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  • Are Manufacturers missing the green economy opportunities?

    Are Manufacturers missing the green economy opportunities?

    Despite the CRC and Environmental Damage Regulations, most mid-sized manufacturers are not incorporating sustainability into their growth strategies. A new survey from insurance company Zurich has revealed that mid-sized manufacturers see the ...

  • New measures to avoid cyber fraud in the carbon market

    New measures to avoid cyber fraud in the carbon market

    European climate change committee plans to introduce new measure that will increase the security of the EU ETS. The UK government and the European climate change committee have today endorsed plans to tighten up security for the EU’s ...

  • Clegg announces Green Investment Bank will start lending next April

    Clegg announces Green Investment Bank will start lending next April

    Deputy Prime Minister announced yesterday long-awaited details of Green Investment Bank, and confirmed its independence from the Treasury. The UK’s Green Investment Bank will be investing in UK low-carbon projects within a year, and is ...

  • Corporate sustainability spending could reach its tipping point in 2013

    Corporate sustainability spending could reach its tipping point in 2013

    Sustainability spending could double in 2013 from current levels, as companies see the business value of investing in enterprise-wide sustainability programs. Global Sustainability spending will rise 50% to 100% between 2011 and 2013, according ...

  • Financial sector leads the way on carbon offsetting

    Financial sector leads the way on carbon offsetting

    New report claims that 90% of companies in the FTSE 100 using carbon offsetting are non-carbon intensive, with the financial sector leading the way. A new report has revealed that just 0.1% of the 2.8B tonnes of carbon emissions created by the ...

  • Coalition government sets 50% carbon reduction targets by 2025

    Coalition government sets 50% carbon reduction targets by 2025

    UK agrees to the CCC’s proposed levels and sets legally binding targets to halve carbon emissions by 2025. The Coalition government has set a carbon reduction target of 50% on 1990 levels by 2025, demonstrating genuine leadership in the ...

  • DEFRA to introduce mandatory carbon reporting

    DEFRA to introduce mandatory carbon reporting

    The UK government is required to introduce mandatory carbon reporting for 30,000 companies, and is considering different options for that purpose. The environment department (DEFRA) published on Wednesday its plans to introduce mandatory carbon ...

  • UK submits 12 low-carbon projects for the EU NER300 funding scheme

    UK submits 12 low-carbon projects for the EU NER300 funding scheme

    The UK government has put forward seven CCS and five renewable energy projects in an effort to get a slice of the EU`s €4.5bn NER300 funding scheme. The UK government put forward today 12 different low-carbon projects for consideration by ...

  • Wrong CRC reports could raise energy bills up to 11%

    Wrong CRC reports could raise energy bills up to 11%

    New research claims companies filling out wrongly their CRC reports could face an extra cost to their energy bills of up to 11%. Companies can face additional costs of between 5 and 11% in energy bills if they don`t submit their CRC report right ...

  • Scottish sandstone rocks could hold up to 100 years of carbon emissions

    Scottish sandstone rocks could hold up to 100 years of carbon emissions

    New scientist report estimates the Captain sandstone could store carbon emissions from power stations in Scotland using CCS technology New report found sandstone rocks under the North Sea could hold up to a century`s worth of ...

  • Green investment bank must operate commercially to generate a low-carbon economy

    Green investment bank must operate commercially to generate a low-carbon economy

    New report says the government is putting the UK’s low-carbon economy at risk by downgrading the green investment bank. If the Green Investment Bank is to succeed in directing billions of needed investment into green projects such ...

  • Companies will lose less money with good CRC practice

    Companies will lose less money with good CRC practice

    Study reveals the CRC Scheme will cost £210,000 less for companies adopting a good CRC practice than for companies aiming for basic compliance. Recent study reveals that while all participating organisations will face costs, those that take a ...

  • Christiana Figueres selected as new UN Climate Chief

    Christiana Figueres selected as new UN Climate Chief

    Experienced Costa Rican diplomat appointed as executive secretary of the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat, reports Envido. Christiana Figueres was formally appointed yesterday by UN Secretary Ban Ki moon as the new UN climate chief, and ...

  • First year of success for Salix Finance

    First year of success for Salix Finance

    Salix Finance has awarded £57m of government energy efficiency loans to public sector bodies, reports Envido. The Salix Energy Efficiency Loans (SEELS) fund awards interest-free loans to help public sector organisations invest in energy ...

  • Envido leads on green management practices with the ISO 14001 standard

    Envido leads on green management practices with the ISO 14001 standard

    Envido, one the UK’s leading carbon and energy management firms, has announced that it has been awarded with the ISO 14001 standard. This means that Envido has an accredited system for managing the organisation’s environmental impacts The ...

  • PAS 2020 launch to certify the environmental performance of DM campaigns

    PAS 2020 launch to certify the environmental performance of DM campaigns

    The BSI and DMA have developed PAS 2020, a new certificate for direct marketers to reduce landfill and increase recycling, reports Envido.Produced by BSi British Standards, The PAS 2020 Direct Marketing Environmental Performance assessment provides ...

  • UN highlights gaps at Copenhagen climate change summit

    UN highlights gaps at Copenhagen climate change summit

    Ongoing uncertainty over global carbon emission reduction targets and funding commitments at the Copenhagen climate change summit, reports Envido.The Copenhagen climate change summit displayed yet another sign of a lack of progress today as the UN ...

  • Deloitte publishes carbon accounting report

    Deloitte publishes carbon accounting report

    The accountancy firm Deloitte has issued a report on the challenges of carbon accounting, reports Envido. The development of carbon markets worldwide has created a host of challenges for companies. Of all these challenges, carbon accounting is among ...

  • Meet your 10:10 targets with Envido

    Meet your 10:10 targets with Envido

    If your business has signed up to 10:10 you will need to reduce your carbon emissions by 10% in 2010.Singing up to 10:10 means that your business is committed to keeping track of its energy and transport costs, and reducing these by 10% over the ...

  • Envido wins contract with Geodis Wilson

    Envido wins contract with Geodis Wilson

    Envido has been chosen by global freight management giant, Geodis Wilson, to help manage its journey towards carbon neutrality.Geaodis Wilson’ journey to carbon neutralityWith a network of offices and air and ocean hubs in 36 countries, Geodis ...