Continue Reading... Integrating Environmental Sustainability into Policies and Workflows –

Integrating Environmental Sustainability into Policies and Workflows –

My efforts to integrate environmental sustainability and digital preservation in my organization—Baker Library Special Collections at Harvard Business School—began several years ago when we were discussing the long-term preservation of forensic disk images in our collections. We came to the conclusion that keeping forensic images instead of (or in addition to) the final preservation file set can have ethical, privacy, and environmental issues.

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Continue Reading... Transform Consulting – Scotland’s sustainable transport consultancy

Transform Consulting – Scotland’s sustainable transport consultancy

We evaluate the challenges, impacts and opportunities for sustainable travel in Scotland. We assess the feasibility of travel and transport proposals, and develop well-researched, innovative new projects and programmes to change the way people travel.

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Continue Reading... 10 ways going green can grow your business

10 ways going green can grow your business

Going green can have a significant impact on your business, depending on what industry you are operating in. Shareholders and investors are more likely to invest in business models that are sustainable and are consciously reducing their impact on the environment. Many investors are even happy with smaller returns, knowing their money is being used in ways that are beneficial to the environment.

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Continue Reading... Williams releases 2019 Sustainability Report

Williams releases 2019 Sustainability Report

The report provides a comprehensive review of the company’s performance on environmental, social and governance programmes and initiatives.

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Continue Reading... Island businesses should focus on technology and sustainability as they prioritise resilience: HSBC Navigator

Island businesses should focus on technology and sustainability as they prioritise resilience: HSBC Navigator

Island businesses will need to draw more than ever on their digital strengths and expertise in sustainability if they are to thrive in a post-pandemic environment, according to Head of Commercial Banking for HSBC Channel Islands and Isle of Man Warwick Long. Published this week, HSBC Commercial Banking’s new Navigator report, Building Back Better, draws from a survey of over 2,600 companies in 14 countries and territories.

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Continue Reading... Training Opportunities for CBE and Eligible Businesses | DC Sustainable Energy Utility

Training Opportunities for CBE and Eligible Businesses | DC Sustainable Energy Utility

Crew Management: Class Schedule: SELF PACED COURSE ONLINE; 4 hours total Register Online through September 30, 2020 The International Facility Management Association’s Facility Management Professional (FMP) credential is an assessment-based program…

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Continue Reading... NYC Transit Upgrades Portion of its Fleet to Electric Hybrid Buses

NYC Transit Upgrades Portion of its Fleet to Electric Hybrid Buses

New Flyer and Allison Transmission will deliver 50 Allison electric hybrid equipped buses to the largest transit authority in the US: New York City Transit.

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Continue Reading... Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center to Collaborate with Talabat towards a sustainable food service system –

Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center to Collaborate with Talabat towards a sustainable food service system –

Aligned with Tadweer’s goals to work towards building and implementing integrated waste management practices according to the highest standards adopted globally, and to incentivize environmental responsibility among all its stakeholders, including Abu Dhabi Residents, the MOU will support Tadweer’s efforts to minimize the waste production, enhance its recovery and promote sustainable culture among the public and restaurants.

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Continue Reading... Sustainable Building Conservation graduate’s dissertation is featured in the ICOMOS UK Bulletin – News

Sustainable Building Conservation graduate’s dissertation is featured in the ICOMOS UK Bulletin – News

Tony Gwynne, an alumnus from MSc Sustainable Building Conservation, has had an extract of his dissertation featured in the International Council on the Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) UK Bulletin.

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Continue Reading... The food systems approach in practice: Our guide for sustainable transformation

The food systems approach in practice: Our guide for sustainable transformation

Tackling the myriad sustainability challenges related to food requires systemic interventions that improve sustainability at local, national, and international level. In this paper, we develop an iterative, step-based sustainable food system approach.

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Continue Reading... Azure Power Awarded Most Sustainable Company In The Solar Energy Industry As Part Of World Finance Magazine’s Sustainability Awards 2020

Azure Power Awarded Most Sustainable Company In The Solar Energy Industry As Part Of World Finance Magazine’s Sustainability Awards 2020

Azure Power, a leading solar power producer in India, has been awarded the Most Sustainable Company in the Solar Energy Industry by World Finance…

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Continue Reading... » Blog Archive » Massive Travel Rethink Tops Virtual Gathering At Asia’s Largest Sustainable Tourism Event

» Blog Archive » Massive Travel Rethink Tops Virtual Gathering At Asia’s Largest Sustainable Tourism Event

Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism will break down boundaries in 2020 with a virtual version of Asia’s largest sustainable travel and hospitality event. Over 1,200 of the industry’s leading figures are expected to attend this socially-distant online gathering, which will include keynote addresses, interactive sessions, educational workshops and a green exhibition. The original […]

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Continue Reading... How Is COVID-19 Impacting the Sustainability of Microfinance Institutions?

How Is COVID-19 Impacting the Sustainability of Microfinance Institutions?

How is COVID-19 impacting MFIs’ portfolio quality? Are microfinance institutions (MFIs) facing a liquidity crisis? Is the solvency of institutions at risk? Launched on June 1, 2020, CGAP’s Global Pulse Survey of Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) is the first survey that aims to capture a full…

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Continue Reading... How Research and Innovation in Food Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture can mitigate COVID-19 impacts

How Research and Innovation in Food Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture can mitigate COVID-19 impacts

At the dawn of 2020, the number of hungry and malnourished people around the world was on the rise due to an increase in violent conflicts and climate change impacts. Today, over 800 million people face chronic undernourishment and over 100 million people need lifesaving food assistance.

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Continue Reading... Sustainability to be a priority, say Barratt

Sustainability to be a priority, say Barratt

Volume housebuilder, Barratt, has made fresh calls to its suppliers to ensure that they place sustainability as a top priority moving forward in the wake of Covid-19.

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Continue Reading... Latest Green Fund launch reflects further growth in Guernsey’s sustainable finance sector

Latest Green Fund launch reflects further growth in Guernsey’s sustainable finance sector

The seventh Guernsey Green Fund reflects growth of sustainable finance across Guernsey’s finance sector according to Dr Andy Sloan. This latest fund follows last month’s announcement of the largest ESG linked subscription credit facility in Guernsey and Guernsey’s Insurance Association’s news…

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Continue Reading... Towards a Sustainable Bio-Economy Tickets, Tue 4 Aug 2020 at 11:00

Towards a Sustainable Bio-Economy Tickets, Tue 4 Aug 2020 at 11:00

Eventbrite – Geovation presents Towards a Sustainable Bio-Economy – Tuesday, 4 August 2020 – Find event and ticket information.

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Continue Reading... Google sinks new tech to avoid Gmail outages

Google sinks new tech to avoid Gmail outages

Google today announced plans to lay a new transatlantic undersea cable that connects the United States to two different points in Europe.The cable, which is…

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Continue Reading... Sustaining tradition with fashion

Sustaining tradition with fashion

Traditional handmade textiles are beautifully unique, and the fashion items created using newly made and vintage fabrics have one-of-a-kind appeal. Flourishing ethical and sustainable fashion brands could ultimately sing…

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Continue Reading... KI supports client sustainability objectives with new EPDs

KI supports client sustainability objectives with new EPDs

KI Europe has published Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for its portfolio of UK-manufactured products to help customers meet their sustainability objectives.Valid for five years, these documents help to achieve credits towards SKA, BREEAM, LEED and other certifications and standards. …

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