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Welcome back to the green room - edie's exclusive interview hub for sustainability leaders, brought to you as part of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast. Up next to provide the insights of a leading sustainable business: Ball Corporation's sustainability director Ramon Arratia.
Committee on Climate Change (CCC) chairman Lord Deben has urged companies to avoid making "knee-jerk" decisions on plastics packaging, warning that "reactionary" choices to consumer demands could lead to unintended environmental consequences.
Ferry giant Stena Line has unveiled what it claims is the world's first passenger boat that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to determine the most fuel-efficient route.
Think tank Green Alliance has launched a new green technology task force in a bid to encourage the development of innovations which will improve resource efficiency in the UK's manufacturing sector, which could unlock up to £10bn in profit in the process.
Lidl UK says it will remove black plastic from its entire fruit and vegetable range by the end of the month.
Another month has passed which means it's time to remind ourselves of September's most-read sustainability stories and standout pieces of content from September - from massive plastic phase-outs and circular economy masterclasses to new supply chain commitments and a discussion about the future of CSR.
To mark World Green Building Week, edie has re-focused its usual green innovations of the week series to deliver six of the best solutions to help decarbonise the built environment.
The UK Government will spend more than £36m on new technology that will enable building materials to generate, store and release clean energy.
More than half of senior UK energy professionals are "unaware or unsure" of the potential impacts which rising non-commodity costs will have on their firm, according to new Government figures.
A global multi-stakeholder initiative has been launched to measure and incentivise business efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
In a breakthrough week for the manufacturing sectors, edie rounds up the latest low-carbon technologies and innovations that could help to accelerate the global shift towards a prosperous low-carbon future.
Nissan and power management company Eaton will implement one of Europe's largest commercial energy storage systems, after striking a deal to install a 3MW system of electric vehicle (EV) batteries at the car park of the Amsterdam ArenA stadium.
Businesses must diversify their workforce to nurture the next generation of CSR leaders, according to waste management firm Veolia's senior executive vice-president UK & Ireland.
Fairtrade has announced the first ever shipment of certified African Fairtrade gold into the UK, in a move backed by Philips that could unlock new ethical sourcing opportunities for businesses ranging from jewellers to tech specialists.
A power purchase agreement (PPA), is a contract between an energy generator and an energy buyer or 'end-user'. PPAs can provide a fixed price for energy generated over the duration of the contract, removing exposure to energy price volatility and allowing for accurate and predictable cost planning.
English universities have achieved their best year-on-year reduction in carbon emissions to date, although an annual 7% reduction is unlikely to put the sector on track to meet a 2020 carbon reduction target.
More than 800,000 low-income UK households will have access to cheap solar electricity in the next five years thanks to a £1bn Government-led programme.
The UK government is "flouting" its duty to protect the lives and health of its citizens from illegal and dangerous levels of air pollution, according to the UN's special rapporteur on human rights related to toxic waste.
Food and beverage company PepsiCo has made inroads into its new set of sustainability targets, although a year of calibrating on new baselines means that progress will have to accelerate to reach key goals.
Major car manufacturers such as Ford, BMW and Volkswagen (VW) are on course to miss EU emissions targets and could be set to face billions in fines, according to new research.
One of the UK's leading landlords has boosted its environmental credentials with a £136m regeneration programme connecting new homes to an energy efficient heat and power system.
The UN Climate Summit in New York saw a host of impassioned speeches, revamped national commitments and new industry-led initiatives. But what does this all mean for your business? Edie's round-up should help...
A public-private partnership of multinationals, governments, civil society and indigenous peoples have pledged to halve the rate of deforestation by 2020 and eradicate the issue completely by 2030.
What is currently top of the agenda for environmental consultancy firms? How are businesses engaging with those firms? And does the environmental consulting market have the potential for further growth? All of the key questions are answered in edie's latest piece of in-depth research.
More support is needed for smallholder cotton farmers in the developing world as they grapple with the effects of water scarcity which could put the global cotton industry at serious risk.
America's second largest retailer Costco Wholesale Corporation has been forced to cut the emissions of ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas chemicals from its refrigeration equipment after violating national regulations set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
UK venture capital firm Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has today (2 September) announced it has raised £135m for a new infrastructure fund to invest in a diversified portfolio of UK-based clean energy projects.
UK airports have cut their carbon footprints by 3%, despite a 5% passenger rise since 2010, according to a new report from the Airport Operators Association (AOA).
Virgin Media's total carbon emissions have risen by 2.6% since 2007, leaving the communications giant a long way from reaching its 2015 goal of a 15% reduction.
The British summer may be over but it has ended on a high for the renewables sector, with new records set and wind generation levels exceeding both nuclear and coal.
TV presenter Gail Porter opened Camden's Green Motor Expo before trying out a range of environmentally friendly vehicles.
Welsh councils have smashed targets for reducing the amount of waste they send to landfills reaching the 2010 mark a year early.
A snapshot survey suggests many Irish supermarkets are failing to deal with waste building up on their premises.
The leader of Eden District Council has resigned following his arrest for alleged fraud relating to the recycling company he manages.
Locations of hazardous coal ash created by the energy industry burning it for power have been released by America's environment watchdog.
A week after the Royal Society published its musings on technological solutions that might curb climate change, another organisation has come up with what it believes is the cheapest and most effective way to tackle emissions - contraception.
The Environment Agency has revealed waste shipped to Brazil was meant for landfill and was therefore against international rules.
Boats pumping out clouds and thousands of mirrors in space are among geoengineering ideas outlined by the Royal Society.
Refuse firm Biffa UK signed a multi-million pound deal which aims to sort and recycle 90% of 200,000 tonnes of commercial and industrial waste a year.
Banks are still keen to invest in waste firms large and small, according to a leading financier from Lloyds TSB.