The Sustainable Business Covered podcast: Episode 13 - Britain's great green policy progressives
Construction industry unaware of modern slavery risks, survey finds
In the same week the UK marked Anti-Slavery Day (18 October), a survey has found that more than half of construction businesses would not know what action to take if modern slavery was encountered in their supply chain.
Hemel Hempstead set to welcome 'world's most sustainable residential tower'
The town of Hemel Hempstead is poised to welcome the world's "most sustainable residential tower" to its ranks in 2018, after Lumiere Developments unveiled the range of technologies it has turned to in order to create The Beacon.
Waste managers urge business to address re-use - the 'neglected child' of waste hierarchy
The business case for product re-use is being restricted by poor engagement, financial constraints and a general lack of good practice guidance, a new report from a UK resource and waste management industry body has claimed.
Quarter of global emissions could be covered by a carbon price in 2017, says World Bank
If policymakers can embed a carbon price within "complimentary" green legislation, then climate change mitigation costs could fall by almost a third by 2030, a new report from the World Bank has found.
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SolarCity and Airbnb offer cash incentives on solar installations
As Tesla begins to make waves in the autonomous driving sphere, its sister company SolarCity has also branched-out into a new domain - partnering with hospitality company Airbnb to offer cash rebates on solar array installations.
Ford drives forward with water stewardship goals
Ford has reinforced its sustainability commitments with a new target to reduce its water use by nearly three-quarters since the turn of the millennium, as the US automotive firm moves towards using zero potable water for vehicle manufacturing processes.
Investigation begins for pioneering salt cavern CCS projects
Engineering company Atkins has been selected by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) to examine the potential for British salt caverns to store hyrodrogen to be used in power generation.
Britain loves onshore wind, contrary to popular belief
Three-quarters of the British public back onshore wind power - more than double the level of support for fracking - but there remains a clear difference between perception and reality when it comes to assessing this support, a new survey has revealed.
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Consistent procurement critical to achieve circular construction, report claims
PepsiCo lifts lid on fresh green business goals
"Traditional models are starting to integrate data into their platform in order to seek out different types of value. I call this the access economy."
"Through a co-ordinated approach that super-charges the ability to scale up innovations we can make a real difference for the corporates."
"Until we have absolute clarity as to whether our cups are being recycled, we've made the decision to remove the Mobius Loop from our cup."
"The UK needs a reliable and secure energy supply and the government believes that nuclear energy is an important part of the mix"