Friday, 15th February 2019:Network Rail partners with water firms to tackle chemical contamination
A collective environmental stewardship programme from Network Rail and several of the UK's largest water companies is now protecting more than 600 vulnerable drinking water sources from herbicides, the rail infrastructure manager has announced. - edie new
Friday, 15th February 2019:Audi to install Europe's largest rooftop solar array in 'climate-neutral' bid
Carmaker Audi has unveiled plans to install a 12MW rooftop solar array across two of its logistics centres in Hungary, in a drive to make the facility's operations carbon-neutral. - edie news centre
Friday, 15th February 2019:How SDG alignment helped Walgreens Boots Alliance prove the profitability of sustianability
EXCLUSIVE: By aligning the company's sustainability strategy with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Walgreens Boot Alliance's sustainability team have been able to secure "far greater" boardroom-level support for its actions, the company's vi
Friday, 15th February 2019:Hydrogen delivery scooters and Olympic medals made from e-waste: 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
Thursday, 14th February 2019:Asics to host fashion recycling schemes at large-scale sporting events
Asics is set to run a garment recycling scheme across eight of the largest European running events that it sponsors, in a bid to slash its carbon footprint and encourage consumer behaviour change. - edie news centre
Thursday, 14th February 2019:Princes turns to blockchain to minimise supply chain sustainability risks
International food and drink firm Princes has unveiled a sweeping new set of measures to make its supply chain practices more sustainable, including a pledge to use blockchain to ensure workers' rights are protected. - edie news centre
Thursday, 14th February 2019:Clean Air Summit: London Mayor doubles scrappage fund for polluting vehicles
London Mayor Sadiq Khan will today (14 February) announce a new 25m fund that will double the cash available to help business owners and London residents to scrap older, polluting vehicles, one the same day that city leaders call on Government to establi
Thursday, 14th February 2019:Tate & Lyle to assess sustainability of stevia supply chain
Global food and beverage provider Tate & Lyle has announced a new partnership aiming to assess the stevia sweetener supply chain for any improvements that can be made to environmental, energy and social stewardship. - edie news centre
Thursday, 14th February 2019:Investing in food waste prevention can provide financial boost for restaurants, study finds
Restaurants that actively invest in measures to reduce food waste can unlock new economic revenue streams, as a new report from a coalition of major organisations reveals that for every $1 spent on food loss prevention, restaurants can save $7 in operatin
Thursday, 14th February 2019:Pollutant-trapping pavements and electric rickshaws: The best green innovations to tackle air quality
To coincide with the UK's Clean Air Summit, edie has rounded up some of the ground-breaking innovations being explored by companies across the globe as we look to tackle the dangers of air pollution. - edie news centre
Wednesday, 13th February 2019:Lord Deben: Closed-loop plastic system 'perfectly possible' with revamped policy
Measures outlined in the Resources and Waste Strategy (RWS) could spur progress towards a
Wednesday, 13th February 2019:Electric cars are already cheaper to own and run, says study
Electric cars are already cheaper to own and run than petrol or diesel alternatives in five European countries analysed in new research. - edie news centre
Wednesday, 13th February 2019:100 and counting: edie's Mission Possible Pledge Wall hits key business milestone
More than 100 organisation - including Barratt Developments, BT, Ikea and Unilever - have now publicised new sustainability commitments on edie's 'Pledge Wall' as part of the Government-backed Mission Possible campaign to inspire green business action. -
Wednesday, 13th February 2019:#ThisIsACrisis: 7 harsh realities of the global climate crisis
As humanity's negative impacts on the planet continue to grow, a new landmark report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is warning that the time period we have left to avert an "age of environmental breakdown" is growing rapidly smaller.
Tuesday, 12th February 2019:Europe agrees sales targets for 'clean' buses in cities
European Union lawmakers struck an agreement on Monday (11 February) on green public procurement rules for new buses, requiring local authorities purchase a minimum share of clean vehicles running on gas or electricity by 2025 and 2030. - edie news centre
Tuesday, 12th February 2019:UK wind energy generation smashes record again
Wind energy in the UK set another record last week, with new figures revealing that more than 15GW of renewable energy was generated by wind technologies on Friday (8 February). - edie news centre
Tuesday, 12th February 2019:Landlords could be letting illegal properties due to 'inaccurate' EPC ratings, report finds
Landlords across the UK could be letting around 35,000 properties illegally, due to inaccurate Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) scores that could be affecting up to 2.5 million properties, a new report has claimed. - edie news centre
Tuesday, 12th February 2019:Zero-waste and carbon-neutral: £35m programme launched to transform UK steel sector
UK steelmakers and university experts are teaming together on a seven-year research programme aimed at boosting the productivity of the steel sector by championing carbon capture techniques and minimising industrial waste streams. - edie news centre
Tuesday, 12th February 2019:Chiltern Railways rolls out coffee cup recycling scheme across all its stations
Train operator Chiltern Railways has rolled out a coffee cup recycling scheme across its entire estate of 32 UK stations, after forging a partnership with waste solutions provider Simply Cups. - edie news centre
Tuesday, 12th February 2019:Plastic budgets: Climate Change Act model could solve UK plastics crisis, MPs claim
Ahead of the Government's Resources and Waste Strategy (RWS) consultations, MPs are calling for the "urgent" introduction plastic waste legislation which follows the framework of the Climate Change Act, setting ever-stricter and legally binding recycling
Monday, 11th February 2019:Drax begins capturing biomass carbon emissions in 'world first'
Drax has begun capturing carbon emissions from one of the four biomass units at its power station in Yorkshire. - edie news centre
Monday, 11th February 2019:Thames Water launches cashback scheme to incentivise water savings
Thames Water has launched a new "cash boost" scheme to retailers that can deliver measurable water savings across London and the Thames Valley area. - edie news centre
Monday, 11th February 2019:How can sustainable businesses prosper post-Brexit?
As the Brexit deadline looms and the UK struggles to place an agreeable deal on the table, leading sustainability and energy experts have called on the nation's business community to maintain progress towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient economy witho
Monday, 11th February 2019:Sky and National Geographic launch Ocean Plastic Innovation Challenge
Broadcaster Sky has launched a one-year competition alongside National Geographic to uncover and support new solutions that can help tackle single-use plastics through a $1.5m ( 1.1m) investment fund. - edie news centre
Monday, 11th February 2019:Plastic waste: UK should not pass buck to world's poorest, say MPs
A cross-party group of MPs is calling for a ban on the export of plastic waste over concerns the UK is passing the buck to the world's poorest people to clean up its rubbish. - edie news centre
Sunday, 10th February 2019:Verizon's green bonds and Nike's clean energy deal: 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, 8th February 2019:Eurostar turns to phase-outs and recycled content to lower plastics footprint
High-speed rail service Eurostar will phase-out plastic water bottles from its business lounges during 2019, in a move that will reduce the organisation's plastics footprint by more than 100,000 bottles annually. - edie news centre
Friday, 8th February 2019:Nottingham Trent University signs up to JUMP employee engagement initiative
Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has become the 11th University to sign up to the JUMP employee engagement initiative, as it attempts to encourage its 4,000 staff members to develop habits that boost sustainability and wellbeing. - edie news centre
Friday, 8th February 2019:WATCH: Paul Polman's inspiring Lifetime Achievement Award acceptance speech
EXCLUSIVE: edie's Lifetime Achievement Award-winner and former Unilever chief executive Paul Polman has issued a rallying cry for businesses to take corporate responsibility onto the next level by collaboratively ramping up climate action and championing
Friday, 8th February 2019:Printed solar panels and carbon capture breakthroughs: The best green innovations of the week
Each week, numerous eye-catching and potentially transformational innovations that could help businesses and nations deliver on resource efficiency, low-carbon transitions and combat climate change emerge. And each week edie rounds-up six of the best. - e
Thursday, 7th February 2019:Carlsberg progressing towards carbon-neutral status
Onsite renewable arrays and low-carbon packaging innovations have helped Carlsberg to achieve a 20% reduction in its relative carbon emissions since 2015, as it strives to become a 'net-zero' carbon business by 2030. - edie news centre
Thursday, 7th February 2019:Hundreds of EU stakeholders call for a 'common food policy'
A coalition of 400 agriculture-related EU stakeholders, convened by the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food), has mapped out a new governance architecture for food systems in a bid to create sustainable food systems under
Thursday, 7th February 2019:Gove chooses WWF's Tony Juniper as preferred Natural England Chair candidate
Environment secretary Michael Gove has named WWF UK's executive director for advocacy and campaigns Tony Juniper as the Government's preferred candidate for the Natural England Chair position. - edie news centre
Thursday, 7th February 2019:Sustainability Leaders Awards 2019: Winners revealed at glittering ceremony in London
Ikea, Landsec, Heathrow Airport and PepsiCo were among the big winners of edie's 2019 Sustainability Leaders Awards, announced at an awards ceremony in London on Wednesday evening (6 February). - edie news centre
Wednesday, 6th February 2019:The corporate carbon changemakers: Inside BT and Tesco's science-based targets
EXCLUSIVE: Representatives from BT and Tesco have shed new light on how their respective sustainability teams were able to achieve business buy-in for setting verified science-based targets in line with a 1.5C trajectory - a feat which has only been achie
Wednesday, 6th February 2019:CDP: Corporate demand for supplier transparency increased eight-fold since 2008
More than 110 of the world's largest companies are now requesting sustainability data from their suppliers, up from just 14 in 2008, new research from the CDP has found. - edie news centre
Wednesday, 6th February 2019:Sustainable Business Covered 'Vodcast': LIVE from the Sustainability Leaders Forum (Part Two)
In the second part of a special 'vodcast' edie's content editor, Matt Mace interviews delegates and speakers from day two of the Sustainability Leaders Forum (SLF), including representatives from E.ON, Siemens and the Woodland Trust to discuss what the ne
Wednesday, 6th February 2019:European platform launched to drive research and innovation on batteries
The European Commission has launched a new cross-sector technology platform to drive research and innovation, knowledge transfer competitiveness across the European battery value chain. - edie news centre
Tuesday, 5th February 2019:Funding boost for Brookeborough from the Energia Teiges Mountain Wind Farm Fund
Organisations in Brookeborough have received a funding boost from the Energia Teiges Mountain Wind Farm Fund. Almost £50,000 was awarded to community development associations, schools, bands, youth groups and sports clubs to support a wide range of
Tuesday, 5th February 2019:Swansea tidal lagoon plan revived - without government funding
The backers of a pioneering project to harness energy from the tides off the Welsh coast have rebooted the scheme and believe they can build it without the help of government. - edie news centre
Tuesday, 5th February 2019:AB InBev trials LNG-fuelled deliveries for UK brewery
The world's largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), is set to trial deliveries in the UK using liquefied natural gas (LNG) to reduce harmful emissions. - edie news centre
Tuesday, 5th February 2019:Sustainable Business Covered 'Vodcast': LIVE from the Sustainability Leaders Forum (Part One)
In a special, two-part 'vodcast' edie's content editor Matt Mace interviews delegates and speakers from day one of the Sustainability Leaders Forum (SLF), including representatives from Tesco, Interface and Global Action Plan, to discuss what the new era
Tuesday, 5th February 2019:Jonathon Porritt: Silence 'no longer an option' for business sustainability
EXCLUSIVE: With the challenge of limiting the global temperature increase to 1.5C at hand, corporates wishing to become sustainability leaders must now get vocal about driving the "unprecedented" societal changes outlined in the Intergovernmental Panel on
Monday, 4th February 2019:Ikea to launch furniture rental offering as part of circular economy shift
The world's largest furniture retailer has unveiled plans to rent its products to consumers for the first time, as it strives to become a 'net-positive' business by 2030. - edie news centre
Monday, 4th February 2019:Waste management crisis: Officials warn of putrefying piles of rubbish after no-deal Brexit
Government officials are preparing to deal with "putrefying stockpiles" of rubbish in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to documents leaked to the Guardian. - edie news centre
Monday, 4th February 2019:Five ways the UK public sector is taking action to create a sustainable future
As a teaser for edie's latest Mission Possible sector insight report, edie rounds up five key trends within the UK's public sector which prove it is striving to achieve a sustainable future, today. - edie news centre
Sunday, 3rd February 2019:A sustainable Super Bowl and Ikea China's EV deliveries: The sustainability success stories of the week
Published every week, this series charts how businesses, city leaders and sustainability professionals are working to achieve their 'Mission Possible' across the campaign's five key pillars - energy, resources, mobility, built environment and business lea
Friday, 1st February 2019:Sustainable snow days: How remote working can reduce environmental impacts for business
As the first snow of 2019 starts to fall across large parts of the UK, many of us will be working from home more than usual. With this in mind, edie outlines how remote working is can help businesses reduce their carbon, energy and waste footprints. - edi