Climate emergency

Sustainability ‘should be factored into remote working decisions’

Employers must factor environmental impact into their decisions around hybrid working.

Green revolution poses threat to jobs in least prosperous regions

5 Jan 2021

The UK’s least prosperous regions face the greatest potential disruption to jobs as it moves towards delivering net zero emissions...

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‘Green industrial revolution’ will create 250,000 jobs

18 Nov 2020

Around 250,000 jobs will be created as part of a “green industrial revolution” in the UK, the Prime Minister will...

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Create ‘green’ jobs to boost productivity, urges CBI

14 Sep 2020

Creating new ‘green’ jobs will boost productivity and help the UK become a global leader in climate action, the chief...

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‘Green’ investment could generate 1.6 million jobs

2 Jul 2020

By investing in a ‘green’ economy, the UK government can create 1.6 million jobs as well as meet its targets...

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Prioritise the young to drive economic recovery – CBI

11 Jun 2020

The Confederation of British Industry has urged Boris Johnson to make job creation, skills training and opportunities, especially for young...

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Can you make your business more eco-friendly? Send us your comments

23 Jan 2020

Please tell us what your organisation is doing to combat climate change.

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Environmental activism: how can an employer impose its views?

20 Nov 2019

Encouraging employees to adopt a greener lifestyle is one thing, but how far can employers go in terms of building...

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: Reconomy bags new Sustainable Business Award

20 Nov 2019

Waste reduction business Reconomy were crowned winners of this new category for 2019, which recognises employers that have sustainability at...

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Parties to pledge support for employers at CBI

18 Nov 2019

Political party leaders will speak to the CBI later today at its annual conference as they try to persuade the...

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Co-op Bank, unions and retailers join global climate emergency strike

20 Sep 2019

Several companies are supporting employees in the UK who are participating in the Global Climate Strike protests taking place today.

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Company to make single-use plastic a disciplinary offence

5 Sep 2019

A Sheffield-based company has announced plans to make it a disciplinary offence to bring single-use plastic into the office.

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Firefighter union calls for urgent recruitment drive

4 Sep 2019

The Fire Brigades Union is calling on the government to reverse a decade of severe cuts after analysis shows that...

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‘General strike’ proposed to support Greta Thunberg climate protests

1 Aug 2019

UK employers face a 30-minute “general strike” in support of the Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, according to a motion...

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Climate change discrimination case settled out of court

16 Apr 2010

The landmark case which enabled an employee to claim his environmental views amounted to a philosophical belief and should be...

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