Saturday, June 19, 2021

New ‘Let’s do Net Zero’-campaign launched in Scotland ahead of COP26

A major TV, radio and digital campaign highlighting the benefits a net zero society has been launched in Scotland ahead of COP26. The Let’s do...

Fourth Woodland Carbon Guarantee auction dates announced

Farmers and land managers across England are encouraged to apply for the Woodland Carbon Guarantee scheme by 9th of July, ahead of the next...

Deposit Return Scheme should be consistent across UK, committee argues

Publishing its contribution to the Government's consultation on Deposit Return Schemes for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, the Environmental Audit Committee has called for...

Environment Bill continues through Parliament

The Environment Bill has returned to Parliament today for Report Stage and Third Reading in the House of Commons. Report stage gives MPs an opportunity,...

Greenwashing investors’ biggest concern around ESG investing, new research suggests

New research from Quilter Investors has found that investors identify greenwashing as their biggest concern when it comes to responsible investing. Investments not being what...

New survey asks what influences decision to buy an electric vehicle

The Transport Committee has launched a short survey to find out what’s important to drivers considering the purchase of a battery electric vehicle, including questions...

Searches for sustainable goods grow by 71%, new report reveals

A growing number of people around the world are concerned about nature, changing the way they think about sustainability and demanding action to protect...

New Action Plan to treble tree planting rates in England 

Building on the recommendations of the Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity, the UK Government has announced new commitments for tree planting and...

Draft guidance for businesses about ‘green’ claims under consultation

The Competition and Markets Authority is seeking views on draft guidance for businesses about ‘green’ claims. Last year, the CMA announced that it was investigating...

Over 50% of people in the UK less likely to buy from organisations with...

56% of people in the UK say they are less likely to buy goods or services from organisations with a weak sustainability record, new...