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 »
The British Chambers of Commerce published a report this week that shows that only one in ten (11%) UK businesses are measuring their carbon footprint. The survey of 1000 British businesses showed that although half of small business owners (49%) acknowledged their customers were worried about the environment, only two thirds saw reducing carbon emissions…Read More »
Want to reduce your business’s carbon emissions but don’t know where to start? Here’s 8 simple steps to consider on your business’s journey to sustainability. If you need support in delivering these interventions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team of professional consultants. 1. Calculate your carbon footprint You can’t manage what…Read More »
The Environment Agency has recently published a carbon offsetting report, detailing 17 types of carbon offsetting techniques which can be used by businesses and land owners to reach the UK’s net zero emissions 2030 goal. Carbon management is the typically the first step most businesses take in their journey to net-zero. However, in some cases…Read More »
Last week the Cabinet Office published a Procurement Policy Note focused on carbon reduction which supports the UK’s commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Titled ‘Taking account of Carbon Reduction Plans in the procurement of major government contracts’ the policy will apply to the procurement of goods, services, and/or works where the anticipated contract…Read More »