Archive for 'funding'

National round-up: UK carbon footprint, waste, Scottish Forum on Natural capital, conservation, air quality, sustainable transport »

News from across the United Kingdom: the UK's carbon footprint; local authority waste management report; new Scottish Forum on Natural Capital; improving air quality; sustainable transport.

News round-up: inspiring sustainable living, Green Deal communities, farming resilience, green growth, clean energy »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: London 2012 inspires sustainable living; encouraging community Green Deal proposals; building farming resilience; Green Investment Bank funding; clean energy funding.

News round-up: Big Society Capital, evidence plans, environment guidance, sustainable fisheries… »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: Big Society Capital, policy evidence plans, environment guidance for business, sustainable fisheries, EU action on climate change, funding environmental projects.

Environmental Stewardship and food security »

A new report for Natural England finds that Environmental Stewardship schemes are delivering a range of ecosystem services which benefit the natural environment and in doing so help sustain and develop agricultural productivity.

Business news round-up: water, strategy, product footprints, green growth, low carbon funding, awards »

Recent sustainable development news from business: toolkits for sustainable water management and sustainable business; forum to tackle environmental footprints; the potential of green business; funding; awards.

Sustainable Development in England’s National Parks »

National Parks are models for sustainable development in the countryside in their core activities and in providing opportunities to trial innovative approaches by local communities and businesses through the Sustainable Development Fund.

Funding to transform food manufacturing and reduce waste »

Two new competitions offer funding of £15 million for projects to transform food manufacturing and reduce waste, increasing sustainability, efficiency and the competitiveness of the food processing and manufacturing sector.

Helping communities clean up England’s rivers »

Environment Minister Richard Benyon has announced a new £28 million Fund to clean up England’s rivers and encourage local wildlife to flourish, contributing to the recent water white paper's commitment to improve water quality.

Encouraging Cradle to Cradle processing »

The Department of Communities and Local Government has announced a new opportunity for initiatives in the East of England to support small businesses and other organisations in understanding the Cradle to Cradle principle.

London 2012 inspires sustainable living »

Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has announced new funding to start projects providing a ‘greenprint’ to help local residents turn derelict land into accessible green spaces, recycle more, and travel more sustainably.