edie feature articles on this day... for July 2017, 2016, 2013, 2008

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in July 2017, 2016, 2013, 2008


July 2017

Test bed: Turning Kigali into Africa's smart cities hub

edie investigates the green business potential of breakthrough technologies and innovations in this new series of 'test bed' case studies. Up next: a look at how a new public-private partnership is using the Internet of Things (IoT) to transform the Rwandan capital of Kigali into a connected smart c

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In practice: Network Rail's Bermondsey Dive Under biodiversity project

Network Rail's infrastructure project received CEEQUAL Excellent Whole Team Award of 96.6%, having increased biodiversity in the area by 113%. The score is currently the highest that has been achieved by a completed project on the £7bn Thameslink expansion programme.

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Sustainability reporting: 10 steps to build trust and increase engagement

Sustainability and corporate responsibility managers from a range of businesses across the country recently gathered in London for an exclusive roundtable hosted by edie and DNV GL, which explored the steps required to take sustainability reporting onto the next level.

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· Circular trailblazers: Mapping the journey to a closed-loop business model

· In practice: Grosvenor's highly sustainable redevelopment of a heritage building

· Brewing for the future: How MillerCoors slashed its water footprint through supplier engagement



July 2016

Business Cubed: one woman's mission to de-risk the global green innovation market

As a growing number of businesses look to tap into the huge potential of low-carbon innovators and sustainability start-ups to drive internal CSR programmes, Matt Mace talks to the creator of the successful RBS Innovation Gateway as she embarks on a brave new venture to bring even more ready-for-mar

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Heading Earthwards: Johnson & Johnson dives deep to green up healthcare

It's widely recognised that the healthcare sector has a large and costly environmental footprint. Hospitals in particular account for some of the most energy-intensive facilities, yet many traditionally have been slow to embrace resource efficiency. A study by the University of Chicago found that th

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The 'S' word: A guide to communicating sustainability to consumers

In the final part of edie's 'guide-to' series for sustainable professionals, Matt Mace explores how to communicate sustainability to different business departments and consumers, and asks the experts whether it is time to disregard the 'S' word altogether.

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July 2013

Does waste need a new language?

The terminology around waste is a much debated issue and as the language surrounding it evolves, this throws up some interesting dilemmas for society at large, ponders Mike Tregent

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In conversation with HW Fisher's Jae Mather

This week we talk to HW Fisher's director of sustainability, Jae Mather, who explains that many people in environmental and sustainability fields may have gained "lofty degrees" but often lack the fundamental practical skills that contribute to a sustainable society.

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Opening the box on sustainable jewellery

The versatility of gold and other precious metals, combined with their rise in value, has attracted a wide range of investors. However, this surge in interest brings with it an augmented level of scrutiny.

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· Reducing consumption: Accor's long-term solution for a short-term stay

· So, what exactly is holding back the circular economy?

· In conversation with Aviva's Zelda Bentham

· Taking EfW projects across the finishing line

· In conversation with Reckitt Benckiser's Dave Challis

· The future looks bright - as long as it's circular

· In conversation with Carillion's Tom Robinson



July 2008

The word on everyone's chips

Computers are not going away any time soon, so what is major manufacturer Intel doing about minimising environmental impact? Quite a lot, discovers Tom Idle

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"Business is ready"

As co-director of the Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, Craig Bennett is a man who is confident that businesses are capable of stepping up to challenges of sustainability. Now he just needs government to understand that, he tells Tom Idle

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Some Frank admissions

Frank Rogalla, now of Aqualia, used to frequently fly on planes - meaning he really stuck his carbon boot into the planet. But, he pleads, he has done some great sustainability work to make up for it

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· Waste - Europe

· A drop more sustainability

· The cap fits - it's time to wear it

· Anglian advances in the field

· Environmental Case Law Summary, July 2008

· Hybrid RCV enters carbon-neutral terrain in Sweden

· High standards in a tight spot