Wednesday, September 30, 2020

£2m for locally-led green recovery projects on Scottish islands

Island communities in Scotland will benefit from a £2 million programme of locally-led green projects designed to help support their economic recovery from the...

LEGO Group to invest up to $400 million towards sustainability efforts

The LEGO Group has announced plans to invest up to $400 million over three years to build on the company's sustainability and social responsibility...

Science Based Targets initiative to develop first science-based global standard for corporate net-zero targets

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has launched a process to develop the first science-based global standard for corporate net-zero target setting, to ensure that...

A new initiative by UCL and the Local Government Association helps councils and universities...

A new initiative launched by UCL and the Local Government Association will help councils and universities address climate challenges at a local level. The Net...

£40m Green Recovery Challenge Fund opens for applications

Grants from £50k to £5 million are now available to help the nation build back greener from the coronavirus pandemic, the government has announced. The...

Biologically derived, sustainable products an upcoming industry within global agriculture, says report

Global agriculture is facing some serious challenges over the next century, with decades of reliance on chemical fertilisers and pesticides beginning to take their...

UK and Bangladesh discuss climate action collaboration

The UK’s International Environment Minister Lord Goldsmith discussed how the UK could partner and support Bangladesh build adaptation and resilience capacity to tackle climate...

UK’s first Citizens’ Climate Assembly publishes final report

The first UK-wide citizens’ assembly on climate change published its final report today, setting out 'a clear, internally consistent and timely path for how...

Green investment portfolio featuring projects from energy to estates launched by Scottish Government

Investors are being invited to get behind more than £1 billion of low carbon, eco-friendly and recycling investment opportunities in Scotland. Led by the Scottish...

Anglian Water wants to create an army of river watchers to report pollution

Anglian Water is calling all nature lovers, environmentalists, anglers, dog walkers, birdwatchers, kayakers and canal-walkers to come together and create a battalion of river...