Owen Mumford, a global leader in the design, manufacture and advancement of medical devices, has announced its emissions reduction targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The company has set a target to achieve net zero by 2045 (to mirror the UK NHS target) in alignment with the recommendations of the 2015 Paris Agreement.
The global healthcare system is a large contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, representing 4.4% of the total worldwide footprint.¹ Supply chains occupy a significant share of this contribution. In the UK, for instance, 62% of the National Health Service’s emissions footprint came from the supply chain in 2019.²
Bicester based Charge Point Operator; EZ Charge have announced that a funding agreement for a £1.2m investment into the Park and Charge Oxfordshire project has now been signed by Oxfordshire County Council.
As key officials from across the globe continue critical discussions in Glasgow at COP26, the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) has played its role during the second week of the major climate change conference, hosting an official COP26 event of its own.
The UK Government has this week revealed 12 businesses from across the UK who will showcase their green technology and innovations at the Global Investment Summit. And Oxfordshire businesses will be leading the charge.