Octopus Climate Pledge
Net zero by 2030
“We’ve changed before, we can change again”
This year for Earth Day, Jack Cracknell, Impact and Sustainability Manager, shares his vision and hopes of the future.
Our investment business has invested over £6 billion into companies building a more sustainable planet.
Our energy business is making the transition to renewables faster and cheaper for millions of customers.
We generate enough renewable energy to power nearly 2 million homes in the United Kingdom.
Fossil fuel companies have received $3.8 trillion since the 2015 Paris Agreement
We speak to David Sykes, Head of Data Science at Octopus Energy, to find out what it will take to green the energy sector.
80% of energy supply comes from fossil fuels
We speak to Laura Halstead, Fund Management & Operations Director at Octopus Renewables, to find out what they’re doing to increase the supply of renewables in the grid.
25% of Europe’s emissions come from the building sector
We speak to Benjamin Davis, Chief Executive of Octopus Real Estate, to find out how we can decarbonise the building sector.
70% of global emissions come from 100 companies
We speak to Emma Davies, co-Chief Executive of Octopus Ventures, to find out more about what entrepreneurs are doing to address the climate crisis.
Just 1 in 10 companies measured their carbon footprint in 2020
We speak to Freddie Evans, co-founder of Minimum, to find out how companies can start to measure their carbon emissions and why that’s such an important part of the transition to Net Zero.
A quarter of carbon emissions generated each year is absorbed by the ocean
We speak to Chris Gorell Barnes, co-founder of the Blue Marine Foundation and founding partner of Ocean14 Capital, to find out how the ocean can help us tackle the climate emergency.
COP26, turning the tide
Carbon friendly construction
Cutting through the carbon