Human rights: 10 years on and businesses have a new responsibility

Human rights: 10 years on and businesses have a new responsibility

When an eco-champion heckled me during my work presentation, everything changed, for the better

When an eco-champion heckled me during my work presentation, everything changed, for the better

In times of change we often take a moment to reflect upon pivotal moments that steered our course. As Chris Large leaves his post as co-chief executive at Global Action Plan, he looks back at 15 and a half years of projects, partnerships and conversations, with one particular memory standing out.

Social justice doesn't distract from the net-zero goal, it makes it human

Social justice doesn't distract from the net-zero goal, it makes it human

The pandemic is the latest demonstration that those from less affluent communities are the hardest hit by a crisis but not central to the story. Not only do low-income groups suffer disproportionately more deaths, but they are also the first to bear the financial burden of a crumbling economy.

How to get the public onside in the fight against air pollution

How to get the public onside in the fight against air pollution

We haven't yet got the public onside in tackling air pollution. More people now know that air pollution kills, however, while the majority of people are concerned about air pollution, less than half know what to do to protect their health and even fewer are actually doing these things.

Introducing the Business Clean Air Taskforce

Introducing the Business Clean Air Taskforce

In campaigning, as in so many walks of life, the sum is often greater than the parts. That's why Global Action Plan is collaborating with government and business in a new initiative to step up the fight against air pollution.

Clean Air Day 2018: Our opportunity to address air pollution

Clean Air Day 2018: Our opportunity to address air pollution

What will you do for Clean Air Day 2018? 21 June is just one month away and the opportunity for sustainability professionals to bring the issue of air pollution to the attention of our workplaces is on the horizon.

Two serious throwaway culture issues for Theresa May beyond plastic bags

Two serious throwaway culture issues for Theresa May beyond plastic bags

The UK government's new 25 year plan for the environment (25 YEP) leads with the planned extension of the plastic bag tax and the need to tackle plastic waste in what Theresa May calls our "Throwaway Culture".