Kevin Sneader of McKinsey, speaking at a sustainability conference hosted by The Economist, offers perspectives on how the pandemic is influencing corporate sustainability thinking and the financial case for ‘building back greener’
Two UK-based international engineering consultancies - Mott MacDonald and Cundall - claim to be the first in their class to have achieved carbon neutrality globally, both having been independently certified by the Carbon Trust to international standard PAS 2060 in September.
A range of views on strategies for leading the climate change, ESG and net zero agendas, presented at the final panel session of this year’s EA Business Summit, converged on the need for standardised targets and benchmarking
UK-headquartered sustainability solutions specialist Anthesis has formed a partnership with New Zealand-based utility electric vehicle (UEV) provider UBCO with the aim of helping to expand sustainable transport globally.
Though currently falling, ghg emissions are expected to bounce back as economies recover from the COVID-19 crisis. Beth Burks, ESG associate director, S&P Global Ratings, explores whether achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 is still possible, and how forests and soils can help
Environment industry sector initiative to demonstrate leadership on climate action attracts 49 signatories in first six months. Founders explain to EA that COVID year disruption is not deterring firms from taking the pledge in spite of the added challenges, with both Jacobs and Mott MacDonald the latest recruits
The recovery will take time and fundamentally reshape industry and society, but building back better can help curb the threats of climate change and nature loss, according to analysis from the management consultant.
Wood, the Aberdeen-headquartered, global engineering, consultancy and professional services group, has pledged a science-based target to lower its scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 40% over the next ten years.
The international credit ratings agency is actively building its ESG portfolio; EA hears from the sustainable finance team on how COVID-19 is impacting the ESG space and the EU’s carbon emissions reduction goals