Friday, 14th December 2018:Sustainable Business Covered podcast: Christmas special with Landsec, Olam Cocoa & The Body Shop
Sustainable business guests of Chrismas past, present and future discuss enchanted forests and South American cocoa fields, while the editorial team takes the 'big fat sustainability quiz of the year' in this festive special edition of the edie podcast. -
Friday, 14th December 2018:Stella McCartney: Policy must encourage businesses to make fashion sustainable
Designer and green activist Stella McCartney has called on policymakers to implement laws which will incentivise big-name fashion brands to shift away from cradle-to-grave models and poor supply chain practices. - edie news centre
Friday, 14th December 2018:Sugarcane shoes and silicon energy storage: The best green innovations of the week
A number of eye-catching and potentially transformational innovations have emerged that could help businesses and nations deliver on resource efficiency, low-carbon transitions and combat climate change. Here, edie rounds-up six of the best. - edie news c
Thursday, 13th December 2018:Danone partners with Ecosurety to reduce reliance on export packaging recovery notes
Consumer goods giant Danone's UK arm has partnered with waste compliance organisation Ecosurety in a bid to improve the nation's recycling infrastructure and boost transparency around its resource and waste management efforts. - edie news centre
Thursday, 13th December 2018:Northumbrian Water set to power treatment works with battery storage technology
Water utility Northumbrian Water has unveiled plans to install battery storage systems made using end-of-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries at several of its water treatment works, in a move to store power generated using its onsite renewable arrays. -
Wednesday, 12th December 2018:Aldi switches to 100% recyclable pizza discs
Discount supermarket Aldi has introduced fully recyclable pizza discs across its entire range, as part of the supermarket's aim to ensure all own-label product packaging is 100% recyclable by 2022. - edie news centre
Wednesday, 12th December 2018:England stays in 'doldrums' as recycling rates inch forward
England's household recycling rates have increased by 0.3% to 45.2% in 2017, the latest Government statistics have revealed. - edie news centre
Wednesday, 12th December 2018:Daimler and Hyundai bolster low-carbon vehicle investments
Car giant Daimler has confirmed it will purchase more than 18bn worth of electric vehicle (EV) battery cells by 2030, in the same week that Hyundai pledged to spend 5.3bn on developing hydrogen-powered systems for cars, drones and ships. - edie news cen
Wednesday, 12th December 2018:7 ways that Barcelona is leading the smart city revolution
Barcelona is widely-regarded as a global leader in the transition towards smarter, more sustainable cities. Here, edie rounds up some of the key technologies that have helped the city lower emissions, energy and waste and improve the quality of life for i
Tuesday, 11th December 2018:Kering launches first 'regenerative sourcing' standard for fashion suppliers
Luxury fashion company Kering has launched a fashion industry standard capable of verifying raw materials and finished products as 'regenerative', after partnering with environmental charity The Savory Institute to advocate for 'net-positive' sourcing sol
Tuesday, 11th December 2018:World's biggest palm oil firm unveils new measures to end supply chain deforestation
Palm oil sourcing giant Wilmar International has unveiled plans to use satellite tracking and other digital technologies in a bid to eliminate deforestation risks from its supply chains. - edie news centre
Tuesday, 11th December 2018:Costa: PRN reform, not latte levy, needed to tackle coffee cup waste
A reform to the UK's Producer Responsibility Obligation (PRO) framework and Packaging Recovery Note (PRN) system would accelerate the shift to a circular economy more effectively than a 'latte levy', Costa's energy & environment manager Oliver Rosevear ha
Monday, 10th December 2018:Public bodies have saved over €1 billion on energy spend
The report evaluated 331 public bodies and 2,279 schools, representing an annual energy spend of €608 million. The report shows that public sector bodies collectively saved €191 million and 667,000 tonnes of avoided CO2 emissions in 2017. Since 2
Monday, 10th December 2018:Tackle climate or face financial crash, say world's biggest investors
Global investors managing $32tn issued a stark warning to governments at the UN climate summit on Monday, demanding urgent cuts in carbon emissions and the phasing out of all coal burning. Without these, the world faces a financial crash several times wor
Monday, 10th December 2018:Dozens of big-name fashion brands pledge to become carbon-neutral by 2050
H&M Group, Inditex and adidas are among a group of 31 big-name fashion brands to have signed a new United Nations (UN) charter outlining steps the global fashion sector must take to limit the global temperature increase below 2C. - edie news centre
Monday, 10th December 2018:9 ways to raise your company's sustainability ambitions in 2019
During a sustainability leadership webinar hosted by edie last week, representatives from Canary Wharf Group, Ball Corporation and PwC gave their advice for professionals looking to transform their approach to CSR in 2019, increasing actions as well as am
Monday, 10th December 2018:UK's first national crisp packet recycling scheme launched by Walkers
The UK's largest crisp brand has this week launched a UK-wide crisp packet recycling scheme, after partnering with TerraCycle to develop a recycling solution for the packaging. - edie news centre
Monday, 10th December 2018:Sky confirmed for edie's single-use plastics business transformation webinar
edie is bringing together a selection of leading retailers, manufacturers and circular economy experts for a special one-hour webinar taking place on Thursday 17 January to discuss how business can collaborate, innovate and actuate to eliminate single-use
Sunday, 9th December 2018:Just Eat's e-scooters and solar-powered smart homes: The sustainability success stories of the week
As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe. - edie news centre
Friday, 7th December 2018:Climate change made UK heatwave 30 times more likely - Met Office
The sweltering heat that hit the UK this summer was made 30 times more likely by human-caused climate change, a Met Office analysis has found. - edie news centre
Friday, 7th December 2018:Confectionary giant strengthens packaging commitments
The snack manufacturing company behind brands such as McVitie's and Jacob's has today (7 December) joined WRAP's UK Plastics Pact, committing itself to making all plastic packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. - edie news centre
Friday, 7th December 2018:Merlin Entertainments switches to 100% renewable electricity for UK attractions
Legoland, Sea Life and Madame Tussauds operator Merlin Entertainments is now sourcing 100% renewably-generated electricity across its UK attractions, after signing a supply deal with green power firm Ecotricity. - edie news centre
Friday, 7th December 2018:Hubbub to launch third waste-cleaning boat as part of UK 'plastic fishing' tour
Environmental charity Hubbub has unveiled plans to launch its third waste-cleaning boat made from recycled plastic, after partnering with media giant Mirror Group to launch a nationwide "plastic fishing" tour. - edie news centre
Friday, 7th December 2018:Government unveils new Sector Deal championing low-carbon aviation
The UK Government has unveiled its highly-anticipated Sector Deal for the aerospace industry, outlining plans to funnel 125m into sustainable aviation projects including those developing electric aircraft. - edie news centre
Friday, 7th December 2018:Carbon-negative fuel and coconut-based clothing: The best green innovations of the week
A number of eye-catching and potentially transformational innovations have emerged that could help businesses and nations deliver on resource efficiency, low-carbon transitions and combat climate change. Here, edie rounds-up six of the best. - edie news c
Thursday, 6th December 2018:ABP’s Olleco on Shortlist for Davos Sustainability Award
ABP’s renewable division, Olleco, has been shortlisted for a prestigious “Circular” sustainability award for its development of a circular economy model with McDonald’s and Arla Foods in the UK. The awards are an initiative of the Wor
Thursday, 6th December 2018:Ireland to reap benefits from €84m European renewable energy fund
  The European Investment Bank has announced plans to pump €84m into a European-wide renewable energy development, including Ireland. Ireland is set to receive significant international help from the world’s largest international financier f
Thursday, 6th December 2018:Lights switched off at motorway junctions in bid to cut electricity bill by €1m a year
  Authority says removal of surplus lighting reduces carbon emissions and saves money Lighting has been dimmed, or turned off at many of the State’s motorway junctions by Transport Infrastructure Ireland in a move that will cut electricity bills b
Thursday, 6th December 2018:Wales pledges to phase-out fossil fuels in favour of renewables
The Welsh Government has committed to phase out the continued extraction and use of fossil fuels, including those obtained by fracking, as it strives to reduce national carbon emissions by 80% by 2050, against a 2011 baseline. - edie news centre
Thursday, 6th December 2018:3M commits to design all new products with 'built-in' sustainability value
Multinational consumer goods, healthcare and industry firm 3M has today (6 December) unveiled a new requirement for all products it releases from January 2019 to be designed with "sustainability value" built in. - edie news centre
Wednesday, 5th December 2018:Volkswagen: Nothing but electric from 2026 onwards
VW pledges that its last internal combustion engine will be launched in 2026, as VW Ireland announces a BIK-special electric Golf 2026 is just eight years away – think of it as just two world cups. By that stage the…
Wednesday, 5th December 2018:Government pledges £60m to spur development of bioplastic innovations
The UK Government has today (5 December) unveiled plans to invest 60m in projects aimed at developing closed-loop bioplastics made from industrial or post-consumer food waste. - edie news centre
Wednesday, 5th December 2018:Survey: Just 10% of UK businesses have set carbon reduction targets
Employee appetite for tackling climate change is beginning to outstrip corporate action on carbon reduction, with nine in ten UK businesses yet to set specific emission reduction targets, a survey of 1,000 companies has found. - edie news centre
Wednesday, 5th December 2018:World's first carbon-negative fuel set to be unveiled at COP24 Summit
A Swedish startup is set to unveil what it claims is the world's first carbon-negative fuel at the COP24 climate summit in Poland, in a bid to help nations decarbonise the hard-to-abate transport and heat sectors. - edie news centre
Tuesday, 4th December 2018:How Kellogg Europe is targeting a sector-wide shift to sustainable packaging
EXCLUSIVE: As consumer and investor demand for sustainable packaging rises, companies within the global food and drink sector must co-create solutions to resource efficiency and recycling infrastructure challenges with their competitors, consumers and sup
Tuesday, 4th December 2018:COP24 Covered: edie analyses climate talks with series of mini-podcasts
As hundreds of world leaders, policymakers and climate experts meet in Poland to discuss how best to address some of the world's most pressing climate challenges, edie has launched a new series of podcast episodes which will round-up all of the key develo
Tuesday, 4th December 2018:Thames Water £1.4bn loan deal links interest rates to sustainability performance
Thames Water has signed a 1.4bn five-year revolving credit facility (RCF), with the interest rate linked to annual performance against sustainability indicators. - edie news centre
Monday, 3rd December 2018:'We are last generation that can stop climate change' - UN summit
The UN climate change summit begins on Monday with a warning that today's generation is the last that can prevent catastrophic global warming, as well as the first to be suffering its impacts. - edie news centre
Monday, 3rd December 2018:Defra launches call for evidence on 'biodiversity net-gain' developments
The Government is consulting on whether property developers should be required to deliver a "biodiversity net-gain" when building new housing or commercial projects. - edie news centre
Monday, 3rd December 2018:HSBC: Businesses turning the screw on supply chain sustainability
A third of global businesses are looking to improve the sustainability of their supply chains over the next three years, according to an extensive new survey from HSBC. - edie news centre
Monday, 3rd December 2018:Peatland restoration and electric planes: Inside Heathrow's new roadmap for net-zero expansion
EXCLUSIVE: After launching a roadmap outlining how it will ensure its expansion is carbon-neutral ahead of the opening of its third runway in 2026, Heathrow Airport is exploring ways in which it can sell ecosystem restoration services as well as flights.
Monday, 3rd December 2018:MPs to examine environmental impact of UK's export credit agency
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has launched an inquiry into the sustainability efforts being made by UK Export Finance (UKEF), following claims that the body's financing of fossil fuels overseas is at odds with the aims set out in the UK's Clean
Monday, 3rd December 2018:Maximising the power of Energy-from-Waste: edie launches free business guide
Organisations seeking to capitalise on the sustainability benefits offered by Energy-from-Waste (EfW) now have access to a new edie Explains guide which breaks down everything you need to know about deploying EfW solutions across business operations. - e