sustainable thinking



Work articles

Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars, says expert

cow

Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken

22 Jul 2014

Blue chips call for standardised green energy label

RWE Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm

New Aldersgate Group report argues clearer electricity label could help to mobilise green energy investment

22 Jul 2014

BBC broadcasts its carbon-cutting success

BBC London Logo

Corporation reveals it has cut energy consumption by 20 per cent thanks to switch to greener studios, but carbon impact of travel keeps climbing

22 Jul 2014

Sainsbury's announces pioneering £200m 'green' loan to fund low-carbon investment drive

Commercial loan hailed as first of its kind, as Lloyds Bank welcomes important extension to green bonds market

20 Jul 2014

Could Russia beat Brazil with greenest World Cup?

Six of the new stadiums being built for the 2018 tournament are being assessed under green building code BREEAM

15 Jul 2014

China wants 30 per cent of state cars to be low carbon

Government makes latest move to tackle hazardous smog in major cities

14 Jul 2014

Neonicotinoids linked to recent fall in farmland bird numbers

Research demonstrates for the first time the knock-on effects to other species of class of insecticides known to harm bees

11 Jul 2014

Report: Electric vehicle market to hit $500bn by 2025

As China announces major new tax breaks for electric cars, new research suggests the global market for electric vehicles is poised for rapid growth

10 Jul 2014

Government hits back in 'zero carbon' homes row

Minister rejects claims government is watering down zero carbon homes standard as new proposals are published

09 Jul 2014

Asda makes 'global first' with sustainable seafood report

Company tells customers where and how wild fish are caught in response to shoppers' concerns

08 Jul 2014

Gamesa and Areva ink deal to form offshore wind giant

French and Spanish companies form joint venture aiming to secure 20 per cent of European market share by 2020

07 Jul 2014

Greener deliveries help United Biscuits crunch carbon

Lorries with longer trailers help company lose 450,000 UK road miles and reduce annual carbon emissions by 618 tonnes

02 Jul 2014

Supermarkets must curb food security risks, MPs urge

New report calls on government to protect consumers from food shortages that could result from extreme weather events

01 Jul 2014

Asda says 95 per cent of fresh produce at risk from climate change

Supply chain study finds almost £370m of value under threat across sourcing, processing and logistics operations

16 Jun 2014

Old Levi's jeans warm San Francisco icon

Green refurb of 110 Embarcodero will see 7,800 pairs of jeans used as insulation within its walls

16 Jun 2014

« Previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 Next »

LATEST OPINION

LATEST ANALYSIS

UPCOMING EVENTS

LATEST POLICY NEWS

LATEST ENERGY NEWS

LATEST INVESTMENT NEWS

NEWSLETTER

JOB OF THE WEEK

Offshore Wind Structural Engineer

The Green Recruitment Company is representing one of the UK`s leading renewable energy firms, specializing in offshore wind projects.

 

Find out more >

proofpoint3

You don’t have to be born yesterday to fall for a targeted attack

A discussion of the “risk perception gap”, its implications and how it can be closed

apcbgmay

Data centre guide- energy cost and carbon allocation strategies

It is both simple and inexpensive for any data centre, regardless of size or age, to get started allocating costs and carbon