Tesco has announced it will remove one billion pieces of plastic packaging from products in stores by the end of 2020.
An entrepreneurial academic from The University of Manchester has produced a prototype graphene-enhanced product that could help the UK recycle tonnes of unwanted tyres – a waste product that is sometimes shipped overseas for disposal.
The Netherlands should phase out the use of biomass for generating electricity as soon as possible, the advisory board of the Dutch government said in a report presented earlier this month.
Biodiversity and Nature are essential for all life on the planet. Biodiversity plays a critical role for sustainable development and human well-being. Biodiversity can also reinforce peace when putting in place inclusive management of natural resources, respecting indigenous rights, combatting…
Severe weather is impacting agriculture across the globe. The Midwestern United States has been continually flooding since March, inflicting $2.9 billion in property damage and threatening the livelihoods of farmers throughout the region. Internationally, food security is under threat from an onslaught of drought, while agriculture is already subject to the challenges of thin margins and complex global trade. Meanwhile, there is increasing pressure to do more with less to ensure food security for the growing global population.
Are there ways a company or even an individual can get more active with sustainability programs in their communities? What are the business opportunities or benefits of committing to sustainability actions? Can driving climate action initiatives be good business? Excerpted follow-up questions from the OAAA Lunch Break Series with Sarah Finnie Robinson, ISE Senior Fellow and Founder and Director of The 51 Percent Project at ISE.