City launches free climate action course for SMEs

Square Mile-based businesses with between nine and 249 employees can learn easy ways to reduce their carbon footprint

No more carbon drama for Guildhall!

The City of London has appointed Vital Energy to deploy measures that could guarantee CO2 savings of more than 1,000 tonnes a year

Extinction Rebellion’s ‘Blood Money’ march hits City of London

Central London’s big banks and giant financial organisations became a target of today’s protest

City of London plugs in rapid charger for electric taxis

A further 10 chargers are due to be installed to be used by zero-emission capable taxis and small freight vehicles

City of London to ban polluting vehicles from one street

It plans to create the first low emission street near Moorgate next April

City of London introduces emissions-based car parking charges

The new tariffs, aimed at tacking air pollution in the Square Mile, will come into effect from 20th August 2018

City of London pledges to use 100% renewable power

It plans to invest in both onsite and offsite green energy as well as buy renewable power already available on the market

City of London lights up with energy efficient plan

A new strategy for more energy efficient use of lighting across the Square Mile in London has been launched. The City of London Corporation’s innovative lighting proposals, which include remotely operated lights, aim to improve energy use and help tackle light pollution, complementing work already underway to upgrade street lighting to LEDs. Its plans, claimed […]

City of London deliveries go green with pedal power

The City of London has launched cargo bike deliveries as part of its efforts to curb air pollution. The delivery programme was trialled during Christmas and means local businesses can hire a rider to carry their goods anywhere within the city’s Congestion Charge zone. Cargo bike delivery services Recharge Cargo and Outspoken Delivery have formed […]

City of London bans new diesel vehicle purchases

The City of London Corporation has said it will no longer buy or hire diesel vehicles. The public authority, which has a fleet of more than 300 vehicles, has announced the ban in a bid to reduce air pollution. Head of Procurement Chris Bell said: “This agreement is a major step forward in our drive […]