How can Britain green its international supply chains?

The Global Resource Initiative (GRI) taskforce met to discuss how the supply chain of key commodities can be fully sustainable

Net Zero Carbon Taskforce launched in the UK

The announcement coincides with the government’s commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Supply chain hit by Honda Swindon closure to receive £16m

The support from government comes after the carmaker announced plans to close its manufacturing facility in 2021

UK must act now to deliver low cost carbon capture technology, says taskforce

It is urgently calling for a policy framework and criteria early next year

UK to establish Green Finance Institute and skills taskforce

It will be jointly funded by the government and the City of London Corporation

London mayor launches new taskforce to boost EV infrastructure

It brings together representatives from business, infrastructure, energy and councils from across the capital

Cameron to set up ministerial taskforce to help British Gas staff

Prime Minister David Cameron has agreed to set up a taskforce to help nearly 700 British Gas workers who could lose their jobs. He made the comment at the House of Commons yesterday after the Big Six supplier proposed plans to cut 684 office-based roles and close its Oldbury office. Responding to a question put […]

Longannet task force unveils details of economic recovery plan

The Longannet task force has unveiled details of its plans to support workers, business and communities affected by the closure of the coal power plant scheduled in March 2016. Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said skills development and employability support have been offered to affected employees. He added: “All workers and onsite contractors will have access to […]

Scotland’s energy taskforce meets over job losses

A new taskforce set up by the Scottish Government to support jobs in the energy industry met for the first time yesterday. The Energy Jobs Taskforce discussed the current situation in the oil and gas industry and the opportunities for hundreds of people facing redundancy following the impact of oil prices. The Scottish Government said […]

Smart grid needs to be secure

A report commissioned by the Energy Networks Association has said a joined up approach is needed to make any future smart grid secure from cyber attack. The report written by international consultants KMEA looked at the threats and considered how government and networks should be developing strategies to secure UK electricity infrastructure. The report found […]