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UK Infrastructure Bank launches with plan to drive investment in net zero transition

New government-backed bank tasked with tackling climate change and levelling up regional inequalities has formally opened at its Leeds HQ The UK Infrastructure Bank has opened for business and is ready to start delivering on its twin aims of tackling climate change and supporting regional economic growth, the... go to Article >

England needs to urgently accelerate the resource efficiency agenda to reach net zero

5 Days ago Finance Source:

The government’s policy commitments on resource efficiency to date have lacked ambition, pace and scope, writes Kate Young from the Aldersgate Group The recent Dasgupta Review commissioned by the UK government illuminated... read more

Liz Truss: Reject 'green protectionism' in favour of free trade to drive net zero

5 Days ago Finance Source:

International Trade Secretary backs report by Board of Trade which highlights huge UK opportunities from green exports, but campaigners fear opposition to carbon border tariffs could undermine global decarbonisation efforts... read more

East Coast Cluster: Inside the plans to decarbonise England's industrial heartlands

3 Days ago Finance Source:

In an event hosted by BusinessGreen, the energy and industry giants behind the largest industrial decarbonisation project in the UK sketched out their vision for how emissions produced by high carbon plants on England’s East Coast could... read more

Multi-trillion dollar opportunity: BNEF charts course to a net zero global energy system

4 Days ago Finance Source:

Between $92tr and $173tr of investment needed to drive net zero energy transition over next 30 years, major new report estimates Up to $173tr may be needed to fund the global economy's net zero transformation over the... read more

How five green incentives could kick-start your company's route to net zero

6 Days ago Finance Source:

Financial support is available to UK businesses of all sizes that want to cut their emissions - it is often just a case of submitting an application The government has faced a lot of criticism from nearly all quarters in... read more

Rothesay and Railpen commit to 2050 net zero targets

5 Days ago Finance Source:

Insurer and Railways Pension Scheme manager also set interim targets for nearer-term cuts Rothesay and RPMI Railpen have become the latest big investors to set out plans to reduce emissions in their investment portfolios... read more

Highways England maps out route for net zero roads by 2050

6 Days ago Finance Source:

Government company's plan includes requirements for contractors that it argues could make road maintenance and construction 'near zero' emission by 2040 Highways England has laid out its route for delivering net zero... read more

General Electric pledges to achieve net zero across the products its sells

7 Days ago Finance Source:

Producer of jet engines and thermal power plant turbines argues that the engineering challenges it must solve to reach net zero emissions represent 'strategic opportunities' for the company General Electric (GE) has... read more

Drink responsibly: Net zero accreditation scheme launched for pubs and bars

5 Days ago Finance Source:

Pilot project featuring three dozen pubs and bars reveals that venues that service food face steeper decarbonisation challenge than 'wet-led' venues A new net zero accreditation system has been launched for pubs and bars... read more

Climate Calculator: Online tool launched to give UK public their say on how to reach net zero

4 Days ago Finance Source:

Online tool asks public for their views on the best path to net zero emissions touching on food, energy, heating and manufacturing among other areas People across the UK are being asked for their views on how the UK... read more