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How Whitbread are cutting energy waste

Whitbread is the owner of some household name brands including Premier Inn, Costa Coffee and Beefeater restaurants. Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, ‘Good Together’, underpins all our business integrated thinking and aims to make us a force for good …

Is the EU ETS back on its feet?

The EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), the EU’s flagship climate policy instrument aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions at least economic cost and incentivising investment in the low-carbon economy, has been back in the news - for once in a …

Clear priorities for DECC

DECC’s priorities are clear: keeping bills as low as possible for hardworking families and businesses and powering the economy while decarbonising in the most cost-effective way. These are a challenging and critical set of objectives. DECC has a long term …

Now is the time for the next generation of girls to help power the country

More and more women have been taking a place at the top table of businesses for years now, but why then do women still make up only 6% of the UK’s engineering workforce – the lowest percentage in Europe? This …

Energy, Climate Change and the Queen's Speech

Today’s Queen’s Speech sets out our early priorities for the new Parliament. DECC’s priorities are clear: keeping the lights on and powering the economy; keeping bills low for families and businesses and getting a climate deal in Paris this year. …