Asda commits to refill scheme in effort to reduce marine plastic

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Asda has partnered with the non-profit organisation City to Sea to implement free water-refill schemes in all Asda cafes. The supermarket giant has committed to reducing the amount of plastic pollution reaching oceans by joining City to Sea’s ‘Refill Revolution’, providing customers with free water stations to refill bottles in all Asda cafes. The implementation […]

8 products that will make your lifestyle sustainable

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Living sustainably doesn’t mean you have to live without luxuries but instead be aware of your resource consumption and choose options that reduce unnecessary waste. Living sustainably doesn’t mean you have to live without luxuries but instead be aware of your resource consumption and choose options that reduce unnecessary waste. Urban consumption contributes 10% of […]

Tesco launches new drive to create new products out of food waste

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The famous supermarket chain will support the circular economy model by reusing unsold fresh bakery bread to make olive crostini’s and bread pudding. Tesco, a well-known British supermarket with approximately 7000 stores worldwide, has recently launched a new project to eliminate the immense amounts of bread wastage the UK experiences daily. The initiative will give […]

Jeans go from blue to green

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The new wave of sustainable jeans is here. Denim producers, Blackhorse Lane Ateliers allow transparency – fashions latest buzz – by inviting potential customers into their factory to present to them how hygienic and environmentally friendly their workspace is, as well as how content employees are with their job and how durable and timeless their […]

3 of the ‘Big Six’ energy firms switch to electric fleets

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Three of the ‘Big Six’ energy companies have promised to ensure all their employee vehicles are electric by 2030. SSE, Centrica and Mitie have all committed to the EV100, The Climate Group’s pledge targeting companies to accelerate the use of electric vehicles (EVs), aiming to make electrification the “new normal” by 2030. The Climate Group […]

Newsletter WBCSD july 2019

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An in-depth look at climate-related financial disclosures in the chemical and electrici utility sectors. Cílem dvou nových zpráv z chemického a elektrického sektoru je pomoci společnostem implementovat doporučení pracovní skupiny pro zveřejňování finančních informací souvisejících s klimatem (TCFD). Ke zprávám přispělo 11 členů WBCSD – AkzoNobel, BASF, DSM, Solvay, Sumitomo Chemical a CLP, EDF, EDP, EnBW, Enel […]

Czech high-speed rail: A PROGRESS HAS BEEN MADE

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Článek Emanuela Šípa, člena pracovní skupiny „Čistá doprava“ CBCSD. About three years ago our magazine brought an article where it was announced that, at the end of the financial crisis, experts again returned to the table the theme of high- speed trains in the Czech Republic. Now we can assess what has happened during this […]

Czech and Slovak Leaders Magazine 07.2019

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GREEK-CANADIAN SUMMER CONCERT On 29 June, the Ambassador of Greece, Mr. Efthymios Efthymiades, in cooperation with the Ambassador of Canada, Ms. Barbara C. Richardson, hosted, at the Greek Residence, a Greek-Canadian summer concert with selections from “Charlotte – a Tri-Coloured Play with Music” as well as other well-known arias and songs, performed by Ariana Chris, [...]

India: Market, policy and regulatory updates on corporate renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs)

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New Delhi, India 26 June 2019: Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released Corporate Renewable PPAs in India – a market and policy update for 2019.  The goal of the paper is to inform corporate buyers and suppliers about key changes in India’s constantly evolving PPA landscape, to allow them to increase understanding […]