Toyota GB has cut its carbon footprint by hundreds of tonnes of CO2 a year in a series of intelligent measures to reduce energy consumption. New lighting systems, adjustments to air conditioning performance and changes to operational hours have helped bring down electricity and gas usage by a considerable margin.Read More »
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Sainsbury's is to launch a new initiative that will help revolutionise the way in which the company manages its carbon footprint. The Sainsbury's Carbon Academy will provide environmental training to 20,000 people by 2020.Read More »
The government's announcement that around 1,800 of the UK's largest listed companies will be required to report on their carbon footprint doesn't go far enough.
Industry has responded to Defra's announcement of mandatory greenhouse gas emissions reporting for businesses listed on the London Stock Exchange FTSE 100. The plans, which were formally announced by Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg at the opening of the Rio+20 sustainability conference in Brazil yesterday, will force around 1,800 firms listed on Britain's main stock market to report their emissions in corporate earnings reports, starting next April.Read More »