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Government consultation could lead to ESOS reforms
The government has launched a consultation, seeking views on proposed changes to the scope and scale of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). The measures aim to improve the uptake of energy efficiency measures and increase the benefits for participating businesses.
#GameZero – The ‘world’s first’ net zero carbon football game
Tottenham Hotspur will play host to the ‘world’s first’ net-zero carbon football game when they face Chelsea on 19th September, in what is being hailed as a massive step forward in the sporting world’s response to growing concerns over climate change.
Shorter week, save the planet? Scotland to trial four-day working week
A number of countries have already experimented with an abbreviated workweek, including Iceland, New Zealand and Japan. A happier workforce and an increase in productivity are the main drivers behind shifting to a four-day working week, but could this help tackle the climate crisis too?
The elephant in the room: Carbon footprint overlooked by 89% of British businesses
Research published by the British Chambers of Commerce (BBC) and O2 reveals a staggering 89% of British businesses are failing to measure their carbon footprint. For microbusinesses, with less than ten employees, the figure is even higher at 95%.
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.
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