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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

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

Whole Foods produce rating system spurs farm action

A tractor in a field

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

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

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

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

Electrical industries commit to circular economy push

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

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