The UK’s largest electricity distributor has teamed up with the Carbon Trust to set science-based net-zero targets.
Working with the Carbon Trust, the company has mapped its carbon footprint of all of its emissions, including its supply chain.
Based on these emissions, the company has modelled the actions it will take to reduce emissions in line with international net-zero targets.
The key commitments to deliver before 2028 are:
Mark Adolphus, UK Power Networks’ director of health, safety, sustainability and connections said: ‘We have an important role to play in enabling the UK’s transition to a Net Zero energy system, and also make sure that as a company we operate in the most sustainable way.
‘Our customers, stakeholders and our regulator have been clear – the environment is a priority for them and we listen to that. Our ambition is to go further and faster so we have set challenging, but achievable, targets. We have combined our insights with those of expert stakeholders, considering international best practice and responding to the views of our customers, to make this promise today.’
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