Net Zero Now
All the latest from BusinessGreen's Net Zero Now campaign
Launched in June 2018, the Net Zero Now campaign is making the case for the net zero emission targets and strategies that will define the global effort to tackle escalating climate risks.
Global real estate investor says it is "repositioning its business" to meet its new decarbonisation goals, which include reducing 'corporate emissions' to net zero by 2030 and carbon neutrality across its portfolio twenty years later
Campaign group Plan B writes to Prime Minister and Chancellor warning legal action is imminent if stimulus package becomes a 'New Deal for Polluters'
World Benchmarking Alliance argues that just three of the world's largest and most influential utilities - Ørsted, EDP and Enel - are on track to meet Paris Agreement-aligned climate goals
CPRE urges government to put in place net zero targets for land-use, invest in nature restoration, and ensure planning system considers climate impacts
Microsoft has pledged to protect more than 11,000 acres of land by 2025, through a range of measures that include land acquisition, national park creation, and backing community- or Indigenous-led conservation efforts.
'Green Tigers': Which countries are well placed to flourish in the future net zero emission economy?
University of Oxford study highlights the potential winners and losers in the global shift towards a global green economy
Korean technology giant's solar panel manufacturing arm pledges to become carbon neutral by 2030
Infrastructure and engineering firm's 2025 climate targets validated by Science-Based Targets Initiative
Michael Holder argues the direction of the recovery is all to play for, but the reinvigorated pursuit of net zero emissions has economic logic on its side
Bernard Looney: 'Climate change and the drive for the world to get to net zero have not gone away'
Civil society, researchers, and business leaders argue that multi-million pound transport industry bailouts must come with climate-friendly conditions attached
Committee on Climate Change chief describes postponement as 'entirely reasonable in the present circumstances'
Japan becomes first major economy to submit updated national climate action plan to UN, but campaigners are left outraged by 'shameful' lack of ambition
Japanese printer giant becomes latest multinational to set sights on 1.5C decarbonisation trajectory, after pledging to cut emission 63 per cent
Provisional data shows greenhouse gas emissions have fallen more than 45 per cent since 1990, as low carbon power again reached record levels in 2019
Investor-led Transitions Pathway Initiative warns four in five firms in carbon intensive sectors currently fail Paris Agreement test
North West Energy & Hydrogen Cluster unveils roadmap to drive low carbon skills development in the region, as Australian mining giants debut green hydrogen consortium
Major study backed by 250 NGOs and environmental organisations claims financing for fossil fuels has risen every year since the Paris Agreement was signed
Government yet to make a decision on COP26 postponement, as observers warn diplomatic challenges would remain if Summit is rescheduled
Sadiq Khan has mooted an ambitious net zero goal if he is re-elected Mayor, but a London Assembly report argues more for more focus building the skills to get there
Proposed EU Industrial Strategy forms part of Commission's vision to build a net zero economy by 2050
A galvanising new analysis argues the existing portfolio of solutions needed to tackle the climate crisis is technologically feasible and can deliver massive economic savings
The Johnson administration has promised to put the environment at the heart of its first Budget, but will escalating economic woes curb its green ambitions?
Firm behind developments including New Covent Garden Market and Longbridge in Birmingham aims to be ‘fully net zero carbon’ within two decades
Alok Sharma: We want to see all nations committing to reaching net zero emissions as soon as possible
COP26 President Designate Alok Sharma's first major UN speech - in full
BBC reports that court ruling over Heathrow planning approval may require government to modify imminent National Infrastructure Strategy
Gas distributor's issuance marks UK's first transition bond, a nascent asset class aimed at helping high carbon firms shift towards becoming greener
Water company announces wave of multi-million pound investments to cut emissions, restore habitats, and tackle drought risks
Water UK promises to deliver 2030 net zero strategy focused on energy efficiency, emissions reduction from water treatment processes, and ramping up clean energy sources
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen claims law will see net zero taken into account 'in all future policy and legislation'