We’ve been working with Rochdale Borough Council to deliver Carbon Literacy to 240 employees.
The Getting to grips with Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reporting Q&A webinar will explore the requirements and benefits of reporting on your greenhouse gas emissions, what you need to be including in your organisation’s ‘carbon footprint’ and where to go to for help.
Transport remains the highest emitting sector in the UK, accounting for nearly a third of carbon emissions in 2021. Around a quarter of these emissions are a result of the daily commute. Congestion, poor air quality and limited parking on work premises are just some of the other negative impacts of the daily commute, which outside of…Read More »
We were delighted to see that on 18th July, 2022, during the UK’s hottest ever heatwave on record, a High Court Judge ruled Government’s Net Zero policies unlawful because the minister involved in the decision was not given the necessary information needed in order to make the decision lawfully.
Working closely with the leadership team, Groundwork developed a bespoke Carbon Literacy course for employees of Urban&Civic. The course covered a wide range of topics, from climate science, to the specific challenges of reducing carbon emissions in the built environment as well as the opportunities for reductions within Urban&Civic’s operations.
The net-zero agenda isn’t new; many big organizations now put sustainability at the heart of their business; with sustainability and profitability going hand in hand.
In this blog, we look at five industry leaders and share some of the actions they’re undertaking on their journey to achieve net-zero.
Energy is one of the highest costs of doing business, and one of the biggest environmental contributors. By conducting an in-depth review of how your business uses energy, you’re likely to discover that there are several key ways in which you can improve energy efficiency and optimize significant savings. Even quick, small adjustments can lead…Read More »
On the 1st April 2022, the Government introduced the plastics packaging tax (PPT). This affects businesses that manufacture or import plastic packaging, including the import of packaging which already contains goods (such as plastic bottles). In summary, the plastic tax includes: The rate of tax will be £200/tonne on plastic packaging that contains less than…Read More »
Science Based Targets are defined as such when they align with the scale of reductions required to keep global temperature increases well-below 2°C compared to pre-industrial temperatures.
In recent times, big names in almost every industry have been named and shamed for misleading customers with green claims. Greenwashing is the process of conveying a false impression or providing misleading information about how a company’s products are more environmentally sound. Greenwashing is considered an unsubstantiated claim to deceive consumers into believing that a…Read More »