Monday, November 30, 2020

Vodafone commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2040

Vodafone has committed to reducing the company’s total global carbon emissions to ‘net zero’ by 2040 and confirmed that its 2030 carbon reduction targets...

134,000 trees to be planted through Urban Tree Challenge Fund

More than 50 projects led by community and volunteer groups, councils and individuals have been awarded a share of a £10 million pot to...

Warrington council’s green bond reaches £1m target despite pandemic

Warrington Borough Council’s local government green bond has closed after reaching its £1 million target last week. The Community Municipal Investment, which attracted over 500...

Consultation launched on transport connectivity in the UK

A call for evidence has been launched to inform an independent review led by Sir Peter Hendy on how the quality and availability of...

Wales’ new transport plan seeking to cut emissions launched

Transport currently make up 17% of Wales’ carbon emissions but the Welsh Government has launched draft strategy for the future of transport in Wales,...

Social housing whitepaper unveiled

A new social housing whitepaper seeking to ensure support for residents in England and ensure landlords raise standards where needed has been announced by...

Health professionals call for a climate friendly food system in new paper

The UK Health Alliance on Climate Change (UKHACC) calls for healthier food system from personal, policy and public procurement sides in a new climate...

Welsh beaches reach 100% compliance with bathing water quality standards

Beaches across Wales have achieved 100% compliance with the Bathing Waters Directive, with 80% of designated beaches achieving an ‘excellent’ status. Of 105 beaches sampled...

Government wants two million green jobs by 2030

The government has launched a new Green Jobs Taskforce to support the creation of two million green jobs by 2030. To be chaired by Energy...

European Commission consults on embedding sustainability into corporate governance framework

The European Commission is seeking stakeholder views on placing sustainability at the centre of corporate governance framework, as announced in the European Green Deal and the Commission’s...