Awards & Standards
Yorkshire clean energy business scoops prestigious Institute of Physics award
FeTu, an Elland-based firm whose pioneering green-energy device has global potential to slash CO2 emissions by converting waste heat into electricity, has been awarded the prestigious Institute of Physics (IOP) Business Start-up Award for its ground-breaking technology.
Movers & Shakers
Water re-use firm's CSR cycle to work scheme results in donation to the SHIFT fund to Bike Worcester
Worcester based company Aquabio Ltd, specialising in industrial water re-use and anaerobic digestion, have donated the proceeds of their corporate social responsibility SHIFT scheme to Bike Worcester, a local volunteer group with the aim of supporting more people to choose bikes as a regular mode of transport.
Fentex Limited is the largest Spill Control manufacturer in UK with the largest range of spill control products designed, manufactured and packaged in the UK
As the largest manufacturer of spill kits in the UK with over 200 type of emergency spill kit. Our absorbents can control leaks and spills of practically any liquid from a small mercury spill to a can of oil up to a 2000 litre chemical spill. We are constantly developing absorbents for new, and existing, problems.
Sustainable Building & Living
Our Sustainable Chocolate Factory
Across all levels in Butlers Chocolates, we strive to minimise our impact on the environment and improve our processes all the time. We are always thinking about the future. We are dedicated to challenging the issues of sustainability, reducing energy inputs, minimising the carbon footprint and lessening our impact on the environment.
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.
A dyestuffs company can help clothing companies on their way to eco-conscious fashion, with a range of products created from agricultural waste. And it is embracing the latest in communications technology to enable transparency of the supply chain to consumers.
An easy-to-use guide, to help businesses improve how they communicate their social and environmental credentials, has been launched by Clarity Sustainability.
Resource scarcity is leading AkzoNobel to work with Canada's Enerkem and explore the use of waste streams as a feedstock for chemical production and the development of waste-to-chemicals facilities in Europe.
A skills deficit in environment and sustainability currently facing the UK workplace is likely to limit the country's ability to compete and prosper in a sustainable economy, research has revealed - so a campaign has been set up to blow away the gathering 'perfect storm'.
A manufacturing technique in widepread use to give quality finishes to products is set to become 98% greener, after Plymouth University scientists identify a way of dramatically reducing the impacts of styrene.