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Science-Based Targets Initiative drives practices at Landsec - news

By Elisabeth Jeffries — When real estate company Landsec realised it could be contributing to a potential global temperature increase of more than 2 degrees C, it restructured its...

Carbon Trust reports on progress: 180 companies on board - news

by Adam Woodhall — The overwhelming scientific consensus is that climate change must be kept under 2, preferably 1.5, degrees. At COP21 in Paris last year, political leaders from around...

GRI and CDP issue guidance to help companies disclose impacts - news

GRI, pioneer of the most widely used sustainability reporting standards, and CDP, host of a global collection of self-reported climate change, water and forest-risk data, have just released...

Boards need to drive sustainability, says Carbon Trust - news

Corporate boards are failing to recognize – and act on - the risks and opportunities of climate change, says new research from the Carbon Trust. The report, Titans or Titanics?...

Winning ways: National CSR Awards celebrates best practice - news

The inaugural National CSR Awards took place last month and saw winners both large and small, celebrating the best of ethical governance and good business practice.   Individual...

Step change for remanufacturing will reap sustainability rewards - news

Leading experts from industry and academia have called for greater support for the UK's remanufacturing industry. According to a new joint report from the Carbon Trust, Knowledge...

Low carbon technologies could fuel 'cold economy' boom - news

The demand for cooling in everything from supermarkets and medicines to data centres could boom to create huge growth in the "cold economy" in the coming years, a new report from the...

O2 wins triple certification for carbon, water and waste - news

O2 has become the first mobile telecoms company in the world to be awarded triple certification to the Carbon Trust Standard for carbon, water and waste. The Standard is an independent...

Rising to the challenge of the ethical consumer - news

Ethical trading is now a well recognised part of the wider sustainable business agenda, but there’s still a long way to go. Miranda Ingram reports Twenty years ago there were three...

Homeworking could save 3bn tonnes of carbon a year - news

Increasing the numbers of UK employees working from home could save over 3 million tonnes of carbon a year as well as cut costs by £3 billion a year for UK employers and employees,...

New co-chair of OWIC takes seat - news

DONG Energy Wind Power’s country manager, Benj Sykes, is the new co-chair of the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) by Business and Energy Minister, the Rt. Hon Michael Fallon MP, who...

BT launches online energy saving tool - news

Telecoms giant BT has launched a free interactive online energy saving tool to help customers find ways of reducing their carbon footprint - both at home and at work. Part of BT's...

Get a grip on your environmental reporting - news

By Tom Cumberlege, a consultant at The Carbon Trust   It’s time to get your environmental story straight. The signals from the UK government are clear, from October 2013...

Marks & Spencer wins Carbon Trust triple award - news

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has become the first retailer to receive the triple award of certification for achievements in carbon, water and waste reduction from the Carbon Trust. Tom...

British business missing out on £300m in carbon savings - news

New research from the Carbon Trust shows that UK workplaces are missing out on more than £300m a year in savings that could be achieved through encouraging employees to adopt greener...

Tesco to help supply chain cut carbon - news

The supermarket chain Tesco has also introduced a collaborative buying club which will help its suppliers invest in energy efficient lighting. The Buying Club, which has been developed in...

Carbon Trust to design eco-labelling scheme for Mexico - news

The Carbon Trust has been selected to develop an environmental labelling scheme for products and services in Mexico. The scheme will be designed to promote sustainable purchasing and procurement...

Tesco to help supply chain cut carbon and energy use - news

British supermarket chain Tesco has introduced a collaborative buying club which will help its suppliers invest in energy efficient lighting equipment and installations by offering substantial...

Business low down pecking order for effecting environmental change - news

British high street stalwart Marks & Spencer proved top of most consumers’ minds when asked to name a company that took environmental sustainability seriously in their daily business...

Marks & Spencer takes sustainability most seriously says consumer poll - news

British high street stalwart Marks & Spencer proved top of most consumers’ minds when asked to name a company that took environmental sustainability seriously in their daily business...

Fletcher welcomes BUPA's Carbon Trust certification - news

International healthcare group Bupa has become the first healthcare company in the private sector to be awarded global Carbon Trust Standard certification. The Carbon Trust assessed and...

inbrief - news

Olympic opportunity... The UK based Carbon Trust is to provide the Brazilian national electricity operator, ONS, with best practice advice learnt from the 2012 London Olympics Games as Brazil...

Pharma giants back blister pack carbon footprint tool - news

A new spreadsheet-based tool to enable pharma companies to estimate the carbon footprint of tablet medicines in blister packs has been unveiled. The tool, a first of its kind for the...

As Premier League kicks off, Carbon Trust tracks ‘carbon bootprint’ - news

As England’s Premier League prepares to kick off this weekend, new research from the Carbon Trust has unveiled the ‘carbon bootprint’ of watching football. The research...

Carbon Trust to tackle waste management - news

The Carbon Trust is to launch the world’s first international business standard to certify the management and reduction of waste. While it is estimated that around 11.2bn tonnes of...

UK catering industry makes meal of energy savings - news

The Carbon Trust has developed a Cut Cost & Carbon Calculator specifically for the catering industry. According to the Trust, UK catering operations account for almost 2% of all business and...

Carbon Trust appoints advisory panel - news

The Carbon Trust has appointed a new international advisory panel. The panel brings together a number of top experts from around the world to provide advice on the global low carbon economy to...

Park life... - news

?Holiday park company Center Parcs has been recertified to the Carbon Trust Standard for all UK operations, including its four villages - spanning 1,600 acres of forest - and says it remains on...

Cemex takes lead as water use tops corporate agenda - news

Building materials group Cemex is standardising how it calculates and cuts water consumption throughout the company. Cemex plans to introduce the system at plants in all 50 countries where...

Go-Ahead wins Carbon Trust Standard - news

UK bus and rail operator Go-Ahead Group has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard for the third time for its action on carbon emissions. The company scored 83% in its assessment, reflecting...

Polymer fuel cell breakthrough imminent - news

A Carbon Trust report says the UK’s fuel-cell sector is close to developing breakthroughs in polymer fuel cells, which could significantly cut cost, the biggest barrier to wide-scale...

Murray moves to Sustainability Consortium - news

The Sustainability Consortium has appointed Euan Murray as its new director of strategic initiatives. Murray, who joins the US-based membership organisation from the Carbon Trust, will be...

Tesco looks set to drop ‘anachronistic’ Carbon Trust product footprinting process - news

The UK retailing giant Tesco is set to abandon its partnership with the Carbon Trust certification label, saying expense, time and poor uptake by other retailers have made the scheme unworkable....

Carbon Trust sets up consultancy - news

The Carbon Trust research organisation has launched a consultancy business to more directly help UK firms reduce their energy costs and get more competitive rates for greener technology....

CO2 standards focus on business case for cuts - news

Two new international emissions standards have been produced that are likely to set the tone of carbon footprint management for years to come, encouraging companies to better measure and report...

inbrief - news

Taylor Wimpey, the UK home-builder, is working with Carbon Trust Advisory Services to help it develop a low-carbon business strategy. Aims include reducing carbon from its core operations and...

Public doesn’t believe corporate carbon claims - news

UK businesses risk facing a ‘costly backlash’ from consumers due to mistrust of their environmental claims and performance, according to the climate change standard organization,...

IT sector to get guidelines on CO2 reporting - news

Guidance for information technology companies on a universal standard for the reporting of carbon emissions is to be developed in a large-scale collaboration of environmental organizations....

Hospitality sector ready to up its game - news

A group of UK hospitality companies has come up with a sector-wide plan to recognize consumers' ethical demands and the power of the 'green pound'. The ten-point plan has been...

inbrief - news

A new standard for cattle farms has been set by the Rainforest Alliance to enable them to be certified by the organization. The Standard for Sustainable Cattle Production Systems, the first of...

Food labels cause confusion - news

Environmental food labelling has become confusing and too complex for UK shoppers and is hindering rather than facilitating ethical buying, according to a survey from the consumer watchdog Which....

inbrief - news

Defence Estates, which manages land owned by the UK’s defence ministry, has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard for its work in controlling its carbon footprint. The organization helped...

Cow methane on McDonald’s agenda - news

McDonald’s has announced a three-year research project in the UK into the methane emissions of its cattle. The fast-food chain, which uses beef from 350,000 cows a year for its burgers, will...

First Direct beats the field to attain carbon standard - news

UK-based First Direct has become the first bank to receive the Carbon Trust Standard, a global carbon award requiring year-on-year emissions reductions. First Direct, an internet banking...

Marshalls gives all its products carbon labels - news

A building materials company has become the first business to adopt a new carbon labelling scheme for all products. Marshalls, which employs 3000 staff at 67 sites in Britain, has used the...

Carbon standard unveiled - news

A government-backed standard has been created to show businesses how to consistently measure the carbon footprint of their products. PAS 2050, drawn up by BSI British Standards, the Carbon...

inbrief - news

Cereal company Weetabix has produced its first corporate social responsibility policy. The 12-page public document, developed with the Carbon Trust, commits the UK-based business to reducing its...

investor disclosure is possible, material – and also necessary - news

Fund managers should be as transparent on climate change data as everyone else, argues Nick Robins Over the past decade, investor action on climate change has evolved in remarkable ways. Back...

UK trio try labelling idea - news

Three British companies have begun using a labelling scheme that recognizes their efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of their products. The retailer Alliance Boots, drinks group Innocent...

inbrief - news

Communications consultancy Munro & Forster, which specializes in healthcare and the public sector, has established a corporate responsibility practice headed by Jayanti Durai, former head of...

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Heathrow publishes its 2016 Sustainability Performance Report - reports

Heathrow’s latest Sustainability Performance Report demonstrates continued progress on a range of sustainability issues.

Edelman Launches FY16 Citizenship Report - reports

Firm Focuses on Creating Meaningful Stories through Citizenship Edelman launched today its sixth Citizenship Report, “The Stories We Love to Tell.” The report highlights the...

Marshalls plc: 7th Annual UNGC Communications on Progress Report - reports

Marshalls is the UK’s leading hard landscaping manufacturer supplying superior natural stone and innovative concrete products to the construction, home improvement and...

Royal Mail plc publishes its 2014-15 Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

Royal Mail is the designated provider of the Universal Service in the UK, connecting millions of customers, businesses, organisations and communities – including those in the most remote...

GSK Publishes Responsible Business Supplement 2014 - reports

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops innovative pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.

Better Together – Intu Properties plc publishes 2014 CR Report - reports

Intu believes that the results set out in their 2014 Annual Report demonstrate that the company is well-positioned to benefit further from rising consumer confidence and strengthening demand...

Marks & Spencer publishes its 2014 Reports - reports

Today, Marks & Spencer publishes its 2014 Reports.  The Annual Report makes significant progress towards the principles of the IIRC's Integrated Reporting Framework and the...

Friends Life publishes its 2013 CR Report 'Aligning practice and purpose' - reports

Friends Life is a company with just a three-year history, but a 200 year heritage. Its purpose is to protect customers and their loved ones should they fall ill or die and to make their money...

GSK Publishes its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative products. The company has three primary areas of business: Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and...

M.A.G's Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2012/13 - reports

One year after announcing carbon neutral ground operations at East Midlands and Bournemouth Airports and with the acquisition of London Stansted Airport now complete, M.A.G has outlined its key...

Calor publishes 2012 Sustainability Review - reports

Calor has published its 2012 Sustainability Review which can be viewed and downloaded.

Royal Mail Group publishes its 2011-12 Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

Royal Mail’s business and corporate responsibility strategies share the same objective: to ensure a sound and sustainable universal service for everyone in the UK.

BT publishes its annual Better Future report - reports

BTs Better Future 2012 report highlights progress made, and challenges, in its goal to be a responsible and sustainable business leader.

Coca-Cola Enterprises has published its 2011/2012 CR and Sustainability Report - reports

Coca-Cola Enterprises released its seventh company-wide Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) report: “How can a drink build a more sustainable tomorrow?”

Capital Shopping Centres publishes its 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

As holders of the BitC CommunityMark everyone at Capital Shopping Centres Group (CSC) proudly places 'corporate responsibility' at the heart of the business. Under the banner "Bringing People...

Go-Ahead publishes eleventh Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

Go-Ahead's new CR report reveals a significant fall in carbon emissions and a big increase in passenger numbers.

Capital Shopping Centres Group publishes its 2010 CR report - reports

As 2010 BitC CommunityMark winners everyone at Capital Shopping Centres Group (CSC) proudly places 'corporate responsibility' at the heart of the business.  Our 2010 CR report illustrates...

Green IT Expo - calendar

Green IT Expo is the UK's only FREE educational forum to fully address the Green IT agenda, including daily sessions from government policy-makers, Ovum/Datamonitor, WWF/Climate Savers Computing,...

Go-Ahead Group has published its 2009 Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

The Go-Ahead Group has just published its web-based Corporate Responsibility report for 2009 – the eighth year the UK transport company has produced such a document and the fifth year it has done...

The Marks & Spencer Corporate Social Responsibility Report - reports

Marks & Spencer has just published its latest CSR Report covering performance during 2004/05. This is the high street retailer's second Report following its Review published in June 2003.

Engaging in Corporate Responsibility - calendar

Engaging in Corporate Sustainability will bring together senior level CR professionals for two days of intriguing discussions and lively debate in order to: Access the latest data with Ipsos...

Kingfisher publishes its corporate responsibility report 2006/07 - reports

Kingfisher, the home improvement retailer, has published its Corporate Responsibility Report for 2006/07.

Kimberly-Clark publishes 2007 Sustainability Report - reports

Kimberly-Clark has published its 2007 Sustainability Report.

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