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Starbucks’ 5p cups fund recycling across UK with environmental charity Hubbub

The collaboration between Hubbub and Starbucks has created the UK’s largest grant fund for cup recycling.

Greenhouse gas emissions on the rise from road transport in the UK

Road transport emissions are on the rise in the UK, despite heavy investment to reduce it.

Met Office warns extreme weather will become more frequent

DEFRA, BEIS and the Met Office have joined forces to launch several climate projections.

Gucci commits to a sustainable future with new carbon neutral status

Gucci has announced that it is now carbon neutral.

Sainsbury’s to cut plastic packaging in half by 2025

Sainsbury’s has announced plans to cut plastic production in half by 2025.

Rising temperatures resulting in diesel cars emitting more air pollution

A new report has found that as temperatures rise it could threaten air quality.

Asda to sell second-hand clothes in new pop up shop

Asda will trial a new second-hand clothes initiative to promote sustainable fashion.

Norwegian airline Widerøe teams with Rolls-Royce to research zero emission flights

Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, has partnered with industrial technology experts Rolls Royce to develop zero...

M&S announces glitter-free Christmas collection to improve recyclability

Marks & Spencer has removed all of the glitter from their Christmas range to improve recyclability and reduce the impact of microplastics...

Eric A. Glass on what responsible investment means to AllianceBernstein

Ahead of the Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2019, taking place in New York on the 25 September 2019 during NYC Climate Week,...

Proposed Offshore Wind Turbine Development to add 2.8GW of renewable power capacity to the UK

Proposed offshore wind farm extensions are set to install seven new wind turbines off of the UK coast, extending the UK’s renewable...

Ball Corporation launches “infinitely recyclable” aluminium cup

The Ball Corporation’s new aluminium cup aims to cut down on waste by replacing single-use red plastic cups.

Iceland’s ‘reverse vending machines’ reach one million plastic bottles recycled

Iceland supermarkets have recycled over one million plastic bottles in just over a year, thanks to a trial of ‘reverse vending...

Railway line in Hampshire to be powered by solar energy in a ‘world first’

In a world first, a railway line in Hampshire will be powered by a solar energy.

LUSH confirms its Cork Pots are ‘carbon positive’

Natural beauty retailer Lush, claims to have developed the first ‘carbon-positive’ packaging in its attempt to create zero-waste...

Underground to heat homes in London

The London Underground will heat homes in the capital.

Leon S. Calvert on how Refinitiv is promoting sustainable finance

Ahead of the Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2019, taking place in New York on the 25 September 2019 during NYC Climate Week,...

Elisabeth Seep discusses the biggest trends from fixed income investors

Ahead of the Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2019, taking place in New York on the 25 September 2019 during NYC Climate Week,...

Amazon Rainforest fires declared an “international crisis”

The Amazon Rainforest continues to burn, despite international calls for action.

British Airways submits proposal for plant which will turn waste into fuel

British Airways have said they are “one step closer” to powering its future fleet with sustainable jet fuel made from...