Blackstone appoints new Global Head of ESG

The investment management firm is looking to embed ESG at the heart of its investments and policies going forward

How social housing can reach net zero by using energy management to cut carbon

Ravi Kalyan, Energy Analytics Manager at SSE Enterprise, examines the social housing service charge conundrum and how achieving net zero is being impacted

Electricity firm launches Leadership Academy for managers

Middle managers at UK Power Networks are being given the chance to gain new qualifications, in a Leadership Academy which is believed to be unique among electricity network operators

Mitie makes ambitious pledge to reach net zero by 2025

The facilities management firm stressed ‘businesses need to take bold action now’ to drive down emissions

CCC: Reaching net zero requires big changes in how land is used

In 2017, land use such as agriculture, forestry and peatland made up 12% of total UK greenhouse gas emissions – the CCC suggests this figure can be cut by two-thirds by 2050

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British Gas owner Centrica to cut 700 jobs

It is part of the energy giant’s previous announcement to reduce 4,000 jobs by the end of 2020

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UK firm wins tender to keep the sun shining on Oman’s rooftop solar

PassivSystems’ management platform aims to make sure the panels are as well suited to the desert environment as possible

Energy prices and risks ‘will continue to rise’

That’s the verdict from CEO of TEAM Energy Simon Miles, who said data was a vital tool in protecting against future volatility

No-deal Brexit ‘could strand 1.8m tonnes of waste in UK’

A Lords Committee has warned that the waste industry has a number of concerns regarding leaving the EU

SSE signs deal with Origami Energy to boost flexibility

The energy giant will use the platform provider’s technology to increase its offering to customers