edie feature articles on this day... for March 2016, 2015, 2012, 2007

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in March 2016, 2015, 2012, 2007


March 2016

Cleantech innovation: Navigating the minefield of investment

Innovation holds the key to unlock the global green industrial revolution. But how easy is it for low-carbon entrepreneurs and cleantech start-ups to secure vital funding and ultimately achieve commercial success? In this new feature mini-series, we explore the risks and opportunities surrounding gr

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University challenge: How behaviour change can unite staff and students on sustainability

Britain's universities are facing the same carbon conundrum as the entire global economy: how can you achieve meaningful emissions reductions while the market in which you operate continues to grow? Birmingham's Aston University believes it has found the most effective answer: behaviour change.

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ESOS: what have we learned about the energy efficiency opportunities?

With the extended grace period for compliance with the Government's Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) coming to an end, David Tobin, energy consultant at the Carbon Trust, provides an insight into the environmental and financial benefits that the Scheme offers to businesses across a variety o

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· No breaks for Nestlé in its relentless pursuit of global supply chain sustainability

· The importance of measuring and evaluating your CSR impact



March 2015

Charted success: Five graphs that show the UK's low-carbon future is in sight

The Government has released two major reports detailing the UK's emissions figures for 2014 and where it got its' energy from. And there is reason for optimism.

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Minding the gap: Developing the skills for a sustainable economy

To mark National Apprenticeship Week (9-13 March) David Kirkham, chief executive of Employer First, assesses the skills plight facing the drive for sustainable business.

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Sustainable cars: Looking beyond the tailpipe...

Following a plethora of ultra-low emission vehicle announcements from governments and industry, electric cars are beginning to be adopted by the public and will one day become commonplace. But, as Lucinda Dann investigates, a car's green credentials don't just lie in its exhaust emissions.

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· Edie explains: Non-domestic smart meters

· Sustainability scrum: A green guide to the Six Nations in six graphs

· Edie explains: Natural capital

· The financial case for greening the UK economy

· Greening the game: The world's most sustainable stadiums

· Dead technology? Top 10 facts about e-waste...

· edie explains: Building Information Modelling



March 2012

Time to focus on black carbon?

Air pollution is recognised as a risk to human health. But, says Jim Mills, different strategies for measuring Black Carbon could improve lives - and help the fight against climate change

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Hi-tech help to drive the savings

Water companies are under pressure to perform more efficiently. Andrew Reeks explains how automation technology can optimise a company's performance

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Interconnection is key to UK water scarcity challenge

The UK faces some serious challenges if it is to maintain the balance of water supplies through the 21st century. Steven Lambert, principal consultant at Isle Utilities, believes interconnection and innovation is the answer

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· In the market for materials recovery

· Easing the burden

· Budget 2012: "clarity desperately needed"

· How composting is closing the loop

· Natural gas: a viable low-carbon solution?

· Shale gas: Between a rock and a hard place

· Diageo invest in green production plants



March 2007

The search is on for Britain's best environmental manager

Time is running out for entries for the only nationwide competition which recognises the efforts of environmental management professionals.

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Yorkshire buys into ToughBook

As part of a drive to improve customer service, Yorkshire Water has recently bought more than 450 Panasonic ToughBook CF-M34s. And it is currently planning to equip its field service technicians with them.

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SMEs adopt EMS in USA

American experts were asked to look at the problems facing a wider adoption of EMS by small and medium-sized companies in the USA. Pennsylvanian academics Christopher J Lynch and Thomas Gibson told edie their findings.

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· Get streetwise or be ready to pay the penalty

· Pushing the boundaries of design

· Is cable scrap WEEE?

· The carbon cycle

· Aerobic activation the way nature intended

· Greenwich gets a green lift

· Morrison ups the tempo