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    Greater Manchester's trees contribute £33million a year to economy

    City of Trees has completed the biggest i-Tree Eco survey undertaken in the United Kingdom and it highlights the £33million annual value of Greater Manchester's trees to the economy and that 1million trees are at risk.

  • London supermarket's plastic free zones showcase 1,700 products Business
    London supermarket's plastic free zones showcase 1,700 products

    Attractive looking plastic free zones have been introduced by London supermarket Thornton's Budgens store in Camden's Belsize Park. In 10 weeks the store has managed to assemble more than 1,700 plastic-free products, featuring everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to wild game meat.

  • Leeds students donate to the homeless while they recycle food-on-the-go Resource & 'Waste'
    Leeds students donate to the homeless while they recycle food-on-the-go

    An initiative from recycling campaign #LeedsByExample means that students at Leeds Beckett University can now donate money to the homeless while they recycle their plastic bottles and cans or paper cups on campus - and targets millennials who eat most on the go than other age groups but recycle the least.

  • Concept of 'deep farms' underneath cities imagined Food
    Concept of 'deep farms' underneath cities imagined

    Academics have patented a new concept that would see food production taken underground. The revolutionary ideas are being promoted by University of Nottingham academics Professor Saffa Riffat, Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences and President of the World Society of Sustainable Technologies, and Professor Yijun Yuan, Marie Curie Research Fellow.

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Sky

BIGGER PICTURE PERFORMANCE

Sky has published the Bigger Picture Performance update 2015/16. It shows how they're making a positive contribution, acting responsibly and using their position as Europe's leading entertainment company to inspire others.

envreport 16.4 sky webThis year they've brought all their data and progress against targets together in one succinct, online update, and they've expanded their reporting to provide more information across the enlarged Sky group.

This year, because they've been embedding their responsible business approach across the group, Sky would like you to hear about the progress they're making in providing safe and sustainable products that are accessible for everyone; managing their environmental impacts; creating a workplace for the future; strengthening their work with suppliers and keeping their customers' data safe.

Sky point out this wouldn't be possible without their people and partners and are so grateful that so many are part of Sky's journey. They'd love to hear what you think, so get in touch if you have any questions and if you have any feedback.

https://corporate.sky.com/bigger-picture