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
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.