Informal networks provide essential services in cities

16 January, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

In cities across the world, people are coming together in informal networks to deliver services in waste collection, water supply and community welfare that officials fail to deliver. It's time to recognise their value, says Ben Goldfarb.

Why digital technology is key to distributed energy

15 January, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Diagnosis

A successful energy system is unthinkable without the data and algorithms to make it 'smart', says Will Simpson.

A roadmap for energy efficient neighbourhoods

15 January, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

A coalition funded by the European Commission has sketched out the way to smart energy neighbourhoods.

Renewables: the opportunity for communities

14 January, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

Fiona Harvey asks how the UK can unlock the community benefits and commercial opportunities of renewable energy.

Ecover pilots a new business model in Mallorca

13 January, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

The ecological cleaning products brand is finding out what a distributed model really means.

Why family businesses could have a head start in sustainability

9 January, 2014 by Anna Simpson

With their eye on the next generation, family businesses are primed to address key commercial challenges, finds Anna Simpson at the launch of new research in Singapore.

"Irrepressible": Porritt on the potential of community energy

8 January, 2014 by Jonathon Porritt

The UK is seeing a surge in community-owned energy, says Forum for the Future's Founder-Director, Jonathon Porritt.

World’s biggest ship on course for energy efficiency savings

7 January, 2014 by Duncan Jefferies
Tags: Shipping

Maersk and other SSI members lead on energy efficient engines and shipyard recycling.

The woman who pioneered sustainability risk management on Wall Street

6 January, 2014 by Anna Simpson

Anna Simpson meets Marlys Appleton, CEO of the metals recycling company Avtaar America and an early champion of sustainability risk management.

Consumers in emerging markets favour ‘green’ goods

27 December, 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)

A Tetra Pak survey on environmental behaviour in mature and emerging markets has helped to inform the company’s R&D efforts, says Libby Costin.


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