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Released 29th August 2013 A new report by the Green Alliance has warned that Britain may be beginning to fall behind in the ‘global green race’ due to a lack of commitment to low carbon strategies and ‘weak support’ for … Continue reading

August 29th, 2013

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Released 14th August 2013 The UK Government has launched a consultation on ‘Allowable Solutions’ to move Britain towards zero carbon home delivery by 2016. ‘Allowable Solutions’ will supplement on-site reduction measures to help the construction industry reach efficiency targets. Measures … Continue reading

August 14th, 2013

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Released 8th August 2013 A parliamentary committee is considering calling a hearing to invite water companies to explain why incidents of water pollution remain so high within the industry which research shows is the most persistent culprit. Much of the … Continue reading

August 8th, 2013

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Released 30th July 2013 The Government is forging ahead to promote transparency in reporting as it looks to introduce mandatory energy audits to drive businesses to take more responsibility for their energy consumption. While the Department of Energy and Climate … Continue reading

July 30th, 2013

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Released 27th June 2013 Department for Business, Innovation and Skills published this press note on 27th June 2013: A call for views on corporate responsibility has been published after Business Minister Jo Swinson spoke of its importance at a ‘Transparency for Growth’ … Continue reading

June 28th, 2013

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Released 13th June 2013 Gregory Baker, Minister of State for Climate Change, has championed the importance of ‘firm data’ in a speech at the London School of Economics in outlining the Coalition’s vision for ‘Taking Action to Mitigate Climate Change’. … Continue reading

June 13th, 2013

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Released 13th June 2013 It has been confirmed that amendments to The Companies Act of 2006 including compulsory carbon reporting, tabled by Jo Swinson, will be put into action in October of this year. The reforms will ‘simplify and strengthen … Continue reading

June 13th, 2013

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Released 4th June 2013 After a heated debate in the Commons this afternoon, parliament has voted against an amendment hailed as crucial by big businesses, NGOs and investors to implement a decarbonisation target for 2030 by April next year. The … Continue reading

June 4th, 2013

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Released 10th May 2013 Customer leverage, mandatory reporting and open data are essential if businesses are to meet Government and UN calls for supply chain transparency and businesses are to avoid another Bangladesh disaster, according to sustainability data site Ecodesk. … Continue reading

May 10th, 2013

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Released 8th May 2013 This year the UK assumes the one-year Presidency of the G8, with the Leaders’ Summit taking place 17-18 June. Prime Minister David Cameron’s priority during the G8 Presidency will be the global economy. He will use … Continue reading

May 8th, 2013

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