Carbon Clear News & insights from EcoAct

We strive to keep our clients and partners up to speed on the latest climate news. Here you will find hot off the press releases, expert thought-pieces and the latest industry developments.

Renewable Energy Guarantee of Origins, Renewable energy, assurance

Lucy Haines | 24.07.2018

Providing confidence in renewable energy

With the Paris Agreement and the stark realities of climate change now pressing concerns, businesses are under mounting pressure to reduce their carbon footprints and account for their ...

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CRC, Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting, Carbon Reporting, emissions, CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme

Lucy Haines | 19.07.2018

New Regulation will Drive a Tenfold increase in Mandatory Carbon Reporting

Yesterday the UK Government published its plans for the new Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) regulations. It outlines the new mandatory reporting framework which will replace the ...

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Carbon Credits, Carbon Offsetting, ICROA, carbon neutral, Sustainable Development Goals

Lucy Haines | 12.07.2018

Credible Carbon Credits: There is More to Offsetting than you Think

There is a certain amount of cynicism around the term ‘offsetting’. Much of this comes from doubts surrounding whether or not schemes actually deliver the carbon savings promised, concern over ...

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Electric Vehicles, EVs, Vehicle Emissions, Smart Charging, Automotive and Electric Vehicles Bill

Taiwo Ademola | 04.07.2018

Plug In to the Electric Vehicle Revolution

Electric vehicles (EVs) have got the world’s attention. From Prince Charles implementing them into the royal fleet, to the UK and France proposing a ban on sales of petrol and diesel vehicles by ...

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Carbon footprint, carbon neutral, Emission factors, emissions, Footprint

Helena Nathan-King | 27.06.2018

Good News for Your Carbon Footprint: The UK is going Green

Earlier this month, DEFRA released their 2018 greenhouse gas reporting conversion factors. This year, there have been some changes to the methodologies used, as well as some key headline figures ...

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low-carbon, carbon neutral, sustainability strategy

Stuart Lemmon | 27.06.2018

A Blueprint for a Winning Carbon Neutral Strategy

The word “strategy” is derived from ancient Greek. Although then a term for the battlefield as opposed to the boardroom, its essential meaning endures: a high-level plan to achieve a long-term ...

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CDP, TCFD, Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, Sustainability Reporting, EcoAct

Rachel Hunter | 25.06.2018

EcoAct Group & CDP Announce Extended Global Partnership to Better Facilitate Climate-related Disclosures

Global climate change solutions provider EcoAct Group has been confirmed as a Gold Partner for the CDP reporting scheme that sees more than 7000 companies sharing climate-related information each ...

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Science based targets, SBTi, emissions targets

Louisa O’Connell | 20.06.2018

Science Based Targets - What, why and how?

In the latest news from the movement for science-based targets, the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi) have launched a new service for target validation, which will be available from 31st ...

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Climate neutral, Sustainable Development Goals, Carbon management, Climate Change, paris agreement, Carbon Offsetting, energy efficiency

Meriem Belhamra | 19.06.2018

The Opportunity in Carbon Neutrality

 

Since COP21 and the adoption of the Paris Agreement, a growing number of nations and businesses have pledged to take action on climate change and made a commitment to a common goal: carbon ...

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Plastics, Plastic Pollution, Plastic Waste, Food Waste, Recycling

Lucy Haines | 04.06.2018

Solving our Plastics Problem: Is this the perfect storm?

 It has been known for some time that we have a plastics problem. In fact, plastic pollution in the oceans was first reported 50 years ago. Since then the magnitude of the problem has grown ...

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