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Climate Action Project – Repairing Boreholes in Africa

Borehole in Eritrea

One in nine people around the world do not have access to clean water close to home, and Eritrea’s situation highlights the immense challenges faced by millions around the world. In Eritrea, the struggle to find safe water is a daily reality. In this article we’ll delve into the impact of the Zoba Debub Community Boreholes Project, which not only restores vital water sources, empowering local communities to safeguard their future but also reduces carbon emissions by replacing traditional water purification methods.

Empowering Growth: SmartestEnergy Business and Marubeni Corporation Leading the Charge for Change

In a rapidly evolving landscape, SmartestEnergy Business has been driving positive change in the UK energy market for over 15 years. We facilitate connections between generators and customers, foster market acceleration, and promote greener energy initiatives. This article delves into our growth plans and the robust support from our parent company, Marubeni, highlighting our efforts to guide customers, generators, and partners towards achieving net zero and creating a fairer, more sustainable energy system.

Step-by-Step Guide to Conducting a Business Energy Audit

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Regardless of the size of your business, conducting an energy audit can significantly benefit your operations. An energy audit involves a thorough examination of your business’s energy consumption patterns and helps identify areas where energy is being used inefficiently. By identifying areas for improvement an energy audit could help reduce costs, improve energy efficiency, and enhance your business’s overall sustainability.

Climate Action Project – Wildflowers, Wetlands & Wildlife

The UK’s biodiversity offers invaluable benefits, including picturesque landscapes, unique wildlife, clean air, and water, along with habitats that naturally sequester carbon to mitigate climate change. However, biodiversity in the UK is under severe threat, with 50% of its biodiversity already lost. In this article, we’ll explore the important role the Wildflowers, Wetlands and Wildlife project plays in creating and restoring habitats for plants and animals above the ground, as well as how restoration work is vital to keep soils healthy.

Help and advice if you’re worried about your bills

It’s not easy running a business in this economic climate, and now that the EBDS (Energy Bill Discount Scheme) has come to end, there is little to no support from the government. We’re here to help our customers in any way we can. If you’re struggling to afford your business electricity and/or gas bills, please read the advice in this article. In some cases it may even provide a lifeline for your business. Thereafter, get in touch with us as soon as possible to discuss the options available to you.

Climate Action Project – Solar Power in Morocco

Solar power Morocco

In a world increasingly impacted by climate change, the Ouarzazate solar power station shines as a beacon of hope for a sustainable future. This groundbreaking project not only addresses the urgent need for renewable energy but provides numerous co-benefits, including job creation and enhanced healthcare access. In this article, we’ll explore the energy landscape of Morocco, uncovering its pressing challenges and highlighting the significance of initiatives such as the Ouarzazate solar power station.

Staying Vigilant Against Scam Calls

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In today’s interconnected world, businesses face a variety of threats, one of the most deceptive being scam phone calls and phishing attacks. These fraudulent tactics aim to extract sensitive information, risking data security. In this important article we offer practical advice on how to protect your business against scam phone calls, using phishing tactics to extract information.

Jargon Buster – ESG

ESG

In the modern world of business and investing, the term ‘ESG’ has gained significant traction. As expectations increase from stakeholders for social and environmental responsibility, incorporating ESG practices becomes essential for companies to stay on track with changing expectations and ensure lasting success. But what exactly does it mean, and why is it so important? Let’s simplify the jargon and clarify the concept of ESG to better understand its importance in today’s landscape.

Climate Action Project – Conserving the Amazon in Brazil

Beyond our efforts to support reforestation through the funding of our company forest, lies our commitment to support positive climate projects across the global. Therefore, we’re excited to share news of our latest initiative that underpins our focus for climate change in 2024. Through our Climate Action Calendar, each month we’ll spotlight one of the amazing projects across the globe, alongside making a donation to the cause via Ecologi. We kicked things off in January with ‘Conversing the Amazon Forest in Brazil’.

Energy efficiency tips for sustainable hospitality

First lockdown, then the energy crisis, and now reports of a recession. These are clearly challenging times for the small business community. We’re here to support our customers in any way we can and this month the focus is on hospitality. We provide dedicated energy services to thousands of pubs, restaurants and hotels. So, it’s only right we serve up some advice to help business owners reduce their energy costs, whilst doing the right thing for the environment. In this blog, we explore some energy efficiency tips to build a more sustainable business, that will cost both you and the planet less in the long run.