UK energy survey shows businesses prioritise sustainability

A new national energy survey shows that more UK businesses are making sustainability a priority ahead of price.

BehaviourCorporate Social Responsibility

What is environmental social and governance (ESG)?

Environmental social and governance is a broad term for criteria increasingly demanded by investors seeking to assess future financial performance of companies.

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Ofgem introduces rules to clamp down on energy suppliers going bust

Energy watchdog Ofgem is to tighten rules for new energy suppliers after a dozen energy companies have gone bust in the past year.

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Bank of England’s trillion-dollar warning on climate change

The Bank of England has sent its clearest and most chilling message yet to financiers and insurers on the dire economic consequences of climate change.

Corporate Social ResponsibilitySustainability in practice

Guinness to remove plastic packaging from multipacks

Guinness has announced that it’s removing all plastic from multipacks of the Irish stout brand as part of its industry-leading drive to reduce pollution.

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Shell commits $300 million to massive tree planting project

Shell has announced a $300 million reforestation project to offset carbon emissions from its fossil fuel products.

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Research to boost energy performance of new UK commercial buildings

A comprehensive study into energy performance in new commercial properties has been launched by the UK building industry. Commercial property study seeks to understand the...

Corporate Social Responsibility

Business leaders call for long-term climate deal as COP21 summit lays groundwork for boost to clean energy R&D

A big majority of global business leaders think that government action is vital to lead the way on climate change as the lengthy COP21 summit...

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Survey reveals only one in ten UK businesses are shaping strategy for low carbon economy

A new UK survey reveals this week that only 10% of UK businesses have taken steps to reshape strategy around the low carbon economy. The...

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Study finds urgent need for action on sustainability disclosure

The momentum among world-leading companies for full reporting of sustainability activity and challenges has stalled, according to a new study. Advisory firm Corporate Knights with...

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