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How can businesses decarbonise their IT estates to achieve net zero?

By Steve Haskew, Head of Sustainability and Social Leadership

Large and small businesses alike are finding themselves at a crucial time where many aspire to decarbonise their operations without denting revenue from their products and services. The recent Autumn Statement by Jeremy Hunt announced key initiatives to support businesses wanting to transition towards net zero. The

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Schools share £18.6m decarbonisation makeover in Fusion21-backed government pilot

Seven UK schools have been selected to take part in an £18.6 million innovative Decarbonisation Pilot, led by the Department for Education (DfE).

The pilot will see schools benefit from new low carbon heating solutions, as well as improvements to the buildings fabric to make the school more thermal efficient, all procured through Fusion21 frameworks.

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Matrix achieves carbon neutrality and lays out commitment to reach net zero by 2040, in annual ESG report

Mark Inskip – CEO, Matrix

Workforce technology and services platform Matrix has officially become carbon neutral, having offset its carbon footprint by investing in a program that also addresses poverty by creating jobs, aligning with its goal of connecting people to work.

The update came as part of Matrix’s Annual ESG Report, which

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SMS launches new EV chargepoint infrastructure solution to get Britain moving

The energy infrastructure expert aims to bring greater flexibility of choice to organisations entering the EV charging market through its advocacy of the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP)

Fully-funded and part-funded service options will help

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Circular Economy in action: New PFA replacement can significantly decarbonise UK cement production

L to R: Innovative Ash Solutions Director Robert Green; Built Environment – Smarter Transformation’s (BE-ST) Head of Sustainability Programme Jennifer Smart; and Zero Waste Scotland Built Environment Manager Stephen Boyle

Lanarkshire-based Innovative Ash Solutions (IAS) has launched a new environmentally-friendly replacement for pulverised fly ash (PFA), a key but increasingly scarce ingredient used

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Helping Local Authorities Establish A Business Case For EV Chargepoint Installation

Just like every other part of government, local authorities are currently trying to figure out how to help the UK reach its 2050 carbon net zero aspirations. One way of doing this is to encourage more people into electric vehicles (EVs) – but this requires a significant increase in the number of public chargepoints, whether

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Cop26 shows it’s time for health tech to act on climate change

Susan Venables, founder and client services director at Highland Marketing

The NHS has already made a commitment to become the first net zero health and care system in the world. It’s time for digital health vendors to think about their role – and to be ready to talk about how they are tackling

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Investing in Nature: An Emerging Institutional Asset Class

The Green Purposes Company, in partnership with Finance Earth, has today published a ground-breaking report on the urgent need to accelerate and scale up investment in nature. This report is published at a critical time: we are facing an environmental crisis with global wildlife populations plummeting and the impacts of climate change increasingly being felt

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