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  • The built environment: Leading the way with LEDs
    Lighting makes our world. Imagine the London skyline at night without the millions of lights illuminating the city, or trying to navigate your office, local shopping centre or even your home with just a candle... Like it or not, the built environment is completely dependent on lighting to provide us with the internal environments we need and expect.

  • The Climate Coach: Transport
    It will take you twenty minutes to get there - depending on traffic. Not an unusual statement wherever you live. People design cities and communities and yet often it is people that seem to be least considered as most of the space for movement is taken up by cars, vans and lorries. Pedestrians are pushed to the side and cyclists must brave traffic with a risk for their lives.

  • Dude, wheres my EV?
    Coinciding with government's Zero Emission Vehicles Summit, the Aldersgate Group published a briefing which sets out the major barriers to decarbonising UK road transport. Will Tricker, Policy Officer at the Group, considers what further support is needed from government to ensure UK businesses are best placed to accelerate the transition to zero emission vehicles (ZEVs).

  • How to create the right foundation for corporate activism to thrive
    We've entered a new era of corporate activism. From US retailer Patagonia suing President Trump over proposed changes to Utah's national monuments, to the Salesforce chief executive who threatened to withdraw investment from the state of Indiana if an anti-LGBT law was not withdrawn, businesses are getting better at balancing commercial goals with social responsibility.

  • Manufacturing the future: We must chase the positive and reverse climate change
    Interface's vice-president and chief sustainability officer Erin Meezan recently provided the foreword to edie's brand-new sector insight report, which provides an end-to-end overview of the steps that organisations within Britain's manufacturing industry can take to achieve a sustainable future, today.

  • Future gazing the role of the sustainability profession
    It's a tricky thing, predicting the future. So, before looking forward let us reflect upon on what changes we've seen in the CRS profession over the last 20 years. There's no doubt we are a profession that is growing in maturity, and yet still evolving.

  • World Water Week: Valuing our natural environment
    We all 'appreciate' a babbling brook and beautiful rivers and oceans, but what is the value of our natural environment? World Water Week provides us all with the perfect opportunity to reflect on the importance of water stewardship, which is not only about doing the right thing, it's also about generating real business benefits as a result.

  • Machine makers are leading the way to low-carbon
    With regulators and markets increasingly demanding the decarbonisation of high-emitting sectors, we are on the verge of a low-carbon industrial revolution. However, to get over the line the products and services supplied to these sectors need to transform.

  • Building a sustainable business: Watching your environmental footprint and the bottom line
    Meeting environmental responsibilities - at a consumer and business level - has skyrocketed up the UK policy agenda this year. Now a major focus for the general public, this has led to monumental changes in everyday practices, such as charging for single-use plastic carrier bags, and more recently, the introduction of a charge on single-use paper cups.

  • Ending deforestation: A collective effort
    As of March 2017, 447 companies had made 760 commitments to curb forest destruction in supply chains ranging from palm oil, soy, timber, pulp and cattle. At the same time, the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement saw 80% of the 196 signatories committed to halting deforestation and better managing forest and agricultural landscapes.

  • edie at 20: Despite the idiocy that is Brexit, we can do it
    For edie's 20th anniversary, prominent environmental peer Lord Deben reflects on green policy, Brexit, carbon budgets and flat-earthers.

  • If you think sustainable procurement costs more youre doing it wrong
    Failure to observe a simple economic principle is at the heart of the myth that sustainable procurement costs more. It shouldn't. But bad procurement will cost you more.

  • edie at 20: How did sustainability become so business-critical?
    edie's 20th anniversary as a sustainable business media brand is an ideal opportunity to remind ourselves of the past two decades of corporate sustainability, which have seen it evolve from an environmental add-on to a fundamental aspect of growth.

  • SDG immersion: Breaking down barriers for business
    Four days at the UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is undoubtedly an immersion process. It's also a good way to gain perspective - I learnt as much by the things that weren't said as those that were.

  • edie at 20: Looking 10 years back - and forward 10
    To celebrate edie's 20th anniversary, writer and thinker, John Elkington, reflects on a decade of corporate action, the need to imagine tomorrow, and why we should clean oceans, not just fish.

  • What's the business case for climate science?
    Let's be honest, the transition to a low carbon economy is going to require some difficult and far-reaching change from most companies and sectors. But emerging leadership from the corporate world is showing that remodelling business strategies around climate science is already driving innovation, growth and other business benefits.

  • Stepping up the global energy transformation: Why Mars Australia commits to 100% renewable electricity
    Major brands like ours have an opportunity to lead in accelerating the transition to a low-carbon future. A new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that businesses are stepping up their use, procurement and investment in renewable electricity. While this is good news, only 17% of us have a specific target for renewable electricity and a mere 134 have committed to 100% renewable electricity use.

  • Operationalising sustainability as an opportunity
    I could have started my talk by acknowledging how sustainability managers find themselves in a cross-fire between contributing to the delivery of competitive goods and services on the one hand and responding to increasing consumer awareness and international and national policy goals on environmental matters on the other hand.

  • The Climate Coach: Renewable Energy
    I have a dream, of a society where children play safely outside in green, common areas, where there are no cars. People travel to work in electric powered trains, buses and through electric car share. They walk and cycle to school, to the local shop and to meet friends. A dream where renewable energy sources provide all the power we need - for heating, electricity and transport - in businesses as well as in homes.

  • Talking tactics, strategy and goals for successful sustainability reporting
    At Virgin Media, we're known for putting our people and customers at the heart of everything we do. This runs through our business from the way we design our products and services, how we create inclusive workplaces, to the way we disclose our social and environmental performance. Here are my key learnings to successfully embed a sustainability strategy.

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