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Sky signs clean energy deal with Scotland wind farm

Sky has signed a 10-year agreement with Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust to receive renewable energy from the Crossdykes Wind Farm in Lanarkshire, Scotland. Under this agreement, Sky will receive the majority of renewable energy guarantees of origin (REGOs) generated from the 46 MW wind farm, which will help Sky reduce the emissions associated with its […]

May 10, 2024

Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 invests in Humans Not Robots

Turquoise, the UK merchant bank specialising in energy, environment and efficiency, has announced an investment by Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 (LCIF2) in Humans Not Robots. This forms part of a capital raising round of over £440,000 in which other investors included Blue Lake Ventures, VGC Partners and Turquoise Capital. Humans Not Robots offers a […]

June 9, 2023

Virgin Media O2 cuts carbon

In a year since Virgin Media O2 launched its sustainability strategy, the Better Connections Plan with bold and ambitious goals, new figures released today show the connectivity provider has cut carbon by 29 per cent since 2020 – the equivalent of removing nearly 150,000 car journeys from Land’s End to John O’Groats.  The significant carbon […]

May 24, 2023

SeenThis launches Emissions Dashboard

Adaptive streaming specialist SeenThis has announced the launch of its new Emissions Dashboard which enables clients to track, measure and analyse their carbon footprint stemming from data transfer, alongside their campaign performance, in real time. This news follows on the heels of the announcement of SeenThis’ new creative platform last month. In addition to enhanced […]

May 9, 2023

Qadeer appointed BBC Chief People Officer

Uzair Qadeer has been appointed as Chief People Officer at the BBC. Qadeer joins the BBC from Carbon Health, a US healthcare provider, where he was the organisation’s Chief People Officer. Qadeer will sit on the BBC Executive Committee, the Operations Committee, and he will also be a key advisor to the Board Remuneration Committee. […]

February 27, 2023

Hispasat buys stake in reforestation company

Spanish satellite operator Hispasat, now majority owned by infrastructure business Restel, has bought a 10.85 per cent stake in Grupo Sylvestris, a reforestation initiative backed by the Repsol Foundation. Its ‘Green Engine’ scheme, with Hispasat’s involvement, was agreed last year and now confirmed by lawyers acting for Hispasat. Hispasat and Repsol have an agreement to […]

January 25, 2023By Chris Forrester

DJ Carl Cox confirms Extreme E team

Acclaime DJ and electronic artist Carl Cox has unveiled his Carl Cox Motorsport Extreme E team which has joined the championship as the sport for purpose series gears up its third season. The current Extreme E line-up includes teams run by legendary motorsport names including McLaren, Lewis Hamilton (X44 Vida Carbon Racing), Nico Rosberg (Rosberg […]

January 11, 2023

GSMA: “Meaningful progress” in renewable energy use

As climate leaders meet at COP27 in Egypt, figures from the GSMA have revealed that global mobile operators are making strong progress in maximising the use of renewable energy in their networks. However, a survey indicates that access to an additional 64 terawatt-hours (TWh) of renewable electricity – roughly equivalent to Austria’s annual energy usage […]

November 14, 2022

Orbex Space raises £40m

UK-based Orbex Space has raised £40.4 million in C-round financing. The company says the new cash “led by a new investor, the Scottish National Investment Bank, will allow the company to scale up its resources as it counts down to the first vertical launch from UK soil, as well as unlocking additional funding to support […]

October 19, 2022By Chris Forrester

Magnite acquires Carbon

Magnite, the independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform, has announced the acquisition of Carbon, a platform that enables publishers to measure, manage and monetise audiences in real-time. Magnite saus the acquisition accelerates its seller-first, privacy-focused identity and audience solutions focused around first-party segments and bolsters the Product and Engineering teams in this critical area. The acquisition […]

February 28, 2022