Cabinet Office declares 'firms must commit to net zero to win major government contracts'

James Murray
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Cabinet Office declares 'firms must commit to net zero to win major government contracts'

New procurement rules covering all government contracts worth more than £5m hailed as a huge boost to UK's decarbonisation efforts

Hundreds more businesses are expected to set ambitious new net zero emission targets, after the government announced it would prohibit firms that lack "clear and credible carbon reduction plans" from bidding...

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