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Waitrose takes action against plastic

Waitrose is making a commitment to reduce unnecessary plastic packaging.

Unilever sets out plan for a ‘waste-free world’

Unilever has announced a new strategy to reach a ‘waste free world’.

Legally binding air pollution targets set out in Environment Bill

A new Environment Bill set out by the UK Government will see air pollution targets become legally binding.

UK Universities announce £50m green energy deal

Twenty Universities in the UK have struck a deal to buy renewable energy directly from British wind farms.

Carlsberg unveils ‘world first’ sustainable beer bottle

Carlsberg has released their latest prototype, a new Green Fibre Bottle, which is made from sustainably-sourced wood fibres and is fully...

British Airways to offset emissions on flights within the UK from 2020

British Airways has announced that they will offset emissions on flights within the UK from January next year.

North Sea cod loses sustainability certification after fish population declines

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has suspended certificates for North Sea cod fisheries after concerns over...

Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2019

450 sustainable investment professionals came together in New York on Wednesday for the Sustainable Investment Forum.

IPCC report: extreme sea level events will be ‘once a year’ by 2050

The new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report has warned of extreme sea level rise by 2050.

‘You have stolen my education’ Greta Thunberg’s powerful speech at the UN Climate Summit

On the 23 September 2019, Greta Thunberg addressed the UN Climate Summit with a powerful and emotional message.

Coca-Cola launches new recycling campaign

Coca-Cola Great Britain has announced a new circular recycling campaign.

Amazon commits to being carbon neutral by 2040

Amazon has announced they will be net zero by 2040, to align with goals set at the Paris Agreement.

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.

Australian authorities blind to habitat destruction

A recent study led by the University of Queensland reveals massive amounts of unchecked habitat clearance continues in Australia despite...

India bans single-use plastics on Gandhi’s birthday

India will implement a nationwide ban on 6 single-use plastic items on the 2nd October this year - the 150th birthday of Mahatma...