Sky has become the latest firm to embrace carbon labelling as a means of encouraging staff to make greener everyday choices, with the media giant yesterday announcing plans to rollout a new food emissions labelling system across its internal café and restaurant menus.

Dubbed Carbon Counts, the programme is designed to help the company’s 25,000 employees in the UK make more informed decisions on the CO2 impact of their food choices by adding labels containing climate data to menus at all 29 of its restaurants across its 15 UK sites.

Sky cited research which had found swapping just one meat dish per day for a plant-based alternative can save a similar amount of greenhouse gas emissions to that produced by the energy used to charge the average persons’ mobile phone for two years.

The move is designed to support the media giant’s 2030 net zero emissions target, through which it

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