Climate Action


Craig MacKenzie discusses how to use SAA to achieve a 1.5C aligned portfolio

Ahead of the Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2020 taking place in Paris on the 10 March, we caught up with Craig MacKenzie, Head of...

UK Government risks “fatally undermining” net zero target

A new report has found that the UK Government is fatally undermining the country’s ability to meet the 2050 net zero target.

Church of England joins Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance

The Church of England has joined the UNEP-FI Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance, bringing total assets under management to over $4.3...

Lloyds will halve carbon financing by 2030

Lloyds Banking Group has pledged to cut carbon by more than 50% in the next decade to help finance a green future.

Green bonds issuance hit $255 billion in 2019

A new report by Climate Bonds Initiative has found that in 2019, green bonds issuance hit a record $255 billion.

China to phase out single-use plastics

China, one of the world’s biggest plastic producers, has unveiled a new plan to phase out single-use plastics.

Air Pollution could kill 160,000 in the UK over next decade

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has reported that 160,000 lives could be lost in the UK due to high levels of air...

Glasgow unveils new electric buses to cut emissions ahead of net zero target

Glasgow has unveiled all new electric buses that will be rolled out across the city.

Octopus secures £185m renewables mandate from National Grid UK Pension Scheme

Octopus Renewables has secured a £185 million clean energy mandate from the National Gird UK Pension Scheme.

Business leaders appointed for Climate Assembly UK

Business leaders from across the UK have been appointed for the UK’s first citizens’ assembly on climate change.

Quorn unveils carbon footprint labelling of its products

Quorn has announced that they will be adding a carbon footprint label to their most popular products.

UK Chancellor vows a ‘decade of renewal’ after prioritising environment in March budget

The Chancellor of the Exchequer of Great Britain has vowed to prioritise the environment in the March budget.

UK reaches milestone with zero carbon electricity surpassing fossil fuels in 2019

The UK has reached a historic milestone as zero carbon electricity outstripped fossil fuels in 2019 for the first time.

UK’s first grid-injected hydrogen pilot gets underway

A new ground-breaking hydrogen trial has begun in the UK.

Prince William launches Earthshot Prize to inspire a ‘decade of action’

Prince William has launched a prize to reward new innovative solutions for the climate crisis.

GRIDSERVE completes the UK’s most advanced solar farm

GRIDSERVE completes game changing hybrid solar farm for Warrington Borough Council.

Mobility Start-Up Gazelle Tech win ‘Innovator of the Year’ at the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2019

Mobility Start-Up Gazelle Tech awarded ‘Innovator of the Year’ at the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2019 alongside COP25.

CCC urges UK Government to drive action on tackling climate emergency

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has addressed the Prime Minister, urging him to drive action to tackle the climate emergency....

BMW Group pushes low-emission transport logistics

BMW Group joins “Getting to Zero Coalition”. The objective: decarbonisation of international maritime shipping.

Tate Cantrell on how emerging technologies can be utilised for climate action

The week after the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2019, which took place alonngside COP25 on the 10-11 December in Madrid, Spain, we caught...