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13:00 BST UL Named a Leading EHS Solution in the Latest Green Quadrant Report

UL has again been named a market leader in the latest Green Quadrant report by independent analyst firm Verdantix. The ranking places UL among the...


17 May, 2019, 09:01 BST Transforming Words Into Action: Trailblazing Sustainability Initiatives Unveiled at Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2019

Hosted in the grand setting of Copenhagen Concert Hall on 15-16 May, the event marked the Summit's 10th anniversary and provided a platform for...


15 May, 2019, 09:32 BST The End of Game of Thrones Set to Inspire Millions to Say Goodbye to Single-use Plastic Waste

SodaStream today unveiled its latest video campaign, "Say Goodbye", featuring Game Of Thrones actors Thor Bjornsson AKA "The Mountain", Hannah...


14 May, 2019, 12:10 BST Circular Computing: World's First Carbon Neutral Laptops

A UK-based IT company is doing something that has never been done before – producing the world's first remanufactured, carbon-neutral laptops....


14 May, 2019, 10:56 BST Fixing One of Fashion's Biggest Issues: Leading Organisations Partner to Launch New Manifesto on Circularity

Ahead of Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2019, the world's foremost business event on sustainability in fashion, five leading apparel organisations have...


13 May, 2019, 19:21 BST Business Reporter: A Partnership for Nature and People

BirdLife international, the world's largest conservation partnership, has a network of 115 partners in 113 countries to collectively conserve the...


13 May, 2019, 12:42 BST Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa of Morocco, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra, African Wildlife Foundation CEO Kaddu Sebunya Among Newest Members of Earth Day Network's Global Advisory Committee

An influential group of international leaders including former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry; Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa of...


09 May, 2019, 14:16 BST Healthy Europe Issue Open Letter Asking EU Leaders to Prioritise Health and Well-being

'All Policies for a Healthy Europe' – a coalition of influential non-governmental and not-for-profit organisations, think-tanks, trade associations...


09 May, 2019, 13:45 BST Waste Industry Looking for More Sustainable Solutions Rather Than More Landfills

The country has a landfill problem and new technologies may provide a solution. A recent article in Bloomberg said: "Deriving energy from waste has a ...


09 May, 2019, 08:28 BST Winning Projects Announced for the 2019 Elsevier Foundation-ISC3 Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge

Two new chemistry solutions that use a new green technique to remove toxic metal from wastewater and improve pollination and ecosystem health with...


06 May, 2019, 12:00 BST Global Assessment Of The State Of Nature Shows Urgent Action Needed To Protect Both People And Planet

A new report years in the making was issued today by 150 of the world's leading scientists, painting a grim picture of the state of the planet's...


06 May, 2019, 10:00 BST Innovative Environmental Protection Project of itelligence AG Honored by SAP

itelligence has won an SAP Innovation Award in the "Process Innovator" category with a project involving the use of drones and image recognition for...


02 May, 2019, 21:58 BST Flor de Caña Awarded "2018 Best Rum Distillery" in the World

Flor de Caña, the super premium rum from Nicaragua, was awarded "2018 Best Rum Distillery", the highest distinction granted by the International Rum...


30 Apr, 2019, 08:00 BST Novo Nordisk to achieve target of 100% renewable power in production and launches new ambition aiming for zero environmental impact

Novo Nordisk today announced that it will achieve its target to use only renewable electricity in its global production facilities by 2020. The...


29 Apr, 2019, 08:55 BST Chongming's 100,000 mu land is ready for investment from all over the world

The press conference of 2019 Global Agriculture Investment in Chongming, Shanghai was held at Shanghai International Convention Center on April 28....


24 Apr, 2019, 17:35 BST National Geographic Society, Campaign for Nature representatives join nations in Canada to push an ambitious global agenda for nature

With only 18 months left before world leaders meet in China to finalize an agreement to address biodiversity loss, reduce historic rates of wildlife...


24 Apr, 2019, 16:59 BST HUAWEI CLOUD AI and Huawei Cellphones Help RFCx to Guard the Rainforest

The HUAWEI CLOUD Singapore summit, taking place in Singapore on 24-25 April 2019, attracted more than 2,000 customers, partners and industry...


23 Apr, 2019, 11:00 BST Arçelik Aims to Raise Awareness on Climate Change Risks Through Mt. Everest Climb

Arçelik continues its efforts to build a sustainable future through its environment friendly products, sustainability projects and campaigns. Having...


22 Apr, 2019, 13:30 BST Cobalt 27 Celebrates Earth Day 2019 With Launch of New Website

New Design Provides Enriched Content on Battery Metals TSX Venture: KBLT OTCQX: CBLLF FRA: 27O Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. ("Cobalt 27" or the "Company") ...


22 Apr, 2019, 05:45 BST Demand for Climate Action Announced As Earth Day 2020 Theme for 50th Anniversary Year

The countdown to Earth Day 2020 is underway with its organizers—the Earth Day Network—announcing climate action as the overarching theme throughout...


10 Apr, 2019, 14:03 BST The Start-up Nation to Host the World's Prime Water Event 'WATEC Israel 2019' Focused on Water Stewardship and Innovation

The 8th biennial WATEC international event will be held this year, from the 18 until the 21 November 2019, at the Peres Center for Innovation and the ...


10 Apr, 2019, 12:30 BST Emission Monitoring Systems Market to Expand at a CAGR of 7.5% Till 2025, Robust Design and Cost Efficient Systems to Drive Growth - TMR

Transparency Market Research (TMR) finds, key players in the global emission monitoring systems market are teeming with mid-sized and local players....


09 Apr, 2019, 11:15 BST Fantastic Turn-out for Concordia Maritime's Coastal Clean-up

Concordia Maritime's second coastal clean-up initiative in the Gothenburg archipelago attracted great interest. More than one hundred people came...


08 Apr, 2019, 11:00 BST Centrica Introduces Responsible Business Ambitions Out to 2030

Centrica plc, the international energy and services company with brands including British Gas, Bord Gáis Energy and Direct Energy, is introducing...


08 Apr, 2019, 09:00 BST International Good Deeds Day 2019: 108 Countries, Millions of People, Thousands of Projects Dedicated to Society and the Environment

108 countries across the globe participated in Good Deeds Day 2019. Enthusiasm around this international day of good increases every year, with...