“There is no perfect city, nor is any city smarter than the rest”

28 May, 2014 by Anna Simpson

As Singapore prepares to host three environmental summits in a week, Khoo Teng Chye, Executive Director, Centre for Liveable Cities, tells Anna Simpson why it’s a golden opportunity for global cities to look 50 years into the future and discuss the common challenges they face.

Tesco builds on Lidl’s junkfood ban at checkouts

26 May, 2014 by Ted Shoemaker

Both supermarket chains plan to remove junk food from the checkout aisles of all their UK stores, replacing it with healthier snacks.

A question of brand sense and sensibility

23 May, 2014 by Anna Simpson

There’s a difference between appreciating the material world, and appropriating it, says Anna Simpson.

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

22 May, 2014 by Heather Connon

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

Chinese company prints 10 homes in one day

21 May, 2014 by Sara Ver Bruggen

Companies in China and the US claim they can build houses in 24 hours, using 3D printers.

Skanska offers investors a green bond

20 May, 2014 by Guest writer

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

Can we close the gap between recycling intentions and reality?

19 May, 2014 by Guest writer

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.

How women are changing the energy sector

16 May, 2014 by Guest writer

Sarah Butler-Sloss, Ashden’s Founder-Director, describes the difference volts make to women – and the difference women are making to the clean energy sector.

Three 'musts' for transformative solutions

14 May, 2014 by Anna Birney

Anna Birney and Geraldine Gilbert share key insights from Forum for the Future's Scaling Up Impact project.


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