Carbon Insetting enables companies to help firms in their own supply chain cut their carbon emissions, thereby delivering direct value back to carbon investor. But will it replace carbon offsetting?
Agricultural emissions account for about 15 per cent of global greenhouse gases, but farming practices and the range of emissions has made it difficult for farmers to tackle them. But what an easy to use tool to calculate them was made available online for farmers to download ?
Effective Green Deal marketing has to begin with demystifying worried prospects and putting them at ease about the scheme. Yet how many companies in the Green Deal supply chain can put their hand on their heart and say: “We put our customers at the heart of our organisation, we know their fears and concerns, and we provide corresponding videos, talks, blog posts, Q&As and downloadable documents via our website to educate our prospects and gain their trust over time so that they will reward us with their business”?
Next year is likely to see the release of new Green Power Accounting Guidelines, which are likely to impact on the way UK companies have to account for the carbon footprint of electricity – Scope 2 emissions. Is your business ready for change?
Are you a small business looking to unlock the huge potential of the UK’s domestic retrofit market? The Institute for Sustainability’s Low Carbon Domestic Retrofit Guides are a valuable set of practical and commercially-focused booklets aimed at professionals and trades people alike and available to download and consult free of charge.
Sustainability is a driving force in business and sure-fire way to future-proof a brand as well as protect the planet. Behind every brand that endures the test of time there is a compelling story. Inspired by what we observed at Sustainable Brands London, we offer this guidance on branding to UK SMEs.
London 2012 may have been the most sustainable games of modern times, but there are still lessons we could learn from the ancient Games.
The imminent launch of the Government’s Green Deal is a massive watershed for the construction industry. But without a strong quotient of SMEs helping to deliver it, it is likely to fail.
Natural Capital Accounting created a huge buzz at Rio + 20 where more than 90 companies signed a declaration agreeing to develop and maintain their own natural capital accounts. But can we put a price on nature?
I had the opportunity to go and listen to Bill Clinton speak about resource scarcity in Oxford last week. And, it was an impressive speech – deserving of a far bigger audience than the several dozen that got to hear it.