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12 March 2020

UK set for electric vehicle boom

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New data suggests that UK businesses are planning to invest £12 billion in electric vehicles over the next two years - nearly a 50 per cent increase compared to the previous 24 months.

11 March 2020

Green highlights from the 2020 Budget

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The 2020 Budget may have been dominated by the response to the Coronavirus outbreak, but there were new green announcements on heating, electric vehicles, packaging and clean tech innovation.

26 February 2020

North West industrial energy projects win share of £90m

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Europe’s first large-scale low carbon hydrogen production plant and the use of alternative fuels for glass production are among a suite of projects to share a £90 million government funding package.

26 February 2020

Climate change ‘soaring’ up CEO agenda

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Almost two thirds of UK CEOs now believe that climate change is a threat to their business, but over half agree that action will lead to new opportunities, according to an annual survey by PwC.

26 February 2020

8 out of 10 SMEs taking action on energy efficiency

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A survey of more than 500 UK SMEs has revealed an increasing interest in energy efficiency, with companies increasingly concerned about their energy spend and environmental impact.

20 February 2020

World annual resource use passes 100bn tonnes

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The global economy is now consuming over 100 billion tonnes of materials a year for the first time ever, with only 8.6 per cent being reused - sparking concern from experts.

18 February 2020

8 out of 10 SMEs taking action on energy efficiency

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A survey of more than 500 UK SMEs has revealed an increasing interest in energy efficiency, with companies increasingly concerned about their energy spend and environmental impact.

17 February 2020

Climate change ‘soaring’ up CEO agenda

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Almost two thirds of UK CEOs now believe that climate change is a threat to their business, but over half agree that action will lead to new opportunities, according to an annual survey by PwC.

17 February 2020

Ban on petrol and diesel cars to be brought forward

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The government has announced plans to bring forward an end to the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040 to 2035, or earlier if a faster transition becomes feasible.

23 January 2020

Record year and bright future for ‘smart’ EVs

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As electric vehicles continue to surge to record levels, a major collaboration between key players in energy and transport has reported that the shift will transform the energy system for the better.

22 January 2020

Digital tool helps firms measure ‘circularity’

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A new digital tool, developed and tested by more than 30 major companies, has been launched to provide firms of any size with a comprehensive picture of how ‘circular’ their operations are.

22 January 2020

How Microsoft could be ‘carbon negative’ by 2030

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Microsoft has announced one of the most ambitious corporate environmental programmes to date with a vision for ‘negative’ emissions that will ultimately remove all the carbon it has ever emitted.