New platform to help global businesses fast-track environment assessments

It is available as a remotely-hosted or intranet app and makes the assessment and reporting of environmental information ‘easier, faster and more unified’

Businesses and non-profit groups offered £1.15m to bin food waste

The challenge is part of the government’s efforts to reduce food waste by 20% by 2025

London Mayor Sadiq Khan boosts payments for van scrappage scheme

In addition, more businesses can benefit from the scheme as the eligibility criteria has been changed to include small businesses with 50 or less employees

UK-Canada businesses offered £2m to cut farm pollution and boost productivity

Projects must include the use of data-driven precision approaches and contribute towards the 2040 net zero agriculture emissions target

Wasted energy ‘costing businesses £60m a year in unnecessary bills’

Energy wasted by offices in the City of London could be used to power more than 65,000 homes, new research suggests

Businesses offered £15m for sustainable and efficient food production

Projects should also have the potential to improve productivity and contribute to the target of net zero emissions from agriculture by 2040

Businesses responsible for 752m tonnes of emissions set science based targets

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) suggests by meeting their science-based targets, the 285 businesses will eliminate 265 million tonnes of emissions from their operations, equivalent to a 35% reduction

Microbusinesses across the UK are at risk of being ‘cut off and ripped off’

Citizens Advice says these firms are not protected in the same way as ordinary consumers and risk being needlessly disconnected, aggressively pursued for debts and mis-sold contracts

Government launches £2m fund to restore flood-affected farmland

Farmers can apply for grants between £500 and £25,000 to cover repair costs through the Farming Recovery Fund

Nissan and EDF team up to drive smart EV charging

They are offering a new package of both an EV and vehicle-to-grid charging, with the aim of reducing the total cost of ownership for businesses