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86 businesses sign up to The Climate Pledge to cut emissions by 2040 at the latest

Amazon co-created the Climate Pledge with Global Optimism in 2019, following pressure to do more for the environment. The Pledge requires signatories to reach net-zero emissions by 2040 at the latest. It also wants to ensure that organisations don’t over rely on offsetting. Instead, there is a requirement for businesses to prioritise energy efficiency, renewable…

9 out of 10 small businesses have no idea of their environmental impact

Research published this week by the British Chambers of Commerce  based on a survey of 1,000 UK small businesses reveals that only one in ten (11%) are measuring their carbon footprint. Furthermore, only one in seven (13%) have set targets to reduce their emissions. Almost two thirds (64%) of businesses surveyed say they don’t see net zero targets as a high priority after the…