Study: Major firms may be performing worse than they think against net zero goals

A global team of academics claims to have developed a more accurate model to measure businesses’ progress against the climate goals set out by the Paris Agreement, having today released the findings of a pilot study revealing how major corporates may be performing worse than they think against their net zero targets. Published today in … Read more

GFANZ launches consultation on beefed up net zero portfolio guidelines

The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) has today published a major new report setting out guidance on how to measure emissions from investment portfolios and ensure they are credibly aligned with climate goals. The group – which includes over 450 of the world’s largest financial firms that together boast $130tr of assets under … Read more

‘Accelerate now’: Why calls for green skills training are getting louder

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National Highways hails ‘positive start’ to net zero roadmap

Roads agency National Highways has announced it has made a “positive start” towards its goal of cutting emissions from England’s busiest roads to net zero by mid-century. The government-owned company this week published a progress report to mark the first anniversary of the publication of its Net Zero Highways plan, which set out how it … Read more

'Demand has never been higher': How the energy crisis is proving an 'accelerant' for renewable energy

Latest data from BloombergNEF reveals 11 per cent increase in global renewable energy financing, as investment reaches record levels – is a tipping point being reached? The global economic outlook may be worryingly bleak, but there is still little evidence that inflation and dwindling confidence are impacting the booming renewables market as investment continued to … Read more

Next Prime Minister to face legal requirement to beef up Net Zero Strategy

As Tory leadership candidates yesterday signaled their support for the UK’s net zero goals, the High Court ruled the government must do more to explain how it intends to decarbonise the economy The in-tray awaiting the next Prime Minister just got even more daunting. Just hours after the candidates to become the next Conservative Party … Read more

Jet Zero: Government preps green fuels mandate on path to net zero flight by 2040

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'Keep stepping up': Race to Zero raises the bar for 'net zero' investors, companies, and cities

Campaigners claim new rules ‘throw down the gauntlet’ to the various net zero alliances in the finance sector The Race to Zero campaign has significantly raised the threshold that investors, companies, cities, and sub-national governments must meet to credibly claim to be working towards net zero emissions by mid-century, in a move that should, in … Read more