With a target of 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050 and a challenging interim target of 42% reduction by 2020, Scotland’s Climate Change Bill is widely recognised as world leading in its ambition.
This represents both a real opportunity and a major challenge for businesses. Green Business Fife is here to provide support and help.
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Green Business Fife and Fife Council are looking to engage with businesses as part of a pilot project to inform how the council prepares for future energy and heat developments across Fife.
The new Electric Vehicle Approved (EVA) scheme launched last week by the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA), to certify retailers’ excellence in the electric vehicle sector.
The new building at 8 East Fergus Place, houses two new community kitchens - The Lang Spoon Community Training Kitchen and The Lang Spoon Production Kitchen - an events space, a kitchen garden, a new distribution point for Kirkcaldy Foodbank, and a new community fridge redistributing surplus food that would otherwise go to waste.
Scotland’s businesses are being encouraged to become world leaders in sustainability and embrace the economic opportunities that environmental changes can bring.
A new business charter that aims to promote local jobs, apprenticeships and payment of the living wage has been launched.
The charter, which also sets out how Fife Council will support the region’s businesses, outlines the part businesses can play in making sure the benefits of Fife’s economic growth are shared by all.