The National Audit Office (NAO) has released a report into efforts to reduce carbon emissions from traffic, highlighting the gap between what is needed and current progress, and the lack of clear strategy.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has released its Ambition 2025 Progress Report, highlighting progress in some areas, including food and drink companies achieving a 55 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions five years before the target was due to be reached.
Anne-Sophie Castelnau has been appointed ING’s global head of sustainability, succeeding Amin Mansour, who fulfilled the role on an interim basis. Anne-Sophie is currently head of wholesale banking for ING in France.
Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BIPE) has released a report highlighting that retail real estate asset managers, owners and investors lack a strategy towards achieving climate-neutrality. The report marks the launch of Paris-Proof Retail Real Estate, an initiative that looks to develop a vision and strategy to support the European retail real estate sector reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Jupiter Fund Management is committing to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 across its full range of investments and operations with Andrew Formica (pictured), CEO, Jupiter, saying: “The transition to net-zero carbon emissions is imperative but improving wider societal and governance standards is also crucial. Along with net-zero commitments, initiatives that align with the wider sustainability agenda, such as the UNGC principles and Good Work Coalition, will result in long-term gains for all stakeholders.”