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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.
Awards & Standards
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.
Awards & Standards
SAVORTEX announced as Successful Innovator by Cummins
SAVORTEX, the multi-award winning hand drying technology manufacturer, has been chosen as a Successful Innovator by the American Fortune 500 corporation Cummins, as part of its Environmental Gateway programme. It recognises innovators, small businesses and corporates around Britain and the world who design products which help to reduce carbon emissions.
A firm that was rejected on no fewer than 25 occasions to fund the construction of a new anaerobic digestion plant is now powering to success, thanks to the support of peer-to-peer funding specialists F&P Sponsors.
Most businesses are unaware that their bottom lines depend on soil, let alone of the huge risks they face from its degradation, sustainability expert Dr Jessica Davies from Lancaster University writes in a comment piece in a recent edition of Nature.
Mark Stacey, MD of Crown International, outlines his company's involvement in a cost-effective carbon capture and exchange technology partnership.
Ageing ductwork has promped construction material maker Hanson to start a seven year project at Ribblesdale cement works in Clitheroe to improve production efficiency and emissions.
The owner of an outdoor adventure specialist and author of pub walk guidebooks, Mark Reid, is making his mark on the Yorkshire Dales landscape by helping to create new native woodlands linked to his corporate customers.
The sustainable palm kernel oil market is experiencing a period of volatility due to uncertainty caused by two large producers of palm oil losing their Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification.
Depicting the timber taken from old growth tropical forest as a renewable natural resource is false in many cases claim researchers from the University of East Anglia, who show that some prime tropical hardwoods do not grow back to commercial levels and are at risk from disappearing altogether.
The trade body for the wood-burning stove industry, the Stove Industry Alliance, has committed its manufacturer members to start meeting stringent new green laws six years ahead of schedule for an industry sector that is basking in the heat of green glory.
Wood should be used primarily as a building material because it stores carbon finds a team of German-based researchers, coordinated by Technische Universitaet Muenchen.
This week, Sky is encouraging its 21 million customers across Europe to switch off their lights in support of WWF's Earth Hour, 8.30 - 9.30pm on Saturday 19th March, with the message "small changes make a world of difference".