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Events

23rd Nov 2022

Upcycle your Waste - Be Part of Kent's Circular Economy... Wednesday 14th December 10.00-12.00, Virtual REMO Event

What is Upcycle your Waste? Upcycle Your Waste is a funded FREE 'pilot' project in Kent dedicated to accelerating the adoption by SMEs of circular business cases that transform company waste flows into valuable resources. Upcycling in the context of this project means transforming wa {...}

Started by Martin White

Events

22nd Nov 2022

How to apply for a LoCASE grant – Business Briefing Monday 5th December 13.30-14.30...

LoCASE offers small and medium-sized businesses grants from £1,000 and up to £10,000, covering 40% of eligible costs. The funding is available for businesses to implement energy efficiency measures, to save on energy costs going forward, and business development for companies providing green servi {...}

Started by Martin White

Events

22nd Nov 2022

Annual Kent Business Summit - Friday 13th January 2023...

Register now for the Kent and Medway Business Summit 2023 and receive a £10 discount on your ticket. The 6th annual Summit returns on Friday 13 January in the stunning Sibson building, the home of Kent Business School at the Canterbury campus of the University of Kent. Attracting over 300 bus {...}

Started by Martin White

Events

21st Sep 2022

Upcycle your Waste - Be Part of Kent's Circular Economy... Thursday 24th November 14.00-16.00, Canterbury

What is Upcycle your Waste? Upcycle Your Waste is a funded FREE 'pilot' project in Kent dedicated to accelerating the adoption by SMEs of circular business cases that transform company waste flows into valuable resources. Upcycling in the context of this project means transforming wa {...}

Started by Martin White

General

4th Aug 2022

UN General Assembly declares access to a Clean and Healthy Environment a Universal Human Right...

On Thursday 28th July and with 161 votes in favour, and eight abstentions*, the UN General Assembly adopted a historic resolution declaring access to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment, a universal human right. The resolution calls upon States, international organisations, and business {...}

Started by Martin White

Company News

30th Jun 2022

Current Programmes will not deliver Zero... Latest Climate Change Committee Report June 2022

A new Progress Report by the independent Climate Change Committee (CCC) finds major failures in delivery programmes towards the achievement of the UK’s climate goals. CCC Chairman, Lord Deben, said: “The UK is a champion in setting new climate goals, now we must be world-beaters in delivering {...}

Started by Martin White

Events

30th Jun 2022

STEM - Steps to Environmental Management Blue Entry Level Workshop – Fri Dec 16th. 090.00 - 12.00

The STEM scheme helps businesses to improve their environmental performance - and for smaller businesses in particular is a useful framework and accreditation towards achieving 'net zero'. STEM has 3 levels - blue, silver and gold. These levels correspond to the 3 phases of the National {...}

Started by Martin White

Events

15th Jun 2022

Earth Overshoot Day 2022 lands on July 28! We are now consuming the equivalent of 1.75 Earth's resources annually!

Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. We maintain this deficit by liquidating stocks of ecological resources and accumulating waste, primarily carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. {...}

Started by Martin White

Company News

23rd Mar 2022

SME Climate Hub Launches Simple Carbon Emissions Calculator...

The Business Carbon Calculator is powered by Normative and offered for free through the SME Climate Hub. Use it to estimate your company’s full carbon footprint and find quick-win actions to reduce emissions. The Climate Crisis Is Getting Worse To limit the worst effects of climate change, we {...}

Started by Martin White

Promotions

3rd Mar 2022

Green Recovery Voucher Scheme - Get £1500 worth of FREE 'Net Zero' Consultancy Planning Advice & Support

The C-Care programme lead by KCC is now ready to accept expressions of interest for the Green Recovery Voucher Scheme. This £150K grant fund includes up to £1.5K towards ‘Net Zero’ transition planning & feasibility studies for our SMEs within Kent. What it means for you is that you can {...}

Started by Martin White

Promotions

9th Feb 2022

Solar Together - Group Buying Programme. Pre-register your interest...

Pre-register for our next group-buying for solar scheme! How does it Work? The Solar Together scheme works as follows; 1. Register for free and without obligation When you register online for your complete solar PV system, you will be asked questions about your house, roof, and your electric {...}

Started by Martin White

General

17th Nov 2021

Kent County Council Updates Design Guide for Sustainable Homes, Buildings & the Environment...

All new infrastructure and developments in Kent and Medway should have net zero carbon emissions and use resources efficiently, under new-look design guidance published by Kent County Council, Medway Council, and Kent’s District and Borough Planning Authorities. Communities must also be well co {...}

Started by Martin White

General

11th Nov 2021

UK Environment Legislation Becomes Law...

Legislation that will protect and enhance our environment for future generations has now passed into UK law. The Act will help clean up the country’s air, restore natural habitats, increase biodiversity, reduce waste and make better use of our resources. It will halt the decline in species b {...}

Started by Martin White

General

4th Nov 2021

SME Climate Hub - Let us Help you Future Proof your Business...

Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the talk around climate change, the 'race to zero - 2050' and not knowing the vital role your business has in achieving this goal? You're not alone! The SME Climate Hub is a pioneering global initiative that aims to create a tipping point for main {...}

Started by Martin White

General

4th Nov 2021

Net Zero Strategy: Build Back Greener. Government Policy Document.

Strategy document setting out the UK Government's policies and proposals for decarbonising all sectors of the UK economy to meet our net zero target by 2050. Last year, the Prime Minister set out his 10 point plan for a green industrial revolution, laying the foundations for a green economic {...}

Started by Martin White

Promotions

3rd Jun 2021

Low Carbon Across the South & East (LoCASE) - Grant Funding up to £10K. Eligibility Registration Now Open...

Growing the Low Carbon Economy Across the South & East Whether it be unlocking funding for an energy efficiency upgrade to your operations, to develop or improve your ‘green’ product/service proposition or simply assisting you to streamline or innovate, LoCASE is here to help support your {...}

Started by Martin White

General

22nd Apr 2021

Ecosystem Restoration - A practical guide to healing the planet from the UN Environment Programme

People and the planet are only as healthy as the ecosystems we all depend on. Bringing degraded ecosystems back to life – for example by planting trees, cleaning up riverbanks, or simply giving nature space to recover – increases their benefits to society and biodiversity. Without reviving ecosy {...}

Started by Martin White

General

22nd Apr 2021

UK enshrines new target in law to slash emissions by 78% by 2035...

Press Release in full from HM Government: 20th April 2021 You can read the original article here: www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-enshrines-new-target-in-law-to-slash-emissions-by-78-by-2035 The UK government will set the world’s most ambitious climate change target into law to reduce emissio {...}

Started by Martin White

General

14th Apr 2021

The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review Final Report 2021

The Dasgupta Review is an independent, global review on the Economics of Biodiversity led by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta (Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus, University of Cambridge). The Review was commissioned in 2019 by HM Treasury and has been supported by an Advisory Panel drawn from public {...}

Started by Martin White

Promotions

25th Mar 2021

Kent REVS up for Cleaner Air... FREE Electric Van & Charger Trial - NOW LIVE!

Grab yourself a FREE two month electric van trial - with a FREE charging point included at your home... As part of our desire to help the transition to cleaner, greener transport infrastructure, Kent County Council have secured £1.5M of Highways England funding to operate a two-year electric va {...}

Started by Martin White