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

Engineer climbs offshore wind turbine at Belfast Harbour

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

Formula E Venturi team

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

21 Nov 2014

Electrical industries commit to circular economy push

Piles of e-waste

B&Q, Dell, Microsoft and Next among those signing up to new Electrical and Electronic Sustainability Action Plan

18 Nov 2014

Siemens to boost output from Hull offshore wind factory

Green Port Hull will be reduced in size but production of blades to increase by 20 per cent

17 Nov 2014

Mondelēz International brews up sustainable coffee ambition

Coffee Made Happy programme aims to help secure a sustainable future for one million coffee farmers

17 Nov 2014

Greenpeace raises alarm over illegal timber entering Europe

Activists confront ship carrying wood from controversial Brazilian supplier, prompting Belgian importer to launch investigation

12 Nov 2014

Will 2014 be the year companies wake up to deforestation threat?

New CDP Forests report highlights rise in businesses pledging to end deforestation in their supply chains, but says more work is now needed to make good on those commitments

11 Nov 2014

Action on zero deforestation needed now

APP's Aida Greenbury says protecting the world's forests is everyone's responsibility

05 Nov 2014

Solazyme hints at plans for European algae oil plant

Biotechnology specialist admits it is considering plans for a new commercial-scale production facility in Europe

05 Nov 2014

Tony Juniper shines light on APP’s forest conservation policy

Environmental campaigner and sustainability advisor Tony Juniper takes a closer look at the multinational's decision to end deforestation

03 Nov 2014

 Video Video: 'By 2020 there may be no more forests left in the world to save'

APP's head of sustainability explains the challenges the company has faced ending deforestation

31 Oct 2014

BusinessGreen debates zero deforestation

Catch up with BusinessGreen's Twitter debate with Aida Greenbury, managing director of sustainability for Asia Pulp and Paper

31 Oct 2014

Why British companies lag Americans in fighting deforestation

"Too many UK firms have delivered ever-more-grandiloquent panegyrics to the glories of the rainforest - while doing precious little to actually protect them"

30 Oct 2014

Nestlé palm oil - the journey so far

In 2010 Nestlé made a public commitment to have no association with deforestation - Benjamin Ware, Nestlé’s manager of responsible sourcing, explains how the multinational is working towards that goal

30 Oct 2014

ASOS and M&S pledge to make deforestation unfashionable

Retailers sign up to Fashion Loved by Forest initiative, as Kering partners with London College of Fashion to promote sustainable design

30 Oct 2014

How the deforestation agenda came in from the wilderness

Governments and businesses across the world are working to arrest the loss of forests, but financial and political barriers remain

30 Oct 2014

Can we rely on voluntary industry action to drive deforestation out of supply chains?

Greenpeace's Andy Tait says companies should commit to traceable supply chains, but remember it is just a means to an end

30 Oct 2014

Between two worlds: People making progress in the middle ground

Scott Poynton of The Forest Trust highlights the growing unity between businesses and NGOs in tackling deforestation

30 Oct 2014

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