Poll: 84% of football fans want clubs to ditch single-use plastic
Football clubs have been called on to ditch single-use plastic and introduce a returnable cup scheme by two campaign groups following research showing 84% of fans would support such a move.
Business climate strikes and a new Premier League season: Top 10 sustainability stories of August 2019
As a new September arrives, we take a look back at an August packed full of sustainability and energy news. This round-up includes business support for climate strikes, 'planet-saving' beer and your chance to win a Sustainability Leaders Award.
Sustainable Business Covered podcast: Ocean waste Volleyball and Coffee pod bike trips
The latest episode of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast sees the edie team look out how ghost fishing gear is making waves in the world of Volleyball, as well as how takeback schemes and recycled coffee pods are reinventing business models.
Every Premier League team ranked (by sustainability)
As Premier League clubs scramble to secure deals before the end of Transfer Deadline Day, edie explores exactly what each of them are doing to champion sustainability.
How sustainable is Wimbledon 2019?
With the summer's biggest tennis event set to draw to a close on Sunday (14 July), edie explores whether the Wimbledon organisers have aced their sustainability efforts in the face of the 'Climate Emergency'.
Puma sets science-based target while Nike envisions carbon neutrality
Sportswear giant Puma has set a new science-based target to reduce emissions by 35% by 2030, while fellow sports brand Nike has joined the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
Formula E revs up for return to London in 2020
The ABB FIA Formula E Championship has announced that it will host a London event in 2020, after a four-year break from running electric mobility events in England.
A sustainable Super Bowl and Ikea China's EV deliveries: The sustainability success stories of the week
Published every week, this series charts how businesses, city leaders and sustainability professionals are working to achieve their 'Mission Possible' across the campaign's five key pillars - energy, resources, mobility, built environment and business leadership.
Lucozade Ribena Suntory trials giant bottle-shaped bins to improve recycling
Soft drinks manufacturer Lucozade Ribena Suntory has announced a new partnership with facilities operator Sports and Leisure Management (SLM) to trial giant bottle-shaped recycling points at gyms and leisure centres in the UK.
Lucozade to trial edible drinks sachets to reduce single-use plastic at sports events
Beverage giant Lucozade Ribena Suntory is set to trial edible drinks sachets made from seaweed at two sports events next month, in an effort to gauge the consumer appetite for plastic-free alternatives to single-use bottles and pouches.
Forest Green Rovers certified as world's first carbon-neutral football club
English Football League Two side Forest Green Rovers has become the world's first football club to achieve carbon-neutral certification from the United Nations (UN), after switching to renewable energy and sourcing vegan food for fans, players and staff.
Wimbledon announces ban on plastic straws for 2018 championship
The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced it will use recyclable paper straws for the 2018 Wimbledon tournament, in a bid to prevent more than 400,000 plastic straws going to landfill.
Two serious throwaway culture issues for Theresa May beyond plastic bags
The UK government's new 25 year plan for the environment (25 YEP) leads with the planned extension of the plastic bag tax and the need to tackle plastic waste in what Theresa May calls our "Throwaway Culture".
Become a green game changer by integrating sustainability into design
If you want to change-the-game on sustainability get started by considering environmental and social issues during early-stage design.
Three dilemmas for sustainable Innovation
I recently met with an old colleague who enquired about my fledging sustainable innovation consulting business. "How" he asked "do you get companies to do more transformative innovation rather than simply giving clients the easy innovation option?" It's a great question and I'll return to my answer in a while.
Lord's becomes first cricket ground to run on 100% renewables
Lord's has become the first UK cricket ground to run completely on clean energy, as new figures reveal that extreme weather linked to climate change has caused £3.5m worth of damages to the sport.