100% sustainable timber markets: the economic and business case
The economic value of natural capital is beginning to be integrated into decisions by policy-makers and corporate leaders. Forests are a particularly valuable natural capital asset, providing timber while also supplying a range of ecosystem services, such as carbon sequestration, water provision, flood prevention, erosion control and biodiversity.
European remanufacturing sector could triple by 2030
The European remanufacturing sector could be worth €90bn by 2030 if it receives cross-sector policy support and investment from industry, a new report has found.
Unilever makes 100% renewables pledge after saving a million tonnes of CO2
Unilever has revealed that its factories have saved more than a tonnes of carbon since 2008, as the consumer goods giant today (18 May) made a major commitment to switch to using 100% renewable energy.
Election 2015: 10 green policies we want to see
In the months leading up to the UK General Election, almost every corner of the green industry has given us its own set of policy wants. Here's a round-up of our top 10.
Labour and Lib Dems back Office for Resource Management
MPs from two of Britain's principal parties have pledged to make strong commitments towards establishing an Office for Resource Management (ORM), while the Conservatives' position remains unclear.
An Office for Resource Management
The rationale for the establishment of an Office for Resource Management (ORM) is to create a policy unit responsible for driving the shift from waste to resource and towards the circular economy. The ORM would have three main areas of policy interest: resource security, efficiency and husbandry.
Resource efficiency: What the Government must do...
The next UK Government will need to make a number of significant fiscal and regulatory reforms in order to accelerate the UK's transition to a circular - and therefore more prosperous - economy.
UK resource governance for the 21st century
High and volatile resource prices have been identified as one of the key macroeconomic trends of the 21st century.
Collaborate or lose money: New report warns of global sustainability pressures on big business
Resource pressures in global commodity markets will derail the business goals of multinational corporations unless they start to collaborate with local stakeholders.
CIWM: EFRA report 'could have gone further'
The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has welcomed the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee's (EFRA) waste management report, but also said its recommendations could have gone further.