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Triodos launches UK's 'most sustainable' personal current account

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:45:00 GMT

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Sustainable banking group Triodos has today (26 April) ramped up efforts to disrupt the "dysfunctional" banking sector through the launch of a new personal current account that embraces responsible finance.



Report: Fortune 500 firms showcasing the business case for energy efficiency

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:39:00 GMT

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Major US businesses are reaping economic benefits from energy-efficiency projects implemented to meet broad sustainability targets, with 190 Fortune 500 companies collectively generating $3.7bn in annual energy savings.



Mercedes-Benz brings energy storage units to the UK

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:49:00 GMT

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Mercedes-Benz wants to introduce a "private energy revolution" to UK, after commencing deliveries of energy storage units that can connect with renewable energy sources.



Olam International pairs sustainability and financial reporting for the first time

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:15:00 GMT

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Agri-business supplier Olam International has announced cuts to carbon intensity and water usage in its own operations in a sustainability report that has been merged with its annual financial report for the first time.



MPs accuse Government of having 'no clear plan' to implement SDGs

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:16:00 GMT

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The UK Government has failed to set out a clear plan to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or encourage businesses to do likewise, according to new research from a cross-party watchdog.



'The scales have tipped': Majority of investors taking action on climate change

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:15:00 GMT

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The number of the asset owners recognising and acting on the risk of climate change has risen by almost a fifth in the last year, with 60% of the world's biggest investors taking steps to protect their portfolios, a new report has revealed.



ISO 20400: New standard launched to support sustainable procurement

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:23:00 GMT

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Organisations looking to integrate sustainability into procurement processes can now adopt the world's first international standard for sustainable procurement, which aims to increase supply chain transparency.



London launches support scheme for circular economy transition

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:19:00 GMT

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A new business support programme which aims to help SMEs in London adopt and scale-up resource-efficient business models has been launched today (25 April).



Report: Halving global emissions by 2040 achievable if businesses act now

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:17:00 GMT

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Businesses must act now to halve global emissions by 2040 and "set the stage" for further reductions required in the second half of the century, according to new research from a diverse group of investors, companies and NGOs.



London ranked second for low-emission transport transition

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:40:00 GMT

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London has been ranked second for cities leading the push to decarbonise its transport sector, making it a "likely candidate" to become the world's first zero-emissions city, according to a new report.



Ministers under fire over bid to delay publication of air pollution plan

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:12:00 GMT

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The government is facing renewed pressure after a last-minute attempt to delay the publication of its plan to tackle the UK's air pollution crisis.



Fashion Revolution Week: Spotlight turns to supplier transparency as reports reveal slow progress

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:02:00 GMT

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At the start of a week dedicated to generating awareness over sustainability issues in the fashion sector, a flurry of new reports have demanded greater transparency to help improve working conditions and wages in the clothing supply chain.



One month until edie Live 2017 - get your ticket now

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:58:00 GMT

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With just one month to go until doors open for edie Live 2017 we take a look at why it is the destination event for sustainability and energy managers.



Major firms implore G20 to act on climate-disclosure risks

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:41:00 GMT

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The chief executives of 27 global businesses, including HSBC, Unilever and PwC, have called on G20 governments to adopt recommendations that call on companies to disclose climate-related financial risks.



Energy efficiency must be Industrial Strategy priority, engineers say

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:09:00 GMT

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The engineering industry has today (24 April) called for the Government's Industrial Strategy to prioritise energy efficiency to ensure limited energy costs for businesses.



Speaker line-up confirmed for edie's sustainability reporting webinar

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:05:00 GMT

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Sustainability representatives from Gatwick Airport, Dell and Asia Pulp & Paper are among the expert speakers that will feature in next week's live webinar on maximising the value of reporting.



EV batteries and robotics first in line for BEIS £1bn innovation fund

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:25:00 GMT

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The UK Government has unveiled a £1bn investment fund for cutting-edge technologies such as self-driving vehicles, artificial intelligence (AI) and batteries for clean and flexible energy storage.



Walmart to cut one billion tonnes of supply chain emissions by 2030

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:15:00 GMT

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The world's largest retailer has launched a sustainability platform which aims to slash one billion tonnes of emissions from its supply chain by 2030, as the company's latest CSR report reveals that 40 million tonnes of CO2 emissions have been avoided in the past decade.



Britain set for first coal-free day since the industrial revolution

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:53:00 GMT

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The UK is set to have its first ever working day without coal power generation since the industrial revolution on Friday, according to the National Grid.



AkzoNobel launches sustainable cities coalition to manage rapid urbanisation

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:57:00 GMT

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Dutch paints manufacturer AkzoNobel has brought together an alliance of major businesses, NGOs and government representatives to focus on building sustainable cities and communities across the world.