Seven in ten firms see sustainability as a driver of success, and almost four in ten put it at the core of their business strategy, according to Temple’s sustainability survey in association with Sustainable Business and Edie.net.
BS 8903 sets out a comprehensive framework to help management with sustainable and economic development. By following these guidelines, you can implement sustainable procurement processes across all supply chains.
A new way to measure fuel poverty in England is being proposed by the Government following the independent review on this issue by Professor John Hills of the London School of Economics (LSE) published in March this year.
Risks to public health in the UK from climate change are spelled out in a report published by the Health Protection Agency. The study, Health Effects of Climate Change in the UK 2012, is an extensive update of earlier reports published by the Department of Health.
BS ISO 20121 – a new global sustainability standard which helps organizers run more efficient events – has now been published. It sets out strategies for reducing costs, carbon emissions and waste, managing the biodiversity impacts of venues and achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has reported that it has become the first major retailer in the UK to become carbon neutral. Efforts made across the company and throughout its supply chain have resulting in it meeting a total of 138 out of 180 eco-friendly and ethical commitments, with an additional 30 described as being “on plan”.