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

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


November 2017

In practice: Guadalajara's 12,000 LED street light retrofit from Philips

The 12,000 LED retrofit has seen Guadalajara generate immediate electricity savings of approximately 68% compared to the previous lighting system

Philips Lighting has this week completed a LED retrofit across the Spanish City of Guadalajara that will help the city council realise huge energy efficiency and carbon savings.

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Test-bed: Driving economic growth through a remanufacturing business model

From the 12,300 products remanufactured last year, Norsk Ombruk generated benefits totalling €9.4m

Norwegian firm Norsk Ombruk has developed an innovative business model that remanufactures kitchen and bathroom equipment to offer high-performing electronic equipment at half the cost, all while driving the economy for resource-efficient practices.

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The Kigali Amendment: Time for retailers to create the business case for a HFC phase-out

A survey from Emerson found that 40% of food retailers are unaware of regulatory changes relating to HFC reductions

The UK ratified the Kigali amendment on harmful hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) greenhouse gases last week, but building the business case to switch to costly alternatives requires a delicate approach.

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· In practice: James Cropper's upcycling solution for the coffee cup conundrum

· The needs of the many: Why Fibria's corporate plan has transformed to a 'shared value' approach

· In practice: Oxford University Hospitals' money-saving CHP retrofit



November 2016

Liquid assets: Strengthening the business case for water management

Beyond creating a 'nice story' as part of a company’s CSR commitments, what is the business case for not just investigating water security, but actually improving it?

With global water supplies running dry at an alarming rate, edie's Matt Mace hears from some of the private sector's leading lights on tackling water scarcity to uncover the business case that lies beneath the surface.

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The Bournemouth Identity: Building a green business hub on the south coast

Taking inspiration from cities such as Vancouver, Stockholm and Copenhagen, Bournemouth wants to position itself at the vanguard of environmental protection

Climate change may be consuming shores and islands at a faster rate than ever before, but nestled on the southern coastline of the UK, Bournemouth Council has extended its climate change strategy beyond just delivering local efficiency improvements through to a long-term vision to become the nation'

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Human capital: Why low-carbon innovations must grow hand-in-hand with new sustainability skills

Companies are having to navigate the minefields of green innovation and low-carbon start-ups to find the required sharp young minds to progress CSR programmes

Companies that are driving the global low-carbon transition do so through the effective use of clean technology and a willingness to embrace new businesses models, but are the next generation of green businesses leaders primed with the right skills to push the sustainability agenda even further?

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November 2013

John Lewis measures up pros of pay-as-you-throw

The John Lewis Partnership is exploring a pay-by-weight model for its waste collection activities in a bid to gather more accurate data that will inform its sustainability strategy

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A year in waste: how did the UK measure up?

Liz Gyekye presents the 2013 waste industry highlights across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and offers a sneak preview of what's in store for 2014

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In conversation with Autodesk's Emma Stewart

In this week's 'In conversation', edie speaks to one of the company's leading innovation in 3D design, engineering and software. Autodesk's head of sustainability solutions, Emma Stewart, talks about the next steps in sustainable innovation.

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November 2008

Edie Legislation Summary November 2008

Recent changes to legislation which will impact on the environmental sector come under the spotlight in this Semple Fraser and Edie News monthly round-up of new law and policy.

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"What we need is policy, not more consultation"

Neil Bentley, director of business environment at the Confederation of British Industry, has a mantra: You've got to be green to grow. And he is chanting it as the UK moves to a low-carbon economy. Tom Idle spoke to him about the new mood sweeping the CBI

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Inspiration from above

BSkyB has revealed lofty ambitions in its sustainability agenda. And, writes Jamie Curry, the company is taking a broad view of its responsibilities - from its set-top boxes putting themselves to sleep at night to supporting the arts

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· Anticipating river management

· Edie Case Law Summary November 2008

· Get the green seal of approval

· We'll always need air quality consultants

· Severn Trent builds on its renewable credentials

· Surviving pressure island

· Sleepless in Macclesfield