Archive for 'Business'
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.
After 2011's review of small-scale innovation for a green economy, a new edition of WWF's Green Game-changers report highlights examples of innovation for sustainability in big business.
Toby Pickard, Senior Sustainability Analyst at the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD), explores how reducing greenhouse gas emissions is more than just acting responsibly; it’s becoming a means of creating a competitive edge.
Business news: sustainability for success, green landlords, investing in mitigation, sustainable CFOs, the Crystal »
Sustainable development news from business: investing in sustainability brings financial success, landlords to take up Green Deal, leveraging investment for climate mitigation, CFOs embrace sustainability, the Crystal.
Bonny Hedderly, Jonathan Lawrence and Steven Cox of international law firm K&L Gates highlight why it is important for lenders to be aware of the ongoing initiatives driving the sustainability and green agenda.
A new online toolkit from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation supports businesses interested in taking the first steps towards circular economy innovation, showcasing progress towards circularity and providing tools to encourage uptake.
Business news round-up: water, strategy, product footprints, green growth, low carbon funding, awards »
Recent sustainable development news from business: toolkits for sustainable water management and sustainable business; forum to tackle environmental footprints; the potential of green business; funding; awards.
Defra has published proposals for new guidance on corporate sustainability reporting, aimed to help businesses demonstrate their corporate sustainability credentials. Views are invited through a consultation open until 17 October 2012.