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Feb 16
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Getting Involved in Climate Week 2015

Posted by admin in Uncategorized on Feb 16, 2015

Climate Week 2015 is upon us, taking place 2-8 March 2015, and there are a number of ways to get involved! Have a look below for some inspiration on how to get involved: Run an event From workshops and film screening to exhibitions, bike rides or energy saving days, you can help build awareness of […]

Jan 07
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Free Electric Car Charging Equipment

Posted by Emma Taylor in Uncategorized on Jan 07, 2015

Businesses in the hotel and leisure industry have the opportunity to apply for free electric car charging equipment, thanks to Zero Carbon World. Any leisure venue where drivers could spend up to 3 hours- such as hotels, B&Bs, restaurants, activity centres or golf courses- can apply for £450 of free equipment, just leaving installation costs […]

Nov 19
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SMEs Lead Sustainable Growth

Posted by Emma Taylor in Uncategorized on Nov 19, 2014

According to The Guardian’s Sustainable Business site, SMEs are key to establishing sustainable economic growth. Last year, Lloyds’ annual survey of SMEs revealed that 25% ranked sustainability as their number one priority for 2014, while 52% agreed that sustainable business practices lead to financial benefits. Read the full article here.  

Oct 30
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Online Natural Capital Resource

Posted by Emma Taylor in Small Business, Sustainability, Uncategorized on Oct 30, 2014

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership has launched an online game to help companies to measure the value they place on the environment. E.Value.A.Te examines how to attach a monetary value to an organisation’s dependency on ecosystems and wildlife, and how to use this information to inform commercial decisions that mitigate risk, reduce negative impacts and […]

Aug 28
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Retrofit Opportunity

Posted by Emma Taylor in Uncategorized on Aug 28, 2014

A new green retrofit co-operative has been established with the aim of linking up householders carrying out energy saving refurbishments with local suppliers. RetrofitWorks is an online management and procurement platform which allows property owners to specify their retrofit requirements and receive a minimum of 3 quotations from local SMEs in response. With the UK’s […]

Aug 28
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Electricity Prices to Rise

Posted by Emma Taylor in Uncategorized on Aug 28, 2014

The price of electricity could double over the next twenty years, according to the National Grid’s forecasts.  The current price of wholesale electricity is below £50 per megawatt hour but could soar to over £100 by 2035 under a “high case” example used in the Grid’s UK Future Energy Scenarios report.  The predicted rise follows a […]