The climate fight will be won in the water

By John Russell, Senior Director Strategy, Finance and Infrastructure at Ofwat    There was a time when climate-conscious consumers keen to do their bit for the planet focused mainly on lifestyle changes that relate to our...

COP26 launches environment education packs for UK schools and students

Schools across the UK are being encouraged to start a conversation on climate change with their students, ahead of the UK hosting global climate summit COP26 later this year, as the Together for Our...

Best practice in climate change adaptation – are you climate ready?

Building resilience to climate change is a must for all organisations to ensure that your assets, operations, staff and customers can stand up to the impacts of extreme weather now and in the future. ...

Public urged to Plant For Our Planet in a new campaign launched today

New initiative to get the country planting more trees and flowers launches on World Environment Day Drive to build back greener comes ahead of UK hosting global climate summit later this year The...

How public support today can accelerate the sustainable, bio-based supply chains of tomorrow

By Dr Sarah Hickingbottom General Manager for New Product Development and Stakeholder Relations, Circa Group For the European Union to meet the climate and biodiversity targets set out in the European Green Deal, it needs bold...

UK secures historic G7 commitments to tackle climate change and halt biodiversity loss by...

G7 Environment and Climate ministers commit to tackle climate change. G7 Environment and Climate ministers commit to protect land and ocean to bend the curve of biodiversity loss by 2030. They also commit to...

Polypipe Civils & Green Urbanisation welcomes new Environment Bill provisions to tackle storm overflows

On 11 May 2021 it was announced that new legal duties on water companies and government will be included in the Environment Bill to reduce sewage discharged into waterways. The additions to the Environment Bill include duties...

The Rivers Trust responds to amendments made to the environment bill, announced by Defra...

The Rivers Trust welcomes the amendments to the Environment Bill announced by Defra today, which focus on tackling storm overflows and sewage pollution. The Environment Bill will now include legal duties to tackle sewage discharges...

CASE STUDY: Integrating individual competence and organisational capability in the management of Risk and...

Summary Societies throughout the world are coming under increasing stress from a range of influences. Principal amongst these are demographic pressures,  resource constraints and environmental impacts. In the UK water sector these manifest themselves in population...

The Smart FM know how: Five steps towards environmental compliance in your facility 

Every business has an impact on the environment - along with legal obligations that it must fulfil. Facilities owners need to understand a variety of complex laws and legislation when it comes to environmental...