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Diageo toasts new sustainability goals

Diageo Roseisle whiskey distillery

Drinks company aims to reduce water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions as part of 20 new commitments for 2020

17 Dec 2014

MPs target Eric Pickles over wind farm planning delays

Little Cheyne Windfarm owned by RWE

Communities and Local Government committee says delays to reviewed applications could deter investment

16 Dec 2014

Upstart manufacturer turns fiber waste into building materials

Noble Environment Technologies reveals how recycled material could provide a green alternative to common building materials

12 Dec 2014

Crown Estate brings environmental stewardship to London's West End

EXCLUSIVE: Crown Estate to roll out multi-million pound stewardship initiative across entire portfolio

10 Dec 2014

Whole Foods produce rating system spurs farm action

US food retailer reveals how its ambitious green labeling initiative is already having an impact on its supply chain

05 Dec 2014

Are our cities about to get a lot smarter (and greener)?

New report suggests smart city technologies capable of slashing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution could be on the cusp of a major breakthrough

05 Dec 2014

Prince of Wales backs calls for UK businesses to end deforestation

Firms urged to join WWF-UK's Forest Business Forum, in bid to tackle supply chain deforestation

04 Dec 2014

Eating less meat essential to curb climate change, says report

Global livestock industry produces more greenhouse gas emissions than transport but fear of a consumer backlash is preventing action, says Chatham House report

03 Dec 2014

Shopping centres call for carbon reporting scheme to be scrapped

BCSC urges government to bring forward review of Carbon Reduction Commitment, arguing it overlaps with new ESOS scheme

03 Dec 2014

M&S Plan A: Now with sustainable chocolate

Retailer says 63 per cent of its products now have sustainability attributes, equating to around two billion items sold

02 Dec 2014

Lima 2014: Deforestation rates fall ahead of crucial UN climate summit

Brazil reports 18 per cent drop in Amazon clearance as Indonesian president prepares to crack down on logging companies

01 Dec 2014

DHL packages natural gas truck as greener alternative

Company says compressed natural gas vehicles will be quieter and cleaner than standard diesel lorries

28 Nov 2014

How richer data could unlock greener cities

EU-backed Re-Green initiative concludes the success of green city programmes rests on the quality of the environmental data that is available

27 Nov 2014

Study: Sky high bills should make tower blocks a priority for energy efficiency

Green Alliance report says refurbishing tower blocks can not only save energy but also create jobs and help tackle anti-social behaviour

26 Nov 2014

How match-making energy champions is helping cut carbon

Chloe Hampson of Fit for the Future and Ashden's Simon Brammer explain how a new initiative is slashing emissions from the UK's historic buildings

24 Nov 2014

Bladt and EEW confirm £30m investment to shore up UK offshore wind supply chain

New Offshore Structures will save former TAG Energy Solutions factory from closure, creating 100 jobs

24 Nov 2014

How DHL is delivering a low carbon Formula E championship

Logistics giant partners F1 but faces a new challenge in lowering emissions of the all-electric motorsport series

21 Nov 2014

Mayor Boris urges firms to sign up to London's Business Energy Challenge

27 leading firms awarded gold, silver and bronze ratings based on their emission reduction efforts

21 Nov 2014

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