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Latest Environmental Issues

16 Jul, 2018, 16:30 BST FXTM Brand Ambassador Lewis Pugh Begins the Long Swim

On 12 July, 2018, FXTM presented the start of the Long Swim - UN Patron of the Oceans and FXTM Brand Ambassador Lewis Pugh's monumental...


16 Jul, 2018, 11:20 BST War on Plastic Waste Boosts Composite Prime Sales

Composite Prime® says demand for its decking and fencing ranges made from the latest composite technology has soared as consumers shun...


11 Jul, 2018, 09:55 BST Bacardi And Lonely Whale Team Up To Ensure #TheFutureDoesntSuck

Two leaders in the movement against single-use plastic join forces to achieve a goal of removing one billion single-use plastic straws by...


10 Jul, 2018, 08:00 BST Tetra Pak Achieves 50% Renewable Electricity Consumption in Just Two Years Since RE100 Commitment

Tetra Pak now obtains half of its global electricity supply from renewable sources, putting the company firmly on course to meet its RE100...


06 Jul, 2018, 13:00 BST PharmaCielo and Cooperativa Caucannabis Commit to Making a Difference in Colombia's Ecosystem

PharmaCielo sponsors community initiative providing economic support for ecosystem restoration in Cauca, Colombia PharmaCielo and its...


04 Jul, 2018, 14:18 BST Award-winning Landscape Designer Selects Top Five Plants to Thrive in the Heatwave

Amid soaring temperatures and hosepipe bans, Pelargonium for Europe shares the top five plants chosen by award-winning landscape designer Claudia...


26 Jun, 2018, 12:37 BST IFCO Nominated for the German Sustainability Award

Reusable packaging solutions from IFCO ensure efficient use of resources IFCO Systems GmbH, the leading global provider of reusable plastic...


26 Jun, 2018, 09:30 BST Aggreko Targets Renewable Energy and Battery Storage at Gold Fields' Granny Smith Mine

Exactly 2 years after replacing the existing diesel power station with a high-speed, gas-fuelled reciprocating engine station, Aggreko is now...


21 Jun, 2018, 15:12 BST 250,000 Climate Neutral Orders - E-commerce Printer Onlineprinters Reaches Milestone

Online print shop Onlineprinters has reached an important milestone with a quarter of a million carbon neutral print orders. In 250,000 cases,...


21 Jun, 2018, 09:57 BST SEAT: 53,000 Panels to Harness the Power of the Sun

- One of the world's largest photovoltaic plants in the automotive industry can be found in the SEAT Martorell factory - Covering an...


21 Jun, 2018, 03:00 BST Course to the East: Russia Participates in the SYLVA WOOD Exhibition in China for the Second Year

From June 25 to June 27, 2018, the International Woodworking Exhibition SYLVA WOOD 2018 will be held in Shanghai - one of the largest world...


20 Jun, 2018, 22:33 BST Global Lumber Prices Continued Their Two-year Climb in the 1Q with the Pace Higher in North America than in the Nordic Countries, Russia and China

Lumber markets – North America After softwood lumber consumption in the US reached a ten-year high in 2017, demand fell in early 2018....


20 Jun, 2018, 06:00 BST Ostara and Krevox Partner to Build Nutrient Recovery Facility at Cielcza Sewage Treatment Plant to Reduce Phosphorus and Protect the Baltic Sea

Ostara and Krevox announced today they have partnered to build a nutrient recovery facility at the Cielcza Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) to aid in...


18 Jun, 2018, 16:08 BST Chubb launches new environmental risk report with Clyde & Co

Chubb today announced the launch of a special new environmental risks report - Global Management of Environmental Risk, created in collaboration...


18 Jun, 2018, 06:55 BST Sustainability a Fundamental Constituent for Sofidel in Value Creation Process

Sofidel reduces direct emissions of CO2 into the atmosphere by 20.6% As the world turns its awareness to the protection of the environment,...


14 Jun, 2018, 09:00 BST Gore Fabrics Presents GORE-TEX Products With a PFCEC Free DWR at OutDoor Show

- Key milestone achieved in delivering against ambitious PFC goals - Increased use of recycled and solution-dyed textiles in...


13 Jun, 2018, 22:30 BST Univar Becomes a Signatory of the United Nations Global Compact

Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today that it has...


13 Jun, 2018, 15:00 BST Ambitious Decarbonisation Targets Will Radically Transform the Dutch Power System by 2040 With Knock-on Effects for European Neighbours

- The recent Dutch coalition agreement and the Klimaatakkoord 2019 set out an ambitious decarbonisation roadmap for its electricity...


12 Jun, 2018, 10:00 BST Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier Named Winner of World's Leading Animal Conservation Award

Hero for primates and champion of biodiversity receives $250,000 Indianapolis Prize Today, officials of the Indianapolis Prize — the world's...


11 Jun, 2018, 13:00 BST CCTNE Advocating Urgent Climate Action at G7 2018 Summit With Industry Pioneers

"As a very influential and powerful group of nations, the G7 has the potential to make a key contribution." - Patricia Espinosa, Executive...


07 Jun, 2018, 21:13 BST Capstone Mining Reports on 2017 Sustainability Performance

Capstone Mining Corp. ("Capstone") (TSX: CS) today published its fourth annual Sustainability Report. "Our report this year focuses on how we are...


07 Jun, 2018, 17:01 BST Nestlé Waters to Certify All Its Sites to Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard by 2025

Nestlé Waters has today announced that it will extend its commitment to water stewardship by certifying all of its sites to the Alliance for...


07 Jun, 2018, 07:00 BST UK Environmental Coalition Pursues Very Large Scale Decarbonization Technology in Support of Government's Recently Announced Clean Growth Initiative

On Wednesday 23 May, UK Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry announced the UK's goal to lead an international challenge with Saudi Arabia...


06 Jun, 2018, 13:09 BST "Cities in Progress" - the BMW Group and Cities Across Four Continents Discuss Sustainable Mobility

- Launch of BMW Group Dialogues 2018 in Los Angeles - Main focus: better mobility for better cities - Collaboration with Los...


05 Jun, 2018, 12:43 BST Mainstream Renewable Power Completes USD$520 Million Financial Close for Two Wind Farms in South Africa

Global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power has completed financial close for the Kangnas and Perdekraal East Wind Farms in South...