The first corporate sponsors for the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow have been unveiled today by the UK government, with energy firms SSE, ScottishPower, and National Grid along with banking giant NatWest Group chosen as ‘principal partners’ for the crucial UN meeting next year. All four companies have “ambitious and credible climate action plans” to drive down their emissions in line with climate science, and will “support the delivery of a successful and ambitious COP next November”, the government said today.
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SSE, operator of the Peterhead Power Station, is facing backlash from various climate groups after being announced as one of the first sponsors of the COP26 summit in Glasgow. The firm, along with Nat West, National Grid and Scottish Power, has been unveiled as one of the first commercial partners to the major United Nations conference next November. However climate groups have hit out at the COP26 organisers, highlighting SSE as operator of the Peterhead Gas Power station, revealed earlier this year as the largest pollution site in Scotland.
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