Saturday, May 28, 2022

Consumers more likely to change providers due to environmental reasons, survey shows

Consumers are more likely to change providers due to environmental reasons than customer service or product quality, according to a recent survey by GHD. 37%...

£5.7m funding on examining how nature can be used to improve mental health and...

Seven sites which will test the ways in which connecting people with nature can improve mental well-being have been awarded a share of a...

Scotland publishes River Basin Management Plans

The ecological condition of Scotland’s water environment are set to be further protected and improved for future generations through 'a comprehensive' new action plan. The...

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...

Consultation focuses on amending the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation

A consultation proposing altering the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO) for greater carbon savings by revised renewable targets, recycled carbon and non-biological fuel amounts,...

Third Woodland Carbon Guarantee auction opens for applications

Farmers and land managers across England are encouraged to apply for the Woodland Carbon Guarantee scheme by 11 October, ahead of the next online...

Northern Ireland’s new climate change bill aims for net zero by 2050

Northern Ireland’s first ever Climate Change Bill is on its way of becoming a law after passing its Final Stage in the Assembly. The Climate...

UN report praises UK efforts on wildlife and forest crime

The UK’s approach to wildlife and forest crime has been praised in a new United Nations report. The 'Wildlife and Forest Crime Analytic Toolkit Report:...

New inquiry focuses on governance needed for UK to reach net zero

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee has launched an inquiry on net zero governance, which will examine the leadership and co-ordination which...

New report calls for clarity on defining and applying social value in government contracts

As different regions and sectors of the economy look to build back better from the COVID crisis, social value in government contracts is a...