Log in
Log in
Or log in with
GoogleGoogle
Twitter Twitter
Facebook Facebook
Apple Apple     
Sign up
Or log in with
GoogleGoogle
Twitter Twitter
Facebook Facebook
Apple Apple     
  1. Homepage
  2. Equities
  3. United Kingdom
  4. London Stock Exchange
  5. Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
  6. News
  7. Summary
    BMY   GB0033147751

BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC

(BMY)
  Report
Delayed London Stock Exchange  -  11:35 2022-11-29 am EST
475.50 GBX   +0.11%
11/28UK dividends calendar - next 7 days
AN
11/25UK dividends calendar - next 7 days
AN
11/08Transcript : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, H1 2023 Earnings Call, Nov 08, 2022
CI
SummaryQuotesChartsNewsRatingsCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisionsFunds 
SummaryMost relevantAll NewsOther languagesPress ReleasesOfficial PublicationsSector news
Days
:
Hours
:
Minutes
:
Seconds

Bloomsbury prioritising sustainability ahead of COP26

10/28/2021 | 09:43am EST

From Sunday, October 31st the UK will host the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), the next step on the global path to mitigating the worst effects of climate change and an update on each country's commitments to stay beneath the 1.5 degree limit set by the Paris Agreement as part of COP21, held in Paris in 2015.

Understanding Climate Change

As part of the COP26 goal of working together, four Bloomsbury books about sustainability and climate change have been selected for inclusion in theCOP26 Virtual Book Showcasehosted on the Exact Editions platform with books from more than 35 of the world's leading publishers to inform and educate delegates and the general public at the summit. Books in the showcase will be made freely available to read online during the event in Glasgow from Sunday, October 31st to Friday, November 12th with a preview provided during the Milan "Pre-COP" meeting. For a video walkthrough of the showcase and the other publishers involved, see theofficial announcement on Publishing Perspectives.

The titles selected titles from Bloomsbury's catalogues are:

  • Climate Change in Human History: Prehistory to the Presentby Benjamin Lieberman, Elizabeth Gordon
  • Our Biggest Experiment: A History of the Climate Crisisby Alice Bell
  • Climate Justiceby Mary Robinson
  • Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the Worldby The Dalai Lama, Franz Alt

In addition,Our Biggest Experimentby Alice Bell has been chosen to feature in a temporary week-long Reading Room link across the Exact Editions social media accounts from October 28th to November 22nd and Bloomsbury will be providing addition support for the link via our own social channels and networks.
In a further commitment to limit emissions, Bloomsbury has signed the Publishers' Association sustainability pledge Publishing Declares, launched in October 2021, alongside 38 other industry leaders. Read more about their declaration: "
Publishing industry makes sustainability pledge"

Science-Based Targets

Bloomsbury's own targets to drastically reduce our emissions from our operations by 46% by 2030 have now been validated byThe Science Based Targets initiative(SBTi) which mobilizes companies to set science-based targets in the transition to the low-carbon economy. This reduction will help limit our global carbon emissions and aim for the 1.5 degrees target in line with the Paris Agreement.
We'll continue to work in close collaboration with all of our suppliers to reduce emissions. Our plans includes cutting emissions made in our supply chain by 20% by 2035 and we hope to do even more in this area as we recognise the urgency required.

Jude Drake, Head of Sustainability at Bloomsbury, commented 'It is impossible not to witness the extreme changes in our weather patterns around the world in the last 12 months without acknowledging the huge challenge we have ahead when it comes to climate change. We are pleased to have taken this first step to map emissions and set reduction targets, and have a clear path ahead for the company. We know there is so much more to do and it is the first step of many in the coming years.'

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is a partnership between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The SBTi call to action is one of the We Mean Business Coalition commitments. The initiative defines and promotes best practice in science-based target setting, offers resources and guidance to reduce barriers to adoption, and independently assesses and approves companies' targets.

Plant More Trees to Protect Biodiversity

Bloomsbury has partnered withThe Woodland Trustin sponsoring a 1 acre grove at Langley Vale Wood in Epsom, Surrey. Our donation encompasses ongoing care and management of the trees to ensure they grow into maturity enabling them to provide a rich wildlife environment.
We're also sponsoring the preservation of over 8,900 trees in 2021 through a donation to
Reforest Actionin Guinea, Peru and Indonesia. All 850 members of staff across Bloomsbury's global offices have been given a code to plant 10 trees via the Reforest Action projects which are taking place across the globe.

Attachments

Disclaimer

Bloomsbury Publishing plc published this content on 28 October 2021 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein. Distributed by Public, unedited and unaltered, on 28 October 2021 13:42:09 UTC.


ę Publicnow 2021
All news about BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
11/28UK dividends calendar - next 7 days
AN
11/25UK dividends calendar - next 7 days
AN
11/08Transcript : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, H1 2023 Earnings Call, Nov 08, 2022
CI
11/03BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC : Ex-dividend day for interim divide..
FA
11/02UK dividends calendar - next 7 days
AN
11/01UK dividends calendar - next 7 days
AN
10/31UK dividends calendar - next 7 days
AN
10/28UK dividends calendar - next 7 days
AN
10/27UK dividends calendar - next 7 days
AN
10/27Bloomsbury Publishing pleased with "surge in the numbers"
AQ
More news
Financials
Sales 2023 240 M 288 M 288 M
Net income 2023 18,3 M 21,9 M 21,9 M
Net cash 2023 52,5 M 62,9 M 62,9 M
P/E ratio 2023 21,6x
Yield 2023 2,38%
Capitalization 386 M 462 M 462 M
EV / Sales 2023 1,39x
EV / Sales 2024 1,30x
Nbr of Employees 914
Free-Float 93,0%
Chart BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
Duration : Period :
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc Technical Analysis Chart | MarketScreener
Full-screen chart
Technical analysis trends BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
TrendsBullishBullishBullish
Income Statement Evolution
Consensus
Sell
Buy
Mean consensus BUY
Number of Analysts 2
Last Close Price 475,50 GBX
Average target price 435,00 GBX
Spread / Average Target -8,52%
EPS Revisions
Managers and Directors
John Nigel Newton Founder
Penelope Samantha Juliette Scott-Bayfield Group Finance Director & Director
Richard Peter Lambert Non-Executive Chairman
Leslie-Ann Reed Independent Non-Executive Director
Baroness Lola Young Independent Non-Executive Director
Sector and Competitors
1st jan.Capi. (M$)
BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC31.94%464
PEARSON PLC61.48%8 534
SCHIBSTED ASA-45.31%4 274
JIANGSU PHOENIX PUBLISHING & MEDIA CORPORATION LIMITED4.45%2 923
LAGARDÈRE S.A.-21.90%2 780
KADOKAWA CORPORATION-13.58%2 603