Archive for 'resources'
The European Resource Efficiency Platform has published a manifesto calling on business, labour and civil society leaders to support resource efficiency and the transformation to a circular economy and society.
Chatham House has reported the findings of a major investigation into the shifting global political economy of key resources (land, water, energy, minerals and food), analysing their inter-linkages in production, use and trade.
As a growing aging population means greater demand for residential care, Jerome Baddley considers whether environmentally sustainable care services are possible and even offer cost, health and wellbeing co-benefits.
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.
News round-up: biodiversity indicators, fish, green genius, African farming, resource scarcity, renewables… »
Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: new biodiversity indicators; reforming fishing policy; award for office; search for Green Genius; technology for African farming; Green Capital, green growth, renewables.
SDRN's new library of real world examples of innovative sustainable development initiatives collates evidence in a concise and accessible format for policy-makers, researchers and sustainable development practitioners.
As a new Grassroots Innovations website launches to provide a one-stop shop for news and updates on research into sustainability from the bottom up, Dr Gill Seyfang and Dr Adrian Smith introduce the concept of grassroots innovations.
Defra's sustainable development website launches a new calendar and archive of planned and past events and publications from government and international public bodies covering the sustainable development agenda.
Ensuring reliable and sustainable supplies of precious metals and minerals used in high tech and other consumer goods is the focus of Defra's recent Resource Security Action Plan: Making the most of valuable materials.
Online events in February from 2degrees: mineral sourcing, a smart grid for water, building information modelling, environmental management, sustainable supply chains, product impact, engaging with waste.