Valpak's Blog brings to you thought provoking articles, from key members of staff, on a wide range of environmental topics.

CRC Phase 2 - With less than 4 weeks to go are you ready?

Tim Rainbow
Oct 11, 2013
There’s less than 4 weeks to go until registration opens for Phase 2 of the Carbon Reduction Commitment on 4 November 2013.

New developments for PAS 141

Carys White
Sep 30, 2013
We are pleased to announce that a second certification body, Really Green Credentials, has now been approved to audit re-use organisations.

Carbon reporting (for quoted organisations) now mandatory

Sarah Mann
Sep 23, 2013
On 1st October 2013 The Greenhouse Emissions (Directors Reports) Regulations 2013 will come into force. All UK listed companies will be required to report their annual greenhouse gas emissions in their Director’s Reports. Companies should already be calculating their organizational carbon footprint and may already be experiencing some data gathering issues.

Could you be affected by environmental legislation overseas?

Matt Baller
Sep 05, 2013
Environmental compliance outside of the UK can be a bewildering subject for many companies. On a daily basis, I speak to various different organisations from one-person export operations and internet retailers to global blue-chip household names, and over the last three years a theme has emerged - most people aren’t sure what they need to do.

Waste standard to improve resource efficiency

Hugh McCoach
Aug 14, 2013
Hugh McCoach asks: What can be done to encourage more organisations to audit their waste and manage it more sustainably?

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