BAFTA targets film and TV carbon emissions

Friday, 27 June 2014 by Anna Rice
Tags: #theBIGshift, Carbon, Consumption, Creative industries, Innovation, Sustainable business

A new partnership with Greenstone should make it easier for film and TV producers to calculate their impact.

The logic of lobbying for good

Monday, 16 June 2014 by Paul Monaghan
Tags: Brands, Consumer engagement, Retail, Sustainable business

Pioneering businesses are calling on governments to change the rules, with good reason, says Paul Monaghan, Director of Up the Ethics.

Value chain data can improve business performance, retailers believe

Friday, 13 June 2014 by Catherine Roan
Tags: Brands, Consumer engagement, Retail, Sustainable business, Value chains

Research reveals that over 80% of retailers and brand owners believe value chain data is important for product quality and performance.

H&M and Zara say no to pulp from endangered forests

Thursday, 22 May 2014 by Heather Connon
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Consumer engagement, Creative industries, Innovation, Retail, Sustainable business, Value chains

Twenty leading clothing retailers have now joined Canopy’s campaign for sustainable supply chain management, representing $45 billion in annual sales.

Skanska offers investors a green bond

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: Financial models, Investment, Sustainable business

The property company will diversify its investor base thanks to a new bond to fund green commercial developments.

Edward Hanrahan on the barriers to scaling-up impact investment

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 by Duncan Jefferies
Tags: Diagnosis, Economy, Energy, Financial models, Investment, Sustainable business

ClimateCare’s Director says profit needn’t be a dirty word when it comes to impact investing, in Green Futures latest Q&A.

"Being an environmentalist isn't a choice", says Ruth Yeoh, YTL

Monday, 07 April 2014 by Anna Simpson
Tags: Behaviour change, Leadership , Value chains

The Executive Director of YTL Singapore talks to Anna Simpson about sustainability, stewardship and environmental evangelism in her family business.

Ecover explores oils from algae or bacteria

Friday, 04 April 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: Behaviour change, Consumer engagement, Retail, Waste

Innovations in cleaning products hold promise for local, non-fossil supply chains – but establishing new markets demands education as well as R&D.

“There’s little point in efficiency without purpose”

Thursday, 03 April 2014 by Anna Simpson
Tags: Retail, Waste, Value chains, Consumption

Anna Simpson asks whether there’s a new role for robots as the debate on efficiency moves from production to purpose.

New research sheds light on ‘at home’ recycling habits

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: Waste

A six-month long study carried out by Coca-Cola Enterprises and the University of Exeter reveals the barriers to increasing recycling rates – and possible solutions for overcoming them.

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