Our team works directly with the businesses making waves in the transition to net zero. In our series of blogs we consider the technical challenges, the market opportunities and look at the big issues effecting the journey to net zero and the uptake of low carbon technology. 

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03 October 2023

Why are unproven climate solutions proving so popular?

Read time: 3 minutes

The UK is funnelling billions into nuclear and carbon capture technologies that are still unproven, so what do they have that cheaper, established climate solutions do not, and what can we learn from this?

Posted By Amy House

06 September 2023

A business guide to carbon footprinting

Read time: 5 minutes

Before you can start your journey to net zero, it is important to understand where you are starting from. This guide explains all you need to know about carbon footprinting and how to measure this in your business.

Posted By Green Economy

09 August 2023

Key greenwashing terms worth knowing

Read time: 2 minutes

With corporate greenwashing becoming increasingly sophisticated, the practice can now be separated into several different forms that all businesses should be aware of.

Posted By Green Economy

07 August 2023

A business guide to carbon offsetting

Read time: 5 minutes

When looking to reduce emissions from your operation, carbon offsetting appears an attractive quick fix. Here we explore how carbon offsetting works, when it can be effective and why it should be the final item on your carbon reduction to-do list.

Posted By Alasdair Dalzel-Job

18 July 2023

Demystifying heat pumps – understanding green tech

Read time: 3 minutes

We hosted a Demystifying Heat Pumps webinar where we discussed the technology with a panel of experts, touching on how they work, the returns on investment, policy restrictions, and audience questions. Here’s what we learned on the day.

Posted By Green Economy

17 July 2023

The ABCs of ESG

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A business without clear ESG credentials stands to lose its competitive edge in today’s market. We’ve taken a look at the steps your organisation can take to ensure it is making ESG positive decisions.

Posted By Green Economy

13 July 2023

Greenwashing: What it is and how to avoid it

Read time: 4 minutes

Today’s environmental agenda is filled with buzzwords, many of which have no universally agreed definition. Here we explain the principals of ‘corporate greenwash’ and why businesses need to be accurate, clear and transparent when promoting their environmental credentials.

Posted By Rebecca Bowcock

19 June 2023

Net Zero: What it is and why it matters to you

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Net zero - what is it, why should you care and what can your business do about it?

Posted By Green Economy

15 June 2023

How to build a local green economy

Read time: 4 minutes

Over 300 UK councils have declared a climate emergency, but how can they attract the low carbon businesses they need? Katherine Burden lifts the lid on the councils leading the way.

Posted By Katherine Burden

05 June 2023

What we heard at Innovation Zero

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The Green Economy team attended Innovation Zero in London, exhibiting alongside the Energy Innovation Agency. Here’s what we heard at the event.

Posted By Green Economy

22 May 2023

Global outlook: Building the UK’s pro-innovation green sector

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The UK can remain competitive and prominent in the global green economy by attracting businesses with pro-innovation regulation.

Posted By Amy House

17 May 2023

5 tips to manage your business’s e-waste

Read time: 4 minutes

UK businesses and households produce 1.45 million tonnes of e-waste a year, equating to 23.9kg of e-waste each year per capita, which places the UK as the second highest producer in the world.

Posted By Mark Shepherd