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Consumers want businesses to be more sustainable

Using recyclable packaging, more renewable energy, and less plastic, are the top things that consumers want to see companies doing in a bid to act more sustainably, research has found. More than three-quarters (76 per cent), of 2,000 adults polled, said that sustainability and climate change are important to them – with six in ten…

Hospitality & leisure eyeing solar PV amid price crisis, survey finds

The survey canvassed 300 business owners and executive-level professionals at UK-based hospitality and leisure firms. # Most of the businesses polled were hotels and restaurants, with the survey covering SMEs and larger chains. “Government grants to finance energy saving solutions only have a 5-10% conversion rate and for most it takes six to 12 months to…

Government rolls out £635m to boost energy efficiency for public buildings

Through the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, schools, hospitals, leisure centres and town halls, will receive financial support to install low carbon heating like heat pumps alongside energy efficiency measures such as triple glazing and loft insulation. Officially open for applications in September, it’s thought public sector bodies and taxpayers will be able to save £650m…