What is net zero? An introduction for small businesses
Learn more about what net zero is, why it’s important and what it means for the UK’s small businesses.
In June 2019, the UK Government committed to reducing the UK’s net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 100% by 2050, compared to 1990 levels.
This target is known as net zero, and milestones towards moving to a net zero emissions economy are now set down in UK law.
By encouraging sectors, industries, organisations and individuals to work together in cutting carbon emissions, the hope is that, over the coming decades, the UK can achieve its net zero ambitions and, as a consequence, help reduce global warming and the effects of climate change.
Read on to learn more about net zero – what it is, why it’s important and what it means for businesses and business owners across the UK.
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Making business finance work for you
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