Green Workplaces Network

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The TUC has launched a new GreenWorkplaces network for union green reps and activists.

Membership is free and allows you access to tips and resources, the latest news and events, along with details of training courses and workshops.

You can download case studies from other union activists who are taking action on green issues in their workplace and send in your own stories and comments to us.

In the above video Sarah Lewis explains a bit about her own activity as a green rep and explains why joining the network is a good idea.

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The Labour shadow energy Minister Tom Greatrex MP was the keynote speaker, focusing on the rights and responsibilities of trade union reps in building sustainable workplaces. We launched new findings from the Labour Research Department’s study of the “union effect” on greening the workplace . It was our 10th annual...
21 July 2014
GREENING THE WORKPLACE – BUILDING THE UNION EFFECT, 11 JULY 2014 Speech by Kay Carberry, TUC Assistant General Secretary Key points from the new Labour Research Department report for the TUC on the union effect in greening our workplaces. New rights for environmental reps.
15 July 2014
Report and key findings from the TUC's survey of trade union led greenworkplace projects in 2012, undertaken for the TUC by the Labour Research Department. The report includes best practice case studies in energy savings, resource efficiency, recycling, waste management and green travel plans.
20 June 2014
Green Growth: No Turning Back sets out the key principles which underpin the TUC’s approach to energy policy and climate change. Taking account of the UN’s latest scientific evidence on climate change, the debate on energy security and the operation of the UK energy market, and on the affordability of...
13 December 2013
For the TUC, a shift to a lower carbon economy is not just necessary but inevitable. Although much more needs to be done to reduce the risk of significant climate change this century, the future lies in greening the economy. This Briefing note sets iout what we mean by a...
24 September 2012
TUC GreenWorkplaces News - December 2011
30 November 2011