PepsiCo discusses its sustainability plans
PepsiCo is stepping up its sustainability goals with the ambition of supporting system-wide change. FoodNavigator spoke to Chris Daly, vice president of sustainability for Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, to find out more.
Are you in Arizona? ASU and City of Phoenix Offer Experts, Introductions & Advisement to Circular Economy Projects
The circular economy incubator from the city of Phoenix and Arizona State University (ASU) is supporting a handful of new projects designed to help the city improve its processing and management of waste as a raw material.
IBM develops more sustainable battery
IBM has developed a new battery that’s free of cobalt, nickel and other heavy metals, avoiding the environmental issues related to lithium-ion technology.
Net-Zero Carbon Playbook: edie launches new business blueprint report
edie has launched a new report that acts as a business blueprint of key considerations for the UK private sector to assist with efforts to reach net-zero carbon emissions. We know the net-zero carbon future we want to achieve. But how are we going to achieve it? Inspired by edie’s award-winning Mission Possible campaign, this Net-Zero Carbon Playbook inspires and empowers businesses to ramp up efforts across all areas of sustainable development to achieve net-zero. Produced in association with Centrica Business Solutions and featuring input from The Climate Group and edie’s Countdown to COP26 Festival partner O2, the report provides this unique insight and inspiration through the lens of five interconnected pillars related to the future of sustainable business: Energy, Resources, Mobility, The Built Environment, and Business Leadership. The document provides a net-zero carbon progress report across all of these areas; empowering businesses to take specific actions to accelerate that progress themselves.
Concrete solutions to sustainable materials | Feature
Concrete is the most used material on Earth. As materials expert Chris Cheeseman, from Imperial College London, explains: if you could put everything in the world made from concrete in one pile and everything made from other materials in a pile next to it, ‘the concrete pile would dwarf the other pile’.
It’s an unappreciated wonder material. Made from stones, sand and water, its key ingredient, cement, performs some chemical trickery that turns grey, runny slurry into solid rock, in whatever shape we choose. From plant pots to Ancient Rome’s Colosseum, it created the modern world.
Malaysia’s ‘Rainforest Canopy’ at Expo 2020 Dubai Focus on Sustainability
Malaysia’s Net Zero Carbon Pavilion kicks off groundbreaking ceremony at Expo 2020 Dubai…