ENGIE launches new net zero carbon platform

Called Ellipse, the ‘carbon intelligence’ platform enables businesses to track their emissions in real time, design decarbonisation strategies, chart their progress and optimise sustainability investments

British Chambers of Commerce launches new Net Zero Hub

It found almost 64% of businesses – of more than 1,000 surveyed – say they don’t see net zero targets as a ‘high priority’ and one in five don’t fully understand the term ‘net zero’

One in three of the UK’s biggest businesses commit to net zero

The government is calling on more companies to ‘step up, follow suit and pledge to join the fight against climate change’

New scheme to help businesses in London reduce their carbon footprint

A year-long pilot project has been launched in Southwark and businesses that sign up will agree a target to reducing their buildings’ energy consumption by 10% within the first year

Greenwashing: Are some businesses’ online green claims misleading consumers?

Latest research has found four in 10 websites appeared to be making claims that were ‘exaggerated, false or deceptive’ and could potentially qualify as unfair commercial practices, breaking consumer law

Sadiq Khan boosts payments for van scrappage scheme in London

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 offers £2m for businesses to partner with Canadian firms to cut farm pollution

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

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