Rishi Sunak’s Summer Statement: Industry responds

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed a £3 billion green jobs plan to save money, cut carbon and boost employment in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic – but what do businesses think?

Environmental projects secure £1.4m of funding raised by fining companies that broke rules

The Environment Agency says donations to environmental projects are offered to offenders as an alternative to prosecutions

Government announces extension to non-domestic RHI scheme due to coronavirus

The previous deadline of January 2021 for projects to be operational has been extended to March 2022, in order to help protect investment in the renewable heat industry

Remote working practices ‘must continue to keep a lid on air pollution’

Charity Global Action Plan notes staff working from home post-lockdown will not only prevent a second spike of Coronavirus but would also avoid a fifth of all commutes by car

5 steps to start your business’ journey to carbon neutral

Our government’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 certainly offers a glimmer of hope for the future of our planet. But is that goal actually attainable?

Reacting and reforecasting: How suppliers have responded to COVID-19

The rapid spread of Covid-19 has led to an unprecedented degree of change to the ways we live and work.

Centrica announces 5,000 job cuts for second half of 2020

The news comes as part of the announcement of a business-wide restructure at the energy giant, designed to create a “simpler, leaner” business focused on customer delivery

You have listened – now let’s take action

We can create a business voice for accelerating Net Zero – help us to do so

Three-quarters of businesses still believe in net zero post-pandemic

Our reader survey shows 73% believe net zero plans should be supported after coronavirus, with just a fifth fearing a set back to their ambitions

ScottishPower joins pledge to help vulnerable communities get through the crisis

The energy company has rolled out several offerings to help households and businesses during the pandemic