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New Community Forest created in the North East to support a greener future

Defra, England Community Forests and local councils across the North East area are today announcing the creation of a new Community Forest to bring people closer to nature in the North East. 

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Fairness and opportunity: A people-powered plan for the green transition

This final report of the Environmental Justice Commission sets out a vision for the future of the UK. Part one defines the shifts needed in the UK’s approach to addressing the climate and nature crises and makes the case for a ‘new social contract’, to deliver a transition that is both rapid and fair. Part two, in five chapters, outlines the practical steps we propose. Each contains proposals on what we think needs to be done, when and by whom.

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Helping North East SMEs to save money on energy

The Business Energy Saving Team (BEST) can provide your business with a fully-funded energy efficiency audit, designed to help you to identify ways that you can save energy in your day to day business operations, thereby saving you money and helping to reduce your carbon-footprint.

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Business Energy Efficiency Project (Durham) – free factsheets for business

Our BEEP factsheets have been written to help County Durham SMEs understand some of the energy and money saving options that are available. They cover a wide range of topics, technologies and techniques that can help an SME make financial savings and improve efficiencies across the business.

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Business Action Toolkit to be launched by Climate Action North

Climate Action North will reveal a toolkit to help businesses scrutinise their resilience against climate change risks, and take action, where needed.

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Zero carbon advice and support for SMEs

A few websites have been developed and launched recently to help and support small & medium enterprises with their journey to Net Zero.

Resources from True North Sustainability

North East firm True North Sustainability, a partner and supporter of NEECCo has a range of resources to support organisations and business become more sustainable. Climate change course ½ day IEMA approved course run through  Northumbria University Carbon… Read More

Climate action: council plans

LGA (Local Government Association) are collecting council climate change action plans for councils to compare with one another. Follow the link for further information. https://www.local.gov.uk/our-support/climate-change/climate-action-council-plans

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COP26 – How to get involved

For the first time, the UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 1-12 November 2021. The climate talks will be the biggest international summit the UK has ever hosted; bringing together… Read More