Archive for 'reporting'

Greening Government Commitments – second annual report »

The second annual report of progress on the Greening Government Commitments shows government delivering more efficient estates and operations by reducing emissions, waste and water use, and procuring more sustainably.

Scotland round-up: sustainability reporting, biodiversity, networking, adaptation, green arts, resource efficiency »

Sustainable development news public bodies in Scotland: sustainability reporting; protecting biodiversity; public sector network; adapting to climate change, greening the arts, resource efficiency.

New guidance for businesses to report their sustainability credentials »

Defra has published proposals for new guidance on corporate sustainability reporting, aimed to help businesses demonstrate their corporate sustainability credentials. Views are invited through a consultation open until 17 October 2012.

Online events from 2degrees in July »

Online events in July from 2degrees: sustainability for small businesses; trends in sustainability reporting; measuring emissions; the retail case for sustainable diets; supply chain performance in practice and in the future.

Compulsory greenhouse gas emissions reporting for listed businesses »

Businesses listed on the London Stock Exchange will have to report their levels of greenhouse gas emissions from the start of the next financial year under plans announced by the Deputy Prime Minister at Rio+ 20.

Annual Report and Accounts: UK Government departments’ mandatory requirements »

HM Treasury has published guidance on annual reporting requirements for 2011/12 for all government departments, including a requirement to show how sustainable development has been mainstreamed into policy and operations.

Scottish public sector sustainability reporting guidance »

New guidance from the Scottish Government on annual sustainability reporting by the public sector is intended to help improve reporting and performance, increase transparency, and promote cost savings.

Demand for a sustainable health service »

An NHS report on sustainability includes results of a survey into public attitudes to sustainability in the NHS, analysis of the views of health service leaders, and updates on the NHS carbon footprint and climate change adaptation.

Consulting business on greenhouse gas reporting »

Defra is consulting on reporting of greenhouse gas emissions in business, seeking views on options for more widespread and consistent reporting. Defra research shows multiple benefits from emissions reporting.

Accounting for sustainability in Government »

Speaking at the The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Forum in London, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne detailed the Government’s commitment to “fully implement sustainability reporting across Government”.