The decision to simplify the traffic light system in England will be very welcome news for businesses in the travel sector and beyond.
The Global Business Network comprises over 130 Chambers and business groups across the world. Find out how they are working to achieve change, one initiative at a time.
Action Net Zero is supporting Bristol residents and businesses in moving towards a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly future, including with the introduction of a 'Clean Air Zone' in the city centre.
This initiative is supported by Business West, committed to safeguarding the environment and addressing the Climate Crisis.
Business West is a supporting member of The Climate Action Programme, aiming to support organisations to reduce their carbon emissions, as part of Bristol’s efforts to tackle the climate crisis.
By offering a suite of events, resources and peer-to-peer learning opportunities, the Climate Action Programme provides support and inspiration to organisations whatever their starting point.
East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce runs the ‘Chamber Low Carbon’ scheme, in conjunction with North & West Lancs Chamber. The programme offers services to help businesses improve energy and environmental efficiencies and to help them develop a new piece of low carbon technology and get it into the market.
As the city prepares to welcome COP26, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce has launched Climate Chamber, it’s a sustainable movement designed to inform its members and position Glasgow as a leading city in the development of the green and wider circular economy.
Glasgow Chamber has been championing circular economy business models that allow our members to become future proof while enabling profits and competitive advantage. An initiative of Glasgow Chamber, Circular Glasgow offers businesses a powerful proposition to help lead the way through innovation.
Climate Chamber will also be connecting 12 countries which are tackling the climate emergency alongside leading circular cities for a Climate Chamber Mission, an international inward trade and knowledge exchange event.
Further to ensure there is a COP26 educational legacy, My Climate Path will work with business, the local community and its DYW Glasgow and Circular Glasgow teams, to inform and inspire young people on the roles and skills required for the jobs of the future that will drive sustainable economic growth in a circular economy.
Circular Glasgow is a Glasgow Chamber of Commerce initiative which aims to position our ‘Dear Green Place’ as a leading circular economy city by encouraging organisations to adopt innovation, design and circular thinking.
Working closely with our partners including Zero Waste Scotland and Glasgow City Council, the team has been working with Glasgow businesses and listening to their needs in relation to the way we live, work, produce and consume.
Managed by the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, Circular Edinburgh is working to investigate the opportunities around the circular economy and the support on offer for business. They are aiming to provide an alternative to our current 'take make dispose' approach, and keeping the flow of materials and products within the economy for as long as possible.
Climate change and the net zero transition presents many opportunities and also some risks to businesses. The Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce is helping to support businesses to identify how aspects of the net zero policy will apply to them, and what measures to they should take to reduce their environmental impact.
Their Environment and Energy Support Committee has been established to undertake proactive engagement with policy makers and stakeholders on environmental and sustainability issues that have a direct or indirect effect on businesses in Hong Kong.
Their Sustainability Forum looks at a wide range of issues including climate change, energy, development and sustainability.
This Chamber has developed the ‘Road to Net Zero‘ resource, focusing on the progress industry is making towards carbon neutrality, holding sector-specific sustainability conversations, and building towards COP26.
This Chamber is committed about sharing information and finding opportunities on how businesses can support the environment in a way that is innovative, sustainable and profitable, joining the race to zero campaign as they firmly believe that ‘climate action is everyone’s business.’
For the first time, the British Chamber of Commerce Singapore present their Sustainability Report, providing a broad view of our impacts on the Sustainable Development Goals and how they support positive change through their activities.
Business will be frustrated by the inability of the Government to give them any detail around what circumstances could lead to new restrictions and what support firms could get.
Announcement of a delay is sensible given the ongoing issues with ensuring trader readiness, the need to build more border control posts and the skills shortages crisis.
The jobs market has continued its summer revival as demand for workers has surged following the easing of Covid restrictions. But record vacancies also highlight the acute hiring crisis faced by many firms.