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LSE’s ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ recognizes fast growing green enterprises - news

By Roger Aitken — The London Stock Exchange’s latest annual ‘1,000 Companies To Inspire Britain’, has, for the first time, profiled in detail some of the enterprises...

  Innovations to make fuel, packaging, and products from waste - news

By Brian Collett — A sustainable fuel from wastewater is being developed by the SEAT S.A. car maker and the Spanish water management company Aqualia.        ...

EU calls for ban on vegetable oils in biofuel - news

By Brian Collett—The EU is on course to ban vegetable oils, including palm oil, in all biofuel.   Members of the European Parliament have called for the ban on the grounds...

New ideas for a new economy - news

by Adam Woodhall — The British are historically world leaders at creating solutions to problems. For example, when in the UK we started running out of wood to build ships and burn for...

Wood-derived biofuel takes off with major airline backing - news

Six large companies have joined Canadian scientists in a consortium to promote the use of tree waste biofuels by airlines. A study backed by the US aerospace manufacturer Boeing has already...

China lauds environmental milestone with first biofuel passenger flight - news

Boeing, Hainan Airlines and Sinopec have celebrated China's first passenger flight with sustainable aviation biofuel, a key environmental milestone for China's commercial aviation...

Lima discussions patch together compromise to pave way for Paris - news

Developed countries, which have caused most of the world’s pollution, should help to finance “vulnerable” developing nations to combat climate change, UN members agreed last...

Hitting the paper trail at SCA - news

Kersti Strandqvist is the senior vice president at SCA, the global hygiene and forest products company, in charge of Group Function Sustainability. She leads the company’s corporate...

Tobacco plant biofuel takes off with Boeing and SAA - news

Boeing, South African Airways (SAA) and SkyNRG are collaborating to make sustainable aviation biofuel from a new type of tobacco plant. SkyNRG is expanding production of the hybrid plant...

Semrau cleans up at SC Johnson - news

Kelly Semrau, senior vp- global corporate affairs, communication and sustainability, at SC Johnson, tells Ethical Performance about the household cleaning giant’s approach to CR and...

Boeing and SAA build biofuel collaboration - news

Boeing and South African Airways (SAA) are to work together to develop and implement a sustainable aviation biofuel supply chain in Southern Africa, a first for the continent. The...

Boeing & South African Airways collaborate for sustainable biofuel - news

Boeing and South African Airways (SAA) are to work together to develop and implement a sustainable aviation biofuel supply chain in Southern Africa, a first for the continent. The...

Power shift: emerging economies to drive renewables sector - news

The renewable energy sector will soon be driven by emerging economies according to a new report from research agency Frost & Sullivan. The shift in market power will be down to the...

Sierra Leone land grab fuels poverty - news

The rush for farmland by foreign investors engaged in industrial-scale plantation agriculture in Sierra Leone has increased poverty and food shortages among communities who have lost their...

Call for halt to industrial plantations in Sierra Leone - news

The push for farmland by foreign investors engaged in industrial-scale plantation agriculture in Sierra Leone has increased poverty and food shortages among communities who have lost their...

KLM on a high with environmental award win - news

Dutch airline KLM has been recognised for its commitment to sustainability by scooping the Environment Award at the Airline Strategy Awards. Taking home the accolade for the second time -...

Call for concerted action over national food wastage - news

Concerted action against food wastage in the UK and an expansion of the government’s bilateral nutrition programmes have been urged by British MPs. The parliamentary international...

Biofuels fuelling world hunger, says new ActionAid report - news

The crops used as biofuel for vehicles in G8 countries would feed half the world’s 870 million hungry people, ActionAid estimates in a new report. The anti-poverty charity says...

Businesses slow to adapt to CO2 data demands - news

Corporate awareness of climate change continues to rise, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has recorded in its 2012 statement, The Future of Reporting. When the CDP produced its first...

Industries in scrap for water supplies - news

Energy companies have been accused of unfairly competing against US farmers for water during the country's worst drought since 1936, with oil, gas and biofuel operations particularly singled...

What is Sustainable Technology? - news

A book for specialists in the area, What is Sustainable Technology? nonetheless gets down to fundamentals in its much-needed revaluation of the problems and paradoxes of a once uncritically...

inbrief - news

A large US food distributor has bought a waste recycling company in a bid to reduce its environmental impact. US Foodservice now owns WVO Industries, a company specializing in the...

Energyville - news

Chevron/ Economist Group. Online game. http://willyoujoinus.com/energyville This is not so much a game as transparent fossil fuel propaganda. Although strangely addictive,...

inbrief - news

Guidance on how to produce biofuels has been produced by WWF, Conservation International and the consultancy Ecofys. The advice says biofuels have to be produced sustainably without...

Agribusiness firms are over-reliant on auditing - news

Companies involved in agribusiness have been told to stop relying on audit results for ‘off-site issues’ in managing their supply chains. A paper on increasing the contribution...

The secret behind Plan A: hard work and branding - news

Mike Barry, head of sustainable business at Marks & Spencer, talks to EP about the successes – and tribulations – associated with the retail chain’s ambitious CSR...

Businesses agree to report on their forest footprints - news

A number of large British companies have committed to reporting on their ‘forest footprints’ as part of a programme by the Forest Footprint Disclosure (FFD) Project. Businesses...

‘Forest disclosure’ is next on the agenda - news

A project has been set up to help investors understand the financial hazards of deforestation. The Forest Footprint Disclosure Project (FFD) is modelled on the Carbon Disclosure Project,...

McCain and Obama on corporate responsibility - news

EP examines the policy plans on corporate responsibility that have been revealed by the two US presidential contenders in the early days of their race to the White House Barring the...

inbrief - news

Frank Pronk has become director of the Amsterdam-based ethical coffee certification body UTZ Certified. Pronk moves from the Dutch consultancy Kern Konsult, where he was director, and replaces...

inbrief - news

Transport group National Express has abandoned trials of biofuels in bus engines because of fears about the social and environmental consequences. The group said there was ‘considerable concern’...

companies warned against headlong rush into biofuels - news

A leading socially responsible investor has warned that companies are rushing to bring biofuels to market without giving proper consideration to the full range of social and environmental risks...

ethical due diligence begins to gain supporters - news

A growing number of companies are turning to ‘ethical due diligence’ before they embark on partnerships, mergers or takeovers of other businesses. An analysis by the Institute of Business...

sugar cane sector decides to lay down ground rules - news

Sugar cane growers, processors and food companies are to draw up social and environmental ‘principles and criteria’ with a view to reducing the industry’s impact. The move has partly been...

maximizing returns by taking an SRI approach - news

Mainstream investors are now adapting SRI investment techniques to help satisfy their clients’ overriding need for good financial returns. EP talks to Neil Brown, head of governance and...

making sense of where climate change fits into CSR - news

Five years ago, at the height of the furore about Enron, some within the SRI community sought to present CSR as the first cousin of corporate governance, then a prime business concern. Corporate...

Malaysian stock exchange steps into CSR fray - news

The Malaysian stock exchange has published a CSR framework setting out guidelines for public listed companies on environmental, community, marketplace and workplace activities. Bursa Malaysia...

pressures mount on carbon disclosure - news

Investors are not yet asking companies the right questions about their carbon strategies. As a result, companies are not providing the information needed Interest in the effects of climate...

Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum Natural Gas and Biofuels - companies

David Gardiner & Associates, LLC - directory

David Gardiner & Associates: Forging Solutions to Climate and Energy Challenges David Gardiner & Associates helps solve the energy and climate challenges facing today’s...

Shell Releases Sustainability Report 2016 - reports

Each year, Shell releases the  Shell Sustainability Report  describing Shell’s progress to deliver energy in a responsible way and the company’s contribution to the energy...

Shell Announces Publication of Sustainability Report for 2015 - reports

Shell is pleased to announce the publication of the Shell Sustainability Report for 2015. It describes Shell’s progress during 2015 to deliver energy in a responsible way and our...

FedEx (NYSE:FDX) Publishes 2016 Global Citizenship Report - reports

The FedEx 2016 Global Citizenship Report, "Deliver It Forward," is now available at csr.fedex.com. The report, in its eighth year of publication, highlights the FedEx commitment to...

Royal Dutch Shell plc has released its Sustainability Report for 2014 - reports

Royal Dutch Shell plc has released its Sustainability Report for 2014 at:  www.shell.com/sustainabilityreport

Royal Dutch Shell plc has released its Sustainability Report for 2013 - reports

The report details Shell’s progress during 2013 to deliver energy in a responsible way to meet the world’s growing demand, as the global population increases and living standards...

Royal Dutch Shell plc releases its Sustainability Report 2012 - reports

Royal Dutch Shell plc has released its Sustainability Report for 2012 at:  www.shell.com/sustainabilityreport The report shows how Shell delivers energy to meet the world’s...

Shell releases its Sustainability Report for 2011 - reports

Royal Dutch Shell plc has released its Sustainability Report for 2011

Royal Dutch Shell releases Sustainability Report 2010 - reports

Royal Dutch Shell plc has released its Sustainability Report for 2010. The report describes how Shell is helping to meet the world’s growing energy demand in a responsible way.

World Biofuels Market (WBM) - calendar

Europe’s Largest Bioenergy Congress & Exhibition Registration is now open for World Biofuels Markets: The leading annual industry networking event where leaders of the bioenergy world meet...

Sulzer publishes its Sustainability Report 2009 - reports

The Swiss multinational engineering company Sulzer has released its Sustainability Report 2009

Global Advance Biofuels Scale Up Summit 2010 - calendar

The mission of the Global Advanced Biofuels Scale Up Summit 2010 is to help create a global consensus on how to establish the regulatory and financial framework for commercializing advanced...

Shell releases its 2009 Sustainability Report - reports

Royal Dutch Shell plc has released its Sustainability Report for 2009. The report describes how the company is meeting energy demand through technology and innovation applied in the right way:...

Global Sustainable Bioenergy Project - calendar

A three stage global project which will discuss the possibilities of biofuel in the future and challenge controversial issues such as the food vs. fuel debate.  Local and regional issues will...

RETECH 2010 - calendar

Wind. Solar. Hydro. Ocean. Geothermal. Biomass. Biofuels. Waste. Smart Grid. Transmission. Storage. More than 300 exhibitors across the entire renewable energy marketplace. 250 key leaders from the...

The Responsible Business Summit - calendar

The Responsible Business Summit is the largest CSR conference in Europe. Featuring insight from the UK Chairman of Shell, the CEOs from IKEA, Timberland, Eurostar, BP Biofuels and Green and...

Shell: Helping build responsible energy future - reports

Royal Dutch Shell plc has released its 12th Sustainability Report.

Biofuels Conference - calendar

There has been enormous development and significant industrial growth in the Biofuel markets over the last couple of years and it is set for further dramatic growth over the coming...

Digging deep to ensure a greener legacy - bestpractice

We’ve adorned ourselves with it for thousands of years and its very existence made pirates dizzy with greed. Its applications range from micro-circuitry and medical products to the coating...

Turning biomass into the height of fashion - bestpractice

Steam is essential for clothing and textile giant Gildan, a constant - and hitherto costly - supply of steam to heat the company’s knitting, bleaching, dyeing, finishing and cutting...

Turning biomass into the height of fashion - bestpractice

Steam is essential for clothing and textile giant Gildan, a constant - and hitherto costly - supply of steam to heat the company’s knitting, bleaching, dyeing, finishing and cutting...

Low Carbon Strategies 08: UNEP, BT Man Group, Unilever, BP, HP + more - 5 June, London - reports

Low Carbon Strategies 08 Thursday 5 June 2008, Excel, London

fuelling the debate - bestpractice

Cement is an energy intensive business that is responsible for five per cent of all man-made carbon dioxide emissions. It’s not hard to see why: to make it you need to heat a kiln to almost 1500...

Royal Dutch Shell has released its 11th Sustainability Report - reports

Responsible Energy: The Shell Sustainability Report 2007 describes the company's ongoing efforts to meet the global energy challenge, which it sums up as more energy, less CO2.

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