Big steps were confirmed by the UK Government earlier this month on June 7th, 2021.
'The rules will support the government’s plan to build back greener by ensuring that potential government suppliers publish plans to reduce carbon emissions across their operations in order to bid for major government contracts.Businesses must now commit to Net Zero by 2050, while also publishing clear carbon reduction plans before they can bid for government contracts over £5 million.
The measures announced on World Environment Day, make the UK government the first in the world to put this requirement in place, underlining the UK’s global leadership in tackling climate change.'
Read more about World Environment Day
and the UK's government's press release
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