26 voices on COP26: What we want from the climate summit (part 2)
Purpose beyond profit: 100 businesses to report on efforts to benefit society
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has confirmed that more than 100 businesses have voiced support for its Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics initiative, which is encouraging businesses to report, in a unified manner, on their efforts to realise societal purpose beyond profit-making.
Fashion giants urged to decrease clothing production as part of their sustainability plans
The British Fashion Council (BFC) is urging big-name companies to go beyond setting headline sustainability targets to cut emissions and waste in-house, and reduce the number of garments they are producing.
UK's retrofit industry must grow by ten times to play role in reaching net-zero
The UK's retrofitting industry needs to grow by ten times its current size if the UK is to decarbonise its housing stock at a pace suitable for the wider net-zero emissions target, new research has revealed.
Major UK pension funds among latest investors to join global net-zero commitment
Tesco Pension Investment, the London Pensions Fund Authority and Railpen are among 12 asset owners to have this week joined a global collaboration designed to spur the transition to net-zero-aligned investing.
Your time to shine: Entries for edie's 2022 Sustainability Leaders Awards close in ONE WEEK
After a tough and extraordinary year, the Sustainability Leaders Awards are back, bigger and better than ever - and you have just ONE WEEK left to submit your entries before the 1 October deadline.
Investors call for stronger global biodiversity framework to be delivered at COP15
A group of investors worth more than $10.6trn in assets under management has issued a statement ahead of the Convention on Biological Diversity's COP15 next month, calling for heightened global action to end deforestation and ensure sustainable land use.
World's biggest food companies accused of failing on climate action, human rights protections
Less than 10% of the world's largest food companies are aiming to reduce their emissions in line with climate science, while less than 13% are taking sufficient action to eliminate forced labour.