New funding source for low carbon community projects

The Carbon Reporting Framework, which provides a potential source of funding for community energy projects, has been launched today. The idea behind the project is one that we have seen before in the Northwest with Foundation. The Framework provides a way for UK organisations to support carbon reduction projects in the UK as part of their own carbon management strategies.

ISO14001 – why don’t small enterprises bother?

Environmental management system (EMS) frameworks like ISO14001 can bring significant benefits when used properly but smaller enterprises are still tending to steer clear of them. The revision of the standard marks a good opportunity to explore why and suggest how obstacles can be overcome.