Sustainability: no longer the ‘Wild West’ of events management

17 March, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

There’s growing appetite for sustainability expertise in the world of events management, says Teresa Moore.

Mollusc shell design produces glass 200 times the strength

14 March, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

A new laser engraving technique could pave the way for longer-life smartphone screens.

Seafloor wave-to-energy ‘carpet’ absorbs 90% of wave energy

13 March, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

A new seafloor wave-to-energy converter offers high power conversion efficiency and cost-effective features for resilience.

MIT device could lead to solar electricity on-demand

12 March, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

A new PV add-on turns light into heat for improved efficiencies and thermal energy storage.

“They are not only coffee farmers, but business women juggling budgets”

11 March, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

Nilufar Verjee, Commercial and Marketing Director at Twin Trading, meets the women of coffee co-operative Kopakama in Rwanda.

Real-time data on logging prompts transparency in the supply chain

10 March, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

A new data platform launched by the World Resources Institute aims to tackle deforestation and illegal logging around the world.

Low cost sanitary napkins reach rural women and girls in India

8 March, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

An Indian entrepreneur encourages women to produce and sell their own sanitary products at a fraction of the market price, overcoming a barrier to education for girls.

Nanomaterial breakthrough could lead to more efficient electronics

7 March, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

A new technique allows graphene nanoribbons to transport electrons without interruption for greater distances.

Behind the scenes at the Ashden Awards

6 March, 2014 by Martin Wright

Martin Wright discusses his experiences as an assessor with Ashden’s Emma-Louise Frost.

Cheap plastic captures and stores carbon

4 March, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

The company behind a new carbon-negative polymer has ambitions to replace fossil-based plastics worldwide.

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