Ian Dodd talking to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn at Stevenage BTC

Labour at the BTC: Energy and Net Zero Carbon 

On 20th August Jeremy Corbyn made a semi-surprise visit to Totem Sustainability’s offices at the BTC Stevenage (we knew it was a labour politician but not who it was). I had the opportunity to talk business and sustainability with the Labour leader and participate in a panel with Jeremy Corbyn, Sharon Taylor (Leader of the Council at Stevenage Borough Council) and Jill Borcherds (Prospective Parliamentary Labour Read more about Labour at the BTC: Energy and Net Zero Carbon […]

Energy and Carbon: Reporting must lead to actions

Last month I met up with an ex-colleague and friend, Hannah Kershaw of QinetiQ, to discuss the current state of energy and carbon standards. Instead of writing a piece myself, Hannah (who taught me most of what I know about energy and carbon), kindly agreed to provide her insights on the changing carbon and energy Read more about Energy and Carbon: Reporting must lead to actions[…]

Understanding ISO: ISO 14001 Environmental Management

What does it mean? Having worked as a lead auditor for some big certification bodies, including BM Trada and NQA, I noticed many ISO 14001 systems were implemented by individuals who were primarily quality consultants. These systems are often good enough to achieve UKAS certification, but do not maximise value for the organisation because the Read more about Understanding ISO: ISO 14001 Environmental Management[…]