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Taking sustainability into space

Things are changing in outer space: it is filling with debris, attracting private companies, and raising new technological challenges. To keep pace with this mercurial environment, EPFL’s Space Center (eSpace) is changing its focus to logistics.

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LIVE Sustainable Business Covered podcast: Unlocking innovation in sustainability and energy

Day Two of edie Live saw the second LIVE broadcast of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast, this time focusing on unleashing the power of innovation with industry experts from Heathrow, AB Sugar, Yellow Octopus Fashion and Mitie Energy.

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An EV revolution: Four key takeaways from Tesla’s first sustainability report

On Wednesday (16 April), the world’s most talked-about electric vehicle (EV) company published its inaugural sustainability report, revealing in-depth information on its environmental credentials for the first time.

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Queen’s Birthday Honours: The sustainability champions who made the 2019 list

The Queen’s 2019 Birthday Honours list has recognised the outstanding achievements of a number of senior figures across the UK’s sustainability and energy sectors.

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Mike Barry: Five steps to go from good to GREAT sustainability leadership

EXCLUSIVE: Speaking on-stage at the Sustainability Leaders Forum in London yesterday (6 February), Marks & Spencer’s (M&S) director of sustainable business Mike Barry offered up his five key steps that all sustainability professionals should embrace to become “great leaders”.

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Take a stand and address single-use items and throwaway culture rather than just plastics, urges Zero Waste Scotland

The Scottish Government-funded circular economy advisory group Zero Waste Scotland is warning that the current focus on plastics is distracting from the real issue of ending the disposable throwaway c…

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AECOM: Sustainability and Resilience Consultant

Green buildings and sustainable cities – news and views…

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Collaborations promote sustainability, yield guarantee

Growers Edge partners with two firms to offer innovations for farms in new ways.

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Lucy Siegle confirmed for Sustainability Keynote at edie Live 2019

Renowned ethical living and environmental journalist Lucy Siegle completes a star-studded line-up of expert speakers appearing at the UK’s largest sustainability and energy exhibition, edie Live, as it returns to the NEC Birmingham on 21-22 May.

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Pratt Sustainability Principles – Part Two

Paramount to our operations is the safety of our workforce. Pratt’s ongoing commitment in this arena includes investment in the most advanced and innovative technology available, coupled with on-going training and preparedness of our employees.

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Food giants capturing opportunities from meat-free products to drive sustainability efforts

Food manufacturers and retailers such as Tesco, Unilever and Nestlé are “seizing the opportunity” of a thriving plant-based market to assist with the low-carbon transition, with a new report noting that the alternative protein mar…

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I only said no single-use plastic, not plastic-free India, clarifies PM

Read more about I only said no single-use plastic, not plastic-free India, clarifies PM on Business Standard.India should develop cost-efficient solution, not only to address problems in India, but also across globe, says Modi…

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Rabbis join call to cut single-use plastic, starting with religious holidays

Ben-Gurion University student persuades 30 religious leaders to sign letter citing dangers of plastics to health and environment as Israelis gear up to celebrate Jewish New Year…

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Sustainability with Chinese Characteristics

According to World Bank estimates, China is expected to exceed 30,000 kilometers (18,641 miles) of installed high-speed rail by next year, up from more than 25,000 kilometers by 2017, and to add considerably more in the years ahead.

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European CEOs: Changing consumer behaviours is the next sustainability frontier

The chief executive officers of some of Europe’s largest corporates have concurred that although consumer awareness of sustainability issues is rising rapidly, the responsibility for changing behaviours ultimately lies with big businesses.