Prepare for a global 'timber supply crunch', WWF warns UK retailers
"Urgent action" is needed from British businesses to invest in more sustainable timber sourcing practices, as highly-sourced areas suffer from a dangerous shortage of resources, a new report commissioned by the WWF has warned.
World's largest wood pellet producer embarks on sustainable forestry project
US firm Enviva - the world's largest producer of wood pellets - has announced the establishment of a new $5m, 10-year forest conservation project in North Carolina and Virginia.
North East set for green energy surge with two more CHP plants
Almost £300m is being invested in two new combined heat and power (CHP) plants in Northumberland and Durham.
L'Oreal: Sustainability commitment was worth it
Cosmetics giant L'Oreal has reported significant gains on emissions, water use and waste, 18 months after launching a broad sustainable development plan.
Government goes global with GIB
The Government has given the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) £200m to expand its investment portfolio into India and Africa.
New energy-from-waste plant 'signals industry shift'
A £51.6m renewable energy power plant which will provide the equivalent of 17,000 homes with electricity generated from waste wood has been given the go-ahead to be built in Northamptonshire.
GIB invests in North West's largest waste wood plant
The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) will provide £16.9m of mezzanine loans and a £13.2m equity investment for one of the UK's largest waste wood processing plants.
Co-op hints at biomass rollout following pilot
The Co-operative has become the latest major retailer to make the switch to biomass with the adoption of the renewable heat system at one of its supermarkets in the Scottish Highlands.