In the height of festival season and the shadow of Glastonbury, the UK’s biggest festival, Groundwork Sustainable Business Consultant Dominic Simpson considers some of the challenges festival organisers face. The major environmental impact of festivals According to research conducted by Brighton University the negative environmental impacts from festivals are primarily related to transport, waste, energy…Read More »
The outcomes of COP27 reinforced a need for businesses to adapt to expand their business footprint, achieve efficiency gains, innovate for the future, and enhance long-term sustainability.
In this blog we explore how businesses can respond to COP27.
Sustainability is increasingly ranking high on the agenda for customers, investors and employees. Electric vehicles (EV’s) can offer a significant reduction in transport costs for businesses, as well as safeguarding you against new environmental regulations being introduced to businesses.
In this blog, we outline why you should consider investing in an electric fleet.
Scope 3 emissions make up a large proportion of their emissions, and for some, they even dominate the overall carbon footprint.
In this blog we explore what Scope 3 emissions are, why businesses should measure them and some quick solutions on how to reduce them.
More than ever, businesses across the country are looking to improve their environmental performance. Following the UK Government publishing their Net Zero Strategy and a successful COP26, organisations want the advantage of being in the foreground when it comes to operating in a sustainable way. Implementing an Environmental Management System.
One of the most important steps towards running a sustainable business is making sure that your energy efficiency is as good as it can be. There are many things to think about when assessing your commercial energy efficiency, but we’ve highlighted five easy steps to help you improve the energy efficiency of your business.
Following COP26 and the release of the UK Government’s Net Zero Strategy, the pressure for businesses to introduce carbon and energy management plans is bigger than ever, but why is this, and what do businesses need to do to get started with carbon and energy management? What is Carbon and Energy Management? Carbon and Energy…Read More »
The UK government published their Net Zero strategy on the 19th October 2021, setting out their long-term plan for how the UK will reach net zero carbon emissions in 2050. You can read the strategy document in full here. The strategy sets out four key principles: Working with the grain of consumer choice Ensuring the biggest polluters pay the most for the transition Ensuring that the most vulnerable are protected…Read More »
COP26 is fast approaching and we as individuals, communities and organisations are becoming increasingly aware of the collective role we all have to play in responding to the climate crisis.
Carbon Literacy is taking the UK by storm – a simple, day-long environmental training session, your workforce will emerge with the skills and knowledge they need to help you and your business reduce its environmental impact. It’s the perfect place to start your sustainability journey, and all staff taking part in the training also receive…Read More »