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BAFTA and beer giant announce renewables purchasing plans
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:50:00 GMT
As BAFTA forms a partnership to help the television and film sector purchase renewable energy, the world's largest beer maker has announced a new commitment to secure 100% purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2025.
Uber expands London EV plans, despite 'woeful' charging infrastructure
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:40:00 GMT
EXCLUSIVE: Uber is taking steps to overcome the "economic disincentive" of using electric vehicles (EVs) in its fleet, by unveiling a new partnership with Nissan and beginning the construction of a network of chargers to combat London's "woefully inadequate" infrastructure.
edie Live exhibitor focus: Flexitricity
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:35:00 GMT
Ahead of edie Live at the NEC on 23-24 May, we get up close and personal with some of our exhibitors to find out what visitors can expect to see from them at the show, what's new and how they can help in the drive towards sustainability targets.
UPS to trial electric vehicle 'smart grid' in London
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:15:00 GMT
EXCLUSIVE: Delivery firm UPS is moving onto the "next stage" of the electric vehicle (EV) deployment challenge to trial decentralised power generation and onsite storage systems at its London operating base.
Apple triples supplier sites enrolled in energy efficiency programme
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMT
Apple has tripled the number of supplier sites listed in its energy efficiency programme aimed at reducing onsite emissions, and has also introduced a "first-of-its-kind" risk assessment tool covering supply chain risks related to material sourcing, environmental impact and health and safety.
Survey: Renewables workforce concerned about future skills shortage
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:43:00 GMT
A relatively young workforce in the renewables sector could create a future skills shortage unless mentoring and coaching is improved, while hiring managers across the energy sector are increasingly willing to recruit from other sectors to inspire "a new way of thinking" into companies.
VIDEO: Inside Gatwick's 'world-first' waste management plant
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:50:00 GMT
Gatwick's newly opened £3.8m waste processing plant takes the airport to brave new heights for sustainable aviation. Join edie on the ground for an exclusive behind-the-scenes video tour of this state-of-the-art facility, and read the full case study to find out how it works.
The Crown Estate signs up to Circular Economy 100 platform
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:29:00 GMT
Property giant The Crown Estate has today (27 March) become the latest corporate member of the Circular Economy 100 (CE100), the innovation platform launched by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to accelerate circular economy ambitions.
AkzoNobel commits to carbon neutrality by 2050
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:58:00 GMT
AkzoNobel has today (27 March) become the first paint and coatings manufacturer to pledge to become carbon neutral and use 100% renewable energy by 2050.
Aviva chief: It's time to make sustainability a competitive sport
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:45:00 GMT
Sustainability should be treated as a competitive sport, driven by public league tables on corporate climate performance to incentivise businesses to strive towards industry climate leadership, Aviva's chief executive has said.
Are waste management jobs at threat from automation?
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:36:00 GMT
As a new report warns that that waste, water and sewage management teams could be replaced by automated technology by 2030, a UK-based company has agreed to supply fuel cells for drones used for supply chain inventory tracking in the logistics sector.