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Construction industry plots path to 'zero avoidable waste'

Reuse and recycling of construction materials, more sustainable building design, and promotion of refurbishment over building demolition all favoured in new industry strategy The construction industry is seeking to brush off its reputation as England's biggest producer of waste by promoting refurbishment over... go to Article >

UK's leading house builders plot net zero road map for sector

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House builders, regulators and environmental groups endorse a sector-wide delivery plan for meeting the UK's climate, nature and the wider environmental targets Nearly 40 of the UK's leading housebuilders have backed a... read more

Investors managing $6tr of assets call for global carbon price corridor

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Current piecemeal approach to carbon pricing threatens progress towards global climate goals, Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance argues Some of the world's largest investors have today called for countries around the world to... read more

Aviation is plotting a sustainable course

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Joel Makower explores the various strategies and investments airlines are deploying in pursuit of their new sustainability goals This article originally appeared in the State of Green Business 2021. You can download the... read more

'Critical': $6.6tr investor alliance calls for 'massive investment' in CO2 removal solutions

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Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance also urges policymakers to standardise carbon credits to allow carbon markets to act as a market proxy in the absence of a global carbon price The Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance, the coalition... read more

You won the argument

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James Murray's speech to the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2021 - in full Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the 11th annual BusinessGreen Leaders Awards. More sustainable than a COP26 zoom meeting. More competitive than the... read more

Amazon to funnel €20m into nature-based climate projects across Europe

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Urban forestry project in Italy is first to benefit from tech giant's nature-based solutions, biodiversity and community wellbeing funding programme Amazon has announced plans to funnel €20m towards nature-based projects... read more

Study: Majority of UK industries currently on course to miss 2050 net zero targets

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Only five sectors are decreasing their emissions, while seven are actually seeing emissions rise, University of the West of England and Zurich UK study finds Most sectors of the UK economy are on course to miss their 2050... read more

Net Zero Festival Spotlight: Viki Cooke, co-founder of Britain Thinks

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VIDEO: Leading green economy figures offer their candid views on what net zero means to them ahead of the Net Zero Festival 2021 Viki Cooke is a the co-founder and joint chair of Britain Thinks, an insight and strategy... read more

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2021: And the winner is...

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All the winners and highly commended entries from last night's 11th annual BusinessGreen Leaders Awards Consultancy of the Year Minviro Minviro only launched in 2019, but the judges were hugely impressed by the ambitious... read more

Most firms in G20 countries failing to set science-based climate targets, research finds

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Only 20 per cent of climate targets set by companies in the G20 are science-based, according to Science-Based Targets initiative Growing numbers of companies in G20 countries are setting climate targets, but just a... read more

Royal Mail to trial micro electric vehicles

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The size of golf buggies, the micro EVs will help postmen and women deliver letters and small parcels around busy residential areas Royal Mail has announced plans to trial two Micro Electric Vehicle (MEVs) models for... read more