Climate Environment News

Majority of smaller businesses in Wales don’t understand ‘carbon jargon’, new British Business Bank research reveals

Three quarters (75%) of smaller Welsh businesses don’t understand how the term ‘Net Zero’ applies to them The majority of smaller businesses[1] in Wales don’t understand how common environmental terms such as ‘net zero’, ‘carbon neutral’ and ‘carbon footprint’ apply to their businesses, according to new research commissioned by the British Business Bank. The Opinium […]

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Climate Finance and Banking Networking News

“There’s no high carbon route to prosperity” according to Green Finance Institute’s CEO

Dr Rhian-Mari Thomas OBE, Chief Executive of the Green Finance Institute, has inspired Welsh accountants at ACCA Cymru Wales’ St David’s Day Breakfast, with her thoughts on how green finance can play its part in meeting net zero targets. The annual event, which brings together ACCA members and partners from government and the wider business community, was […]

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Careers Climate News

A green future for Wales: Over 60,000 jobs could be created in the green economy by 2022

A report published by Careers Wales, the national careers advice service in Wales, reveals more than 60,000 new green jobs could be created by 2022 within the Welsh economy. Careers Wales’ recent ‘Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the labour market in Wales’ report shows how the transformation towards a greener economy will lead to […]

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Carbon Reduction Climate News

Chamber event reveals benefits of net zero for SMEs

Wales, as a nation, has set out to achieve net zero by 2050, in line with many countries around the world. However, the Welsh Government has also set a target for the public sector to reach this commitment by 2030 and many large corporations have set similar targets. Although SMEs are not necessarily obligated to […]

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