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BT's revenue from products and services contributing to carbon abatement totalled £5.3bn
BT customers have cut carbon emissions by 10 million tonnes. BT's annual Delivering our Purpose report says revenue from products contributing to carbon abatement totalled £5.3bn, representing 22% of its total revenue last year.
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RBS wins Bank of the Year in Better Society Awards 2017 for JUMP engagement programme
RBS has won the prestigious 'Bank of the Year' award in the Better Society Awards 2017 for its innovative employee engagement programme, JUMP. The Bank came first in its category, ahead of runners-up HSBC, Liberum, Barclays and Societe Generale. The Bank was recognised for successfully engaging its employees in sustainable behaviours and improving sustainability in the workplace.
90 per cent of England's flood plains no longer exist with the natural vegetation that slows floodwaters from entering villages and towns, a Co-op Insurance commissioned report by Salford University experts reveals.
A chance find of a type of bacteria accidentally discovered during research could have big implications for water treatment's costs and carbon footprint, and could fundamentally re-shape efforts to cut the huge amount of electricity consumed during the wastewater clean-up of nitrogen.
The organisers of WWEM 2016, which deals with water testing and environmental analysis, say that it is set to smash all previous records next week.
Northumbrian Water's Helen Allister has received the 2016 Young Environmentalist of the Year Award from environment professional's body CIWEM for her inspirational work in motivating local people to monitor their rivers and report pollution problems.
The Environment Agency's report on last year's environmental performance of water companies has been published. Severn Trent Water, United Utilities and Wessex Water emerge as good industry leading performers, whereas South West Water is shown to be a poor performing company. At the end of each year the EA look back and report on the environmental performance of the 9 water and sewerage companies operating wholly or mainly in England.
Recognising that humans are natural storytellers, researchers are urging people who experienced the 1976 drought to share their tales, ranging from outdoor parties to a ruined food business, for an academic climate change linked project.
The potential environmental problems from the fats, oils and greases from one of the factories of Dartmouth Foods have been solved thanks to a new energy efficient wastewater treatment system.
How will Britain's water and wastewater sector, from giant utilities to small businesses, be affected by the UK voting to leave the European Union in last month's referendum?
The European Union's efforts to create and maintain clean and healthy bathing water began forty years ago when the first Bathing Water Directive was issued. The annual bathing water report published this month throws a spotlight on the the value of the legislation and the years of investment in waste water infrastructure and other pollution reduction measures.
Suffolk based Greene King, now the UK's largest pub retailer and brewer, has made a £900,000 cost reduction with a water consumption saving equivalent to 304 million pints.