Ørsted to become carbon neutral by 2025

During the last ten years, Ørsted has transformed from a company with fossil fuels at the core of its business to a pure-play renewables company. Ørsted has gradually dismantled its traditional fossil fuel-based business and built a new business in renewable energy which is now among the biggest green energy companies in the world today. As the leading developer of offshore wind, Ørsted has installed one third of all offshore wind turbines globally. By driving out carbon emissions from its energy generation and operations, the company has reduced its carbon…

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Chris Packham calls on television industry to make production carbon neutral within three years

Chris Packham CBE has called on the television industry to pledge that environmental television productions will be carbon neutral within three years, as he delivered the BAFTA Television Lecture at London’s Barbican Centre on Tuesday 21 January. The award-winning wildlife and natural world broadcaster, conservationist, photographer and writer also called on the industry to reject misinformation and to continue to put facts at the heart of content. Calling for the television industry to do much more to reduce its impact on the environment and to continue to highlight the problem,…

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Drivers set to go carbon neutral with Shell

Shell will become the first retailer to offset the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from customers’ fuel purchases at its UK service stations at no extra cost from October 17, 2019. This will be available at more than 1,000 Shell-branded service stations. According to a recent survey, 71% of people in the UK would like to reduce their CO2 footprints, but nearly half are not clear on the actions they can take. “Switching to an electric vehicle is the best way for drivers to reduce their CO2 footprints and they can…

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Signify CEO calls on governments to accelerate sustainability actions for a carbon-neutral world by 2050 latest

“Another year of record heat waves, fires in the Amazon and Siberia, and the ice caps at their smallest for centuries. The time for debate is over – now it’s time to take urgent action,” said Eric Rondolat, CEO of Signify, who spoke during the opening ceremony of Climate Week New York City. According to Rondolat, governments worldwide need to help realize a carbon neutral world by 2050 at the latest with companies committing to a more aggressive target of 2030. When it comes to what he described as the…

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Skanska UK to be carbon neutral by 2045, including the supply chain

A new carbon reduction target has been announced by Skanska UK, which includes cutting all direct and supply chain emissions. The goal is for Skanska UK’s portfolio of projects to be carbon neutral by 2045. The main target is supported by a number of intermediate goals. By 2030, the objective is to cut total emissions by 50 per cent of 2010 level. Also by 2030, Skanska UK aims to cut its carbon intensity to 130, from the 2010 level of 351. Carbon intensity measures the amount of emissions, in tonnes…

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