Renewable Energy

Sustainably Speaking: new event sparks fresh ideas on business sustainability

Leading energy and utility consultancy Sustainable Energy First has secured a significant investment from Beech Tree Private Equity, to accelerate its net zero offering.

The investment will support Sustainable Energy First’s objective to decarbonise the UK’s business community by 327,000 tonnes CO2e by 2028.

Sustainable Energy First achieves the ‘We invest in people, Gold’ accreditation.

We are really proud to announce we have recently achieved the ‘We invest in people, gold accreditation.

Investors in People is an internationally recognised standard for people management, offering accreditation to organisations that adhere to the Investors in People Standards. A ‘Gold’ accreditation means that a company has the policies in place but more than that, it means everyone – from CEO to apprentice takes ownership for making them come to life.

Sustainable Energy First achieves B Corp Certification

We are incredibly proud to announce that Sustainable Energy First is a certified B Corporation.

As a B Corp, we join a global community of businesses that meet high standards of social and environmental impact. The certification is an acclamation that our business is a force for good and complements our purpose of inspiring and empowering our people to create a positive difference for themselves, our clients and the planet.

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CPPAs: the future of energy security?

Energy prices have just hit the headlines again, this time with the grim news that soaring costs have pushed inflation to a 40-year high. Many UK businesses have been struggling since the autumn because of the drastic change in the energy-buying landscape.

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IPCC report: the message is stark, but there is hope

If we act quickly, we can still avoid catastrophe. Scientists are hopeful that if we can cut global emissions in half by 2030 and reach net zero by the middle of this century, we can halt and possibly reverse the rise in temperatures.

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