Standard Life Aberdeen Join Pawprint Pioneer Program To Take Action On ‘At Home’ Carbon Footprint

With the ongoing pandemic, how people currently work and live has changed dramatically and therefore so has their carbon footprint. Whilst the emissions from offices and, more importantly, business travel have reduced, the majority of people are now working from home and creating emissions from increased energy use there. Standard Life Aberdeen has estimated that their employees carbon emissions from working at home could represent up to 60% of their overall 2020 carbon footprint.  That is why the global investment firm has partnered with eco-tech business Pawprint, a company set…

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The VELUX Group commits to capture its historical carbon footprint and become Lifetime Carbon Neutral in partnership with WWF

The VELUX Group has announced its new concept and commitment to become Lifetime Carbon Neutral by its 100th anniversary in 2041. This commitment will see the world’s leading roof window manufacturer’s historical carbon footprint – 5.6 million tonnes of CO2 (scope 1 and 2ii) emitted since it was founded in 1941 – captured in forest conservation projects run by WWF (the World Wide Fund for Nature). Looking to the future, the VELUX Group also commits to dramatically cut the carbon emissions of its company and value chain (scope 1, 2 and 3iii) in line with the Paris…

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#SecondHandSeptember slashes UK shoppers’ carbon footprint by 1500 tonnes – the same emissions equivalent to driving a car around the world 200 times

Tens of thousands of people have made a difference tackling climate change by pledging to only buy preloved clothing during Oxfam’s #SecondHandSeptember campaign. More than 62,000 people took the #SecondHandSeptember pledge, including a host of famous faces – top designers Vivienne Westwood and Henry Holland, fashion icon and singer Paloma Faith, models Stella Tennant, Lily Cole and Georgia Jagger, and actress Rachel Weisz. Oxfam hopes the campaign will increase general awareness and encourage people to modify their shopping habits as a step towards more sustainable consumption. In one month, more…

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