CMS creates Head of Renewables role as business responds to demand for green technologies

Commercial Maintenance Services (CMS) UK Ltd has appointed Adam Bartle to the newly created position of Head of Renewables as it looks to grow its energy saving and carbon reduction services. Experienced in the commercial...

SCHOOLS’ NEW RESOURCE GIVES INSIGHTS INTO FUTURE CAREERS IN CLIMATE FINANCE

When we think about jobs that save the planet, we rarely think about the financial sector as leading the way.   However, a new schools’ initiative from the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School is...

Step up climate change adaptation efforts or face huge disruption: UN report

Estimated adaptation costs in developing countries are five to ten times greater than current public adaptation finance flows Fewer than one third of 66 countries funded COVID-19 recovery measures to address climate risks ...

Futureproofing transport at the COP Resilience Hub

Specialists in climate change resilience, Climate Sense have partnered with the University of Birmingham and the Infrastructure Operators' Adaptation Forum (IOAF) to deliver a Resilient Infrastructure workshop at the COP Resilience Hub. The seminar 'Futureproofing...

Why 1.5 degrees matters

The world is at a critical juncture. Climate change and the energy crisis are creating a perfect storm that won’t blow over. Action – not platitudes – must be COP26’s legacy. In November, world leaders...

Trade mission showcases Scottish luxury on a global stage

As the world’s economy continues to power back up, Scottish businesses are being urged to grab the global opportunities on offer. The Scottish Chambers of Commerce network is leading a delegation that is showcasing the...

Fasten your seatbelt because Scotland’s economy is finally taking off once again

Report after report shows that economic performance, alongside businesses and consumer confidence is rebounding far better than anyone could have anticipated as we power towards recovery from the twin challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Scottish Chambers Network taking Scotland to the world

Scottish businesses are being urged to reconnect with the world and discover valuable new opportunities at the World Expo being held in Dubai. The Scottish Chambers of Commerce network is leading three delegations later this...

The Climate Emergency: how workplaces need to become an active part of the solution

With COP26 in Glasgow just around the corner, there has never been a more crucial time for workplaces to take action on climate change. Scotland is committed to achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by...

How to reach ambitious net zero targets

Steven Kiakowski, Director at sustainable training and consultancy company The Verdancy Group, discusses how to bring carbon emissions goals into fruition. The UN’s Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) will soon take place in Glasgow....