CAP – Misleading by emissions? Environmental claims and the CAP Code

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Misleading by emissions? Environmental claims and the CAP Code. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. The 5th of June 2021 is World Environment Day, a UN initiative to raise awareness and encourage action to protect the environment.  The environment is currently high on the ASA’s agenda, with our Climate Change and the Environment project taking…

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Frito-Lay Cuts Absolute Fleet Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) in Half, Reduces Diesel Usage by 78 Percent at California Production Site

Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo, Inc. announced significant progress in the transformation of its Modesto, Calif. manufacturing site. The project is part of PepsiCo’s broader sustainability strategy, which includes changes across its end-to-end value chain to build a more sustainable food system and reduce its environmental impact. Since the first-of-its-kind project for PepsiCo and Frito-Lay was announced in October 2019, the 500,000-square-foot Modesto facility has further evolved into an industry-leading showcase for environmentally sustainable manufacturing, warehousing and distribution. The implementation of ZE and NZE technologies over the past year has…

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Grosvenor launches £90m programme to reduce emissions from historic portfolio

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has announced a £90m programme to retrofit and future-proof its historic London estate as a key component of its 2030 commitment to becoming a net zero carbon business. They are one of 25 leading UK property companies that made a Climate Change Commitment in 2019 to publish and report annually against a net zero carbon pathway. Recently launched, the Pathway focusses on their biggest levers for change: Reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from our historic London estate in Mayfair and Belgravia by over 70%…

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National Grid to cut Scope 3 GHG emissions by 20% by 2030

National Grid has announced commitments to reduce Scope3 greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) emissions for the electricity and gas we sell to our customers by 20% by 2030. The target aligns to Science Based Targets Initiative’s two degrees pathway. National Grid will also reduce Scope 1 and 2 GHG by 80% by 2030, 90% by 2040, and to net zero by 2050 from a 1990 baseline. The move is part of a set of commitments announced by National Grid today in a Responsible Business Charter, which identifies where we can have…

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REI commits to halve emissions by 2030

For 82 years, REI has fought for life outdoors. They have prioritized environmental and climate action, and invested in public lands in order to assure access to the outdoors for generations to come. Despite the outdoor community’s efforts, the climate crisis remains the greatest existential threat to our future. REI Co-op and their members see its very real impacts all around us, hitting ever-closer to home. It’s beyond time to take more holistic, concerted action.   At the co-op, they are committing to carbon neutrality, starting with 2020’s operations. They’re also…

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