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Hyman Robertson pledges to be lifetime net-zero carbon by 2025

Hyman Robertson has made climate change a priority as they announce that they intend to be net carbon zero from 2021 and pledges to halve its carbon footprint by 2025. “As we reach the milestone of our centenary year, we’re making this pledge to take action and put these issues right at the heart of what we do. We’re proud to make this commitment to play our part in tackling the major environmental concerns we all face,” says John Dickson, Senior Partner at Hymans Robertson.

MPs criticise BoE for financing carbon-intensive firms

The Environmental Audit Committee has urged the Bank’s governor to ensure that firms receiving financing from the Bank should disclose their climate-related activities. This comes after MPs have criticised the Bank of England for providing finance to carbon-intensive companies without any record of their actions.

 

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