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Say hello to BPme, a new fuel payment app with the option to drive carbon neutral

Say hello to BPme, a new fuel payment app with the option to drive carbon neutral

Time saving payments app allows drivers to pay for fuel in the comfort of their car and will provide a simple option to offset emissions. BPme, the new BP fuels payment app launched in the UK, will allow motorists using the app to select a feature to offset the carbon emissions from their driving for …Read more

Helping DHL’s BP Supply Chain facility to go carbon neutral

Helping DHL’s BP Supply Chain facility to go carbon neutral

The BP Fuels retail business is on a journey to supply goods and services whilst minimising environmental impact. We go behind the scenes to find out more about the 24/7 recycling and waste management operation managed by our UK retail logistics partner, DHL. In January 2017 132 tonnes of cardboard came back from the stores …Read more

New reports show that carbon offsetting is now ingrained in business culture

New reports show that carbon offsetting is now ingrained in business culture

Two new reports have been published showing that businesses are increasingly seeing the benefits of using offsetting as part of their carbon reduction plans and marketing. Ecosystem Marketplace have just published their ‘state of the Voluntary Carbon Market 2017’. It shows that more than ever corporates have built carbon neutrality into the ‘way they do …Read more

Carbon Reduction: Speeding up and scaling up the transformation

Carbon Reduction: Speeding up and scaling up the transformation

The 2015 Paris Agreement sets out a global action plan to put the world on track to limit global warming to below 2°C, and pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C. By Mike Capper, Business Development Manager, BP Target Neutral The agreement also calls for a balance to be achieved in the second …Read more

Castrol launches world’s first carbon neutral lubricant for the wind turbine industry

Castrol launches world’s first carbon neutral lubricant for the wind turbine industry

In September Castrol launch the world’s first carbon neutral gear oils for the wind turbine industry. Castrol Optigear Synthetic CT 320 and Optigear Synthetic X 320 are both now certified to meet the British Standards Institution (BSI) specification for achieving and demonstrating complete carbon neutrality for their entire product lifecycle. Each litre of oil used …Read more

Turning Plastics Carbon Neutral

Turning Plastics Carbon Neutral

BP has launched PTAir in China, a new certified carbon neutral PTA brand. PTA is the essential raw material for making polyesters extensively used in producing textiles, packaging and film products including plastic bottles, paints and clothing. Using BP’s latest proprietary technology at the Zhuhai PTA 3 plant in Guangdong, China, combined with a carbon …Read more

Helping Fleet Managers across Europe go carbon neutral

Helping Fleet Managers across Europe go carbon neutral

Earlier this year BP and Aral Fuel Cards launched a new integrated CO2e management package for fleet managers and small businesses. The package makes it easier for fleet owners and managers to reduce, replace and neutralise the CO2e associated with their business driving – making a carbon neutral fleet a realistic objective. The package brings …Read more

New Member of Independent Advisory & Assurance Panel

New Member of Independent Advisory & Assurance Panel

The BP Target Neutral (BPTN) Independent Advisory & Assurance Panel welcomes another expert perspective with the addition of Peter Wheeler, the Executive Vice President of The Nature Conservancy (TNC). The Independent Panel reviews the individual activities of BPTN, provides counsel and business guidance on best practices and assurance on the projects selected for the portfolio. …Read more

BP Target Neutral expands carbon offset portfolio for 2017

BP Target Neutral expands carbon offset portfolio for 2017

BP advances its commitment in support of a lower carbon future: the project portfolio has the total capacity to reduce up to 2.5 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent per year and improve the livelihoods of more than 2 million people. BP Target Neutral, BP’s voluntary carbon offsetting programme, is celebrating its 11th year with an …Read more

Are attitudes to Sustainability, Climate, and Carbon Offsetting changing?

Are attitudes to Sustainability, Climate, and Carbon Offsetting changing?

Andrea Abrahams, is the global director of BP Target Neutral. I recently attended the ‘Responsible Business Summit Europe’. Amongst the audience of FTSE 100 Sustainability Directors, NGO’s, consultants and government officials was a feeling that although the US has announced it is leaving the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, they remain committed. Much of this …Read more

Aral introduce Carbon Neutral fuelcards for German drivers

Aral introduce Carbon Neutral fuelcards for German drivers

BP Target Neutral have partnered with ARAL, BP’s fuels business in Germany to develop a range of pre-paid carbon neutral fuelcards for drivers. Pre-paid fuel cards are popular gifts in Europe and these cards are even more attractive because they are inclusive of the carbon offsets needed to make the fuel ‘carbon neutral’. The card …Read more

The International Paralympic Committee teams up with BP to offset travel emissions

The International Paralympic Committee teams up with BP to offset travel emissions

As part of its partnership with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), BP has been supporting them to be more environmentally friendly, including offsetting all of the organisation’s greenhouse gas emissions from business travel between 2014 and 2016. Through BP Target Neutral, 4,448.1 tonnes of CO2 equivalent created from the IPC’s use of flights, trains and …Read more

Travel Carbon Calculator update

Travel Carbon Calculator update

We have recently updated our travel carbon calculators to the latest DEFRA emissions factors. If you have not done so recently, we recommend you recalculate your emissions to make sure you are acting with the most accurate information. Emissions factors evolve as science gains a greater understanding of the impact of different forms of travel …Read more

Offsetting Carbon – Reaching the High Hanging Fruit

Offsetting Carbon – Reaching the High Hanging Fruit

How offsetting forms a vital component of a comprehensive business carbon management strategy The historic agreement reached by 195 countries in Paris in 2015 demonstrated – for the first time – a collective determination to reduce the global emissions of greenhouse gases. Many governments are now set on a course to cut carbon and policies …Read more

Carbon Neutral Fuelcards

Carbon Neutral Fuelcards

Smart fuel card helps fleet owners improve driver efficiency and achieve ‘carbon neutral’ status. Fleet managers in The Netherlands and Germany now have a simple and cost effective way to track, manage and reduce their CO2 emissions and achieve ‘carbon neutral’ status for their fleet with BP Target Neutral. BP and Aral have introduced an …Read more

Air BP

Air BP

Air BP reduces, replaces and offsets CO2 emissions to achieve first carbon neutral status Business travellers and holidaymakers will be familiar with the green and gold livery of Air BP’s vehicles busy at work on the airport tarmac, engaged in re-fuelling aircraft safely before take-off. Now they can know that these ‘on the ground’ activities …Read more

Historic agreement reached on carbon reduction and offsetting to mitigate international aviation emissions

Historic agreement reached on carbon reduction and offsetting to mitigate international aviation emissions

Government, industry and civil society representatives of 191 countries have agreed on a new global market-based measure using carbon offsetting to control CO2 emissions from international aviation. The Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) is designed to complement the basket of mitigation measures the air transport community is already pursuing to reduce …Read more

BP Target Neutral is celebrating 10 years of working with customers to reduce carbon emissions

BP Target Neutral is celebrating 10 years of working with customers to reduce carbon emissions

BP Target Neutral, BP’s not run for a profit1 carbon offsetting business, is celebrating 10 years of helping our customers offset their personal and business carbon emissions. Over the last ten years BP Target Neutral has offset 2.5 million tonnes of carbon on behalf of customers, half of which has been achieved in the last …Read more

Motorcars Honda, Cleveland – The World’s First Carbon Neutral Car Dealership Certified by BP Target Neutral

Motorcars Honda, Cleveland – The World’s First Carbon Neutral Car Dealership Certified by BP Target Neutral

Motorcars Honda in Cleveland, Ohio in the United States has become the first car dealership to be certified as carbon neutral through BP Target Neutral protocols. Following discussions with Castrol and BP, the dealership undertook an audit of its carbon emissions from the dealership buildings as well as the carbon footprint of company-owned vehicles, courtesy …Read more

BP Target Neutral Purchases Carbon Credits from US Universities

BP Target Neutral Purchases Carbon Credits from US Universities

BP Target Neutral has agreed to purchase the carbon credits generated by the carbon-reducing activities of three US universities as part of a new carbon credit and purchasing program through Boston-based non-profit Second Nature. The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Ball State University (BSU), Indiana and Southern Oregon University (SOU) will make significant reductions in …Read more

BP Target Neutral Adds US Auto Parts Manufacturer to its Carbon Offset Projects Portfolio

BP Target Neutral Adds US Auto Parts Manufacturer to its Carbon Offset Projects Portfolio

Lower carbon parts for the production of Cadillac, Mustang and BMW. BPTN has signed an agreement to purchase carbon credits from Meridian Magnesium Products of Plymouth, Michigan – a manufacturer of lightweight, magnesium alloy auto parts for vehicles produced by companies such as General Motors, Chrysler, Ford, BMW, Mercedes and Land Rover. Meridian is delivering …Read more

Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Diesel Engine Oil

Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Diesel Engine Oil

Castrol, the world-leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of premium lubricating oils has, with the help of BP Target Neutral, launched Australia’s first certified carbon neutral diesel engine oil. Castrol Vecton oil has net lifetime greenhouse gas emissions equal to zero through carbon offsetting efforts involving the REDD Forests Grouped Project in Tasmania which prevents the …Read more

adi Group to drive Carbon Neutral with BP

adi Group to drive Carbon Neutral with BP

The multi-disciplined engineering company, adi Group, has become the first company in the UK to offset their fleet’s carbon emissions through the BP Plus Fuel Card.