“Green Day” policy roundup: what are the key announcements?

The government chose 30 March as the day to simultaneously issue dozens of documents on energy and climate change. These include policy documents, consultation...
Making credible green claims: the three golden rules

Making credible green claims: the three golden rules

We recently explained why claiming “carbon neutral” status for your products could undermine your credibility. But if your business is taking steps to cut...
New EU anti-greenwashing legislation: a guide for UK business

New EU anti-greenwashing legislation: a guide for UK business

The EU is clamping down on greenwashing – and it could have major implications for any organisation making voluntary green claims. Proposals for a “Green...
Industry voice: 3 policy changes manufacturers need to navigate the energy trilemma

Industry voice: 3 policy changes manufacturers need to navigate the energy trilemma

In a guest post, Robert Fell, chief executive of the Metal Packaging Manufacturers’ Association (MPMA) shares his view on what industry needs from government...
Why your business should be cautious about “carbon neutral” product claims

Why your business should be cautious about “carbon neutral” product claims

The eco-conscious consumer might feel spoiled for choice. A huge variety of products – everything from running shoes to gin – are being sold...
$136trn investor coalition pens letter to big businesses asking for environmental impact information

$136trn investor coalition pens letter to big businesses asking for environmental impact information

Over 740 investors, who collectively manage more than $136trn in assets, are pressing 150,000 companies for more information regarding their environmental policies and impact. An...
Spring Budget: the energy, carbon, and green economy lowdown

Spring Budget: the energy, carbon, and green economy lowdown

Today (15 March) Jeremy Hunt announced the Spring Budget. New funding for energy efficiency and support for swimming pools broke the surface, as well...
What are Scope 4 emissions, and why is it so valuable to report them?

What are Scope 4 emissions, and why is it so valuable to report them?

When it comes to reducing carbon emissions and business reporting, complexity increases the deeper we dive down the Scopes rabbit hole. Scope 1 and 2...
Key points to remember when filing your year-end SECR report

Key points to remember when filing your year-end SECR report

Roughly 11,300 UK businesses are in scope of the government’s Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting scheme (SECR). It is mandatory for any companies listed...
British Industry Supercharger: Government announces support for energy intensive industries

British Industry Supercharger: Government announces support for energy intensive industries

The government will today (23 February) set out proposals to support key UK industries with their energy costs. 300 businesses across the UK will be...

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