Global trade in plastics tops $1 trillion each year

10 March 2021

Drawing on a powerful new database that tracks and traces the plastic life cycle, UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) has explained where countries can apply trade policy pressure to reduce pollution.

Employers should encourage staff to have the vaccine

4 March 2021

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has published practical guidance for employers to help them to understand their responsibilities towards staff and support them as the vaccine rollout continues.

Nearly zero energy requirements for new buildings

4 March 2021

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has issued a circular letter informing building control bodies about how to meet nearly zero energy buildings requirements for new buildings.