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Positive News Publishing

Positive News is the magazine for good journalism about good things. As a magazine and a movement, it is changing the news for good.
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Highlights

Measure

Total carbon footprint

Reporting Boundary: Home offices

Emission Sources: Business Travel and Homeworking (included in footprint)

Reporting Period: 01 April 2021 to 31 March 2022

3.6 tC0₂e

Total carbon footprint per employee

0.9 tC0₂e

Engage

FTE employees

We engage our employees and wider stakeholders to unlock their talent and knowledge to drive year on year progress in sustainability.

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Communicate

UN Sustainable Development Goals

We recognise that transparent communication is essential for transformational change and we quantifiably contribute to 5 SDGs.

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Certification story

Positive News is the magazine for good journalism about good things. As a magazine and a movement, it is changing the news for good.

Looking to strengthen its environmental credentials, Positive News is working with Planet Mark to reduce its carbon emissions and share its journey with its community to inspire others. Understanding and measuring its carbon footprint is the first step in identifying ways to minimise its impact on the planet.

By being more strategic about its environmental responsibility, it will be able to increase its positive impact significantly and hopes to encourage continual improvements within its community.

Through Planet Mark, the company has protected an area of endangered rainforest thanks to Cool Earth; a charity working alongside rainforest communities to halt deforestation. Its pledge through Cool Earth directly supports the Asháninka community in Central Peru.

It has also helped the Eden Project – an educational charity building connections with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work together towards a better future.

Future targets

Reduce carbon emissions by at least 2.5% each year

To recertify next year Positive News must reduce emissions by 2.5%.

Aim to reduce carbon emissions by 5% each year

A 5% year-on-year reduction is the target reduction recommended by Planet Mark.

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