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Net Zero Intelligence Unit

Experience-led insights to accelerate global progress towards Net Zero.

About the Net Zero Intelligence Unit

The Net Zero Intelligence Unit provides experience-led insights to accelerate global progress towards Net Zero. The Unit is a dedicated team focussed on raising ambition, awareness and action on Net Zero by drawing on the Carbon Trust’s 20 years’ experience of working with businesses, governments and financial institutions globally.

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Latest publications

An analysis of the key barriers sustainability decision-makers face in large businesses, and the solutions to help accelerate progress to Net Zero.

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Negotiations in Dubai closed last week with a historic call to transition away from fossil fuels. Our experts assess the outcome of COP28, and the fork in the road it presents to government, business, and financial leaders.

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The Net Zero Intelligence Unit has partnered with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development to author guidance on climate disclosures for businesses, as part of their Net Zero Guidebook.

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To stay up to date with our publications, and to hear our take on the latest Net Zero developments, subscribe to the Net Zero Roundup newsletter on LinkedIn.

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PODCAST - Net Zero: What's innovation got to do with it?

We are excited to launch the Carbon Trust's first ever podcast series, 'Net Zero: what's innovation got to do with it?'. Over the course of four engaging episodes, Net Zero Intelligence Unit experts Simon Retallack and Nina Foster will be in conversation with innovators at the forefront of driving the Net Zero transition.

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About Net Zero

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What is Net Zero and why does it matter?

Net Zero, explained by our experts.

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How can we achieve Net Zero?

Net Zero is the most comprehensive approach there is to securing a liveable planet. But how can we achieve it?

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A comparison of Net Zero guidance from COP27

Our comparison of Net Zero recommendations and guidelines published at COP27 finds broad consensus on what organisations need to do to take action on Net Zero. 

Consultation responses

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Net Zero review

We responded to a call for evidence as part Chris Skidmore MP's independent review of the UK government's Net Zero strategy.

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Sustainable electrification of the UK economy

We responded to a call for evidence from the UK's Environmental Audit Committee.

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The Net Zero Intelligence Unit drives global momentum on Net Zero by building awareness, ambition and action. We provide insights that draw on the Carbon Trust’s 20 years’ experience of working with businesses, governments and organisations to reduce their carbon footprints.

The Net Zero Intelligence Unit’s Director (Simon Retallack) and Manager (Nina Foster) are available for media comment or interview. Please contact press@carbontrust.com. For event appearances please contact events@carbontrust.com.

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