Aim for zero

Set net zero pathways and strategy

The world is changing

The impacts of, and response to climate change will result in wide-reaching changes to supply chains, technologies and trading conditions. 

Companies are taking action: There has been a step-up in ambitious corporate targets as companies look to meet investor and or customer expectation and manage long-term climate related risks.  

Consumer pressure for business to ‘do the right thing’ is increasing and inaction means real risk to future business success.  Retailers have long supply chains and the majority of emissions sit far up the value chain.  It is a challenge to robustly measure emissions, credibly develop plans and reliably track progress. Our Aim for zero service sets the right net zero pathways and strategies for our clients.

Why Aim for zero

  • 1Resilience

    Our strategies will improve your resilience to a carbon constrained future and make a material contribution to tackling climate change.

  • 2Collaboration

    Our clear plans identify the roles for different functions of a business to allow them to work together towards a common aim.

  • 3Advantage

    A pro-active approach gives you the best chance of an orderly transition. We help you to take early advantage of any opportunities created by a zero carbon economy.

  • 4Confidence

    Our expert, independent advice, based on hands-on experience gives you confidence your plan is ambitious, competitive and achievable.

  • 5Identify value

    We identify where you can generate value within your organisation and therefore respond to investor concerns.

How we help

Our Aim for zero service gives our clients costed pathways to achieve zero carbon complete with milestone targets and the structure for achieving them.

Because we work directly with industry to implement net zero projects, you can be confident that the targets set with Aim for zero are commercially viable, realistic and achievable in the real world. 

This tailored service might include

Developing an emissions baseline for your value chain. 

Developing tailored methodologies to make sure you are able to realise the reductions you are making.

Develop data strategies to integrate emerging data sets, such as primary data from suppliers.

Helping you to identify opportunities and risks in transitioning to zero carbon.

Exploring scenarios for achieving zero carbon to inform the strategy.

Identifying future “tipping points” when certain strategic decisions need to be made (such as cost of carbon or gas vs electricity price).

Presenting the business case for the required investment. 

Support with implementing the recommendations of TCFD such as climate risk and opportunity assessment or scenario analysis.

Support in developing a full set of near term and long term targets aligned with internationally accepted frameworks such as SBTi.

Our Expertise

Case studies



Our managed environmental data service resulted in a significant improvement in the accuracy and robustness of reporting.

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Large Department Store and Food Retailer

Large Department Store and Food Retailer

Advice on long-term target setting and production of scenario modelling tools to examine the impact of future initiatives.

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