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

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

The £50m Bermondsey Dive Under project required a collaborative approach between client, designers and contractors

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.

Read more

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

The apartments at 119 Ebury Street apartments offer a number of benefits to residents including lower energy bills, improved indoor air quality and better sound-proofing

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland's building project at 119 Ebury Street, Belgravia, is the UK's first listed building to achieve BREEAM 'Outstanding', utilising a range of low-carbon technologies that significantly reduce the site's environmental footprint.

Read more

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

Satellite company Inmarsat, telecomms equipment supplier Ericsson, and technology firm Intel have together created new blueprints that foster sustainable innovation among Kigali's residents

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

Read more

· Sustainability reporting: 10 steps to build trust and increase engagement

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

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



July 2016

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

Marcela Navarro's Business Cubed has begun work with engine manufacturer Cummins, acting as a “de-risking model” that could open up investment across a variety of green innovation markets

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

Read more

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

There are still murmurs within sustainability departments (which develop into muffled screams in the marketing departments) that sustainability simply can’t do what sex can… sell

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.

Read more

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

Earthwards recognition is reserved for the company’s most improved products, which must achieve three significant improvements across seven impact areas

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

Read more



July 2013

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.

Read more

In conversation with Reckitt Benckiser's Dave Challis

This week Reckitt Benckiser's Dave Challis tells edie why water, supply chains and revenue growth are top priorities for the the global health and hygiene consumer products company.

Read more

Turning the resource revolution into a reality

Richard Belfield (left) at the Resource Revolution Awards

The Resource Revolution campaign has highlighted the challenges to and the opportunities for a circular economy. Richard Belfield looks to the future

Read more

· In conversation with HW Fisher's Jae Mather

· A chance for WRAP to shape its own destiny

· Big data, the key to navigating the resource risk maze?

· Taking EfW projects across the finishing line

· Does waste need a new language?

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

· Levelling the playing field



July 2008

The profits of true sustainability

Some companies are starting to reap the financial rewards of sustainability policies. Richard Clarke explains a formula that could unlock the secrets to this success

Read more

Exploring the great outsource

With the credit crunch, rising fuel prices, vehicle availability and legislation changes, 2008 is shaping up to be a challenging year for water industry fleet managers. Is outsourcing a viable option? Chris Sharp investigates.

Read more

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

Read more

· The cap fits - it's time to wear it

· Folding pipe fixes sewage main

· Where are WEEE now?

· Edie Environmental Legislation Summary, July 2008

· Air Pollution - Wales

· Schmidt strengthens its stable with Swiss clout

· Balmoral Tanks thinks big