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    Environmental crisis will be ‘worse than the pandemic’, says Sir David Attenborough

    The environmental crisis we face will be worse than the pandemic, Sir David Attenborough has said ahead of the UN COP26 summit in Glasgow in November.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 21 May 2021

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    Preview of COP26 and what it means for employers

    The decisions made by the international community at the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow will eventually affect every business regardless of its size and location.

    By Dr Keith Whitehead, British Safety Council on 08 June 2021

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    Sustainability is a growing priority for businesses

    Climate change and environmental pressures are going to increasingly disrupt business as usual. However, as many businesses battle with the fallout from Covid-19 and Brexit, some may assume that corporate action on climate change may drop down the priority list.

    By Hugh Jones, the Carbon Trust on 14 June 2021

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    Why businesses should save water

    Adopting simple water efficiency measures can save a business money and help cut global greenhouse gas emissions.

    By Dr Nathan Richardson, Waterwise on 07 June 2021

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    Time to report on climate change

    If more businesses publicly reported on the steps they are taking to adapt to the effects of climate change, the UK as a whole could become more resilient to the impact of global warming.

    By Alastair Chisholm, CIWEM on 04 June 2021

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    Get ready for Earth Day 2021

    Millions of people around the world will be switching off their lights for one hour this Saturday to show they care about the future of the planet.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 19 March 2021

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    New Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill launched to tackle climate crisis

    A private members bill launched to tackle climate crisis was introduced in the House of Commons this week.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 03 September 2020

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    Home working: measuring the sustainability benefits

    Home working brings a number of sustainability benefits, such as reduced travel-related carbon footprints and costs.

    By Dr Keith Whitehead, British Safety Council on 11 June 2020

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    Coca-Cola among 155 businesses pushing for ‘green recovery’

    Colgate and Coca-Cola are among 155 business giants that have come together to ask global leaders to urge governments to focus on a green recovery by aligning Covid-19 economic responses with the latest climate science.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 02 June 2020

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    UK set to miss environmental targets in 2020 and beyond

    It is feared that the UK will miss a range of environmental targets in the early 2020s, including air pollution and recycling, says a joint report by Unearthed and the Financial Times.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 15 January 2020