Thousands of UK students strike over climate change

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Following in the footsteps of Greta Thunberg, school children across the UK have gone on strike for climate change. More than 8 million students are expected to attend the strike to demand action from the Government. Greta Thunberg, 16 year-old Swedish Student, started the strike movement last year in her home country. Today, children from […]

The UK Government has launched a number of consultations to target the growing plastic pollution problem.

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The Government has launched its consultation on introducing a world-leading tax on plastic pollution which does not meet a minimum threshold of at least 30 per cent recycled content. Michael Gove, Environment Secretary, said: “Through our plans we will introduce a world-leading tax to boost recycled content in plastic packaging, make producers foot the bill […]

We Value Nature! Join us if you do too

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  We Value Nature is a three year campaign that will help to make valuing nature the new normal for businesses across Europe. Working with the Natural Capital Coalition and supported by the European Commission, We Value Nature will collaborate with businesses, networks, platforms and other interested stakeholders to mainstream approaches such as Natural Capital […]

New WBCSD project accelerates the transition to clean and efficient urban mobility

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDzqF2Z New Transforming Urban Mobility project brings businesses and cities together to accelerate the transition to better urban mobility Project draws on cutting-edge technology and models of collaboration More than 20 global companies on board Geneva, 24 January 2019: Today, in conjunction with the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, the World Business Council for […]

WBCSD accelerates action toward food system transformation: Healthy People and a Healthy Planet

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Geneva, 17 January 2019: Today, the EAT-Lancet Commission, composed of global experts in health, nutrition and sustainability, has published its landmark report, ‘Our Food in the Anthropocene: Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems’. The report is the first to outline scientific targets to establish boundaries for food production to help achieve healthy diets from sustainable food […]

Eaton publishes new report highlighting opportunities in electric vehicle charging

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Eaton, along with NatWest and Lombard and in partnership with Renewable Energy Association, has published a new report by Aurora Energy Research which highlights the scale of commercial opportunity for electric vehicle charging. Commercial and Industry (C&I) sites will have an important role to play in providing charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. The new report […]