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AstraZeneca UK injects £2m into forestry planting in England and Scotland

Pharmaceuticals company announces new partners in support of plans to plant one million trees around the UK AstraZeneca UK today launched a new £2m initiative in partnership with Forestry England, Borders Forest Trust, and One Tree Planted to plant more than one million trees in England and Scotland by 2025.... go to Article >

Timber, carbon offsets and ESG: Why investors are piling into the UK forestry market

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Land and property values for forestry and afforestation have skyrocketed over the past couple of years - could this unlock much needed investment in nature restoration? The UK forestry market is positively booming.... read more

Olympic champion Chris Boardman to head government's Active Travel body

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The government has today launched the Active Travel England agency, and promised £5.5m in new funding for cycling and active travel schemes The UK's new cycling and walking body has appointed former Olympic champion Chris... read more

Global Briefing: Rio Tinto loses lithium mining license in Serbia

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Plus EU beats renewables target, Shell faces CCS concerns, New Zealand's first electric ferry and all the top green business news from around the world this week Rio Tinto lithium mining license revoked in Serbia The... read more

'Irreparable damage to net zero': Ditching ECO levy would put 30,000 jobs at risk, industry body warns

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Scrapping £1bn ECO levy could see tens of thousands of jobs lost across the energy efficiency sector, Insulation Assurance Authority (IAA) warns Ditching the £1bn environmental levy on UK energy bills which helps support... read more

'Irreparable damage to net zero': Ditching ECO levy on energy bills would put 30,000 jobs at risk, industry body warns

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Scrapping £1bn ECO levy could see tens of thousands of jobs lost in insulation, installation and management, Insulation Assurance Authority (IAA) warns Ditching the £1bn environmental levy on UK energy bills which helps... read more

'We will be the biggest green energy company in the world': Bankrolled by UAE, Masdar embarks on its 100GW journey

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Abu Dhabi's state-owned renewable energy giant Masdar is undergoing a restructure of its ownership, while ramping up its overall clean energy goal to 100GW by 2030 Masdar, Abu Dhabi's state-owned clean energy company,... read more

UK airports awarded funding to help deliver 'quicker, quieter, and greener' flightpaths

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Funding forms part of government's plan to redesign UK airspace to enable more efficient routes that can help curb aviation emissions UK airports have today been given a £3.7m funding boost to help develop more efficient... read more

UK government rejects plan for Aquind power cable link between France and England

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Aquind claimed project would support UK climate goals, but project faced concerns over environmental impact and developer's donations to Conservative Party Plans for a 2GW electricity cable linking France and England have... read more

Barclays debuts green buy-to-let mortgage for energy efficient homes

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Barclays pledges to continue to explore 'pioneering green products' as it launches green mortgage for buy-to-let properties Barclays has expanded its 'green' products range, launching a new buy-to-let mortgage that... read more

'A major boost for Britain': Britishvolt gigafactory project secures government backing

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Battery start-up Britishvolt announces it has been awarded an undisclosed sum from the Automotive Transformation Fund in principle, which has helped unlock a further £1.7bn from private investors Plans for the UK's first... read more

Masdar taps ENGIE and TotalEnergies for UAE green hydrogen projects

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Abu Dhabi clean energy giant is seeking to develop a green hydrogen hub in the UAE to support production of green shipping and aviation fuels Clean energy giant Masdar has unveiled plans for two of its first green... read more