Water industry promises action plan to achieve 2030 net zero goal

It is working with international consultancies Ricardo and Mott MacDonald to develop the plan detailing the measures the sector will deploy to achieve the target

Kingspan pledges zero carbon manufacturing by 2030

Its commitments include powering 60% of all Kingspan operations directly using renewable energy over the next decade

Anglian Water heads towards net zero with renewable energy deal

Investment manager NextEnergy Capital is to build a series of solar projects at Anglian Water sites to help the firm decarbonise its energy use

Half of all water customers ‘don’t understand their bills’

New research from Echo Managed Services suggests nearly 13.5 million households struggle to understand jargon in their bill

World Bank launches NOK2.5bn sustainable development bond

It is the organisation’s first sustainable bond in Norwegian krona and aims to raise awareness around water and ocean resources

Former Centrica executive to head Water UK

Christine McGourty will join the trade body on 16th December 2019

Three million households across England and Wales ‘struggling to afford water’

The Consumer Council for Water claims this is despite what it describes as “rapid growth” in water company schemes designed to help consumers pay their bills

UK Consumer Council for Water chief to retire

Tony Smith has been leading the organisation since October 2005 and will leave next June

Tennent’s pours £14 million of new funding into green initiatives

The Scottish beermaker has not only committed to going entirely carbon-neutral by 2025 but has also pledged to go 100% plastic-free in this timeframe

Businesses offered £2.2m to develop affordable urban heat networks

The deadline for applications is 4th November 2019