17 press releases for "Enviroment"

23 November 2016

Autumn Statement 2016 – PwC comments on environmental tax measures

Commenting on the carbon price support announcement in today's Autumn Statement, Jayne Harrold, UK environmental tax leader at PwC, said: “The stability and certainty of...

08 November 2016

UK cities now outperform pre-crisis peak – PwC’s Good Growth for Cities index 2016

Oxford and Reading top the 2016 UK city rankings, ahead of other leading UK cities Edinburgh, Southampton and Bristol All cities have shown improved performance,...

03 November 2016

Credit where it’s due- UK unsecured borrowing increases by £62m a day

Total unsecured debt in UK reached an all-time high in 2016, at almost £10,000 per household PwC’s Credit Confidence Survey shows confidence at its highest...

01 November 2016

Low Carbon Economy Index 2016: UK maintains its position as a climate change leader

The UK has maintained its position as one of the world’s leaders on climate action, outperforming decarbonisation levels in the US, Germany, France and the...

31 May 2016

Smart home technology - Internet of Things or Indifference to Things? - PwC survey

PwC survey demonstrates the need for attractive consumer energy offers to engage consumers in the connected home 81% of people with smart heating devices notice...

25 May 2016

Paris Agreement seen as boost for carbon markets – but prices too low to hit targets

IETA survey, conducted by PwC, measures carbon market sentiment An overwhelming majority of respondents to IETA’s annual market sentiment survey expect an expansion of carbon...

01 April 2016

Financial Stability Board (FSB) Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) launches first report - PwC responds

Jon Williams, financial services and climate change partner, PwC, comments on the challenge of bringing climate-related risks into the financial mainstream: “Given the scale of...

24 March 2016

UK Energy Secretary's speech on the energy benefits of the EU - PwC comments

PwC’s Head of Utility Strategy & Regulation, Stuart Cook, comments on the announcement by the UK Secretary of State on the EU Referendum and the...

30 November 2015

Update on Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” – in administration

PwC is pleased to announce the sale of the Caparo Tubular Solutions business to the Gupta family, whose interests include the SIMEC and Liberty House...

20 October 2015

PwC responds to call for a corporate carbon tax at COP21

At an event earlier today, Veolia, the global leader in optimised resource management, called for a corporate carbon tax, set at €30 to €40 per...

10 July 2015

Crown Estate publishes PwC Insight report into Total Contribution Methodology

Crown Estate continues to pioneer approach to measure and report on how its business activities create value and directly impact its broader performance beyond financial...

07 September 2014

UK economy grows greener - but world heading for 3°C - 4°C of warming unless greenhouse gas emissions rapidly reduced.

Download 2 Degrees of Separation: the PwC Low Carbon Economy Index 2014 UK is the most improved nation in PwC’s annual index of carbon efficient...

19 December 2013

PwC London HQ achieves highest ever environmental rating for a UK office.

‘Green’ score for refurbished office exceeds results for the best new builds in the UK; 60% of the building’s energy will be produced on site;...

04 October 2013

Ian Powell says it's time to close the trust gap

Ian Powell, PwC’s Chairman and Senior Partner, has called for renewed efforts to improve the understanding of businesses’ contribution to society. Speaking at PwC’s 11th...

04 June 2013

PwC comment on decarbonisation target defeat

Commenting on the defeat of the amendment to introduce a decarbonisation target for the power sector, Richard Gledhill, partner, PwC sustainability & climate change, said:...

20 May 2013

UK businesses urged to tackle disaster risk reduction in new UN / PwC led initiative

PwC / UNISDR report warns that business growth in hazard-prone parts of the world is leaving the private sector more exposed to disaster risk New...

21 February 2013

PwC comment on European Commission decision on UK VAT on energy saving materials.

Commenting on the European Commission's decision to refer the UK to the European Court of Justice for its reduced VAT rate on the supply and...
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