Edie+ articles on this day... for April 2016, 2015, 2012, 2007

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

April 2016

A psychological approach to energy management can alter employees' energy habits and help an entire company embrace more efficient ways of workingAhead of edie's Effective Energy Management Conference, we have enlisted the expertise of a 'carbon psychologist' to bring you 10 innovative, non-technical methods to change behaviours, improve energy efficiency and reduce consumption.
Climate choices: Emissions from the energy sector have stalled, but our response to global warming is still dangerously slowCarbon dioxide emissions appear to be stalling - have we reached the holy grail of economic decoupling? Caution is needed to avoid complacency and to find strategies that deliver a real impact.
BT, H&M, Heineken and Henkel have all turned to rap music as a way of spreading their CSR messagesFrom BT laying down a track about minimising emissions to a Dutch hip-hop star freestyling about Heineken's reduced water consumption, edie explores the latest trend in CSR reporting: rap music.


April 2015

The Red Mud Powder Plant by Vedanta's Lanjigarh refinery in Odisha, IndiaGlobal mining firm Vedanta has taken a new approach to corporate responsibility: it now claims to embed sustainable values across all of its activities; working with local communities, organisations and NGOs to design programmes that improve their quality of life.
A growing number of brands and companies are using social media to communicate sustainability strategies to their customersWith key sustainability credentials often hidden deep within long annual reports, businesses are increasingly embracing the likes of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to communicate directly with their customer base.
A circular economy is about making the most of our products and infrastructure, especially when they are being left idle. Photo: Green AllianceThe concept of a circular economy is quickly becoming widely accepted in the business world. But, as Interface's European president and CEO Rob Boogaard argues, there is still more conversation around the topic than action.
» Cross-sector collaboration and the global water crisis
» Businesses 'Go Green' in Bristol's year as European Green Capital
» edie explains: Energy Performance Contracts
» Edie explains: Electricity Market Reform
» edie energy management survey: in numbers
» Why solar needs a serious strategy from the new Government
» Celebrating women in sustainability


April 2012

SME support is vital - not just for the local economy, but in keeping sustainable supply chains healthy, argues Beth Winkley
Local authorities have a vital role to play in ensuring that mitigation measures outlined in the Government's Resource Security Action Plan become a reality, says Adam Read
Wasteful habits are not helping the industry's imageBattling negative perceptions of 'slop buckets', Nicola Peake explains why more service providers need to do more to capture this waste stream
» HSE drive targets the near miss
» GHG Reporting and Rio+20 - an international context
» Wembley kick off: Envac's vacuum waste
» Why it's not the last straw for Lush
» Keeping recovery comms in the neighbourhood
» Keeping up with Jones
» Woking's WEEE collection switches on residents


April 2007

A Byzantine piece of legislation coming out of the EU with the aim of monitoring the use of chemicals and ensuring public and environmental safety will impact on everyone, not just the chemical industry.
France has been hauled over the coals by the European Commission for failing to close down illegal landfills or ensure they meet the standards necessary to allow them to be granted the permits which would make them legal.
Ant Wilson, director, Faber Maunsell reviews the main elements of the drive for more sustainable buildings and how this fits within the UK's wider efforts to tackle the main causes of climate change.
» Water show in the pipeline
» WEEE national allocation centre fails to get off the ground as talks stall
» Getting to grips with manual handling
» Edie Special Report - Water and Wastewater
» Leftovers fed to livestock are not waste
» What is the way forward for contaminated land?
» Treating timber waste in a constructive way