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Huge spectacles, such as Wimbledon, must showcase their sustainability credentials if they’re to coexist with the 21st Century’s global agenda

Serving up sustainability: Wimbledon in numbers

Up to 10 million people are due to tune in to watch the Wimbledon Men's Singles Final this Sunday, the culmination of a tournament which will have been visited by more than 500,000 tennis fans during the fortnight of matches.

From Danish farms to American tech giants, Governments and businesses across the globe are seemingly beginning to embrace the low-carbon transition

The low-carbon revolution: Around the world in numbers

With the dust settling on a memorable Earth Day which saw 175 global heads of state from around the world officially sign the Paris Agreement, individual nations have been busy introducing a variety of green policy drivers aimed at curbing climate change.

New York announces a huge clean energy financial drive while the UK struggles with regulation

Sustainability stats: This week in numbers

While New Year's resolutions to give up alcohol or head to the gym are strained or even broken, this week saw the continued commitment to building a sustainable future - even if some sectors are struggling to shed those stubborn carbon footprints.

Sustainability stats: This week in numbers

The renewables revolution is now firmly underway in Asia. This week's sustainability news threw up some fascinating figures showing that China has consolidated its position as the planet's leading installer of solar power.

Have yourself a sustainable Christmas: 7 festive facts

What happens to our festive feast generates? How many miles of wrapping paper will be thrown away? And why will National Grid be watching the Downton Abbey finale so intently? Find out in edie's sustainability stats Christmas special...

Sustainability stats: This week in numbers

After months of anticipation all eyes turned to Paris as COP21 finally kick-started. While still in its infancy the climate talks have already birthed some innovative announcement and pledges as countries from around the globe commit to tackling climate change.

Sustainability stats: This week in numbers

The past seven days have been filled with eye-opening stats and stories as we gear up for the crucial Paris climate talks.

Sustainability stats: This week in numbers

The past seven days were dominated by a food-waste storm kicked up by the BBC programme Hugh's War on Waste.

Sustainability stats: This week in numbers

It was a week of sustainability news that saw supermarkets step up their circular economy ambitions; fears of 'Blackout Britain' allayed by the National Grid, and natural capital finally being taken seriously.

Sustainability stats: This week in numbers

It's been a mixed bag of sustainability news this week. As we approach Halloween and loom closer to the crucial Paris talks, it is the spectre of climate change that seems to be lurking in the darkness.

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