Race to Zero

The website demystifying sustainable travel for Scottish businesses

The Way to Work website makes it easier for Scottish employers to support sustainability across the commute and business travel The Way to Work website makes it easier for workplaces to find the support they need to change their travel...

Demand for green jobs in Scotland is growing

New report defining and estimating green jobs is published. Demand for green jobs is increasing in Scotland with existing jobs transforming to reflect Scotland’s just transition to net zero. That is one of the findings of new research from the Universities...

ZeroAvia & AGS Airports team up to bring zero-emission flights to Scotland

Zero-emission aviation pioneer and AGS Airports to collaborate on hydrogen fuel infrastructure and launching zero-emission routes in first-of-a-kind partnership for the UK ZeroAvia, the leader in developing zero-emission solutions for commercial aviation, today announced an agreement with AGS Airports to...

Where should we place priority when it comes to ESG?

ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) is the buzz word of the industry, but for good reason. With the pressing need to counteract the effects of climate change, the Government, and businesses alike, are all looking for ways they can decarbonise...

Opportunity for Scottish Organisations to improve sustainability

Bright Green Business’s Environmental Placement Programme helps businesses host students and graduates for paid internships From their base in Edinburgh, non-profit organisation Bright Green Business (BGB) works to connect students and graduates with opportunities to do meaningful, project-based work at...

Why we need to rethink the way we commute

Travelknowhow Scotland is calling on organisations across Scotland to encourage a more climate-friendly commute, with transport currently the largest contributor to UK domestic greenhouse gas emissions, according to Government statistics Travelknowhow Scotland, a Scottish-based organisation providing free workplace travel planning...

UWS expands reach of Carbon Reduction Training Programme for Businesses

After successfully delivering fully funded Carbon Reduction training to 30 businesses in South Ayrshire, University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has grand plans to extend delivery of the programme to businesses across Scotland and internationally. The inaugural Carbon Champions...

Existing Energy Infrastructure Assets Cannot Be Ignored Amidst Hiking Energy Prices

Both the domestic and business sectors have been living in uncertainty and worry about the rocketing energy bills. The government has introduced temporary caps to help everyone survive this winter but that is not a permeant fix, and businesses,...

Scottish research highlights CO2-producing companies to face challenges with new climate-related disclosure requirements

Forthcoming regime on climate-related disclosures ventures into uncharted territory for industries emitting high levels of greenhouse gas. Current corporate reporting by most companies producing the highest levels of greenhouse gas emissions would not comply with proposed new requirements from the...

New Power Equipment Rental Based in Dubai

Wilson Power Solutions Ltd are pleased to announce the formation of Wilson Agile Transformer Technical Services (WATTS - Rental), a joint venture between Wilson Power Solutions and Agile Power Group FZE based in Dubai. The new company WATTS -...

Active Travel: Cycling and walking plays a crucial role in tackling climate change

Following new scientific evidence published by the World Health Organization (WHO), Travelknowhow Scotland is calling on workplaces in Scotland to encourage the switch to more sustainable and active travel. In a new publication, the WHO reported that investments in policies...

As the cost-of-living crisis starts to hit hard, it’s time to ditch the car for greener and cheaper choices

The soaring cost-of-living means it’s a worrying time for many people. Energy prices have risen to unprecedented levels and will increase further in the autumn. Food prices are rising fast and tough decisions are being taken by families as...

Remote Power: The Offshore Filling Stations of the Future

By Paul Slorach, Business Development Director, Verlume      www.verlume.world A common sight across many countries worldwide, the petrol station has become synonymous with convenience and ease of access to fuel when required. Introduced over 100 years ago by the AA...

Active Travel: Cycling and walking plays a crucial role in tackling climate change

Following new scientific evidence published by the World Health Organization (WHO), Travelknowhow Scotland is calling on workplaces in Scotland to encourage the switch to more sustainable and active travel. In a new publication, the WHO reported that investments in policies...

Free travel planning consultancy support package extended throughout 2022/23

Travelknowhow Scotland’s FREE travel planning consultancy support package, in partnership with Cycling Scotland, Sustrans and Smarter Choices Smart Places, has been extended throughout 2022/23. Open to all workplaces across Scotland, Travelknowhow Scotland is providing three days of FREE travel planning...

THE ALL-ENERGY AND DCARBONISE 2022 SUCCESS STORY

The 21st anniversary edition of All-Energy 2022, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference and the co-located Dcarbonise 2022 held at Glasgow’s SEC on 11 and 12 May attracted total attendance of 7,642, more than...

XOCEAN Expands with Acquisition of Survey Specialists Geomara

Irish based international ocean data company, XOCEAN, recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of Geomara, a specialist hydrographic survey company, as part of its strategic global growth plan. The announcement follows the investment of €8m in September 2021 aimed to accelerate XOCEAN’s growth. Carbon-neutral XOCEAN is driving down emissions in the offshore industry and is delivering on its impact goal of...

Advancing Net Zero through replacing Transformers

By Ayah Alfawaris, Energy Policy Manager 2.9% of all energy generated across Europe gets wasted through distribution transformers. This equates to 93TWh of annual energy waste and to put that into perspective, this amount of energy could power Denmark for three years....

Smart energy solutions for a cleaner world

Zhejiang hresys Technology Co., Ltd. (“HRESYS”) is a high-tech enterprise with smart and clean energy at its core. The company is huge; with a 6 Gigafactory facility. The company is headquartered in Hangzhou, China at the future science and technology city...

TMC and the world of the Renewable Energy: new boundaries of sustainability

TMC Transformers is a global company active in the manufacture of medium and low voltage transformers and reactors, both cast resin and VPI. TMC put together a carefully selected group of engineers and technicians with vast experience in the design...

Smith Brothers Contracting Ltd – a high-voltage electrical engineering firm

The past twenty years has been an era of significant change for the global energy market. Green power targets have called for a shake-up within the industry – and the ability to adapt and diversify has been central to...

Delivering carbon-neutral, economic, safe and quality ocean data to the world’s largest companies

Using Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs), XOCEAN provides turnkey ocean data collection services ranging from mapping the seabed to inspecting subsea structures and monitoring the environment. XOCEAN’s USVs offer significant benefits including safety with operators remaining onshore, efficiency with 24/7 operations...

Cut your energy costs today with Emtec

Invest in renewable energy now and your business could lock in substantial savings for at least the next 25 years, is the advice of Chris Clark, MD, Emtec Energy. Hefty energy bills are causing shockwaves through industry. “There’s an absolute urgency...

Climate crisis won’t be solved with electric cars

Conversations around climate change are largely focused on electric vehicles (EVs), but they are not emissions free and don’t ease congestion. According to a recent report, for the majority of time, cars are parked, not driven. It’s time to...

Warm-up act: Scotland’s plans for decarbonising heating

Things are changing in Scotland. The recently published Heat in Buildings strategy set out ambitious targets to slash fuel poverty and decarbonise the heating of Scotland’s buildings completely by 2045, with a 68% reduction by 2030. With the Scottish Green...

The search is on for Scotland’s top green businesses

Scotland’s businesses can showcase their excellence in environmental practice by entering VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards and this year more businesses from the construction industry are being called on to apply. Many firms are showing that environmental innovation and best...

Join the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge

Registrations are now open for the award-winning Sustrans Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge. Throughout March, workplaces across Scotland will compete to log the most sustainable journeys. And for the first time, those working from home can record their local journeys...

RGU offers skills boost to energy sector with world first in Energy Data Management

Robert Gordon University (RGU) is launching the world’s first cross-sector Energy Data Management course. The new online short course is targeted at Data Managers within the energy sector, and in particular for wind, oil and gas and nuclear, but will ...

FREE travel planning consultancy time to help you transition to net zero.

Travelknowhow Scotland are offering workplaces FREE, dedicated support to help encourage more active and sustainable travel. Available for a limited time. To find out more and register your interest, please email info@travelknowhowscotland.co.uk

The world has changed

From ensuring compliance with government and public health guidance, to assisting in post-Covid economic recovery, Stagecoach continues to put customers and local communities first. Like many other businesses, Stagecoach has received the ‘Good to Go’ certification from tourism body Visit...