Are you ready for the new climate and sustainability disclosure requirements?

Philip Richards, ESG and Net Zero Lead at BiU explains the new and upcoming reporting obligations for UK firms. In October 2021, the UK government...

Cut your energy costs today with Emtec

Invest in renewable energy now and your business could lock in substantial savings for at least the next 25 years, is the advice of...

Launching your new product can be more of a finance boost than you think

A product launch is always a fantastic opportunity for a company to celebrate their success, but we’d also like to celebrate your failures too!...

The search is on for Scotland’s top green businesses

Scotland’s businesses can showcase their excellence in environmental practice by entering VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards and this year more businesses from the construction...

Green aerospace tech to receive record government funding

The UK’s aerospace technology research programme is to receive record levels of government funding, Industry Minister Lee Rowley confirmed. The UK’s aerospace technology research programme,...

Wales becomes first UK nation to rollout fishing gear recycling scheme

Wales is taking action against marine litter as it becomes the first UK nation to introduce a recycling scheme for fishing gear. The first collection,...

Digital building blocks are the future for construction

Construction and mining are vital components of a thriving economy – but they’re also top polluters. Paul Duddy, founder and CEO of Scottish cleantech...

TACKLING Digital pollution: a MASSIVE invisible problem

Alexandre Laval, of ecommerce research company Cleanfox, recommends quick ways to reduce your digital carbon footprint. Did you know?   If the Internet were a...

Two in 5 companies struggle with ESG supply chain data

Few firms have a comprehensive ESG tracking system in place; 84% currently don’t monitor their full supply chain, and 70% don’t know what data...

Mind the materials gap

A growing global population needs more homes, transport and the other building blocks of society – but the current model for manufacturing means we’re...

Electric dreams: aerospace history in the making

Stjohn Youngman, Managing Director of Electroflight, tells Green Business Journal how a landmark air speed record brings us one step closer to aviation electrification. In...

Green aerospace tech to receive record government funding

The UK’s aerospace technology research programme is to receive record levels of government funding, Industry Minister Lee Rowley confirmed. The UK’s aerospace technology research programme,...

Understanding the new plastic packaging tax

A simple guide to understanding the new plastic packaging tax (PPT) is now available. Produced by HLP Klearfold, the guide includes a traffic light system...

Advanced technology is missing link for circular global plastics economy

Steve Mahon, CEO of Mura Technology, says we must act now to address the plastics crisis. Plastic pollution is one of our most pressing environmental...

Wales becomes first UK nation to rollout fishing gear recycling scheme

Wales is taking action against marine litter as it becomes the first UK nation to introduce a recycling scheme for fishing gear. The first collection,...

Oxwash: putting a green spin on laundry

An Oxford eco-cleaning company is putting the traditional laundry industry in a spin. Using space-age technology, green tech start-up Oxwash has set its sights on...

What does the future hold for the British Energy Security Strategy?

The government’s British Energy Security Strategy sets out how the UK will accelerate the deployment of wind, new nuclear, solar and hydrogen, whilst supporting...

Electrolytes: the challenge for new-age batteries

Most people have heard some version of a horror story about a laptop spontaneously catching fire or a mobile phone heating up or even...

World-first liquid hydrogen bunkering facility for fuelling zero-emission ships

The creator of the world’s first liquid hydrogen bunkering facility for fuelling zero-emission ships has won a UK Government grant to develop a unit...

Decarbonisation technology breakthrough at Waste-to-Energy plant

Danish researchers have demonstrated that it is possible to remove most of the carbon dioxide (CO2) from the emissions of a waste incinerator, and...

Cut your energy costs today with Emtec

Invest in renewable energy now and your business could lock in substantial savings for at least the next 25 years, is the advice of...

Innovative companies often have the spark but not the resources to make the leaps in technology that are so critical to creating a greener...

Thankfully grants are available to help businesses unlock that much-needed capital to get a project off the ground. Millions of pounds are being handed out...

Lack of regulation and talent gap hold back Scotland’s ESG investment sector

Scotland is missing an opportunity to become a leader in the rapidly growing field of ethical investment due to an unprepared workforce and a...

What are the Climate Change Implications for Commercial Property Transactions?

In the commercial real estate sector, climate change has fast climbed the list of priorities. Investors and regulators are introducing more stringent rules, while...

Ground-breaking deal to establish two new Green Freeports

The new hubs will support regeneration in Scotland and the government’s bid to level-up all four corners of the United Kingdom. Bidders for the two...

A new direction for offsets: leaving the sham behind

Grandiose corporate claims about offsetting are a massive greenwash, argues Scott Poynton, the founder of climate change initiative My Carbon Zero. Forget feelgood strategies,...

Are you ready for the new climate and sustainability disclosure requirements?

Philip Richards, ESG and Net Zero Lead at BiU explains the new and upcoming reporting obligations for UK firms. In October 2021, the UK government...

Met Office heatwave thresholds to be updated ahead of Summer 2022

Met Office heatwave thresholds are to be updated ahead of Summer 2022 as the UK sees impacts due to climate change. Warming across the country...

Eco-I North West will match fund capital investment for new products, processes and services

A new green innovation fund will help North West SMEs transform their Net Zero ideas into reality. Businesses, charities and social enterprises can get up...

Oxford University & Bank of America tackle sustainability in financial services

Bank of America has pledged £1.2 million to the University of Oxford to support greenhouse gas and sustainable finance research at the Smith School...

Translating risk into opportunity: an effective guide to acting on climate risk

For many businesses, climate risk is a problem for the future. Rising seas, mass extinction and extreme weather conditions, whilst cataclysmic, are events that...

Climate crisis won’t be solved with electric cars

Conversations around climate change are largely focused on electric vehicles (EVs), but they are not emissions free and don’t ease congestion. According to a...

The evidence is clear: the time for action is now. We can halve emissions by 2030

In 2010-2019 average annual global greenhouse gas emissions were at their highest levels in human history, but the rate of growth has slowed. Without...

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: Taking action now can secure our future

Human-induced climate change is causing dangerous and widespread disruption in nature and affecting the lives of billions of people around the world, despite efforts...