The benefits of the Heat Networks Regulations to tenants

The Heat Network Regulations aim to improve the quality of service…

Just received your CDP summons? Our top tips for scoring success in 2017

Last week, over 5,800 global companies received their annual…

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…