Industry has responded to Defra's announcement of mandatory greenhouse gas emissions reporting for businesses listed on the London Stock Exchange FTSE 100. The plans, which were formally announced by Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg at the opening of the Rio+20 sustainability conference in Brazil yesterday, will force around 1,800 firms listed on Britain's main stock market to report their emissions in corporate earnings reports, starting next April.Read More »
Phil is the latest senior industry professional to join Miller, adding strength to the management team. Miller Asset 24 focuses on using best practice and innovation to significantly reduce operating costs for a variety of clients while increasing productivity of services and offering whole life cost certainty.Read More »
Companies listed on the London Stock Exchange will be forced to publish their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from 2013, deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, announced yesterday in the Guardian newspaper; a move that will link share prices with the cost of emitting CO2.Read More »
A cleantech market intelligence firm forecasts that nearly 170,000 facilities around the world will be ADR-enabled by 2018, up from approximately 20,000 sites at the end of 2011. It anticipates that total annual ADR spending will exceed $1.7 billion by 2018, compared to just $294 million in 2011.Read More »
Stag Security, part of Servest Multi Service Group, has been awarded the security contract for Polypipe, manufacturer of plastic pipe systems, following a thorough 12-month tender process, which included both local and national providers.
The answer to decreasing the incidence of Hospital Acquired Infections (AHI) could be as simple as reminding your superior (politely) to wash their hands and giving recognition to employees that set an exemplary hygiene standard.Read More »
Recolight, the UK's specialist WEEE compliance scheme for lamps, is expanding access to lamp recycling facilities by lowering the threshold companies need to meet to qualify for free of charge lamp recycling.
B&ES warns that too many businesses are still ignorant of the fire hazard posed by kitchen extraction ductwork ǃRead More »
LED (light-emitting diodes) street lighting can generate energy savings as high as 85%, an independent, global trial of the technology has found. The program also indicates that citizens of pilot cities prefer LED lighting, citing the social and environmental benefits.Read More »
Capital loans are just one strand of a new support package, available to businesses, local authorities and the third sector looking to prevent waste or increase re-use and repair capacity across England, confirmed by WRAP this week.Read More »