How Burberry joined the business elite in setting a 1.5C science-based target
UK Government announced as International Ambassador for EV100 initiative
The UK Government has been named as the first government to act as an ambassador for the Climate Group's EV100 initiative to spur electric vehicle (EV) uptake, on the same day that global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca joined the initiative.
Meet edie's Energy Management Leader 2019: James Tiernan, Unite Students
With entries now open for edie's Sustainability Leaders Awards 2020, this new feature series showcases the achievements of the 2019 winners and reveals their secrets to success. Up next: Unite Students' group energy & environment manager James Tiernan, our Energy Management Leader of 2019.
Generation Share: The Activistpreneurs saving the planet
There's a new generation of entrepreneurs. They see themselves as change-makers, activists building businesses to save the planet. Like Greta Thunberg, they know that time is running out. Fed up with what they see as 'corporate inertia', they're calling on big business to become activists themselves.
Michael Gove backs comprehensive 'all-in' deposit return system for plastics
Environment Secretary Michael Gove will publicly support a deposit return system for plastic containers, irrespective of size, while also warning that time is running out to avert the climate emergency.
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JLR, VW & Ford accelerate electric vehicle development
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has secured a £500m loan guarantee from the Government at the same time Volkswagen (VW) and Ford announced a multi-billion deal on electric vehicle (EV) and autonomous vehicle infrastructure.
UK Government provides £250m climate aid package for Africa
The UK Government has announced its largest single direct climate investment in Africa, after pledging to provide a £250m aid package to help the continent improve climate resilience.
National Grid ESO joins Powering Past Coal Alliance
The National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) has announced it is joining an international group, called the Powering Past Coal Alliance (PPCA), which is working on the transition away from coal power.
CDP: Food and retail giants failing to disclose forest impacts
CDP has criticised a string of big-name brands including Ikea, Sports Direct and Domino's Pizza for failing to provide data on their forest impacts.
Manchester declares 'Climate Emergency' as Leeds bolsters net-zero preparations
Sustainable Business Covered podcast: The London Climate Action Week relay
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Talking electric vehicles with BT's Howard Lungley and UPS's Claire Thompson-Sage
"The window of opportunity for preventing the worst effects of climate change is fast closing."
"If renewables were invented in 2025 I think you would see it reaching scale much faster."
"there needs to be a deliberate focus on what the long-term future of a company is going to reveal."
"Markets are being driven by sustainability and I feel that sustainability experts are running the show."