Low carbon diamonds? De Beers pledges to reach carbon neutrality across operations by 2030

Cecilia Keating
clock
Low carbon diamonds? De Beers pledges to reach carbon neutrality across operations by 2030

New climate target will be achieved by transitioning mining operations to clean energy, improving energy efficiency, developing proprietary carbon capture technology and purchasing offsets, company said

Diamond mining giant De Beers has added shine to its green credentials this week, after it announced plans to become 'carbon neutral' across its operations by the end of the decade. The South African...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports, exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Management

Credit: iStock

Study: Oil majors' global decarbonisation scenarios are incompatible with Paris Agreement goals

Climate Analytics study warns global decarbonisation pathways published by BP, Royal Dutch Shell and Equinor are not in line with Paris Agreement

clock 16 August 2022 • 4 min read
Keir Starmer has unveiled Labour's £29bn plan to curb the impact of soaring energy bills

Energy crisis: Labour unveils £6bn home insulation plan, as pressure mounts on government for action

Liz Truss, Rishi Sunak and Downing Street face mounting pressure to ramp up support for energy efficiency and billpayers as autumn draws nearer

Michael Holder
clock 15 August 2022 • 7 min read
Credit: iStock

Research: Insulating UK homes could offset Russian gas use twice over while saving billpayers £2,600

Active Building Centre research also calculates that building greener homes could save CO2 equivalent to use of 131,000 cars on UK roads

clock 15 August 2022 • 5 min read