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Travel Carbon Calculator update

Travel Carbon Calculator update

We have recently updated our travel carbon calculators with the latest DEFRA emissions factors and cost per tonne at which we sell CO2e offsets. If you have not done so recently, we recommend you recalculate your emissions to make sure …Read more

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

BPme, the new BP fuels payment app, now allows motorists to select a feature to offset the carbon emissions from their driving for less than the price of a coffee per tank. When users select ‘Drive Carbon Neutral’ in the …Read more

Thinking about going carbon Neutral? Read these golden rules from our expert, Rodrigo Bezerra

Thinking about going carbon Neutral? Read these golden rules from our expert, Rodrigo Bezerra

Rodrigo Bezerra (right) has over 13 years of experience in carbon strategy and has seen some businesses succeed and others falter as they adopt their carbon plans. Here’s some ‘golden rules’ you can apply if your business is planning to …Read more

Castrol has signed up over 50 European auto dealers to its carbon offsetting scheme

Castrol has signed up over 50 European auto dealers to its carbon offsetting scheme

Over 6,000 tonnes of CO2e offset already – that’s the same as 2,725 flights from the UK to Australia BP Target Neutral has developed an offer with Castrol Professional that gives auto dealers the opportunity to use carbon neutral lubricants, …Read more

2017 Advisory & Assurance Panel Statement: the Panel’s verdict on BP Target Neutral in 2017

2017 Advisory & Assurance Panel Statement: the Panel’s verdict on BP Target Neutral in 2017

The BP Target Neutral Advisory & Assurance Panel has published their 2017 Statement on the programme. It was another strong year on growth in terms of emissions offset and products launched. The Panel also have some clear recommendations for 2018/19. …Read more

Why more businesses should reassess the voluntary carbon market

Why more businesses should reassess the voluntary carbon market

Mark Nicholls, independent journalist and former editor of Environmental Finance, conducted a series of interviews on behalf of ICROA with both prominent climate leaders and representatives from climate initiatives. His article, published in GreenBiz, explores the theme of climate leadership …Read more

Meet Benson – Protecting the Lower Zambezi from clearance and poaching

Meet Benson – Protecting the Lower Zambezi from clearance and poaching

Benson is a passionate emerging leader who works in forest protection and anti-poaching in the Lower Zambezi project area. He has just been nominated for a Paradise Ranger Award. Watch this video and find out more about his important work …Read more

Target Neutral helps BP to pursue lower carbon opportunities

Target Neutral helps BP to pursue lower carbon opportunities

BP Target Neutral has joined BP’s new Advancing Low Carbon accreditation programme. The programme is specifically designed to incentivize every part of BP to pursue lower carbon opportunities, by providing a framework for the Group to highlight activities that demonstrate …Read more

Castrol Passenger Car Engine Oils go Carbon Neutral in Japan

Castrol Passenger Car Engine Oils go Carbon Neutral in Japan

Castrol Japan is making a bold move this Spring and making all of its passenger car engine oils carbon neutral – this includes the iconic Edge and Magnatec brands. It’s a world first in the engine oil sector and represents …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 …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 …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 …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 …Read more

Turning Plastics Carbon Neutral

Turning Plastics Carbon Neutral

BP has launched PTAir and PTAir Neutral 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. …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 …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 …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. …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 …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 …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 …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 …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 …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 …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 …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 …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 …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 …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), …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 …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 …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.