Wednesday, September 30, 2020

A Somerset Council unveils first social housing plan in 20 years

Mendip District Council in Somerset has unveiled plans to provide much-needed social housing across the district. The scheme, the first for two decades, promises to...

Plans to decarbonise Scottish rail network by 2035 unveiled

Plans to decarbonise Scotland’s rail passenger services by 2035 have been launched today by Transport Secretary Michael Matheson. The Cabinet Secretary was speaking during a...

Over 84 hectares of new woodland to be created in London

Mayor of London has announced new projects that will improve Londoners’ access to nature. Two new woodlands spanning over 84 hectares will be created in Havering and Enfield...

Sunderland receives £1.6m to build new social housing

Sunderland City Council has received a £1.6m grant from Homes England to help build new social housing in the city. The council confirmed its plans...

China pledges to become carbon neutral by 2060

China, the world's biggest emitter of CO2, has made a historic pledge to become carbon neutral in 2060. The announcement was made by the Chinese...

Green Economy Mark equities have ‘demonstrated greater resilience and recovered faster than rest of...

The number of companies London Stock Exchange (LSE) has awarded its Green Economy Mark has risen by 16% since the launch of the labelling...

Ecological emergency declared at Cotswolds

Cotswold District Council (CDC) has voted to declare an ecological emergency, putting ecological issues at the heart of the Council’s actions to deliver nature...

ESG investment breaks new records

A NEW record has been broken in each of the last four months for investment into environmental, social and governance (ESG) equity funds. £1.2 billion...

Iceland CEO calls after mandatory, unified plastic reporting for UK businesses and retailers

Retailer Iceland calls after making plastic packaging reporting mandatory for UK businesses in the upcoming Environment Bill after unveiling their own 'plastic footprint'. Richard Walker,...

£160 million investment for forestry and agriculture to help Scotland’s green recovery

An additional £100 million has been announced in the Programme for Government for Scottish Forestry to increase new planting, alongside £30 million to Forestry...