Entries by Francesca Wiley

Our 6 Top Sustainability Trends for 2019

2018 felt to us to mark the year that environmental sustainability went truly mainstream. We saw the positive impact that engaged and passionate people can have on the agenda of corporates on a wide range of issues.  Plastic pollution, veganism, fast fashion, science-based targets all became headline news and we are continuing to see this growth with the likes of […]

Increasing attention being placed on ESG performance for Infrastructure

Carbon Credentials attended the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) European Infrastructure Results 2018 event on Tuesday, hosted by Macquarie Bank. What is GRESB? GRESB assesses the sustainability performance of real estate and infrastructure portfolios and assets worldwide. As a consultancy we have a depth of expertise in supporting real estate clients and those with […]

Leveraging ESOS Phase 2 – Insights from Phase 1 & questions you need to start asking

ESOS is the mandatory UK Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme. All large UK organisations (non-public sector) must comply with these regulations. They are the UK’s transposition of Article 8 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive, dictating that companies in the UK undertake comprehensive assessments of energy use and efficiency opportunities at least once every four years. […]

Today marks the Earth Overshoot Day

Today marks the Earth Overshoot Day – the day when we have used more from nature than our planet can renew in an entire year. Currently, we’re using 1.7 earths through our carbon emissions we produce, our waste, our overfishing, our overharvesting of forests and other resource consumption. Our planet cannot absorb the amount of […]