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

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

August 2016

According to CDP, the number of large companies that use an internal carbon price will pass the 1,000 mark within the next year, with 437 companies already operating with one as of 2015As the Paris Agreement nears its crucial ratification stage, individuals, organisations and entire nations are beginning to ease away from fossil fuels in their energy consumption habits. Now, with COP22 in Marrakech just around the corner, the call for a carbon price is becoming hard to ignore.
The Pokemon Go app set a new Apple record for most downloads in one week, and has been downloaded more than 75 million times across iOS and Android, surpassing Twitter and TinderAs people of all ages roam the streets in search of Pokemon, has this new, interconnected age of smartphone capabilities provided a green business opportunity for a fully fledged sharing economy, or will the increased energy demand spoil the environmental potential?
Supported by the Sustainable Development Goals, retailers are now able to strengthen their individual CSR policies at a boardroom levelIn the wake of some key waste and resource efficiency issues being brought to light within the UK retail sector, edie's Matt Mace speaks to the British Retail Consortium (BRC) about how to drive collaboration in this highly-competitive market as a means to deliver low-carbon, resource-efficient ways
» Rio 2016 Olympics: How sustainable is the greatest show on Earth?
» How to be a Sustainability Leader: Awards Q&A with Energy Manager of the Year
» Coming of age: The heroes and villains of the circular economy


August 2015

Earlier this week, the UN agreed on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will frame its policies and agenda over the next 15 years. What are they? How will they be funded? And how will they impact the UK?
A supplier assessment underway in Riau, Indonesia. APP has commitment to end deforestation in its supply chain. Photo: APPMy bags are packed, I'm ready to go. In less than 24 hours, I'll be boarding a flight to Indonesia. This is the biggest journey I've ever been on, and I'm not quite sure what to expect when I land.
For the seventh part of our series with Ashridge Business School, Chris Nichols delves into 'Reinventing Work'; asking why people stay in jobs that make them unhappy, and explaining how the Ashridge MSc in Sustainability & Responsibility can help.
» Premier League sustainability: Creating the world's greenest football club
» Golden State: How California is surviving its worst drought in history
» Driving change: What will the planet's roads look like in 2050?
» First steps: How the circular economy is revolutionising baby products
» Game on: How gamification is bringing sustainability to the masses
» Circular thinking - a miracle cure for NHS waste management?


August 2012

Punishing those who illegally dump waste will never solve the problem - you have to confront the waste producers and increase visibility at the point of disposal, argues Phil Conran
Energy-from-waste could benefit from new electricity reformsUnder the new electricity market reforms, can contracts for difference support future investment for the energy-from-waste sector? Fiona Ross attempts to find out
More companies will develop smarter supply chains in the future because consumers will demand it, says senior buyer Christina ArcherThe Body Shop built its reputation on its fair trading programme and commitment to animal welfare. Sustainable Business hears how the company's responsible sourcing makes a difference to communities around the globe and helps protect the planet too.
» Water reduction project takes off
» Holding back the flood: tackling the SWMP monster
» Locksmiths required to design out waste
» Why we need to start walking in circles
» Can water leapfrog carbon?
» Tower Hamlets goes underground to pioneer waste solution


August 2007

Six years after planning permission was submitted, Scottish Water's huge Katrine Water Project is nearing completion. And it will supply Glasgow with a state-of-the-art water supply.
Surveying can be the most practicable and cost-effective way of delivering smell-free wastewater treatment in residential areas, argues Bryan Pickering, principal process engineer at MWH
Water UK's Steve Ntifo, environment and science adviser, and Bruce Horton, policy development adviser, discuss the role of energy from sludge in cutting carbon emissions
» Flexibility equals strength
» Kent coast standards soar in £66M cleanup project
» Don't neglect biodiversity during land regeneration
» Food for thought in recovering best value
» Brave new world: The economics of recovery
» The future of outsourcing
» Sound advice on noise pollution