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 published its Greening Finance Roadmap, which sets out new standards...

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 Chris Clark, MD, Emtec Energy. Hefty energy bills are causing shockwaves...

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! More on that later. You might be celebrating further after reading...

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 industry are being called on to apply. Many firms are showing...

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, the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), is to receive record levels of...

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, which took place on Global Recycling Day (March 18), has...

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

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 immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors, limiting global...

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 has, however, not been even with some regions experiencing more...

Sheffield becomes first city in Europe to take part in new pilot for urban...

Sheffield has recently been awarded a certificate of compliance for managing its street trees sustainably by the world’s largest Forest Certification Scheme, PEFC UK (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification). Over the last eighteen months, the Sheffield...

World’s first refillable toothpaste dispenser in development

A British eco-friendly dental brand is developing the world’s first refillable toothpaste dispenser with biodegradable refill capsules. Happier Beauty has received a Smart Innovate grant of £150,000 to develop the dispenser, which aims to help...