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, Arriva, SSE, Renewable Energy Guarantee of Origins

Lucy Haines | 31.05.2018

The Road to Renewables: Arriva chooses SSE Green assured by Carbon Clear

SSE is set to supply Arriva UK with SSE Green to power it’s UK bus and rail sites. The announcement this week marks a significant commitment by one of Europe’s leading transport providers to ...

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ESOS, energy management, energy efficiency, environmental compliance, ESOS Phase 2

Lucy Haines | 24.05.2018

Time to switch on to ESOS Phase 2

The UK Government’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) has now entered phase 2. That means the relevant companies are required to be compliant by 5th December 2019. Before you stop reading ...

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TCFD, Sustainability Reporting, environmental disclosures, CDP, DJSI, GRI, integrated reporting

Lucy Haines | 17.05.2018

The Order in Disorder: Aligning Environmental Disclosure frameworks

The sustainability disclosure landscape is a bit of a maze. Fragmented and at times confusing, it has been a source of frustration to many organisations seeking direction on their sustainability ...

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Science based targets, SBTi, emissions targets, paris agreement, Scope 3

David Keddie | 08.05.2018

Behind the scenes of the science-based target movement

The corporate momentum behind setting meaningful Science Based Targets (SBTs) on carbon reductions is building with the total count of companies that have either publicly committed to or set SBTs ...

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TCFD, Science based targets, Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, CDP, Sustainability Reporting

Lucy Haines | 30.04.2018

TCFD and CDP: 10 Questions Answered

In April we hosted a webinar about the TCFD recommendations, specifically how they will impact CDP disclosures this year.

Here we look at some of the questions that were asked during the webinar ...

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Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, Science based targets

Marientina Laina | 30.04.2018

Connecting the SBTi with the TCFD

SBT and TCFD are two acronyms that are here to stay. The new buzz words in sustainability, they are Science-Based Targets and the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures respectively. ...

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Palm Oil, supply chain, emissions, deforestation

Lucy Haines | 17.04.2018

Against the Clock: The Palm Oil Problem

Palm oil is once again a hot topic in sustainability with the announcement by Iceland that they will stop using Palm Oil in all their own brand food by the end of this year. This has possibly been ...

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Africa Climate Week, Carbon Offsetting, Sustainable Development Goals, paris agreement

Lucy Haines | 12.04.2018

Fuelling Change & Preservation in Kenya

This week is Africa Climate Week. Officials from eight African countries and the UN are convening in Nairobi for a week-long conference, the purpose of which is to support the implementation of ...

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Science based targets, Shipping, Sustainable Development Goals, emissions

Joe Beviss | 05.04.2018

A sustainable maritime industry in a 2°C scenario - has the ship already sailed?

Shipping has long been a fundamental enabler of trade, although its important role may go unnoticed. Think about where the clothes you are wearing were made and how they arrived here. What about ...

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International Energy Association, energy, IEA

Marientina Laina | 05.04.2018

Top ten takeaways: The world energy outlook

We recently attended Fatih Birol’s presentation in advance of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) first publication of the Global Energy and CO₂ Status Report. Their flagship publication, ...

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