The tools needed to achieve a decarbonized journey can also help the economy get back on its feet and improve opportunity and productivity across the country, as this new top tips guide explains.
Transport accounts for around a third of UK carbon emissions, according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). He estimates that 15% of all trips and 20% of distance traveled were for commuting purposes before the pandemic. In total, commuting in the UK accounts for 18 billion kg of CO2 emissions each year.
The government has recognized the importance of sustainable travel with the release of the Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution. The plan includes ambitious commitments to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2030 (as well as hybrid vehicles from 2035) and to provide a new wave of financing to decarbonise networks. public transport.
But if the UK has any hope of meeting its obligations to reach net zero by 2050, business and government must transform the way people move. With that in mind, edie has produced this handy guide to top tips for companies looking to decarbonize employee travel.
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