Technology giant Dell is forming a collaborative initiative alongside General Motors and Interface to create the world's first commercial-scale supply chain for ocean-bound plastics, before they seep into waterways.
Investors have claimed that the implementation of the Paris Agreement will lead to some governments introducing a "livestock levy" that cuts meat consumption from diets, in a move than could avoid up to $600bn in #climate damages by 2050.
More than 200 of the most influential investor institutions, with more than $26.3trn in assets under management, have today (12 December) launched a new global initiative to help the 100 largest #Corporate emitters reduce value chain #carbon footprints.
More than 50 global companies including Unilever, M&S and Adidas have called on nations meeting in Paris to discuss #climate progress, to phase-out fossil fuel subsidies by 2025 and create the framework to limit #Global Warming increases to well below 2C.
UK housebuilder Redrow has announced that a "net gain" approach to #Biodiversity will be adopted across all new developments, following a trial period that successfully enhanced the ecological land value of certain projects.
Sustainability professionals, CSR experts and #Energy managers working within Britain's public sector have just one week left to take part in a short survey which will help to inform edie's next insight report looking at the #Sustainability challenges and opportunities facing the sector.
The UK Government has been urged to devolve national #carbon budgets down to regional levels in order to create socioeconomic benefits that can be captured by promoting low-carbon job #growth across specific areas of the UK, a new report has suggested.
Urban developer Citu has unveiled the first glimpses of a timber-framed housing system that is up to ten times more #Energy efficient than standard UK homes, with production practices also able to reduce the #carbon footprint of construction by 24,000 tonnes annually.
Heathrow Airport has revealed that it is actively collaborating with Transport for London to install seven rapid charging points for #electric taxis by the end of this month, with the airport also announcing the delivery of its 50th #electric vehicle (EV).
EXCLUSIVE: Lidl has strived to "challenge any misconceptions" about the relationship between #Sustainability and its discount #Business model in the retailer's first ever CSR report, which outlines ambitious targets in areas such as #Food#Waste and responsible sourcing.
A new initiative from Nestlé and #Food redistribution organisation Company Shop could increase the amount of #Food redistributed from UK operations by two million meals annually, by using site assessments to reduce #Waste at its source.
Following this week's inspiring webinar on how businesses are helping to solve the plastics problem, edie has rounded up some of the ground-breaking innovations being explored by companies across the globe as we look to tackle the perils of #Plastic pollution, once and for all.
A ban on imports of millions of tonnes of #Plastic#Waste by the Chinese government from January could see an end to collection of some #Plastic in the UK and increase the risk of environmental pollution, according to key figures in the industry.
Environmental charity Hubbub's Community Fridge project to reduce the amount of #Food#Waste generated in the UK looks set for a national expansion, after the charity secured £160,000 in National Lottery funding.
A new report estimates that 12GW of subsidy-free #battery deployment could be possible in the UK by 2021, despite only 0.6 GW of capacity being installed and operational so far, but only if the Government learns from past failings in the #solar market.
WRAP has announced the names of the 24 new signatories to its flagship Courtauld Commitment 2025 to boost #Sustainability in the #Food and drink sector, with a first-year review outlining plans to tackle consumer #Food#Waste in 2018.
Interface, P&G, Surfdome and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation complete an all-star line-up of circular #economy experts for edie's live, interactive webinar focused on #Plastic#Packaging#Sustainability - taking place today (Thursday 7 December) at 2pm.
Fulfiling the "significant opportunity" offered by the integration of readily available low-carbon technologies across the UK's #Energy system will require greater collaboration between the public and private sector.
With the UK housebuilding sector under the spotlight at both at a national level and in the #Sustainability agenda, edie caught up with Aecom's regional director to discuss how the firm's latest research project aims to help developers deliver lost-cost, low-carbon housing across the country.
The announcement that European Parliament will discuss the options for a global ban on animal testing in #Cosmetics has been welcomed by a host brands, including The Body Shop, which want an international convention on the global ban to be created.
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has today (5 December) announced that the English capital will team with the Indian city of Bengaluru to spearhead a partnership to take #Air#Pollution in #Cities across the globe.
The world's oceans are under the greatest threat in history, according to Sir David Attenborough. The seas are a vital part of the global ecosystem, leaving the future of all life on Earth dependent on humanity's actions, he says.
Organisations and #Energy managers with an interest in the ISO 50001 #Energy#Management standard now have access to an updated 'edie explains' guide which breaks down all of the key information required to gain certification.
A #Business coalition which includes Boot and Kingfisher has warned that Brexit could result in a downgrade in domestic eco-design standards, an increase in the use of dangerous chemicals, and "backsliding" on recycling.
As a survey reveals that almost half of British companies are currently unwilling to invest in #electric vehicles (EVs), UK Power Networks has unveiled a new initiative that could save parts of the UK £270m by 2030 by channeling spare capacity towards charging use.
The UK is likely to be left six million tonnes short of #Waste treatment capacity by 2030, according to a stark report which lays bare the "critical lack" of infrastructure to treat the nation's waste.