27 Nov '15, 12am

Unilever vows to go 'carbon positive' by 2030

Just days before the start of the UN climate talks in Paris, consumer goods giant Unilever has announced a fresh wave of environmental commitments in a bid to ensure it becomes "carbon positive" by 2030. The company has today pledged to source all energy across its operations from renewable sources by 2030, while also setting a 2020 target for ensuring all the electricity it buys from the grid comes from renewable sources. FURTHER READING Defra's opening of its data vaults set to trigger a wave of tech innovation Environment top of sustainability agenda for shoppers, survey shows In addition, in order to achieve the 2030 "carbon positive" goal - which would see the company deliver emissions cuts in excess of its direct carbon footprint - the firm said it will directly support the generation of more renewable energy than it consumes. In the wake of a surge of bad news for t...

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