UK to introduce carbon border tax in 2027

UK to introduce carbon border tax in 2027

The UK government has announced it will implement a new Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) for imported goods, to support the decarbonisation drive.

UK government allocates £4.5 billion to boost manufacturing and clean energy

The UK government has announced a significant £4.5 billion investment in strategic manufacturing sectors, with a focus on economic growth, energy security, and levelling-up initiatives.
Energy Intensive Industries Government Support

A guide to government support for energy intensive industries

Energy prices may have fallen from their summer 2022 high, but many businesses are not yet seeing a reduction in costs. The net zero...
The new role of Small Modular Reactors in the UK’s energy mix

The new role of Small Modular Reactors in the UK’s energy mix

On ‘Green Day’, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced the first competition for small modular reactors (SMRs). He claims these smaller components of nuclear energy could...
Report- 97% of UK firms failing to align to net zero ‘gold standard’

Report: 97% of UK firms failing to align to net zero ‘gold standard’

New research reveals that less than 3% of large UK firms have published plans that meet the government’s ‘gold standard’ for a credible net...

“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...

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