SMEs learn to control their carbon footprint with the NetZero 360 workshop

We are thrilled to announce that we successfully concluded our NetZero 360 workshop yesterday. This FREE two-part workshop, organized by our Business Climate Action Group programme in collaboration with Solent Business & Skills Solutions, provided businesses with the knowledge and tools they need to navigate achieving net zero sustainability. Tailored specifically for SMEs, the NetZero […]

A new Lead joins to help tackle Portsmouth Businesses Carbon Footprint

We are pleased to announce that our Business Climate Action Group has been joined by Hasmukh S “Husky” Patel, who has taken on the role of leading our Carbon Calculator project. The Group aims to reduce the carbon footprint created by our business community, by helping all businesses find affordable ways to decrease their carbon production and running projects […]

Make a commitment to reduce plastic pollution

Alongside reducing carbon emissions, our Business Climate Action Group is also promoting best practices for businesses to improve their overall sustainability. Here are some actions to reduce your avoidable plastic resources and waste, which will create cost savings and protect our environment. Sophie Goodall-Smith from the Environment Agency’s plastics and sustainability team offers these top five tips […]

We Need You: Take part in our Business Carbon Calculator pilot project

Are you looking to make a real difference in the fight against climate change? As part of the Shaping Portsmouth mission to look at and start to tackle our business climate action and carbon reduction plans in the city, in collaboration with South Western Railway and Exo Energy, our team has created a simple tool […]

Great leap towards finding solutions for a net zero carbon Portsmouth

A £75k fund has been awarded to Portsmouth City Council to work with city partners and find solutions to securing a low carbon and energy-secure future for Portsmouth. The funding from Innovate UK’s Net Zero Living Programme, will allow the council to work with city partners to study innovative ways to decarbonise the city’s power, […]

Portsmouth joins the global climate stage

Portsmouth City Council has joined several international climate change initiatives to increase climate action ambitions and demonstrate transparency in their actions and progress. Initiatives include the Carbon Disclosure Project, Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, Race to Zero and Race to Resilience. Portsmouth City Council publicly discloses its climate profile through the Carbon Disclosure […]

We’re looking for SMEs to join our pilot Carbon Footprint initiative

Shaping Portsmouth is looking for a number of organisations to take part in a Carbon reduction initiative. This pilot is being run as part of our Business Climate Action Group, which is seeking to start arresting the carbon footprint created by the Portsmouth Business community. We will work with you to guide you through a UK […]

Shaping Portsmouth to help local businesses lower their carbon footprint

Shaping Portsmouth is going to lead a new and vital programme that seeks to start arresting the carbon footprint created by our Business community and we are delighted to confirm that a number of our Patrons & Partners have agreed to join this management group. Approximately 40% of the City’s carbon emissions are generated by […]

The UK’s first net-zero training hub launched by City of Portsmouth College in partnership with leading specialists NetZero Training

  Based at Highbury North Harbour Training Centre in Portsmouth, the new government-funded facility is dedicated to training and upgrading skills in sustainable technologies. It’s already attracting much attention from businesses, tradespeople, and suppliers who attended the launch event. City of Portsmouth College Interim Principal & CEO Graham Morley said: “Climate change, government decarbonisation targets […]

More charging points for city’s electric vehicle owners

  Drivers of electric vehicles in the city have more opportunities to charge their cars outside their homes as the latest round of installations of on-street electric charge points has been completed. The council has also installed a rapid charger for taxis and private hire vehicles to use in Stubbington Avenue, as part of an […]