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Top 10 Takeaways from the Blue Zone at COP26

We’re nearing the end of COP26 with negotiations set to finish today (Friday 12th), although there are some discussions of negotiations continuing until this Sunday. Here’s what we've heard from the Blue Zone now that Day 12 is coming to end: 1. Two highest global emitters, US and China, sign joint declaration on climate change “through respective accelerated actions". Xie Zhenhua, Chinese climate envoy said that "We both see that the challenge of climate change is an existential and severe one... In the area of climate change, there is more agreement between China and the US than there is disagreement.” [...]

By |November 12th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Carbon Neutrality, Sustainable Development Goals|0 Comments

Becoming a Net Zero Business

Net zero is becoming an increasingly important talking point in organisations worldwide. With mounting societal and ecological pressure, businesses are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprints and encourage net zero practices across their entire workflow. While many of us are familiar with net zero as a concept, what does it actually look like in practice, and what changes do businesses need to make (and stick to) in order to become sustainably net zero? At SustainIt, we work with businesses to incorporate sustainability data into their decision-making processes, helping them to take the right steps towards net zero using [...]

‘Code red for humanity’? A Summary of the 2021 IPCC Report.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have released part of its Sixth Assessment Report this week, which details the current state of the global climate crisis. Since the release of the report, the bleak findings are ‘a code red for humanity’, as described by UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres. Here, we are providing a summary of The Good, The Bad and The Ugly news outlined in the report, including their recommended actions as well as actions we recommend you take that can help improve the climate crisis.   The Good: Deliberate removal of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere could [...]

How to Become a Carbon Neutral Business

Becoming a carbon neutral business often sits at the top of the sustainability wish-list. Cutting the overall carbon footprint and achieving carbon neutrality is exemplary within any sector and illustrates an organisation that is actively working towards tackling climate change. The trend towards becoming a carbon neutral business highlights the importance of sustainability within business at present, and the desire for organisations to be responsible, accountable and transparent in how they operate. Consumers simply won’t accept outdated processes that create negative implications for people or our planet. Similarly, it can be hard to attract or retain top talent when your [...]

By |February 8th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Carbon Neutrality, Services, Tips and Advice|0 Comments

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