British Airways Backing Domestic Emission Reduction Program

British Airways became the first company to support a major new initiative designed to make it easier for UK firms to invest in domestic emission reduction projects.

The UK Carbon Reporting Framework has been developed by BA, Deloitte, environmental consultancy BRE and think-tank Forum for the Future as a way to ensure that British emission reduction projects comply with agreed standards.

The group is inviting a wide range of UK emission reduction projects, such as community-owned renewable energy installations, energy efficient refurbishment programmes for social housing and tree planting schemes, to apply for inclusion in the framework, potentially providing access to corporate funds.

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