edie feature articles on this day... for June 2015, 2014, 2011, 2006

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in June 2015, 2014, 2011, 2006


June 2015

How CCE plans to meet its most ambitious sustainability targets yet

Joe Franses is director of corporate responsibility and sustainability at Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE)

Joe Franses, director of corporate responsibility and sustainability at Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE), explains how the bottling firm is planning to spritz up its green efforts over the next five years.

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Towards earth-smart economics: what's wrong with economics as usual?

New, sustainable business models are growing rapidly and changing the way we think about money

In the second of our feature series with Ashridge Business School, faculty members Tim Malnick and Stefan Cousquer explore the ever-changing relationship between sustainability and economics.

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Energy efficient homes: What can the Government do to help?

Many issues continue to hamper energy efficiency improvements accross the UK's solid wall housing market

David Kemp, sustainability manager at Procure Plus, discusses how the newly-formed Government can support housing providers in upgrading the insulation of their solid-wall stock.

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· The future of leadership development

· Driving sustainability through collaboration

· 5 ways Tesla is leading the sustainability charge

· Food waste: Big issues with reaching small firms

· Recycle Week: 8 surprising statistics about waste

· Empowering change: Three steps to improve employee engagement

· edie explains: Levy Control Framework



June 2014

In Conversation with Coca-Cola's Joe Franses

Joe Franses is director of corporate responsibility and sustainability at Coca-Cola Enterprises

From recycling commitments to revamped water strategies, Coca Cola Enterprises (CCE) is putting sustainability firmly in the spotlight. Edie talks with director of corporate responsibility and sustainability, Joe Franses, to find out more about the group's various green initiatives.

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Making the Pledge: SC Johnson charts sustainability over time

SC Johnson's Pledge and Pronto bottles now use compressed air rather than LPGs in the aerosols

On the 50th anniversary of SC Johnson's Europlant factory, the group's senior director for manufacturing in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Clint Filipowicz, discusses how sustainable business practices have developed to now underpin the company.

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Water & Business: How to avoid the looming 'crisis'

Peter Knight is Chairman of The Context Group

In less than 16 years, the UN says that the demand for fresh water will outstrip supply by 40%. Businesses are acutely aware of the impending risks of managing with less water, but many are confused about exactly what to do, and where it should start. Peter Knight provides some clarity.

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· Greener buildings: Bringing low-carbon construction into the mainstream

· Managing your energy: Five top tips for businesses

· Nikwax: Using green chemistry to stand out from the crowd



June 2011

Modelling aids tunnel project

Building Information Modelling (BIM) has led to vast improvements in preliminary works at the Beckton wastewater treatment facility in east London. Chris Abdee, a technical director in AECOM’s transportation business, reports.

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David MacKay

David MacKay insists that there is no single right answer to achieving the emissions target, but favours the hedging scenario

David Strahan meets David MacKay, chief scientific adviser, DECC

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How precast CSOs save time and cut labour costs

Kijlstra has pioneered the use of precast CSOs in the Dutch water industry – and is now promoting the use of precast in the UK.

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· Priority substances debated

· Proven effective

· Motorway service station reduces energy use

· Defra responds to consultation on transfer

· VSD trial beats ragging blockages

· The future is bright for plastics in WEEE

· Belfast MRF sorts it for optimum recovery



June 2006

ECJ rules on habitat protection

The European Court of Justice has told the German state of Bavaria that it must take into account the ecological impact of developments in areas likely to be designated as environmentally sensitive.

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What's it all about...? Energy storage

With energy saving policy dominating the headlines, significant savings could be achieved through the storage of energy, argues Tim Hennessy

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Italy slow to implement ETS

Italy has been reprimanded by the European Court of Justice for failing to transpose the EC's Emissions Trading Directive into its national laws within a previously agreed time limit.

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· WWF has Italian hunters in its sights

· Steel shows its strength

· Glass shows promise as filtration medium

· Johnston sweeps in with truck-mounted model

· Your legal queries answered

· Treasure Island: Forging closer ties in Sheppey

· Ireland puts EC's nose out of joint by going over its head