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.
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.
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.
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.
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 award winning energy management and sustainability business with 30 years’ experience at the cutting-edge of the low carbon economy. Verco helps companies reduce their environmental impact and save money through data driven analysis, grounded advice and real-world solutions.
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.