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Burger King removes plastic toys from kids’ meals

Burger King has announced that they will no longer include plastic toys included with childrens' meals in the UK.

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.

Climate change could cause significant decline in banana production

A new study from the University of Exeter sheds light on future global banana production, saying that many countries will see significant...

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...

Fairphone launches new sustainable smartphone

Fairphone have announced the launch of their new sustainable smartphone.

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.