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BT's revenue from products and services contributing to carbon abatement totalled £5.3bn
BT customers have cut carbon emissions by 10 million tonnes. BT's annual Delivering our Purpose report says revenue from products contributing to carbon abatement totalled £5.3bn, representing 22% of its total revenue last year.
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RBS wins Bank of the Year in Better Society Awards 2017 for JUMP engagement programme
RBS has won the prestigious 'Bank of the Year' award in the Better Society Awards 2017 for its innovative employee engagement programme, JUMP. The Bank came first in its category, ahead of runners-up HSBC, Liberum, Barclays and Societe Generale. The Bank was recognised for successfully engaging its employees in sustainable behaviours and improving sustainability in the workplace.
National Grid employees have embraced electric vehicles (EVs) following an infrastructure installation, prompting the company to believe that business owners can boost the number of drivers converting to EVs by simply giving staff access to charge points at work, thereby reducing worries about running out of battery power.
Subsea Industries' Ecospeed hull protection system has been selected because of its environmental credentials in tough icy conditions for RRS Sir David Attenborough, the polar research ship under construction at the Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead, Merseyside, NW England.
Gatwick has become the first UK airport to join the RE100 alliance programme designed to generate a massive increase in the demand for renewable electricity, because of this Gatwick announced that it will be carbon neutral by the spring.
A Liverpool company has been selected to lead a collaborative project that promises to result in significant carbon reduction and ultra-low air quality emissions for thousands of vehicles in China within the next 10 years.
Similar support to the car sector is what the Freight Transport Association is calling on the Government to give transport operators, by providing cash support to achieve a more widespread industry take-up of green fuels and technologies.
There will be more public locations to charge electric cars in the UK than there are petrol stations by the summer of 2020, according to new analysis by Nissan.
AkzoNobel has rewarded ship owners with 126,000 carbon credits worth more than $500,000 - the first to be awarded under the company's scheme for ship owners who convert existing vessels from a biocidal antifouling to a biocide-free advanced hull coating, such as AkzoNobel's Intersleek, which is proven to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
Merseyside's eco-ambitions have developed further as Merseytravel, the body that provides transport advice to the Liverpool City Region's Combined Authority, has chosen Evolt for its expanded Electric Vehicle charge points after a tender process.
DB Schenker Rail UK has announced a triple win after securing contracts with construction companies United Asphalt, Brett Aggregates and J Clubb.
A zero emission taxi cab that currently operates as a small trial in London is set to enter volume production in Coventry with a £50 million investment.