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A shortlist of recent 'Betterworld Solutions'. These articles show a measurable return on investment whilst helping to save the environment

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Recent News

COP26 and the chances of a Better World

As opinions circulate about the achievements, or lack of them, coming from the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow, it is hard to remain optimistic about the future of the planet and of our children and grandchildren.

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Rewilding versus global standards for Net Zero
Image by Greg Montani from Pixabay

Sir David Attenborough’s moving speech to the UN Climate Change conference (COP26) was a triumph of visual oratory that reminds us why he is a global legend.

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Tell the truth and save the planet

In his latest video diary on the eve of the UN Climate Change Conference, MD Chris Rea puts the case for truthfulness and ethical behaviour in business and pledges to publish how AES Engineering Group's £29 million by 2029 planet-friendly investment is spent.

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Sheffield’s Clean Air Zone plan

The decision by Sheffield City Council to control air pollution caused by traffic in the centre is a welcome first step towards cleaner air for everyone.

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What can £29 million by 2029 buy for the planet?

In his latest video diary on AES Engineering Group's £29 million by 2029 investment pledge, MD Chris Rea sums up how the money will be spent.

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The Supply Chain's Climate Challenge

In his latest video diary on AES Engineering Group's 29millionby29 investment pledge, MD Chris Rea looks at the challenge of persuading suppliers to cut their Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions. 

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Walking home for Christmas? – Not us.

There was a joke circulating earlier that the other, more famous and more tuneful Chris Rea, won’t be driving home for Christmas this year because of fuel shortages.

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Selling sunlight (fresh air comes free)

As part of AES Engineering’s 29millionby29 investment pledge, we have been looking at the economics and benefits of investing in solar farms.

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AES Engineering targets Net Zero for 2021 Scope 1 and 2 emissions

AES Engineering MD Chris Rea is predicting Net Zero for the global group in 2021 as a result of the latest developments in the company’s £29 million by 29 investment pledge.

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Power resilience and a reduction in carbon footprint. 

Battery storage is sometimes overlooked, but there is a strong argument for saying that it is currently one of the best choices for cutting energy waste in a sustainable manner, while also providing back-up in case of power cuts, and cutting energy bills.

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Towards an even better world?

AES Engineering’s £29 million by 29 investment pledge continues to take the lion’s share of my attention right now but I cannot resist taking time out to spotlight some work under way by two Betterworld.Solutions partners - the Engineering Technology Group (ETG), a leading supplier of advanced machine tools and robotics, and Powerstar, which specialises in energy-saving technology such as super-efficient transformers.

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Catching the sun – one of my favourite things

Wish you were here? AES Engineering’s #29millionby29 investment pledge involves some interesting actions both on the roof, in the ground, at ‘home’ in Rotherham and overseas in the global operations.

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Offsetting carbon - the wood not the trees

In a previous article, 'What the Scope is that?', I explained the different emission scopes that need to be calculated on the race to Net Zero, drawing on the experience of AESSEAL, which was one of the first major UK engineering companies to reach that standard and go beyond.

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What the Scope is that?

As a business, AES Engineering Ltd. and out main UK manufacturing company, AESSEAL are often asked to describe the journey to achieving Net Zero and shed some light on the sometimes confusing terminology of the different emission 'Scope's' that have to be taken into account, controlled, minimised or offset.

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£29 million of planet-friendly investment by 2029

With time running out for the planet and the UN Climate Change Conference just weeks away, AES Engineering Ltd Group is making an historic commitment to £29 million of planet-friendly investment by 2029 in order to go beyond Net Zero for its global business.

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'Tree Walk' As Part of the 'Factory of the Future'

AESSEAL’s vision – and the vision of the Betterworld.Solutions project – is to find ways of making industry and the environment live in harmony

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If a rainforest falls and no-one listens...

The latest news that the Amazon rainforest has turned into a net carbon producer should be a call for action for everyone interested in the future of this planet.

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AESSEAL’s ‘Laptops for Kids’ contribution praised

AESSEAL's contribution to the Laptops for Kids initiative was singled out for praise in a House of Commons debate on the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in educational settings.

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Electric Vehicles are a critical part of An Investment Policy to Prevent Global Warming

A policy to use electric vehicles and support electric vehicle charging points for employees, guests, customers and suppliers is an essential part of any “Investment Policy to Prevent Global Warming

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Beyond Net Zero

We need to continue the journey beyond Net Zero, not just at AESSEAL but at every company that has an interest in the future of this planet

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Pumps: Missing in Climate Action?

The Case for an 11 Point UK Strategy.

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Made Here Now

UK cancels pioneering scheme to fit protective clothing to environmental goals

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Chris Rea - LinkedIn

Identification of the need to carefully manage water resources was the key to moving forward.

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Charging Up - Policy Exchange

Policies to deliver a comprehensive network of public EV chargepoints

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 What the Scope is that?
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 £29 million of planet-friendly investment by 2029
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 Rallying to conservation - in the Scottish Rainforest.
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 Is saving the planet hard-nosed?
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 If a rainforest falls and no-one listens...
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 The legacy of Laptops for Kids.
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 The heat is on - for a better world
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 The clock’s ticking – and not just for the planet
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 Lights out for halogen
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 Catch the Big Train to Net Zero
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 Planet ocean needs our help too!
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 AESSEAL Beyond Net Zero
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 ���Because the planet’s burning. 
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 Where are the business heroes?
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 Heroes of Net Zero. Saving the planet has got to be a joint effort.
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 Tackling the Waste Plastic Epidemic
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 Two becomes three
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 Wake up - you won't smell the packaging
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 To charge or not to charge
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 The monstrous problem of Covid waste
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 Leading the charge…
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 Something to drink to...
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 'Big Bang'​ for pumps?
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 Digging towards Net Zero
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 Getting Wilde about slurry
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 The soft power of voltage optimisation
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 Sweet Success – Cosun Beet Company
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 Getting steamed up about "hidden heroes"​?
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 Shell game?
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If enough businesses act, together we can slow down or help to prevent Global Warming.

Create your Policy

The case for a great return on investment, from water and energy savings is very clear. "Adopt an Investment Policy to Prevent Global Warming".

Real World Examples

Just a few examples where we have the know-how to do things differently and help both the environment and the bottom line.

A Summary of Evidence

We estimate that widespread adoption of more climate-friendly policies in industry globally, could have the equivalent impact of taking 529.5 million cars off the roads.