World’s biggest palm oil trader announces plans to prevent deforestation

Wilmar International has pledged to stop working with farmers and businesses involved in deforestation or development on peatland

Demand for green buildings ‘could double in near-future’

A new study from Dodge Data and Analytics shows the sustainable construction sector is growing

Claire Perry: Price cap ‘isn’t underground attempt to renationalise energy sector’

The energy and clean growth minister insisted bills have gone down since 2012

Energy UK calls for VAT removal from energy bills and energy efficiency measures

The trade body says that would reduce bills by nearly £60 a year

UK’s £6bn energy efficiency scheme to focus on fuel poor households

It will support energy-saving upgrades in more than one million homes over the next three and half years

UK Government ‘to miss fuel poverty target by at least 60 years’

Think tank IPPR is calling for a ‘fundamental reform’ of the Energy Company Obligation scheme

ECO scheme sees 2.3m efficiency measures installed

Cavity wall insulations made up the largest proportion of improvements at 35%

‘Businesses will shoulder the cost of energy efficiency schemes – but brokers can help mitigate these impacts’

James Rant, Business Development Manager at Utility Team, told us more

Cycling machines put a new spin on sustainability

A 50-minute spin class with 10 participants can generate up to 3,300 watts of power

UK Government launches £6bn energy efficiency package

Two consultations have been launched on the Energy Company Obligation and Warm Home Discount schemes