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Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) Joins World Business Council for Sustainable Development

…President & CEO said, “We are delighted to welcome GAR to our global network and celebrate its commitment to fostering positive change in agriculture and food systems. This collaboration underscores…

Formula E: Net-Zero Strategy of the Year

…cities, regions and investors for a healthy, resilient, zero carbon recovery. As part of this commitment, Formula E reduces its emissions through innovative partnerships and efficiency in line with the…

High Seas Treaty: UN agrees historic deal to protect 30% of international waters by 2030

…formed with the aim of leveraging increased investment in marine conservation and restoration projects. The public finance commitment was led by the European Investment Bank (EIB), France’s development agency and…

Five of Paul Polman’s tips for being an effective sustainability leader

…them”. He then asked professionals to question “whether the world is better off because [their] company is in it”. He also shared a personal anecdote on making bold commitments, stating:…

‘Greenwashing’ is a dirty word in ESG – so how can you avoid being tarnished?

governments around the world have pledged commitment to achieving net zero targets over the coming decades. Research conducted by Made in Britain in January finds that half of UK businesses…

Flood damage costs could rise by 20% in UK due to climate crisis

…warning to the country’s political leaders and business sector that global commitments to significantly reduce carbon emissions must be taken very seriously, and ultimately take effect, in order to mitigate…

Driving Circular Automotive Transformation: The next generation

…is REvolve’s commitment towards high-quality relationships with its network of salvage companies, including better payment terms than they might experience with other customers. This model is one of the most…

#SustyTalk: Marking International Women’s Day with Kraft Heinz’s Cristina Kenz

…a known factor that the more women you have in higher [positions], the better your ESG commitments and impacts are.” Click here to see our catalogue of #SustyTalk interviews. Click…

Changing mindsets to change the world: What climate activists said at edie 23

…in making commitments scheduled far enough into the future that they required no immediate action. “I knew grief. I knew anger. But I’d never felt so powerless…. While COP had…

From geothermal energy in Cornwall to retrofitting in Leeds: The sustainability success stories of the week

…Ryan Walker, said: “The global expansion of our collaboration with TerraCycle demonstrates our commitment to recycling single use plastics across industries and regions. It’s part of how we are adding…

‘Not fit for purpose’: Credit Suisse criticised for ‘loopholes’ in new climate plan

…has been pushing Credit Suisse for more ambitious climate commitment updates for some time now. Last year, it co-filed a shareholder resolution with Ethos Foundation and 11 institutional investors in…

Net Zero Industry Act: EU must think bigger and bolder to really change the game

…key resources and technologies makes excellent sense given the need to bolster alliances amongst Western, liberal democracies who share a commitment to Paris Agreement goals, as well as opposition to…

Time to act: Business must lead the fight against nature loss

…UK’s international commitment to protect 30% of its land and oceans by 2030. However, to meet these goals, more legislation and action that targets all land currently under management –…

Stop the siloes: How a successful sustainability strategy involves the whole business

commitments to improve credentials, with 87% of business leaders planning to increase sustainability strategy investment over the next two years. While it’s great to see so many companies prioritising sustainability…

Green leases helping landlords and tenants decarbonise office spaces

…collective net-zero industry commitment orchestrated by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Called the Green Building Principles, the initiative requires signatories to target net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest…

Changing yourself to change the world: How can you become a regenerative business leader?

commitments to better livelihoods for garment workers. Energy majors have been increasingly pushing adverts relating to their investments in low-carbon technologies, despite fossil fuels still accounting for more than 90%…

Why investing in water is at the heart of empowering women

…communities. Join us in signing the UN’s Open Call for Water Action, and demonstrate your commitment to empowering women, building community resilience, and investing in the new generation of leaders….

Businesses call on European Commission to maintain 2035 ban on diesel and petrol vehicles

…and the environment, while also calling into question the EU’s ability to reach its climate commitments. The letter has been signed by 47 businesses including Volvo Cars, Ford and Vattenfall….

Allbirds touts world’s first net-zero carbon shoe

…Guess, Chanel, Prada, Boohoo, Shein and Uniqlo’s parent company Fast Retailing. Allbirds only managed to secure a ‘D+ grade. It scored highly for its clean energy procurement and commitments but…

How the printing industry can move towards zero carbon in three stages

…to publicise their commitments to carbon reduction. A good commitment will state a target for carbon reduction against a baseline, perhaps demonstrated using a carbon intensity ratio to account for…