Companies vs. Climate Change (CvCC)
Trade Shows & Conferences
Join us at Companies Vs Climate Change...Brussels this October and Miami end of November.
Many F1000 companies speaking. www.solveclimatechange.com
"The B2B Climate Solutions Event"
Energy & Resource Management
Pharmaceutical Warehouse Industry Leaders - cooling systems with minimal carbon footprint
Jet Environmental is a specialist in the pharmaceutical sector with many successful implementations in large and niche operations. We estimate that over 50 per cent of medicines prescribed in the UK pass through a warehouse distribution centre temperature controlled by Jet Environmental.
Movers & Shakers
F&P Sponsors appoints new consultant to focus on green-tech sector
Peer-to-peer funding specialist F&P Sponsors has appointed former financier and specialist investment manager Edward Williams as a Consultant, to focus on supporting the funding aspirations of companies in the clean and green technology sectors.
- Ocean Optics Laboratory, Monitoring & Analytical
Nestlé has teamed up with Sheffield Hallam University to bring energy and resource efficiency to its massive ovens and to reduce milk wastage.
British shoppers could unwittingly be buying products containing wood from threatened forests A WWF-UK study reveals, raising concerns about the ability of some UK companies - including well known names selling hardwood furniture and musical instruments - to prove where their wood supply comes from.
A Scottish borders farm has made carbon reductions of 19% and financial savings of over £19,000 between 2011 and 2014 thanks to participation on the Scottish Government's Farming for a Better Climate (FFBC) initiative.
Mountains of waste Welsh slate are set to become recycled into 21st century tiles thanks to the ambitions of a young entrepreneur.
Biome Bioplastics is leading a major UK development programme to produce industrial-scale chemicals from plant waste. The aim is to accelerate the bioplastic market and create a practical biorefinery approach for the transformation of plant and agricultural waste.
Andy Atkins, Chief Executive Officer of Friends of the Earth, has announced that he will be stepping down from his role in the summer of 2015.
An Edinburgh firm that analyses big data from satellites for environmental solutions, such as forest and soil carbon stocks, has been given another fresh boost of large financial investment.
Prince Charles has challenged the financial sector to go and convince their finance colleagues to account for sustainabilty, so that in five years every accountant in the world takes stock of nature.
Politicians of all colours have concluded that the UK Government will threaten sustainable production if it doesn't 'lift the regulatory burden' on remanufacturing, and wake up to the sector's 'enormous economic, social and environmental potential'.
A record number of companies are promising to rid their commodity supply chains of deforestation because of the business opportunities it can bring, according to new data from CDP's forests programme - but much needs to be done to change intentions into action.