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4 Types of Carbon Offset Projects

Resource efficiency and sustainability are already integral to a business’s resiliency. All evidence points to carbon offsets becoming the next piece of the puzzle. Climate-related policy change and litigation are on the rise across the world. It is clear that the involvement of the business sector in reducing global emissions Read more…

As climate risk increases, we must prepare to weather the storm

Climate risk disclosure and the new green bo

Earlier this week, Rishi Sunak and the FCA announced that climate risk disclosure would become mandatory for many of the UK’s largest organisations by 2025. As part of the announcement, Sunak also revealed a new green bond designed to stimulate sustainable growth and reinforce Britain’s position as a global green Read more…

SECR is vital, but its uses extend beyond the obvious

Making the most of SECR in 2020

Carbon compliance is fast climbing the list of priorities for business leaders, SECR included. However, there are many benefits to this piece of legislation aside from avoiding a visit from the auditors. EIC outlines a few of these less obvious advantages. Unused data If your organisation falls within the scope Read more…

Carbon Neutral: the newest Climate Change war cry

In 2019 EU leaders endorsed the European Commission’s Green Deal, a strategy through which to achieve climate neutrality by 2050. Since then there’s been a slow but steady rise in legislation around, and investment in, renewable energy, low carbon solutions and, more recently, carbon sequestration and storage. The objective has Read more…

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme: Time running out

The launch of the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme last week presents an opportunity for public sector organisations to reduce their emissions using government funding. Organisations should begin formulating applications now to have the best chance of being funded. Subsidising Energy Efficiency Salix Finance is backing the scheme and it combines Read more…

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ESOS compliance – Act now

ESOS is here, and if your business applies, compliance is mandatory. While it may seem like a costly and time-intensive process, there are financial opportunities and benefits to be found in this mandatory scheme. In Phase 1 of ESOS, we at EIC identified a total of 527GWh worth of energy Read more…

Paying our way: Carbon reporting during lockdown

A spike in people working from home has meant huge savings on building costs for many businesses. However, new calls for carbon reporting to account for the increase in domestic emissions could catch business leaders by surprise. Public cost, private loss Due to new and continued lockdown restrictions, 60% of Read more…

Clean Air Day 2020

It’s difficult to find a silver lining in the Covid-19 crisis, but perhaps one good thing to come of the national lockdown (aside, of course, from all the freshly baked bread) were the reports of better air quality across major UK cities where levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) have been Read more…