An Introduction into 'Net Zero'
Creating a net zero UK will require a fundamental transformation in our economy and society. Businesses will play a vital role in this, and companies are increasingly keen to signal their commitments to corporate social responsibility.
Taking action is indeed important, as government statistics tell us that business and industry are directly responsible for around 17% of greenhouse gas emissions in the UK, and clearly these need to be dramatically reduced.
Building a net zero future is crucial for our planet. So what is net zero, and why is it important?
As we burn fuels to do things like power our homes, produce goods and operate transport,