How to be a Sustainability Leader: Awards Q&A with Energy Manager of the Year
As the deadline for edie's Sustainability Leaders Awards 2017 approaches, we talk to last year's Energy Manager of the Year Jude Hughes to find out her secrets to success and top tips for Awards entrants.
£75m low-carbon power deal for giant EfW plant
One of the UK's biggest ever low-carbon power purchase deals has been signed ahead of the opening of a £300m energy-from-waste (EfW) plant in Yorkshire later this year.
Defra report: Waste sector adds nearly £7bn to UK economy
The waste sector added £6.8bn in gross value to the economy in 2013 and supported 103,000 jobs, according to new government figures released on Thursday.
World Economic Forum White Paper on Business Sustainability: What it is and why it matters
In the 21st century, business sustainability needs to be understood in terms of the environment, economic development, human rights, women's empowerment, and rule of law. Smart businesses are incorporating these broader principles of sustainability into their business decisions, and developing practical standards and metrics to help apply these principles in practice. These measures work to maximize opportunity and minimize the negative impact their core businesses have on the environment, the community and the economy in places where they operate.