Achieving net zero carbon

The science has never been clearer, and as businesses and governments around the world pledge their commitment to net zero carbon, the call to act has never been more pressing. RPS is committed to reaching net zero carbon using science-based targets and we are ready to help you achieve it too.


Are you on the path to Net Zero Carbon?

Review your current position with our free, quick and easy progress check.


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How to build a carbon neutral strategy

Alex Mozaffari, Director for Sustainability, shares his advice for businesses at the start of their journey to net zero carbon and how to set up for success by getting the right strategy in place.

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What are Science Based Targets?

You're ready to commit to net zero carbon and want to reduce your company’s carbon footprint to play your part in the fight against climate change. But where do you start?

Your journey should start with a strategy driven by Science-Based Targets (SBTs). But what are SBTs and why should you focus on them? 

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Could your land reduce your carbon footprint?

As every sector looks to decarbonise and become carbon neutral, land holders have a unique opportunity to reduce their carbon footprint through woodland planting and carbon sequestration.


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5 quick wins to tackle Embodied Carbon

Operational carbon emissions, those released during use over a building's lifetime, have been a priority for carbon reduction targets to date. However, to deliver net zero buildings, the same level of focus  is needed to tackle embodied carbon emissions, those released during the construction of a building's elements.

We've put together 5 quick win solutions that you can start to implement immediately to tackle your embodied carbon and show you are committed to net zero. 


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Helping you become carbon neutral

Whether you're at the start of your net zero journey or you've already committed but now need the expertise to reach your targets or the solutions to deliver a net zero project, we can guide you in the right direction. 

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Net zero made easy

Your carbon footprint might be complex, but your journey to carbon neutral doesn’t have to be.

With RPS, you will work in partnership with a trusted advisor – your carbon champion – to give you confidence at every stage.



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Driving the transition to a net zero future

We're proud members of the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), an industry-led organisation on a mission to radically improve the sustainability of the built environment, transforming the way it’s planned, designed, constructed, maintained and operated.

We have also pledged to Pledge to Net Zero, joining organisations from across the environmental services sector to take a leadership role in the transition to a Net Zero carbon future. We have pledged to set and deliver a greenhouse target and publicly report our emissions and progress each year.


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    Net Zero Carbon - From gas to electricity, the challenges of retrofitting

    As companies set out to achieve net zero carbon, many will be looking at switching from gas to electricity for their energy supply. Simon Bourke, Operational Director at RPS looks at the challenges that lie ahead as businesses look to retrofit their existing building stocks.
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    Permitting the UK’s largest carbon capture and utilisation plant

    Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), which includes carbon capture and utilisation (CCU), is positioned as one of our greatest weapons in the fight against climate change. Our Environmental Permitting team have played a vital role in bringing the UK's largest CCU project to life, helping to shape the future technology that will be key for industry in the pursuit of net zero carbon. 

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  • Circular Economy: The Cornerstone of Sustainability

    With the rapid growth in waste generated by production a new, sustainable approach is needed. In this article Conall Boland and Warren Phelan discuss the need for the adoption of a circular economic model throughout the build cycle of a product and just how vital this is.

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