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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

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

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

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

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

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

One in five new homes could dodge zero carbon standards, builders warn

Government proposals to exempt developments of 10 homes or fewer from regulations will result in higher energy bills, industry says

18 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

National Gallery becomes portrait of energy efficiency

Lighting overhall will allow gallery to maximise use of natural daylight without harming paintings

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

Study: Chief sustainability officers now part of boardroom furniture

Verdantix research finds sustainability leaders have increasing influence, decision-making authority, and budgetary control

17 Nov 2014

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