27 Mar '12, 11am

CRC simplified to save businesses millions,

Millions of pounds will be saved for businesses through ambitious new proposals to simplify the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme, (CRC). Participants will see their administrative costs cut by almost two-thirds, equating to around £330 million of savings up to 2030. The CRC is a mandatory UK-wide trading scheme covering large business and public sector organisation, who produce 12% of UK carbon emissions. It requires businesses to report on and pay a tax on energy used, and ranks businesses in a performance league table which provides a further reputational incentive to improve their energy efficiency. The CRC is expected to deliver carbon savings of 21 MtCO2 by 2027. Businesses support the simplification of the scheme, and will now have the opportunity to comment on Government’s proposals. The package proposed is aimed at retaining the energy-saving an...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn12_031/pn12_...

Tweets

With fuel prices hitting an all time high and p...

arrivabus.co.uk 29 Mar '12, 8am

See how much you can save The cost of running a car is rising all the time, but there is an alternative way to get about. ...

How businesses can use games to spur greener behavior

How businesses can use games to spur greener be...

greenbiz.com 26 Mar '12, 8pm

[Editor's Note: Gamification and big data were among the themes RMI's Ben Holland found at the recent South By Southwest I...

TRY: 9 quick, easy + green ways to save more than $2,000 this year

TRY: 9 quick, easy + green ways to save more th...

earth911.com 26 Mar '12, 12pm

Is your budget a little tight these days? Cutting out your daily stop at the coffee shop and saying no to those fancy new ...

Join us today & tomorrow for the Cleantech Foru...

usgbc-ncc.org 27 Mar '12, 5pm

USGBC Network: Save $500 using discount code USGBC-VIP on Cleantech Forum San Francisco . Cleantech Forum San Francisco is...

U.S. Soldiers save boy’s life in Kushamond district

U.S. Soldiers save boy’s life in Kushamond dist...

blackfive.net 27 Mar '12, 3pm

According to Maj. Bradley Putty, deputy-commander for clinical services, a complex procedure was performed to remove a bal...

Learn how WWF is engaging major businesses to p...

worldwildlife.org 28 Mar '12, 7pm

A new study involving scientists from 13 different organizations, universities and research institutions states that fores...

How businesses in S'pore are going green

How businesses in S'pore are going green

sgentrepreneurs.com 23 Mar '12, 5am

How businesses in Singapore are going green March 23, 2012 by Julian Abraham The adoption of green practices among entrepr...

Twitter Writes a New Guide for Small Businesses … and It’s Pretty Good

Twitter Writes a New Guide for Small Businesses...

smallbusinesssem.com 29 Mar '12, 6pm

Start out by listening: “Follow and observe businesses similar to yours to see what they are doing well, and to learn from...

Mega Millions = A Sucker's Game. Here's A Better Idea

Mega Millions = A Sucker's Game. Here's A Bette...

Living in the big house : Instead of taking on a huge mortgage and open yourself up to a fickle real estate market, how ab...

Do Businesses Know What Their Customers Want? Research Shows 90% Do Not.

Do Businesses Know What Their Customers Want? R...

youngupstarts.com 27 Mar '12, 9am

by Jaynie L. Smith, CEO of Smart Advantage, Inc . and author of “Relevant Selling: Research Proves Customers Value More Th...