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 London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has released research and a map showing every area of London exceeds recommended guidelines for PM2.5. The damning report also reveals 7.9 million Londoners live in areas exceeding World Health Organisation air quality guidelines by at least 50 per cent.
A British team of scientists has successfully pioneered a way to enable manufacturers to convert CO2 into polyols, a key building block of polyurethane plastic, which is widely used to make a wide range of products.
An estimated 29,000 marine turtles are killed each year in tropical prawn trawls that export to the EU, with the UK being the biggest market. Yet a simple and effective solution – Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs) – can be used by fisheries to tackle this issue a WWF report reveals.
A project combining Ordnance Survey (OS) geospatial data with real-time air quality data from EarthSense Systems is set to highlight clean cycle routes in Britain's cities.
A clean growth strategy setting out how the UK can cut carbon emissions to combat climate change while driving economic growth, has been published by the UK Government's Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark. Reaction to the strategy can be seen later in this article.
A Northern Irish plastic bottle maker's redrafting of its motor-drives has led to to 60 percent fall in energy costs and 30 percent higher output.
Chemical giants AkzoNobel claim to have opened the world's most advanced and sustainable paint factory near England's north east coast at Ashington, north of Newcastle upon Tyne.
The EU Withdrawal Bill is inadequate to deliver Gove's "Green Brexit" vision of healthier environment, top professional environmentalists fear.
Adrian Griffiths, Founder and CEO at Recycling Technologies gives his opinion on the recent poor statistic for plastic recycling .....