- Envirogy Renewables Energy & Resource Management
BT's revenue from products and services contributing to carbon abatement totalled £5.3bn
BT customers have cut carbon emissions by 10 million tonnes. BT's annual Delivering our Purpose report says revenue from products contributing to carbon abatement totalled £5.3bn, representing 22% of its total revenue last year.
Awards & Standards
RBS wins Bank of the Year in Better Society Awards 2017 for JUMP engagement programme
RBS has won the prestigious 'Bank of the Year' award in the Better Society Awards 2017 for its innovative employee engagement programme, JUMP. The Bank came first in its category, ahead of runners-up HSBC, Liberum, Barclays and Societe Generale. The Bank was recognised for successfully engaging its employees in sustainable behaviours and improving sustainability in the workplace.
Awards & Standards
SAVORTEX announced as Successful Innovator by Cummins
SAVORTEX, the multi-award winning hand drying technology manufacturer, has been chosen as a Successful Innovator by the American Fortune 500 corporation Cummins, as part of its Environmental Gateway programme. It recognises innovators, small businesses and corporates around Britain and the world who design products which help to reduce carbon emissions.
University science researchers have developed a new method they say has the potential to revolutionise the search for, design and production of new materials.
British scientists will continue vital Antarctic research into major issues facing the planet, thanks to a £100 million programme commissioned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) that will take place over the next ten years.
The UK Space Agency's International Partnership Programme has kick-started a project to manage and protect 300 million hectares of tropical forests, with Edinburgh sustainability software and data company Ecometrica winning a contract worth more than £14 million.
Rising sea surface temperatures are causing marine-related tropical diseases and harmful algal blooms to spread towards the poles with recorded impact upon human health, a top marine and health scientist reveals.
Nature inspired nano-structures developed by a London university will mean smart windows can clean themselves, save energy and mimic moth eyes to cut glare.
Missile guidance technology is being provided for free by a big hearted Edinburgh firm to hopefully save Canada's last intact boreal forests. It's to help the indigenous Cree First Nation of Waswanipi by highlighting the ecosystem impact of logging affecting their livelihoods.
Ancient carbon stores from more than 50,000 years ago are being released into the atmosphere by microbes, which may fuel further global climate change.
Instruments normally built in Scotland to examine the formation of distant planets are being used to study the Earth's carbon cycle on a NASA unmanned aircraft, to help global climate change programmes.
An analyser that normally monitors pollutants from industrial chimneys is being used by NASA to assess what to do about the gases produced from astronaut's rubbish, and plays its part in making a human mission to Mars become a reality.