The full lifecycle emissions from a products' consumption is dominated by the manufacturing processes and the product's use, however, emissions associated with the distribution of goods from manufacturer to consumer also matter...
10 Apr 2018
Women form an estimated 75% of workers at production level in Kenya and have seen some positive improvements in their employment conditions and rights over the years. But it hasn't been an easy journey...
Lara Bianchi 16 Feb 2018
Revelations that Oxfam workers paid for prostitutes in Haiti as the organisation was supporting survivors of the earthquake in 2011, have reopened a longstanding debate about foreign aid in the UK...
Luisa Enria 13 Feb 2018
The fashion industry has some major sustainability problems. By 2030, it is predicted that the industry's water consumption will grow by 50% to 118 billion cubic metres...
Mark Sumner 23 Nov 2017
Working as a buyer for ethical handmade cosmetics company Lush, your travels could take you sourcing neroli oil in Tunisia, blue chamomile oil in Hungary and shea butter in Ghana...
Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Oct 2017
Strong winds and stormy seas have helped turn the Shetland Islands in the North Atlantic into a European renewable energy giant, producing more power than it knows what to do with...
21 Feb 2017
UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's has become the first company in the world to introduce a refrigerated delivery truck cooled by a liquid nitrogen powered engine, which the company says will eliminate all emissions associated with refrigeration...
14 Jul 2016
The restoration of natural ecosystems - "rewilding" - ought to be a chance to create inspiring new habitats. However the movement around it risks becoming trapped by its own reverence of the past; an overly nostalgic position that makes rewilding less realistic and harder to achieve...
Paul Jepson 22 Jul 2015
A Chinese company has been selected to help build the world's first artificial tidal lagoon to generate clean electricity for British homes, the company behind the project said...
8 Jun 2015
Sage launches the Sage Foundation which sets the standard for Corporate Compassionate Capitalism around the world.
3 Jun 2015
Trina Solar has been selected by solar energy specialist Foresight Group LLP to supply a 2.2MW extension to Wymeswold Solar Farm, a large-scale photovoltaic (PV) installation at a former RAF airfield in Leicestershire in the United Kingdom. ..
18 May 2015
Inspired by the global mindset of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs while at Stanford, Burgess explains what Gojimo means for the industry, and why SA...
Jessica Taylor 2 Apr 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors CEO, Dr Sean Tompkins, took up a personal invitation from the United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to attend a high level climate summit in New York on 23 September 2014.
2 Oct 2014
LONDON, UK: Japanese e-commerce retailer Rakuten is the world's largest online marketplace for elephant ivory and whale meat products, an environmental campaign group said. It said that running the advertisements for these products was akin to arming poachers.
19 Mar 2014
LONDON, UK: Nominees get the chance to go on a groundbreaking NGO placement; fighting major obstacles faced by worldwide NGOs at a grassroots level.
9 Dec 2013
LONDON, UK: Britain announced on Tuesday (30 April) that it will cut off direct aid to South Africa in 2015, citing its status as Africa's biggest economy as the reason for the decision.
2 May 2013
NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.
21 Aug 2012
LONDON, UK: The six-week countdown to Peace Day has begun - Peace Day, 21 September 2012 #whitepencil. What will you do to put this date at the forefront of everyone's minds?
13 Aug 2012
LONDON, UK: Interbrand, one of the world's leading brand consultancies and author of the annual Best Global Brands Report, has released its 2012 Best Global Green Brands Report. Toyota (#1), Johnson & Johnson (#2), and Honda (#3) top the ranking with Danone (#9), Ford (#15), Starbucks (#36) and UPS (#43) representing this year's top risers.
2 Jul 2012