News and Events

Find out what the Sustainable Footprints experts have been up to and discover an event to attend.

The Transition To A Better World

At the World Leader Summit today, 30 countries have agreed to collaborate to normalise zero emission vehicles (ZEVs), by making them accessible, affordable and sustainable in all regions by 2030. A number of emerging markets, including India, Rwanda and Kenya, have additionally agreed to the importance of this development and have elected to accelerate the

False Hope

Day nine of the COP26 climate summit is underway, focusing on gender and science and innovation. The UK Government announced a £165 million investment toward progressing gender equality and financing resources and prevention strategies to fight climate change. Almost 50 countries, responsible for over a third of global healthcare emissions, committed to building low carbon

Adaptation, loss and damage has been the dedicated focus of the conference today at COP26. The Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed began the discussion by highlighting the devastating results of climate change so far, “the signs are all around us – floods, drought, heat and catastrophic storms,” “the human toll is devastating – lost lives and livelihoods, displacement and migration and

Thirsty For Change

Ocean protection, sustainable production and consumption, agricultural conservation, protection, sustainable management and many more commitments were disclosed on Saturday, which marked the end of the first week at COP26.  Over 10 new countries have agreed to commit to the thirty-by-thirty target, including India, Sri Lanka, Qatar, Gambia and Georgia, striving to protect 30% of the world’s oceans by 2030. With these additional endorsements, the proposition is now supported

Stand Up For What We Stand On

Youth and public empowerment day has encouraged many protests; young people have been taking to the streets of Glasgow to express their genuine concerns for climate change and are demanding action at the COP26 summit.  Two announcements have been made today regarding the future of our planet and what that means for the younger generation. Education Secretary Nadhim Zwahawi announced a climate change strategy for school curriculums,

“The End Of Coal Is In Sight”

COP26 President Alok Sharma opened today’s energy day event with a statement announcing a global transition from coal to clean power, which involved the commitment to end coal investments, reinforce renewable energy and diminish the use of coal by 2030 in major economies and by 2040 elsewhere.  So far, 190 countries and organisations have signed the pledge to reduce their use of coal, including countries such as

“A Watershed Moment”

The former Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney lead today’s event, addressing the steps taken by the global financial sector to achieve Paris goals. During the event, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that selected firms of the UK financial institutions will be required to publish annual plans of how they intend to transition to net zero by 2023, following the recommendations of the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). So far 450 firms

Today, over 100 world leaders have signed the pledge to end deforestation by 2030, representing more than 85% of the forests on the planet. Boris Johnson, to convince those who have yet to sign the pledge, highlights the importance of this promise, explaining “climate change and biodiversity are 2 sides of the same coin, if we want to keep the 1.5°C of

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson, addressed world leaders and delegates at the COP26 climate change summit today. He began with a captivating speech discussing climate impacts, with a plea that change needs to be made, as “if we don’t get serious on climate change today, it will be too late for our children to do so tomorrow.” Boris Johnson described the world situation as being on a lifeboat for humanity

      Are you eligible for tax relief for your research and development into green technologies?  Sustainable Footprints, together with their partner, R&D Tax North West, are keen to ensure that businesses across the UK are aware of this benefit and take advantage of the opportunity to claim back up to 24% of their

“Congraduation Hamza!”

              Hamza Sadiq, one of Sustainable Footprints’ consultants, has recently completed his master’s degree at the University of Sussex, achieving a MSc with a distinction in  Engineering Business Management. For his MSc Hamza selected and persevered through projects such as a cost-benefit analysis of CO2 emissions reduction technologies to

Energy White Paper

Geri Findlay, Sustainable Footprints’ Director responded to the release of the UK Government’s Energy White Paper today (14 December 2020): “Today’s Energy White Paper provides an interesting opportunity for ambitious targets to meet the net-zero emissions goal whilst trying to balance various and, sometimes, conflicting interests such as a massive overhaul of infrastructure to facilitate

Up Coming Events

Here you'll find all our events along with key compliance deadlines.

Get Yourself Connected...

Discover our Social Media feeds for up-to-date information in your sector and get involved...

TOP