Friday, June 22, 2018
LEGO introduce sustainable bricks

LEGO introduce sustainable bio-plastic bricks

LEGO, the Danish toy giant, has begun production of a range of sustainable pieces made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane. The new ‘botanical’ elements...
US businesses ‘moving aggressively’ to reduce carbon footprint

PwC UK commits to slashing carbon footprint

Professional services company PwC UK has cut its carbon footprint by almost a third over the past decade in the UK by rethinking how...
EVs and renewables to plateau CO2 emissions by 2030

EVs and renewables to plateau CO2 emissions by 2030

Data and energy specialists, McKinsey Energy Insights (MEI), have released the 2018 Reference Case of its Global Energy Perspective (GEP) on long-term global energy...
Swedish plant becomes Volvo’s first climate-neutral manufacturing site

Swedish plant becomes Volvo’s first climate-neutral manufacturing site

Volvo Cars’ engine factory in Skövde, Sweden, has become its first climate-neutral manufacturing plant, having switched to renewable heating at the beginning of the...

IRENA to help fund renewables projects in developing countries

Working with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is inviting applications for renewable energy projects in developing countries. Within...

AI platform to help businesses bolster renewables use

Open Energi has launched its AI driven Dynamic Demand 2.0 platform, which helps businesses radically reduce their cost of consuming power. It enables businesses to...

In brief: HSBC pledge $100bn to tackle climate change

HSBC has pledged to provide $100 billion in sustainable financing and investment by 2025 in a bid to tackle “climate change and support sustainable...

Greenpeace name and shame tech firms failing on environmental footprint

Samsung and Amazon have been condemned for failing to take charge of their environmental footprint in Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics. Despite many of the...

Image overhaul for DONG as company waves goodbye to oil and gas

DONG Energy is to change its name to Ørsted as the company continues to divest and move away from oil and gas production. DONG was...

Latest global players pledge to RE100 campaign

The Estée Lauder Companies, Kellogg Company, DBS Bank and Clif Bar & Company are the latest global players to join the RE100 campaign. Spearheaded by...

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Britain’s microbead ban comes into force

Britain’s microbead ban comes into force

The UK’s ban on the sale of products containing microbeads this week comes into effect which will prevent billions of microbeads ending up in...
Lightsource BP delivers first Indian solar project

Lightsource BP delivers first Indian solar project

Lightsource BP, the developer, financer and operator of solar energy projects, has completed a renewables project in Maharashtra, India. The project was financed in partnership...
25.2% efficiency for perovskite-silicon solar cell research collaboration

25.2% efficiency for perovskite-silicon solar cell research collaboration

Oxford PV has reported 25.2% efficiency for a perovskite-silicon solar cell research collaboration. The 1 cm2 perovskite-silicon two-terminal tandem solar cell was engineered collaboratively with...