoAct launches first ever open-source carbon calculation to overcome remote working emissions gap

LONDON, 7th October 2020 – International climate change consultancy EcoAct alongside major corporates today published an open-source methodology for companies that need to calculate the impacts of an increasing number of employees working from home on corporate carbon emissions. The paper, written in collaboration with EcoAct clients NatWest Group and Lloyds Banking Group and following … Continued

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

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 … Continued

COP 25: Crunch time for the Paris Agreement

Faced with the challenge of making 2015’s Paris Agreement operational, this COP needs to be decisive. Having overcome some unprecedented political obstacles by changing host countries, then host continent, the COP 25 is going ahead. It will run from Monday 2 to Friday 13 December in Madrid. Special attention will be given to biodiversity and … Continued

SBTi announce important updates for science-based targets

Following the IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C released last October, the sustainability community has been waiting to find out what this means for science-based targets. Up until now, a science-based target has been defined as one that aligns to the commitment of the Paris Agreement to limit global temperature rise to 2°C or below. However, … Continued

EcoAct Group becomes first international science-based targets partner

Global climate change solutions provider, EcoAct Group, has been confirmed as a Gold Partner for science-based targets through the CDP. CDP collaborates with the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute, and the World Wide Fund for Nature on the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) that champions science-based target setting as a powerful way to boost companies’ … Continued

Science-based targets – what, why and how?

In the latest news from the movement for science-based targets, the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) has launched a new service for target validation, which will be available from 31st August this year. The service has been designed to increase the speed of validation (within 20 business days) and provide businesses with more in-depth feedback … Continued

Behind the scenes of the science-based target movement

The corporate momentum behind setting meaningful Science Based Targets (SBTs) on carbon reductions is building with the total count of companies that have either publicly committed to or set SBTs now sitting at a healthy and ever-increasing total of 406 organisations. It is great to see progress being made recently, including many large players such … Continued