UK loses top 10 spot in global energy ranking for the first time
The UK has fallen out of the top 10 of a respected international league table of countries' energy sectors for the first time.
10 top tips to deliver a sustainable built environment
Continuing edie's 'green buildings month' of editorial content, John Lewis's sustainable development manager Phil Birch offers up 10 tips to successfully accelerate sustainable development within the built environment, despite an ongoing period of "political uncertainty".
10 things you probably didn't know about green energy jobs
With new figures from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) revealing that employment in the renewables industry rose by 5% over the past 12 months, to pass 8.1 million, edie dissects the data to bring you 10 fascinating facts about clean energy employment.
Top 10 skills that every sustainability professionals needs
From being a good storyteller to 'wearing different hats', the modern day sustainability professional needs a huge array of skills to be able to work towards a long-term vision and inspire change within - and outside of - their organisation.
GALLERY: Top 10 sustainability stories in October 2015
Plastic bag 'chaos' hits England, Waitrose turns grass into egg boxes and Ford mimics a gecko. Take a look back at October's most talked about sustainability news stories in edie's latest gallery round-up.
'Game-changers': BT and M&S top FTSE100 on carbon management
Telecommunications giant BT has secured top spot in a report of the carbon reporting performance of the top 100 companies floated on the Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE 100).
Growth in universities takes toll on sector emissions
Universities and colleges in England have fallen further behind their collective 2020 carbon reduction target, with absolute emissions increasing in the last academic year.
Dow Jones reveals worlds most sustainable companies
The 2015 edition of the influential Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) has been released, with Unilever, LG, AkzoNobel and Volkswagen ranking among the industry leaders.
Only one third of European e-waste 'properly recycled'
Just one third of all used-but-still-functioning electronics were properly recycled across the EU in 2012, according to a major new study by the UN and Interpol.
Recycling e-waste could be worth up to €3.7bn by 2020
Efficient recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) could be worth €3.7bn to the European economy by 2020, a new study has found.
GALLERY: Top 10 sustainability stories in June 2015
June has been a month of major investments, policy change and landmark decisions. Take a look back at the month's major stories with edie's gallery round up.
Glastonbury to Shambala: 5 festivals going green this summer
British Summer Time means one thing to tens of thousands across the country: festival season. But how are this year's big events attempting to green-up the party experience?
GALLERY: Top 10 sustainability stories in April 2015
It was the month of the big party pledges, zero energy coffees and smartphones made from food waste. Take a look back at April's most-read sustainability news stories in our gallery round-up.
Carbon reserves held by top fossil fuel companies soar
The carbon locked up in coal, oil and gas reserves owned by the world's biggest fossil fuel companies has swollen by 10% in the last five years, despite warnings from the World Bank and others that most existing reserves cannot safely be burned.
Dead technology? Top 10 facts about e-waste...
Electronic waste is the fastest growing waste stream on the planet. As tech manufacturers continually bring out better models, equipment is being seen as disposable. So what should we be doing with all of that discarded equipment?
UK cities dominate global sustainability index
London ranks as the world's second most sustainable city, with Manchester and Birmingham also cracking the top 20 of the Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index Report.
Top 10 business benefits of reducing water consumption
As Business in the Community (BITC) recently warned, droughts and water scarcity pose a significant risk to the environment, society and the economy. But when it comes to conserving water, small adjustments can have a big impact on businesses...
Australia named worst-performing industrial country on climate change
Performance index released at Lima climate talks puts Denmark in the best-performing slot, followed by Sweden and Britain.
World Paper Free Day: Top tips to reduce paper waste
In an increasingly digital world, it may surprise many that paper still dominates the office environment. Almost four billion trees are cut down each year to supply 300 million tonnes of paper.
Five steps to tackle unethical supply chains
With big business soon to be held fully accountable for keeping supply chains slavery-free, edie has spoken to industry experts for guidance on addressing the full range of CSR issues through all the levels of the supply chain.
GALLERY: Top 10 sustainability stories in September 2014
What were the biggest stories for sustainability professionals in September? Find out in our editor's round-up which takes a look-back at the month in pictures.
10 steps to tackle climate change AND promote economic growth
A healthy planet is incompatible with a growing global economy - or so goes the conventional wisdom. However, a new report by some of the world's leading economists and political leaders has laid out a ten-step international plan to achieving sustainable growth; in every sense of the word.
World Water Week: Top 10 tips to reduce your consumption
With World Water Week taking place this week, there has never been a better time for businesses to help raise the profile of today's most pressing water challenges and take extra steps to tackle the issues of water security and quality.
Zero waste: Top 20 tips to reduce waste in the workplace
We generate about 177 million tonnes of waste every year in England and it's estimated that UK businesses could save up to £6.4 billion per year by improving the way they use resources. To mark the launch of Zero Waste Week, founder Rachelle Strauss offers her top 20 tips to help businesses do just that.
Top 10 tips for compliance - ESOS
What are the practical steps you need to take to ensure your company complies with the new Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme (ESOS)? Find out below.
How green is Glasgow? 10 sustainability facts about the 2014 Commonwealth Games
The 20th Commonwealth Games has just begun with thousands of athletes competing in more than 250 events. The games have also tried to develop a successful legacy for the city of Glasgow and the organising committee have announced a commitment to sustainability.
Russia goes green with 2018 World Cup preparations
With the excitement of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil now over, planning and construction is already underway in the 2018 host nation Russia, with a particular focus on energy efficiency and sustainability.
Top 50 global green brands - the full list
Interbrand has named the top 50 'Best Global Green Brands' for 2014. We give you the run down below, and links to the latest sustainability activity that helped the leaders make the list.
Are your skills better than Murray's? Take our Wimbledon susty quiz
Each year the Wimbledon Championship is played on the beautiful grass courts of the All-England Club. But just how green is Wimbledon?
Top 10 Wimbledon Sustainability Facts
Wimbledon attracts almost half a million tennis fans each year to watch the world's finest tennis players at the All-England Club. But how sustainable is the historic tournament?
10 things you need to know about the circular economy
A working circular economy could be a practical solution to the planet's emerging resource problems. Here's 10 facts you should know.
How green is Glastonbury? Top 10 sustainability facts...
Each year more than 175,000 party goers descend on Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset, for one of the world's biggest popular music festivals. But what of Glastonbury's green credentials?
Top 10 World Cup Sustainability Facts
We bring you a run down of the top 10 sustainability facts you need to know about the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.