British Airways Launches New BA Better World Sustainability Programme

British Airways has launched BA Better World, its new sustainability programme.   The airline said this marked a further commitment to put sustainability at the heart of its business, from reducing emissions and waste and positively contributing to the communities it serves, to creating a great place for people to work in order to build a resilient, responsible business.  At an event at British Airways’ Heathrow engineering base on 7 September the airline unveiled a new look for one of its most fuel-efficient short-haul aircraft, an A320neo, which it has painted in its new BA Better…

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Major British companies come together to accelerate the electrification of transport in the UK

Seven major British companies, including the operators of some of the largest commercial vehicle fleets in the country – bp, BT, Direct Line Group, Royal Mail, ScottishPower, Severn Trent and Tesco – have come together to work to help accelerate the mass adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) across the UK. The UK’s ambitions for electrification of road transport are world-leading and, in a report published today, the seven companies – working together as the Electric Vehicle Fleet Accelerator (EVFA) – have outlined a series of urgent actions needed from both…

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bp and CEMEX team up on net zero emissions

bp and CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. have announced that they will work together on accelerating the ‎progress of CEMEX’s 2050 ambition to deliver net zero CO2 concrete globally. The two companies have agreed to a memorandum of understanding to develop ‎solutions to decarbonize the cement production process and transportation. These ‎potential solutions may include low carbon power, low carbon transport, energy ‎efficiency, natural carbon offsets, and carbon capture, utilisation and storage ‎technologies. Additionally, they intend to work together to develop urbanization solutions ‎envisioned to decarbonize cities.‎ ‎“Concrete plays an integral…

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bp, Aker and Statkraft join forces for offshore wind in the Norwegian North Sea

bp has agreed to join Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind in a ‎consortium bidding to develop offshore wind energy in Norway. The partnership – in which bp, Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind will each hold a 33.3% ‎share – will pursue a bid to develop offshore wind power in the Sørlige Nordsjø II (SN2) ‎licence area. SN2’s favourable location provides power export access to local and adjacent markets. The ‎consortium also intends to explore opportunities to provide clean power to electrify ‎offshore oil and gas facilities. The partnership would work…

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bp and Pure Planet form tech partnership, enabling energy consumers to make smart home and mobility choices

bp and 100% renewable energy supplier Pure Planet have announced a partnership to launch a new digital energy service that will support households, EV drivers and energy consumers in the UK. The new digital service brings smarter control of renewable home energy, electric vehicles, batteries, smart heating and solar power, as well as carbon-offsetting options, onto one easy-to-use consumer platform. It will be launched exclusively on Pure Planet’s award-winning app and website next month. The low-carbon technology platform is intended to help people simply and more efficiently manage all of their…

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