Sky News to launch first daily news programme dedicated to climate change and the environment

On Wednesday 7th April, Sky News will launch the first daily prime time news show dedicated to climate change – the single biggest global issue of our generation. Hosted by Sky News presenter Anna Jones, ‘The Daily Climate Show’ will showcase the work of Sky News correspondents both here and abroad as they investigate how global warming is changing our landscape and changing how we all live our lives. It will also highlight solutions to the crisis and show viewers small changes they can make that will make a big…

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HP Introduces First‐of‐its‐kind Sustainable Impact Program for Partners to Extend Impact on Climate Change, Human Rights and Digital Divide

HP Inc. has unveiled HP Amplify™ Impact, an industry-first partner assessment, resource and training program aimed at driving meaningful change across its three Sustainable Impact pillars – Planet, with an emphasis on climate change; People with an emphasis on human rights and social justice; and Community with an emphasis on bridging the digital divide. Partners that pledge to join the HP Amplify Impact program will work with HP to assess their own practices while tapping into the company’s extensive investments and initiatives. “Our goal is to work with our partners…

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IFC and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority Launch New Alliance to Address Climate Change

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed a new partnership with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) to encourage commercial banks in Asia to adopt strategies and targets to become greener. The signing of the agreement makes the HKMA the first partner to work with IFC on the initiative. As the founding member and first regional anchor for the Asia Chapter of the Alliance for Green Commercial Banks– a new initiative launched by IFC to help develop green commercial banks and encourage more green finance in order…

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Nestlé redoubles efforts to combat climate change

As a signatory of the UN ‘Business Ambition for 1.5°C’ pledge, Nestlé is one of the first companies to share its detailed, time-bound plan (pdf, 10Mb) and to do so ahead of schedule. The company is taking measures to halve its emissions by 2030 and achieve net zero by 2050 – even as the company grows. Actions focus on supporting farmers and suppliers to advance regenerative agriculture, planting hundreds of millions of trees within the next 10 years and completing the company’s transition to 100 percent renewable electricity by 2025.…

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City of London Corporation set to become a world leader in climate change fight

New plans to make the Square Mile a global leader in the fight against climate change have been agreed today as the City of London Corporation unveiled its radical Climate Action Strategy. The scheme will make the Square Mile net zero carbon-emission by 2040, 10 years earlier than government goals. With a plan founded on science-based targets, the City Corporation’s Climate Action Strategy will invest £68 million fighting climate change over the first six years, creating 800 green jobs. Updated City planning regulations will ensure new developments include carbon reduction…

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