Net Zero

Net Zero

The drive for change in the global maritime industry


Professor John Chudley, Rector at MLA College, looks at how the global maritime industry is increasingly focused on adopting sustainable practices in its operations. As the world continues to tackle climate change, the global maritime industry is increasingly focused on adopting sustainable practices in its operations. With shipping accounting for 2-3% of global greenhouse gas … Read more

China Fleet Country Club leads the way in sustainability with new solar PV installation

China Fleet Country Club in Cornwall has announced the successful installation of a state-of-the-art solar photovoltaic (PV) system. This new addition reinforces the leading leisure and golf resort’s commitment to environmental stewardship and renewable energy, further solidifying its position as an industry leader in sustainability. The installation of 400kWh of Solar PV at China Fleet … Read more

Driving the future with BMW i at Ocean


Since the very first BMW electric model was released in 2013, the BMW i range has continued to expand, including models with improved electric range and new technologies that create the ultimate innovative experience in each vehicle. When making the switch to a fully electric BMW, you can expect to encounter an entirely new, emotionally charged driving sensation. This … Read more

Give your garden some summer love without wasting water


Top TV gardener Daisy Payne has teamed up with South West Water to share advice on how to keep your garden in great shape this summer, while also being water savvy. Following the driest July for England since 1935, with just 35% of its average rainfall, conserving water is at the forefront of people’s minds … Read more

Choose Plymouth Citybus and start your own sustainability journey


In the first of a series of sustainable travel blogs from our Devon & Plymouth Chamber members, Ravi Kirthy, Project Manager at MyNeedToLive CIC, highlights the ease of using Plymouth Citybus to reach your destination. It’s been several weeks since I started attending networking events with the Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce. I never … Read more

UK must streamline planning processes to lead energy transition


New research from transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) and leading energy consultancy Cornwall Insight has laid out what the UK government must do to achieve an affordable, sustainable and secure energy system and reach its goal of Net Zero by 2050. The research into the UK’s energy transition highlights that despite the UK … Read more

The road to Net Zero: how SMEs can make the difference

Reaching Net Zero is perhaps one of the greatest challenges society has ever faced. Marsh Commercial takes a closer look at what we need to do to get there. Urgent action is needed to halve carbon emissions by 2030 and reach net-zero levels by 2050. The deadlines are tight and businesses need to act sooner … Read more

Low Carbon Devon project helping businesses take action on climate change

Rosie Mascall, Marketing and Events Officer at the Sustainability Hub: Low Carbon Devon, discusses how the project is supporting Devon businesses to take climate action. Behind this beautiful green wall is the Low Carbon Devon project which is helping Devon businesses to take action on climate change. The project, based at the University of Plymouth, … Read more

Bailey Partnership pledges to be carbon-neutral by 2030

Plymouth’s award-winning construction consultancy, Bailey Partnership, has pledged to become carbon-neutral and deliver all projects to “Net Zero” by 2030 – 20 years ahead of national targets – in a bid to reduce the construction industry’s carbon footprint. Renowned as one of the biggest contributors to the UK’s carbon footprint, the construction industry is responsible … Read more

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