Zero Carbon Public Procurement – New legislation forces Suppliers to act!
In 2019 the UK Government amended the Climate Change Act 2008 to establish a legally-binding target of Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050. On the 5th of June, the Cabinet Office issued PPN 06/21 which sets out how to take account of carbon reduction plans in the procurement of major government contracts. The new measures are set to impact both suppliers and contracting authorities and will help achieve the UK governments Net Zero by 2050 target.
G7 Summit – False promises or a step in the right direction?
The G7 nations leaders came together for their first face-to-face meeting since the COVID-19 Pandemic began last year, the aim of this year’s summit was to address the rising global climate crisis as well as the global vaccination rollout to help tackle the global pandemic.