Archive for '10:10'
11 August 2011, London: In a talk at the 10:10 HQ, Owen Richards, Sustainable Operations Manager for the FCO, will explain how British Embassies around the world have produced some of the best 10:10 results to date.
Katrine Dalsgård explains how the British embassy worked with 10:10 Denmark to cut its CO2 emissions by 27% in one year, making the most significant savings in transport through reduced use of flights, taxis and cars.
Chris Adams, Building Manager for the Royal Danish Embassy in London, describes how the embassy worked with 10:10 to dramatically cut the carbon footprint of its electricity use by 23% over the last year.
Prime Minister David Cameron announced on 6th July that central Government cut carbon emissions by 13.8% in the year following his May 2010 commitment to a 10% reduction, and promised further and wider reductions.
Paul Hinds, Head of Sustainability at Natural England, describes its progress in reducing its carbon emissions, using mostly simple low cost measures to achieve estimated savings of £1.75 million a year.
In just one year, the British embassies in Brazil set a new carbon-cutting record for the 10:10 campaign, hitting their 10:10 target six times over. Sustainability manager Gabriela Ruegger explains how.
Announcing 10% cuts in carbon emissions across central government, David Cameron aims for "the greenest government ever" through "real action" not "warm words".
HMRC has joined the 10:10 campaign and has plans in place to reduce carbon emissions from buildings and travel through a wide range of initiatives, including a sustainable business travel group and carbon management plans.
Having pledged its commitment to the 10:10 campaign, the Home Office is working on a number of initiatives to reduce its carbon emissions, including from buildings, IT systems and vehicles.
2010 kicks off action on the 10:10 campaign for UK public, businesses and organisations to collectively reduce the country’s carbon emissions by 10% over the year: the Foreign Office is the latest Government department to sign up.