Government research body announces fresh support for plastics recycling facilities alongside £65m of industry investment
VIDEO: Gavin Esler speaks to BT's Gabrielle Ginér, CEO of innocent drinks Douglas Lamont, CDP's Nicolete Bartlett, and Unilever's Thomas Lingard about how to turn net zero targets into genuine action
US tech giants have faced criticism for continuing to work with fossil fuel giants such as Chevron and ExxonMobil, despite their own ambitious climate commitments
'It's too late to be a pessimist': Paul Polman urges businesses to 'de-risk the political process' on net zero
Speaking at BusinessGreen's Net Zero Festival, the former Unilever CEO emphasised business community's increasingly important role in pushing policymakers towards more ambitious climate action
Analysis of FTSE 100 companies finds just 16 per cent have realistic decarbonisation strategies in place, yet 45 per cent are targeting net zero emissions
BT Group, Ikea, and Unilever among a host of big brands backing plans to help smaller businesses set net zero goals, as 1.5C Supply Chain Leaders group commits to making climate targets a key factor in purchasing criteria
Call to adopt targets proposed in last year's Green New Deal plan made in an open letter signed by the more than 150 business leaders
'Carbon rainbow': How Unilever's pledge to eliminate fossil fuels from cleaning products could catalyse the bioeconomy
University of Sheffield professor of chemical engineering and chemistry Peter Styring explains to BusinessGreen how Unilever's new commitment could spur public understanding and government support for a transition away from fossil fuel derived chemicals...
Consumer goods giant outlines plans to spend €1bn on ramping up carbon capture and utilisation technologies that will curb its cleaning and laundry product line's reliance on fossil fuel derived chemicals
With the launch of the US branch of the Plastics Pact the case for corporates to step up their plastic waste reduction efforts are becoming clearer than ever
The project involves combining satellite imagery with geolocation data to build a more complete picture of the firm's supply chain
A major new report from the Environmental Defense Fund asks some challenging questions about the limited progress the agricultural sector has made in tackling its out-sized climate and biodiversity impacts - and offers some invaluable guidance on how...
Consumer goods giant unveils latest commitments from its recently announced €1bn 'nature and climate fund'
As the pandemic exposes risk in meat supply chains, investors and retailers are turning in droves to alternative proteins, research suggests
'Covid has made clear that there cannot be healthy people on an unhealthy planet,' says Imagine founder and former Unilever CEO
Danone, Unilever, Mercedes-Benz, Maersk, Wipro and Natura & Co among founding members of corporate drive to share expertise in setting science-based climate targets
Study offers compelling case for green Covid-19 response which it estimates could create 385 million new jobs worldwide by 2030
Tesco and Terracycle team up to launch new packaging re-use delivering model in the UK
Consumer goods giant confirms new target to achieve net zero across its value chain by 2039 and deliver a deforestation-free supply chain by 2023
10 years of Sustainable Living: Unilever calls on government and corporates to end 'business as usual'
As consumer goods giant marks anniversary of industry-leading sustainability plan, chief executive Alan Jope promises beefed up new strategy and urges companies, governments, and NGOs to reject a return to 'business-as-usual' in the wake of Covid-19 crisis...
Report: Four drinks brands accused of driving upwards of half a million tonnes of plastic waste annually
Tearfund estimates that the open burning of companies’ plastic products in six focus countries spews roughly 4.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent into the atmosphere each year.
As the UK readies for the upcoming COP26 Summit in Glasgow in November, the Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change urge government to deliver ambitious net zero strategy
Seaweed, cactus and lentils: How Knorr and other food brands are shifting to more sustainable ingredients
A growing number food firms are seeking to diversify the ingredients they use in their products to help build a more sustainable, climate resilient food system, according to the Future 50 Food initiative