On jellyfish and listening to the futures

Thursday, 03 July 2014 by John Sweeney
Tags: Climate change, Diagnosis, Innovation

John Sweeney calls for new approaches to policy in postnormal times.

Porritt: What if recycling isn’t the first step to environmental engagement?

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 by Jonathon Porritt
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Innovation, Sustainable business, Value chains, Waste

If we want to tackle waste, we have to “regulate the hell out of this whole under-performing mess” – says (a little bit of) Jonathon Porritt.

OpenIDEO community rises to CCE’s Recycling Challenge

Monday, 30 June 2014 by Duncan Jefferies
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Brands, Innovation, Value chains, Waste

Duncan Jefferies reports on the final Challenge Workshop of CCE’s 11-week Recycling Challenge – and reveals the winning ideas.

M&S, Ecolab and General Mills adopt water stewardship standard

Friday, 30 May 2014 by Ken Whitehead
Tags: #theBIGshift, Consumption, Diagnosis, Food, Innovation, Sustainable business, Waste

A partnership of NGOs and businesses aims to address global water challenges through a new international standard.

Can we close the gap between recycling intentions and reality?

Monday, 19 May 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Brands, Innovation, Value chains, Waste

There’s a ‘black hole’ between consumers’ good intentions to recycle, and what we actually recycle in our homes. But what has created this gap and just how do we close it, asks Joe Franses, Director, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, Coca-Cola Enterprises.

Soil is the bedrock of national security, says Porritt

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 by Jonathon Porritt
Tags: #theBIGshift, Agriculture, Behaviour change, Communications , Value chains

Conversations about flood prevention need to move upstream, starting with soil, says Jonathon Porritt, Founder-Director of Forum for the Future.

Migrating geese avoid offshore turbines, finds UK radar study

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: Diagnosis, Innovation, Sustainable business

The longest ever study of the behaviour of birds around wind turbines shows offshore farms pose little threat.

World's biggest seafood event to put spotlight on sustainable fishing

Sunday, 06 April 2014 by Duncan Jefferies
Tags: Behaviour change, Food, Shipping, Value chains

This year's annual gathering of 25,000 seafood industry professionals will highlight the importance of sustainable fishing practices.

Could making London a national park solve air pollution woes?

Saturday, 05 April 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Cities , Diagnosis, Waste

We need to rethink urban space with natural capital at its heart, says urbanist Marco Picardi.

B&Q strives to protect dwindling bee populations

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 by Roger East
Tags: Agriculture, Behaviour change

UK’s biggest garden retailer drops ‘neonicotinoid’ pesticides and joins forces with Friends of the Earth.

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