Wednesday, September 30, 2020

‘Investing in nature is an investment in the NHS’, says Environment Agency Chief Executive

Universal access to a healthy natural environment could save the NHS billions of pounds a year in treatment costs if everyone in England had...

Scotland announces £1.6bn towards net zero transition

Nearly £1.6 billion to directly support up to 5,000 jobs and tackle fuel poverty is at the heart of plans to drive Scotland’s green...

Campaign calls on the Government to make social housing a national priority

A national campaign urges the government to prioritise social housing in the coronavirus recovery. Homes at the Heart campaign, organised by the National Federation of...

Regulator of Social Housing and Housing Ombudsman agree revised Memorandum of Understanding

To support changes to the Housing Ombudsman Scheme, the Regulator of Social Housing and the Housing Ombudsman have agreed a revised Memorandum of Understanding The basis...

Unilever to eliminate fossil fuels in cleaning products by 2030

Unilever has announced it will source 100% of the carbon derived from fossil fuels in its cleaning and laundry product formulations with renewable or...

Green jobs and housing at the heart of Scotland’s COVID-19 recovery

Ensuring Scotland’s economic, health, and social recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is the focus of this year’s Programme for Government, published this week. The First...

£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...

Slurry pollution costs Sussex agricultural college £95,000 in court

Plumpton College was fined £50,000 and ordered to pay costs of almost £45,000 at Hove Crown court for pollution that killed more than 1,500...

New ESG disclosure rules provide ‘too much information to investors’, says Investment Forum

The European Sustainable Investment Forum (Eurosif) has voiced their views against new environmental, social and governance (ESG)-reporting rules proposed by the European Commission. In April,...

Green banking and impact investment experts join advisory group supporting Brexit negotiations

Green banking and impact investment experts are the newest members of a Trade Advisory Group advising the government on trade deals during Brexit negotiations. Dame...