Monthly Archives: March 2014

Earth Hour: Play your Part


If you’ve never heard of it, Earth Hour is an awareness campaign with the mission of “Uniting people to protect the planet”. It started in 2007 when the first ever Earth Hour took place in Sydney, Australia as part of … Continue reading

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Carbon Price Floor frozen at 2015 level until 2020


One of the budget items presented by the United Kingdom’s Chancellor, George Osborne, on 19 March 2014 confirmed the widely anticipated cap on the carbon price floor as a measure to cut energy costs for business consumers. The carbon price floor … Continue reading

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Low Carbon Workspaces: Business opportunity in the South-East


Low Carbon Workspaces Low Carbon Workspaces is a project funded by the European Regional Development Fund, and delivered by Ngage Solutions Ltd in the South-East of England. Low Carbon Workspaces has been developed to assist organisations to reduce the amount … Continue reading

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Business Resilience Healthcheck: Business Fitness for now and the future


Business Resilience Healthcheck The current business environment is characterised by rapid, unpredictable change, so organisations need to be more responsive and resilient in order to secure long-term survival, profitability and growth. In recognition of these factors, Climate Change UK, the … Continue reading

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UK Waste Infrastructure Gaps Evident


The outcome of two important research studies into the waste infrastructure in the United Kingdom highlighted a familiar theme this week – even though they were nearly six months apart. Both recent reports identify that an improvement in the capture … Continue reading

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Environmental offences: Definitive guideline published


Following a consultation, the Sentencing Council is publishing its new definitive guideline on environmental offences, which has been issued in accordance with section 120 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009. The new guideline applies to all offenders aged 18 … Continue reading

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OHSAS 18001 Revision: ISO 45001 Whitepaper


The highly regarded British Standard for Occupational Health and Safety, BS OHSAS 18001 is being revised and will change to become ISO 45001, a new international standard in late 2016. The International Committee responsible for developing ISO 450001 will meet over … Continue reading

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