BT is one of the world’s leading communications services companies. The business has been on a journey to net zero for over 25 years. Our target to be a net zero emissions business by 2045 builds on a series of industry leading commitments. We set our first carbon reduction target in 1992 and our first science based target in 2008. We committed to reduce the carbon emissions intensity of our business by 80 per cent by 2020, met this target four years ahead of time, and decided to be bolder. BT was one of the first companies in the world to set a target aligned to a 1.5 degree Celsius pathway in 2017. We plan to reduce the carbon emissions intensity of our business by 87 per cent by 2030.
Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we help clients with total transformation—inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.
To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change.
BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting along with technology and design, corporate and digital ventures— and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, generating results that allow our clients to thrive.
We Mean Business is a global nonprofit coalition working with the world’s most influential businesses to take action on climate change. Together we catalyze business leadership to drive policy ambition and accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy.
Drax Group’s purpose is to enable a zero carbon, lower cost energy future and in 2019 announced a world-leading ambition to be carbon negative by 2030. Its 2,900-strong employees operate across three principal areas of activity – electricity generation, electricity sales to business customers and compressed wood pellet production.
ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities to make the zero carbon transition possible for individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.
Heathrow is Europe’s largest airport and one of the world’s top international aviation hubs. As the UK’s global gateway, Heathrow welcomes more than 80 million passengers every year. The airport is home to more than 80 airlines and is Britain’s largest cargo port, helping to drive British trade growth by connecting the nation to more than 200 destinations around the world. Heathrow is currently ranked by passengers as the 'Best Airport in Western Europe’ for the third year running and the ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ for eight years in a row. Terminal 2 also holds the title of the ‘World’s Best Airport Terminal’ and is Heathrow’s most sustainable, powered by 100% renewable gas and electricity.
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm committed to helping organizations create Change that Matters. In more than 130 cities and 65 countries, our teams help clients across the private, public and social sectors shape bold strategies and transform the way they work, embed technology where it unlocks value, and build capabilities to sustain the change. Not just any change, but Change that Matters – for their organizations, their people, and in turn society at large.
OVO is a collection of companies driving progress to net zero carbon living through harnessing clean, affordable energy for everyone. Across the group, OVO serves nearly 5 million customers with intelligent energy technology solutions to decarbonise homes. Founded in 2009 by Stephen Fitzpatrick, OVO redesigned the energy experience to be fairer, greener and simpler for all. Today, OVO is on a mission through its sustainability strategy, Plan Zero, to tackle the most important issue of our time - the climate crisis.
The Woodland Trust is the UK’s largest woodland conservation charity. Our vision is to see a country rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. To achieve this we have planted millions of trees and protect and restore precious ancient woodland across the UK. The trees and woods we care for provide havens for wildlife, help to fight climate change and give people access to places they can visit and enjoy.
We champion potential and help people, families and businesses to thrive. By staying safe, simple and smart, we help our customers succeed in the UK and beyond. We’re strong. We’re focused on working together. We deliver on promises.
Shell is an international energy company that aims to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible.
We are one of the world’s largest independent energy companies, operating in more than 70 countries and employing around 89,000 people.
In the UK, Shell has been proud to play a vital role in finding and providing oil and gas for the UK more than 120 years – helping to power industries, transport systems and homes.
The challenge for the future is to continue to meet growing global demand for energy at the same time as reducing carbon emissions. Shell is an active participant in meeting this challenge. Through collective thinking, idea sharing and learning we can build the collaborations necessary to deliver a world with more, and cleaner, energy.
Shell has set itself an ambition to become, by 2050 or sooner, a net-zero emissions energy business. Read more here: https://www.shell.com/energy-and-innovation/the-energy-future/shells-ambition-to-be-a-net-zero-emissions-energy-business.html
Verco is an environmental consultancy celebrating 30 years in the business. We help companies reduce their environmental impact and save money through data driven analysis, grounded advice and real-world solutions. Our clients include real estate investors, manufacturers, retailers and Central Government among others. Our vision and passion is to provide the solutions for a zero carbon world. Our results-driven services and software break down the challenge of achieving net zero into manageable steps and guide clients on their journey to net zero carbon. We are here to help you achieve zero.We work with clients to bring sustainability to the top of the business agenda. As well as being active members of GRESB, BBP and working as technical leads for DfP and ICP, we also work closely with the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers, developing new guidance to better inform performance in commercial buildings.
Smart Energy GB is the Government-backed national consumer campaign for the smart meter rollout. Smart meters are an essential upgrade to our energy system, they provide accurate and near real time data on energy use, helping put consumers in control of their energy. We work to help people understand smart meters and their rollout across England, Scotland, and Wales.