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A new standard aims to provide authorities, developers, planners and local government ecologists with the necessary information and methodology to make sound decisions on biodiversity issues.
New research for the Sustainable Restaurant Association finds that diners are prepared to pay more for sustainable meals and now care more about the nutritional value of meals and the sustainable practices of restaurants.
DIY businesses signed up to the Home Improvement Sector Commitment have achieved an 83% reduction in the amount of waste sent to landfill and a 25% reduction in packaging, surpassing the Commitment aims.
Positive Impact is marking the first anniversary of the International Standard for Event Sustainability Management Systems, ISO 20121, with a series of free webinars and educational materials.
New guidance from the IEMA and the Environment Agency will help environment and sustainability professionals develop a thorough business case and secure senior management buy-in for addressing climate risks.
ADAS Arboricultural Consultant Ian Braddock gives an overview of the disease Chalara fraxinea (more commonly known as Ash Dieback) and the importance of biosecurity in preventing its spread.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched a new programme, The Circular Economy 100 (CE100), to help businesses aspiring to transition to a circular economy model, in which resources circulate or re-enter the biosphere safely.
The Queen's Awards for Enterprise 2013 have recognised nine businesses for their outstanding achievement in sustainable development, defined as any activity which ‘ensures a better quality of life for everyone, now and for generations to come’.
The independent Ecosystem Markets Task Force argues for a new approach to business and nature, integrating the real value of nature into business thinking to maximise opportunities and manage future risks.
Zero waste events: a 2020 vision, a new roadmap initiative for the event industry from WRAP, aims to ensure that UK events are sending no waste to landfill by the end of the decade, following the example of London 2012.