The IKEA Group has effectively halved the carbon emissions from its global operations since 2010 due to increased use of renewables, energy efficiency initiatives and reductions in waste.
Walkers Crisps has successfully reduced the water and carbon emissions used in the growing of its potatoes by 50% since 2011 after implementing a series of measuring techniques to identify where savings could be made.
Aviva has cut its global carbon emissions by well over a third since 2010 through energy-saving initiatives like installing solar panels and LED lighting at its offices.
Adidas has outlined its sustainability targets to 2020 in a report that shows the company was able to cut energy consumption by 15% since 2011.
The Environment Agency (EA) has received payments from a number of public and private sector organisations after they failed to fall in line with the requirements of the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC).
As a climate scientist, reducing carbon emissions is at the heart of Dr Jill Cainey’s working life, but is it at the heart of UK Government policy?