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Business Sustainability: The Essentials
Sustainability is a business approach to creating long-term value by taking into consideration how a given organisation operates in the ecological, so...
Faraday battery challenge
An overview of government’s challenge to industry and research to develop the next generation of batteries for vehicles and other applications.
Prospering from the energy revolution
An overview of government’s challenge to industry and research to create more efficient energy systems and benefit the UK economy from the global upta...
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The Grand Challenge Missions: Our Industrial Strategy in 2019
A review of the grand challenges that make up the Governments Industrial Strategy
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Green Great Britain Week – simple steps you can take to reduce emissions
Find out how your business could reduce emissions and help to tackle climate change.
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Product Packaging Regulations - Guide
Any business that supplies or sells packaged products must ensure that the packaging complies with product packaging regulations. These cover issues s...
Generating good energy in the area
The Swindon & Wiltshire LEP (SWLEP) is a member of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen initiative and believes it can make a significant contribution national...
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Environmental Protection Act 1990
A Guide to the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and the obligations of business owners.
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Environmental Regulations - A Guide
Understand environmental regulations and how to manage the impact of your business.

News

Launch of Longer Duration Energy Storage Demonstra...
This £68m UK-wide competition aims to deliver first-of-a-kind long-duration energy storage prototype...
Together for our Planet - the UK's year of Climate...
How to get involved in COP26
University of Bath leads major academic-industry c...
The University of Bath is coordinating a major new collaboration with academia and industry to use ...
JLEN acquires 50% stake in Sandridge Battery Stora...
Acquisition of a 50 MW battery storage project will see JLEN invest up to £12.7m over the next 12-18...
Funding for Charities to Reduce Carbon Emissions i...
Funding for projects in England, Scotland and Wales that demonstrate measurable and lasting reductio...
Entry is now open for the 2021 Business Green Lead...
22nd September 2021!
Good Energy offer to EV drivers
Free electric charge 'off peak'.
Good Energy invests £1m in Zap-Map
Further support for EV mapping firm.
Johnson Matthey in 'green' fuel project
Wind-based ethanol plant in Chile.
Major blueprint to create green jobs and slash emi...
An ambitious blueprint to deliver the world’s first low-carbon industrial sector and over £1 billion...
Applications Invited for UK Local Environmental In...
Funding is available to charities, community groups, schools, small businesses and other local organ...
How does a company win a Blue Peter Award?
We speak to the fabulous Green Machine about their recent award
Knorr-Bremse wins top climate-change rating
Committed to improving its measures.
'Green' hydrogen investment in Swindon
Technology developed by Johnson Matthey.
Launch of 2021 Ashden Awards for Climate Solutions
These awards recognise outstanding climate solutions projects in the UK and the developing world.
WH Smith launches action plan
Journey to a Better Business.
Draft carbon reduction strategy
Climate change is an issue that affects us all so Swindon Borough Council would like your feedback o...
Energy white paper: Powering our net zero future
Energy white paper setting out how the UK will clean up its energy system and reach net zero emissio...
Use less energy, says Good Energy
Campaign said to be a UK first.
Invitation to join new green apprenticeships advis...
Help support the UK to achieve net-zero carbon emissions.
Government unveils path to sustainable farming fro...
Roadmap to better, fairer farming system published today.
The ten point plan for a green industrial revoluti...
The ten point plan sets out the approach government will take to build back better, support green jo...
PM outlines his Ten Point Plan for a Green Industr...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlines his Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution for 250,0...
Deadline Confirmed for 2020 Energy Globe Awards
The global awards acknowledge and reward large and small projects addressing climate change.
Launch of IUK's Future Plastic Packaging Solutions...
UK businesses, working alone or with academic institutions, charities, public sector organisations o...
JM expands fuel cell component manufacturing opera...
Fuel cell component facility to power the next wave of zero emission vehicles.
Recycling Technologies in major new project
Unilever to participate with Swindon firm
Beard Group in eco-build deal
Beard Group to form partnership with Green Unit.
Swindon Council in green energy deal
Solar site to provide offset power for Council.
Recycling Technologies in new German link
Aims to recycle polystyrene products from Recycling Technologies and INEOS.
Green Alley Award Supports Europe's Eco-entreprene...
This business competition is intended to support, fund and promote green economy start-up companies ...
Funding award for community electric vehicle schem...
Local people in the Bradford-on-Avon area might soon be able to plug into a community-owned green ve...
IUK's Sustainable Innovation Fund Round 3 Launches
Funding is available for UK businesses, research organisations and academia, for new projects focusi...
Government Announces £10m Green Distilleries Compe...
UK distilleries can access funding to cut emissions by switching to low carbon fuels such as hydroge...
Green number plates and £12m zero-emission investm...
Green number plates have been announced for Zero-emission vehicles across the UK.
IUK Launches Developing the UK's Low Carbon Automo...
Collaborative match funding is available for UK-developed late stage R&D to support low carbon propu...
Stanley Security providing Covid-19 guidance
Opening offices and observing strict rules - how to adapt your business for reopening.
Funding boost for renewable school heating project
A community-led project which aims to heat six Nadder Valley schools entirely by renewable energy ha...
Ancient village wins £14,000 green energy funding
The South West Energy Hub has awarded Oaksey Parish Council a £14,000 Rural Community Energy Fund gr...
Government Launches £40m Clean Growth Fund for Gre...
A fund has been set up as a venture capital vehicle to accelerate early-stage green businesses in th...
Launch of the 2020 Ashden Awards to Promote Sustai...
Launch of the 2020 Ashden Awards to Promote Sustainable Energy
Zero Chippenham launches Community Solar Scheme
Not-for-profit community group Zero Chippenham launched its solar panel scheme on Tuesday, as part o...
Community News
Council considers development deal with Good Energ...
Proposal discussed at recent cabinet meeting
Community News
GWP to use carbon neutral corrugated material
Investment in waste-fuelled produection
Fifth Urban Innovative Actions Call Open
Developing low carbon automotive capability: apply...
UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million for UK-developed late stage R&D in advanced...
Good Energy wins Digital Technology Awards
Working at the cutting edge of IT & digital development.
£100m Initiative to Help UK Firms Capitalise on Wi...
A £100 million scheme, designed to help businesses maximise opportunities in the offshore wind suppl...
ENGIE partners with Innovate UK to fund pioneering...
Innovate UK has teamed up with ENGIE to seek out and fund innovative projects that can speed up the ...
Fund opens to reduce waste from plastic packaging ...
£4.7 million government fund launched to drive up the recycling of hard-to-recycle materials.
RenewableUK celebrates UK's new clean energy recor...
Generating electricity without coal for 2 weeks
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New technology for zero-emission vehicles: apply f...
Organisations can apply for a share of £25 million to support low-carbon propulsion technology in th...
Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: for research a...
A fund to strengthen UK science and business innovation and take on the biggest challenges that soci...
Community News
Good Energy gets the green light for new HQ
New development in Chippenham to create more jobs
Good Energy to take major stake in Zap-Map
Electric vehicle charge point app seen as key service.
Community News
Public Power Solutions joins national energy savin...
Ground-breaking pilot project to develop smart, integrated energy solutions
Community News
Vysiion shortlisted for European IT award
Industry is alive to the possibilities of advanced technology
Community News
E Classic Mini produced by Swindon company
Zero-emission makeover creates new electric model
Community News
Wavin moves to fully renewable energy
Energy company Ørsted appointed for four sites
Good Energy to work with partner companies
Good Energy to engage with Belecxtric and Powerstar; both specialists in renewable energy engineerin...
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Government launches world leading plan to tackle a...
Government has launched an ambitious new strategy to clean up our air and save lives.
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Tell us how you are helping to deliver the Global ...
We are inviting people and organisations to share information about their projects that contribute t...
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Future vehicles powered by low carbon tech: apply ...
Organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million for collaborative projects that significant...
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World-first carbon 'net-zero' hub of heavy industr...
At COP24 climate talks in Poland, UK government sets world-leading ambition for first 'net-zero carb...
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Businesses urged to have their say on National Par...
The government's call for evidence on the Designated Landscapes Review will end on 18 December.
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Register as an interested party in the Nationally ...
Up to date information with the proposed improvements to the A303 past Stonehenge.
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Funding call for reducing plastic pollution: ocean...
UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million to develop solutions that tackle the environ...
Breathe easy with cleaner air: new funding to figh...
£5 million competition invites ideas to reduce the cause of vehicle emissions, minimise the amount o...
Call for new green innovations to tackle climate c...
Innovators and researchers can bid for a share of £60 million with their ideas to make our air clean...
Dissolving seaweed sauce sachets among innovative ...
Moving to a greener, cleaner economy which helps protect the environment is a key part of the govern...
Driving ambition in green finance
Government will be investing up to £20 million alongside at least £20 million from private investors...
Major retailers help consumers be greener by burni...
In celebration of Green Great Britain Week, leading retailers across the UK have pledged to encourag...
Cleaner and more efficient railways: apply for con...
New rail technologies could help meet demand and offer more sustainable, better quality services.
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Zero emission vehicles: New funding to drive devel...
Businesses working on ultra-low or zero-emission projects can apply for a share of £22 million to de...
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Hydrogen Hub welcomes Energy Minister Claire Perry...
Find out what happened when Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry attended the Hydrogen Hub ...
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The Green Alley Award - 25,000 Euros Prize Money
The Green Alley Award is the award for startups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy.
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Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: tell InnovateU...
The aim of this call is to identify the third wave of industry-led challenges in the Industrial Stra...
A Green Future - Government launches 25 Year Envir...
The 25 Year Environment Plan that the Government has recently published outlines the steps they prop...
Funding Opportunity - Flood mitigation measures th...
Is your business currently delivering flood protection to domestic properties? Could this project pr...
Supporting Low Carbon Energy Across Swindon and Wi...
The Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership welcomes the launch of a £3.75m grant fund fo...
Woodland Creations Grant for 2018 Announced
The Forestry Commission have announced the launch of Countryside Stewardship Woodland Creation Grant...
Wiltshire Business Awards 2018 open for business
More than 100 entrepreneurs, small to medium enterprises, and larger businesses came together at tit...

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Hydrogen energy - detailed information freely available
Hydrogen technology information dossiers can help businesses make investment decisions about how their business will thrive in a low and zero carbon f...
guide
Green Great Britain Week – simple steps you can take to reduce emissions
Find out how your business could reduce emissions and help to tackle climate change.
guide
Product Packaging Regulations - Guide
Any business that supplies or sells packaged products must ensure that the packaging complies with product packaging regulations. These cover issues s...
Generating good energy in the area
The Swindon & Wiltshire LEP (SWLEP) is a member of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen initiative and believes it can make a significant contribution national...
guide
Environmental Protection Act 1990
A Guide to the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and the obligations of business owners.
guide
Environmental Regulations - A Guide
Understand environmental regulations and how to manage the impact of your business.

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