Michael Gove vows to implement 'gold standard' policies as part of a green Brexit
Should energy-intensive businesses be exempt from renewable energy costs?
A move from Government to exempt Britain's energy-intensive industries from some of the costs associated with renewable energy policies has ignited a debate over whether such a move is necessary for the growth of green business.
edie's next 30-minute masterclass to explore how to drive innovation for sustainability
Sustainability professionals are invited to tune into a free online masterclass in August which will break down how innovation can be embedded in corporate sustainability strategies in a way that pushes organisations to rethink and redesign products, business models and ways of working.
Kerbside drink carton collections up 16-fold in decade
The kerbside collection of beverage cartons for recycling has seen a 16-fold increase across local authorities in the past decade, according to new figures released this week.
Geothermal England and solar trains: the best green innovations of the week
In a week that highlighted alarming environmental trends, edie rounds up the latest low-carbon technologies and innovations that could shift the globe towards a prosperous low-carbon transition.
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Beatrice offshore project to provide social value windfall for UK communities
Money placed into a community fund to support the development of the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm off the coast of Scotland could create nearly £20m in social value for the communities involved in project, according to new analysis.
CDP: Top mining firms risking $16bn in climate costs
The world's largest mining companies are producing up to $16bn in emissions costs in their value chain, according to a report released today (20 July) by climate change research provider CDP.
Decentralised energy will revolutionise sustainable business, claims Mongoose Energy boss
EXCLUSIVE: Businesses that invest in decentralised energy systems can enjoy the triple benefit of economic value, security of supply and "telling a good story", the new chief executive of community energy supplier Mongoose Energy has told edie.
Sainsbury's and Hubbub target food waste through Community Fridge Network
Sainsbury's and electronic appliances company Bosch have partnered with charity Hubbub to stock communal fridges with surplus food from local businesses for surrounding communities to access free of charge.
Test bed: Turning Kigali into Africa's smart cities hub
New speaker confirmed for next week's supply chain ethics webinar
Gift of the GIFs: Virgin Media unveils 'highly shareable' sustainability report
"The possibilities when it comes to cross-industry partnerships when we are talking about the circular economy is very wide."
"What we see in the low-carbon transition is an economic opportunity for leading businesses and those that act fast."
"If you cannot explain as a company what you are doing to make this a better world, you have no reason for being."
"You don't want to wait for regulation to comes to the industry, you want businesses to drive change and improve the sector."