This year, the 26th UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, will be hosted by the UK in Glasgow. The event aims to bring world leaders together to accelerate action on climate change. Previous iterations of the event have seen major countries commit to net zero targets.
The world is changing rapidly. Just a decade ago, now-common phrases such as sustainability and the circular economy were hardly ever mentioned. Now, it seems, they are at the centre of everything we do.
Thanks to The Verdancy Group for being a Virtual College Expo21 headline sponsor. The company supports colleges with accredited courses in sustainability and the environment, including its Waste in the Circular Economy qualification, credit-rated at SCQF Level 5.
As the UK rushes to fulfil its legal net zero obligations, businesses are facing pressure to adopt sustainable practices. With new legislation on the horizon, soon sustainability will no longer be something to aim for, but a legal business requirement.
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