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In the latest in our edie Explains series, we look at building and energy management systems (BEMS), exploring what they are, what they do and what the business benefit is.
As the demand for raw materials grows over the next 15 years, EV manufacturers must prepare for greater supply chain risks or face brand damage and regulatory penalties from emerging legislation.
Nestlé, Mars and Hershey have been accused of breaking pledges to stop using "conflict palm oil" from deforested Indonesian jungles, just days before the annual Halloween confectionery frenzy.
Climate change minister Claire Perry is convening a taskforce next month to deliver carbon capture and storage plants more cost effectively.
Defra Secretary Michael Gove has vowed to consult on the creation of a new environmental body to ensure the UK avoids a "governance gap" after leaving the EU.
Pollution causes 9 million deaths around the world every year, according to a landmark new study which found that one in six of all deaths are linked to polluted air, water and soil.
Coca-Cola's continental divisions have teamed up to deliver a new sustainability plan for Western Europe, with a range of targets including plans to halve direct carbon emissions and only use packaging that is recyclable or reusable by 2025.
As Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) releases findings showing that energy investment in emerging markets suffered its largest year-on-year decline, HSBC has pledged to provide $100bn in sustainable financing by 2025 - as part of a new batch of climate-related commitments.
Lord Nicholas Stern has called on governments across the world to implement "predictably flexible" policy frameworks that enable businesses to map investment opportunities during the transition to a low-carbon economy.
Defra Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed he will work with businesses to see how a drinks container deposit return scheme could work in England.
The business case for product re-use is being restricted by poor engagement, financial constraints and a general lack of good practice guidance, a new report from a UK resource and waste management industry body has claimed.
Tesla's chief executive Elon Musk unveiled the company's much anticipated solar roof tiles earlier today (29 October), claiming that the success of the product and the new integrated Powerall would hinge on a mooted merger with SolarCity.
Nearly a third (30%) of world-leading companies are now implementing the framework into their sustainability and integrated reports, as the push to mainstream non-financial reporting continues to gain momentum.
As The Apprentice returns to our TV screens for its 12th series, edie speaks exclusively to a former candidate who has big renewable energy ambitions, and a sustainability leader who has developed a unique solution to the complex challenge of behaviour change.
In the same week the UK marked Anti-Slavery Day (18 October), a survey has found that more than half of construction businesses would not know what action to take if modern slavery was encountered in their supply chain.
Pens, coffee packaging and protective disposable gloves could soon be subjected to innovative new recycling techniques, after waste management firm Suez announced a new partnership with developers TerraCycle, a company renown for treating hard-to-recycle materials.
Sustainability advocacy group Ceres has tasked seven global food and beverage companies, including Diageo, General Mills, Kellogg and PepsiCo, to participate in a collaborative challenge aimed at strengthening sourcing and water stewardship action plans.
The UK has fallen to an all-time low in EY's table of the world's most attractive renewable energy markets due to Brexit uncertainty, the demise of DECC, and the approval of the Hinkley Point C power station.
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has approved a roadmap through to 2023 on the global adoption on an emissions reduction strategy, scheduled to come into force in 2018; although the Organisation has been criticised over delaying action.
Students at the University of Northampton will soon have their heating and hot water generated by a CO2-saving on-site energy centre, incorporating woodchip biomass boilers and a combined heat and power (CHP) system.
Mining giant BHP Billiton's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have risen by 6.5 million tonnes (Mt) in 2013, largely due to increases across the company's aluminium and onshore US operations.
Credible and consistent carbon pricing must be the cornerstone of government actions to tackle climate change, according to a new OECD report.
MP George Eustice has been appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Natural Environment, Water and Rural Affairs at Defra after Richard Benyon stepped down today.
Bentley is the first car manufacturer, and one of the first 10 companies full stop, to achieve the Carbon Trust Water Standard after reducing water consumption at head office by more than 35% in one year.
A new task group to help the building industry deliver on the Government's zero carbon for non-domestic buildings policy has been launched today by the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC).
New measures to boost sustainability in the shipping industry have been outlined by the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a coalition of global shipping leaders.
The Government yesterday narrowly voted against an amendment to the Energy Bill that would have seen a 2030 decarbonisation target for the power sector set in 2014.
Using renewable energies to power your business more efficiently - from solar panels and biomass heating, meet the small businesses using green energy alternatives.
Flood risk assessments will need to be submitted by developers in Northern Ireland if new initiatives by the Northern Ireland Executive (NIE) to reduce the risk of future flooding are approved.
Sustainable Business and edie are welcoming Barrow Shipping on board the Sustainability Leaders Awards as sponsor of the Sustainable Transport & Logistics category.