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Quick access to a range of environment-related documents from our library

Brexit and the UK border: progress review inquiry   info
Submission by Prospect to the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee Brexit and the UK border: progress review inquiry
 07 November 2018 

Implications of Brexit for agriculture and the environment   info
Briefing - Implications of Brexit for agriculture and the environment
 08 October 2018 

Environment Network Update September 2018   info
A short briefing to members of the Environment Network on plastic waste
 26 September 2018 

EU exit consultation on climate change   info
The Energy & Climate Change Committee has announced an inquiry exploring the implications of leaving the EU on UK climate change policy. This note calls for input from members for the Prospect submission.
 11 July 2016 

New bargaining guide: carbon management plans   info
Circular drawing attention to the new bargaining guide and presentation on workplace carbon management plans.
 18 March 2016 

Carbon Management Plans and your work footprint   info
Presentation slide show supporting the guide on carbon management plans. The slide show gives an overview of why we need to reduce carbon emissions, the carbon budgets and fun facts on where emissions are coming from. There is specific information on the devolved government legislation and priorities.
 18 March 2016 

Carbon Management Plans and your work footprint   info
This guide aims to equip Prospect members to participate in carbon management plans introduced in their organisations. The guide looks at the impact on working practices and the bargaining considerations in relation to carbon reduction plans
 18 March 2016 

Communications, Legal and Research Report - February 2016   info
This circular provides an update on communications, legal and research activities during February 2016
 14 March 2016 

Workshops: Bargaining for sustainable workplaces   info
Information on national training workshops for members interested in environmental sustainability and climate change OR who is interested in volunteering to be the Branch Environment Representative.
 08 January 2016 

Sustainable workplaces: two new guides   info
We have developed two new guides and a case study booklet encouraging members to participate in workplace environmental sustainability plans and contribute to reducing personal & corporate greenhouse gas emissions. Both guides provide a policy checklist, regulation framework, broad & specific bargaining positions and devolved government policy, plans and support. The guides also make the link to greenhouse gas emissions and the need to reduce them.
 11 December 2015 

Getting started - they did!   info
The case studies included are from a range of workplaces where Prospect members have been or are currently involved in making their workplaces environmentally sustainable. They reflect a range of member initiatives and journeys towards low-carbon, energy efficient workplaces.
 10 December 2015 

Energy efficiency - beyond light bulbs   info
This guide covers energy efficiency and the link between carbon emissions, carbon reduction plans and corporate energy saving plans. It includes a policy checklist and trends shaping the future low-carbon digital workplace.
 10 December 2015 

Ultra low to zero carbon travel & transport   info
This guide covers low and zero-carbon travel and transport plans including hybrid and electric vehicles. It includes a policy checklist, broad and specific bargaining positions, devolved government plans, running costs and links to tax guidance.
 10 December 2015 

Environment update on briefings, articles and resources   info
An update summarising articles, briefings and resources for representatives and members of the international and environment networks. This includes the Sustainable Development Goals, climate change talks and national HUBS in Scotland and Wales.
 30 November 2015 

Submission: low carbon infrastructure   info
Designed for a different past. Prospect's submission submission to the Energy and Climate Change committee inquiry into the UK’s low carbon electricity network infrastructure.
 05 November 2015 

Sustainability at work: Scotland workshop   info
Notes on outcomes of workshop discussion exploring the proposal to establish a regional 'hub' for members interested and active on environment and social issues related to the workplace.
 03 November 2015 

Workshop programme: Bargaining for a Just Transition & sustainable workplaces   info
A Prospect workshop for members and representatives in Scotland interested both individually and professionally in environmentally sustainable workplaces and climate change. The primary aim is to provide like-minded Prospect members and representatives a space to meet, share experiences, generate ideas and activity in support of environmentally sustainable workplaces and our response to climate change.
 22 September 2015 

Environment Rep agreement   info
Suggested text for a workplace agreement outlines the role description with flexibility for formal and informal arrangements.
 18 June 2015 

Environment/Climate change charter proforma   info
Model text for an environment/climate change charter that highlights Prospect text for trade union inclusion
 02 June 2015 

Developing Statutory Guidance for Public Bodies (Wales Well-Being Act)   info
Submission to the consultation discussion for the Wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Bill, Developing Statutory Guidance for Public Bodies. The submission highlights the role of environment representatives, the role they play in the workplace and the contribution trades unions make to the sustainability agenda.
 29 May 2015