edie feature articles on this day... for September 2016, 2015, 2012, 2007

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


September 2016

The best retailers for the world: Driving responsible retail and one-planet prosperity

Low-carbon, resource-efficient retail is the only way forward, but we might also need to dig deeper if we are to find one-planet prosperity. Ahead of Wednesday's Responsible Retail Conference, Mike Townsend explores the real challenges and opportunities - along with evidence of an innovative shift -

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Sharing sustainability success: From selling to showing

Kimberly-Clark's head of sustainability for EMEA Tom Berry explores how some of the world's most intractable development issues, such as increasing access to education and improving sanitation, require effective behaviour change programmes to create real progress.

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Three years on from Rana Plaza: How The Bangladesh Accord plans to leave a positive supply chain legacy

Three years on from the Rana Plaza tragedy, edie's Matt Mace speaks to the executive director of the Bangladesh Accord Rob Wayss on why the seemingly "slow movement" of improving safety standards in the country shouldn't take away from the "unprecedented progress" shown by willi

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· The story of Roermond: How Smurfit Kappa is making the circular economy a reality

· Laying the foundations for a more sustainable built environment



September 2015

Islamic Reporting Initiative: Aligning local culture with CSR

A 'one-size-fits-all' approach to CSR reporting is becoming irrelevant and impractical, writes Daan Elffers, who has launched a new framework to align sustainable business with local principles and values.

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Looking towards the next sustainability agenda...

In the eighth and final part of edie's sustainability series with Ashridge Business School, Chris Nichols gazes into the crystal ball and examines the role of business in the transition to a more sustainable future.

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Social circle - the full benefits of the circular economy

Reuse offers tremendous social value - because of this, it could act as a useful lever to secure public buy-in for a more transformative resource agenda, argues Craig Anderson.

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· edie explains: COP21 Paris Climate Conference

· Is it perfect policy timing for waste?

· Rugby World Cup 2015: Top 10 sustainability facts...



September 2012

BSkyB: Switching on to sustainable broadcasting

Commuters stuck in traffic along the A4 in west London have had a new landmark to look out for in recent months. A 55-metre wind turbine now fills the skyline as a symbol of BSkyB's efforts to make more use of renewable energy at its new state-of-the-art sustainable broadcast centre. Sustainable Bus

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Woking food waste initiative is served up to flats and schools

In a novel move to extend food waste collections to the wider society, Woking has introduced a new service to schools. Nick Warburton reports

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The big bottleneck on plastics packaging

Brand leaders are demanding more recycled content in their packaging than reprocessors can deliver on, so what is causing this market failure? Chris Cullen attempts to find out

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· Truckin' waste: on the road to smarter delivery

· VIDEO: The river's edge - a journey of transformation

· Shopping around for the best SuDS

· Waking the sleeping giant of energy efficiency

· Recruiting for a zero waste landscape



September 2007

Wave Hub looms off the Cornish coast

A renewable energy project is about to be built off the coast of Cornwall. Wave Hub could generate power for 7,500 homes, and save thousands of tonnes of CO2

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Time to take stock

Summer's floods highlighted the vulnerability of our water infrastructure. Sally Nash asks what lessons will be learnt.

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It's never too late to innovate

Pneumatic actuators have many advantages over their electrical counterparts for the water and wastewater process industries. These components are used extensively by the industry worldwide, except in the UK. Festo's Martin Hunt tries to pinpoint why, and sees an encouraging shift in attitudes.

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· Tankers tailored to fit all needs

· Sustainability drive focuses filtration innovation

· Bristol leads by example

· Halting the march of Legionnaire's

· Opening up the path to better monitoring

· Desalination - a necessary evil?

· Case sets standards for sentencing