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Thousands of energy, CSR sustainability professionals are descending upon the NEC Birmingham today (21 May) as edie Live 2019 officially opens its doors - and there's still time to register for a free two-day pass to the conference.
Leaders in the energy and water sectors have pledged their support for the UK's bid to host the 2020 UN Conference of the Parties climate conference (COP26).
Supermarket giant Tesco has published its annual food waste figures, revealing that it wasted 17% less food by weight during 2018-19 than during the previous 12-month period.
edie's Mission Possible sofa chat show returns for 2019. In the second episode, edie discusses net-zero with Julia Barrett, director of sustainability, Re-Thinking at Willmott Dixon and Simon Graham, head of innovation at De Courcy Alexander.
A new report tracking investments into independent clean energy and energy storage technologies in the UK has illustrated the speed at which to low-carbon transition is gripping the power sector. Here, edie rounds up the key findings.
US-based cosmetics giant Estée Lauder has launched its first sustainability programme for palm oil supply chains, which will see the company work with Indonesian farmers to champion better social conditions and environmental conservation.
The Sustainable Business Covered podcast returns, this time we're broadcasting LIVE from a panel discussion at the UK's largest sustainability and energy exhibition, edie Live. In this episode, four industry experts discuss how sustainability leadership is undergoing a transformation.
Unilever-owned ice cream brand Wall's will launch a new digital tool enabling consumers to track how their purchases are empowering people in the communities which form its vanilla supply chains in Africa.
Plastic straws and drink stirrers, and cotton buds with plastic stems will be banned from sale and use in England from next April, the UK Government has confirmed.
The UK has just completed its first week without any domestic coal generation on the power grid since before the Industrial Revolution, marking a significant milestone in its low-carbon energy transition.
Unilever and Waitrose have backed a new UK-led research and innovation hub that aims to tackle plastic waste through innovative solutions.
Heathrow has signed a deal that will see 200 Jaguar all-electric I-Pace vehicles made available to passengers travelling to and from the Airport.
From perovskite solar cells to waste-sucking rubbish bins, edie's latest report profiles 10 potentially game-changing green innovations, which will also be showcased in the Mission Possible Innovation Centre at edie Live next week (22-23 May)
Achieving the toughest climate change target set in the global Paris agreement will save the world about $30tn in damages, far more than the costs of cutting carbon emissions, according to a new economic analysis.
Gap, H&M, Nike and Burberry are among the major brands which will lead a new Ellen MacArthur Foundation initiative that aims to help drive a circular fashion industry.
As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.
It was a month of long-term renewables targets, plastics innovation investment and fleet electrification exploration. Take a look back at May's biggest sustainability stories in this round-up.
The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee has launched an inquiry into the role carbon capture and storage (CCS) will play in helping the UK meet its 2050 goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80%, against a 1990 baseline.
British retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) will trial a zero emissions liquid-nitrogen refrigeration truck for its chilled grocery deliveries, with a view to a nationwide rollout.
A secret UK push to weaken key EU climate laws before Brexit risks scotching the bloc's Paris commitments, MEPs say.
The new Conservative Government is being urged to work closely with the waste-management sector to counteract an anticipated downturn in recycling rates across England.
The parent company of Costa and Premier Inn has today announced a new set of sustainability targets for 2020, having achieved existing goals three years ahead of schedule.
The business case for sustainability couldn't be clearer: Unilever's 'Sustainable Living' brands accounted for half of the company's growth in 2014 and grew at twice the rate of the rest of the business, chief executive Paul Polman has revealed.
British consumers are being 'kept in the dark' about the sourcing practices of some of the UK's largest timber users, according to a new report from WWF.
The UK has been ranked sixth in a new index from the World Resources Institute (WRI) which tracks how 70 countries around the world are progressing on 'environmental democracy'
Up to 80% of all UK imports come from countries with at least some level of water risk, according to a new report from WWF.
The UK Green Investment Bank has today (18 May) taken a £236m stake in in the first offshore wind farm off the south coast of England, in a joint venture with energy giant E.ON.
Tech giant Apple has announced a new partnership with WWF to reduce the impact of its packaging needs on forests in China.
Germany will install more than 2,000 MW of offshore wind capacity in 2015, taking the UK's crown as the global installation leader.
The renewable energy industry in Northern Ireland has received a welcome boost this week with the launch of a new fully-funded solar solution which could save businesses up to £320m.
Energy and climate change secretary Ed Miliband has held onto his seat as an MP as the election remains neck and neck.
EU transport chiefs are meeting today (May 4) to discuss how to cope with future volcanic eruptions.
A second wave of flooding has hit Afghanistan just a week after widespread flash floods left more than 60 dead and thousands homeless.
Voters go to the polls in one of the closest general elections in a generation today (May 6).
The National Grid launched a surprise £3.2bn rights issue drive yesterday (May 20) aimed at overhauling the UK's power infrastructure.
American retail chain Best Buy will open its first British store tomorrow (April 30) and is claiming a first by stocking a range of electric vehicles, scooters and bicycles.
The volume of waste produced, recycling rates and value of the industry in Australia have been published for the first time - and show that the average Australian throws away four times as much as the average European.
A campaign urging coffee drinkers to pledge to reuse their coffee cup to grow food was backed by Boris Johnson this morning.
Organisations covered by the Carbon Reduction Commitment should embrace the opportunities it creates, since as there's no avoiding it they may as well reap what benefits it brings.
Improvements to the planning system, getting the finance in place, recognising the potential for energy generation and providing a clear policy framework for the future are going to be critical for the new Government if it wants waste management to work in the UK.