TCFD: 4 key points from the recommendations

The Task Force on Climate-related Disclosures (TCFD) was established in 2015 by the international Financial Stability Board. It is based on the growing consensus that climate change has immediate effects on economic decisions. Investors are growing more aware of climate-related risks and putting more faith in organisations that are planning 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…

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…