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A large pile of bottles is waiting to be collected by waste management, which may see changes due to the new UK Emissions Trading Scheme changes

UK ETS expansion: what this means for the waste sector

The UK Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) will expand to include the waste sector from 2028. The government is currently consulting on how this could...
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Lessons from Lululemon: it’s all about Scope 3

The activewear brand Lululemon is under investigation by Canada’s Competition Bureau after accusations of greenwashing. UK businesses in the clothing industry should take this...
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Market-wide Half-Hourly Settlement: Fundamental change to the UK electricity market

Regulatory change is coming that will affect all UK energy suppliers and their customers. The reform will require electricity suppliers to settle based on...
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EU approves new sustainable supply chain rules

In a significant move towards enhancing corporate accountability and sustainability, the European Parliament has greenlit the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD). The directive,...
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What makes a good ESOS action plan?

One of the new requirements for ESOS compliance in Phase 3 is an action plan. The deadline to submit your ESOS action plan for...
Welsh Government launches £20m decarbonisation fund for universities and colleges

Welsh Government launches £20m decarbonisation fund for universities and colleges

A new £20m loan scheme to accelerate net zero in tertiary education has been announced for Wales.DIGARBON (which means ‘decarbonise’ in Welsh) opens for...
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ESOS: firms given extra time to submit compliance notification

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Does your business have an ESOS lead assessor for Phase 3?

Does your business have an ESOS lead assessor for Phase 3?

The deadline for compliance with Phase 3 of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is just a few months away. If your organisation does...
MEES regulations for commercial properties delayed to 2028

MEES regulations for commercial properties delayed to 2028

The government has confirmed that interim requirements for commercial Energy Performance Certificates of C ratings or above have been pushed back from 2027 to...
UK ETS: Report shows record drop in UK carbon price

UK ETS: Report shows record drop in UK carbon price

On 12 February, the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) published its ‘Carbon Market Year in Review 2023’. The report highlights a year’s worth of...

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