SOCIAL ACCOUNTS YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 2017
Mary Coyle MBE, the Chair of Shared Interest, says: "I am pleased to report in this set of Social Accounts that we have made considerable progress in achieving the goals set out in our 2014 Strategic Review. This year our lending supported over 160 producer groups, helping almost 375,000 individuals in 60 countries, 30% of whom were women."
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The world's largest indoor waterfall - as tall as the Niagra Falls - will form part of an ecological attraction as the Eden Project moved towards establishing its first overseas attraction during Prime Minister Theresa May's recent trade delegation to China.
Vanden Recycling give their professional insight into the issue of tackling hard to recycle plastics, outlining changes needed in policy, legislation, design, behaviours and processes....
VLC Energy has unveiled the UK's largest battery storage portfolio which will respond to surges in demand and boost renewables by providing grid resilience.
The Global E-Waste Monitor 2017 report brings attention to the growing worldwide issue of e-waste ranging from mobile phones, laptops, televisions, refrigerators and electrical toys - with facts and predictions showing large increases and risks to both the environment and human health.
Research in Icelandic waters into protecting whales during the world-wide construction of offshore wind farms has discovered an acoustic device that keeps them out of harms way.
A future where microbial factories full of E.coli bacteria could be one of the solutions to carbon capture, plus the production of useful formic acid, has been imagined by Scientists from the University of Dundee, following work with industry partners.
Shale gas is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, claim The University of Manchester from their research findings, but onshore oil and gas industry’s trade body UKOOG disagree.
British freshwaters are heavily contaminated with neonicotinoid insecticides, with half of the sites monitored in England exceeding chronic pollution limits and two rivers being acutely polluted.
Schoolchildren are being inspired to seriously consider 'untrendy' careers in science and engineering following visits to a Berkshire waste-to-energy plant where Grundon, Viridor and Lakeside join forces to focus on providing STEM education.
SPIE UK has devised a river filtration engineering solution within Shell's below ground areas by the River Thames, helping lower the building's carbon footprint, whilst avoiding damaging protected river species such as endangered eels.