UK Power Networks works with Carbon Trust to set science-based targets

UK Power Networks has become the first UK distribution network operator to have its carbon reduction plan and targets endorsed by the Science-Based Target Initiative. The company is on course to achieve Net Zero for all its directly-controllable carbon emissions by 2028. Working with The Carbon Trust, UK Power Networks mapped the carbon footprint of all its emissions, including its supply chain, and modelled the actions it will take to reduce emissions and set challenging targets across all its activities.  Verified science-based targets are aligned with the Paris Agreement, an…

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The Carbon Trust awarded €5 million IKEA Foundation funding to realise the potential of energy access in sub-Saharan Africa

The Carbon Trust has announced a new partnership with the IKEA Foundation following an award of €5 million to support the new Powering Renewable Energy Opportunities (PREO) Programme, which will be delivered jointly with Energy 4 Impact. The PREO programme aims to use renewable energy in sub-Saharan Africa to boost long-term job creation and reduce poverty through economic growth and empowerment of women. Backed by the IKEA Foundation with co-funding from UK Aid, PREO will fund more than 20 collaborative projects and partnerships that use a market-led approach to promoting…

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Greene King Is The First Pub Company To Achieve The Carbon Trust’s Zero Waste To Landfill Standard

Greene King, the UK’s leading pub retailer and brewer, is announcing on Stop Food Waste Day, it is the first pub company in the UK to achieve the Carbon Trust’s Zero Waste to Landfill Standard. It has achieved this by diverting all its waste from landfill across all waste streams generated by its 1,700 managed pubs – from food waste to kitchen equipment. Greene King partnered with waste management company SWRnewstar in 2013 and distributor Kuehne + Nagel in 2012 and made the commitment to create a waste recycling solution…

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