Creating resilient energy supply for communities

Resilience is a key sustainability and climate adaptation concept…

The Heat Network Regulations are catching up with housing associations

As the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy…

Energy efficiency in East Sussex: the LoCASE project

As the new year kicks off, Carbon Smart is heavily involved with…

Wonky vegetables: should you buy them?

Every year, approximately one third of the food produced is wasted,…
Sustainable packaging in food & beverage industry

Focus your efforts where it matters: impacts of the food packaging industry

This week BBC Radio 4’s PM programme has been running a series…

5 New Year’s Resolutions for a better world

Come January 1st, most of us will make big promises to ourselves…

Top 5 guerrilla renewables trends from 2016

  Working on renewables projects this year, with the likes…

What is your business doing to reduce climate impact?

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Businesses are in the best position to influence leaders and…

5 tips for combating deforestation in the publishing industry

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Deforestation is one of the biggest sustainability challenges…

The click that makes a difference

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Why you shouldn’t opt for next day delivery With Christmas…

My top 5 tips for scope 2 dual reporting success

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For global organisations, scope 2 dual reporting can be nothing…

2016 CDP results are in!

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October 25 marked the release of the 2016 Climate Change CDP…

More plastic than fish in our oceans by 2050

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Recent aerial surveys of the great Pacific garbage patch by the…

Paris Agreement – entering a low-carbon era

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The Paris Climate Agreement is a landmark deal in the fight to…

Resource efficiency toolkit update

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Good news for businesses in the North West - Carbon Smart has…

Greenhouse Gas reporting to reflect natural gas tariffs containing biomethane

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Companies that report their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in…

Modern Slavery statement – the clock is ticking

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On the first anniversary of the Modern Slavery Act (MSA), Theresa…

ESOS compliance enforced - are you ready?

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With the ESOS compliance deadline of 5th December 2015 now long…

Financial and non-financial reporting: Two sides of the same coin?

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Annual reports have long been recognised as an important medium…

ASOS continues to improve its environmental responsibility

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ASOS have appointed Carbon Smart to deliver a renewable technology…

What is your post-Brexit environmental strategy?

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As the dust still settles from the UK’s decision to leave the…

Where should I put my solar farm?

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How do you balance the need for low carbon energy sources for…

Clean Energy for Communities

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Parish councils and other community groups have an open door…

Lead, don’t follow – vote remain

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We are a few short days away from the biggest decision we will…

Concerned About the Modern Slavery Act?

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How should organisations address risks in their supply chain Discussions…

Fear and Laughter in London

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As Hunter S. Thompson said in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,…

Questions: the silver bullet of engagement

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When delivering workshops and presentations I often say that…

Experiencing the "Engage & Change" workshop - a testimonial

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A workshop that clarifies the complex map of engagement, workplace…

Post ESOS: When to act

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In our opinion, businesses should act now to make compliance…

Collaborating to cut carbon and costs: raising ambitions to county-level

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Sometimes we need to join forces to realise our ambitions. Suffolk…

What makes for a good carbon reduction target?

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In a post COP21 world where organisations will be expected to…

New circular economy package will mean changes for businesses

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What is a circular economy? Circular economy, as opposed to…

COP21 was a success. Here’s why

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Never have such a large number of Heads of State been brought…

70% of targeted organisations compliant with ESOS by January 2016

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The deadline for ESOS has now been and gone: Jo Scully of the…

COP21: one week in

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Five days of COP21 have gone by: negotiators have managed to…

New Feed in Tariff rate for solar not in place before March 2016?

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Since DECC warned us about deep cuts to the Feed in Tariff (FiT)…

COP21: a few links to look at before it all begins

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As Monday hails the start of COP21, we’ve put together a few…

COP21: why should you care?

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Whilst the sustainability world is buzzing with the COP acronym,…

New ESOS enforcement date ‘gives’ more time to companies that need to comply

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Companies that are still working on their ESOS compliance or…

COP21: a crucial event to rethink our ambitions

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The end of the year will be eventful for the sustainability world…

ESOS: Environment Agency says do as much as you can before 5 December

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Two months away from the deadline, a large number of companies…

DECC proposes deep cuts to Feed in Tariff support

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DECC have announced a consultation to review the Feed in Tariff…

Got an ISO 14001 management system? Here’s what you need to know about the new version

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This September saw the arrival of the new ISO 14001 environmental…

ESOS compliance is more straightforward with the Greenstone-Carbon Smart partnership

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Since the announcement of our strategic partnership in March,…

2015 conversion factors released – time to update your reporting

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Carbon Smart has once again worked with Defra and DECC to put…

Energy audits directive & ESOS: have you considered your group’s other entities?

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The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) regulation is the…

World Environment Day 2015: Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with care.

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World Environment Day (WED) is an initiative led by the United…

Empower Change in your organisation

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Employee engagement and behaviour change are the single largest…