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A rapid transition to 100% renewable energy, the development of a Centre of Excellence for sustainable aviation, and the carbon-neutral expansion to a third runway are among the key commitments made by Heathrow Airport in a bold new CSR strategy.

The show content for edie Live 2017 has been confirmed with more than 100 expert speakers appearing across four seminar theatres for the two-day exhibition in May.

A new report has reiterated that North Sea nations have the skills and the storage capacity to deliver a thriving Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) industry, with a 10-point plan which outlines the specific support needed from the EU.

Weighing up how much energy and water your business is using does wonders for your waste and is key to battling any future price bulges.

Earls Gate Water, a subsidiary of chemical company CalaChem, has become the first non-household water customer in Scotland to apply to provide its own retail services.

Sustainability advocacy group Ceres has tasked seven global food and beverage companies, including Diageo, General Mills, Kellogg and PepsiCo, to participate in a collaborative challenge aimed at strengthening sourcing and water stewardship action plans.

The world's largest solar-powered boat is en route to Paris for the COP21 climate conference, where it will be moored up as an 'ambassador vessel' to draw attention to the key issues of ocean plastic waste and maritime emissions.
Sapphire Utility Solutions has launched the Urban Recycler, a compact, 'first time resolution' vehicle for rapid, effective gully clearing - even in congested urban areas. Developed in collaboration with JHL, the Urban Recycler, or CityRECycler® 206, brings gully cleaning and water recycling capabilities in a more compact urban solution; delivering a step-change in drain management for the utility, rail, highways and commercial sectors, with a reduced carbon foot-print and environmental benefits, due to a reduction in clean water usage and the amount of waste to landfill.

The second largest Coca-Cola bottler in the world has released its sustainability report revealing notable gains in water-efficiency, energy use and recycling.

With World Water Week bringing experts and innovators to Stockholm to foster new thinking and develop solutions to water-related issues, edie rounds-up the projects and products that could aid efforts to combat water scarcity.

Hydrogen mobility innovators from across Europe have formed a new coalition to deploy 200 fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV); 125 extended-range electric vans and 29 Hydrogen Refuelling Stations (HRS) in 10 EU countries.

Organisations and professionals with an interest in the ISO 14001 environmental management system standard now have access to a free, comprehensive 'edie explains' guide which breaks down all of the key information required to gain certification.

Efforts to combat water scarcity are "absent from the portfolios" of investors, and it is now the responsibility of the private sector to step up water efficiency practices to build understanding that water is an economic risk as well as an environmental one.

Water consultancy Waterscan has suggested savings returned to large multi-site customers in the competitive non-domestic water market will be "more than expected".

The water market in England is deregulating, giving business the chance to tap into savings and other opportunities. Here's how it will affect your organisation.

With a new report from Fairtrade warning that climate change could stunt global coffee production by 50%, supplier Olam International has become the first agri-business globally to achieve the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard - for it's coffee plantation in Tanzania.

German consumer-chemicals company Henkel is on track to triple its resource efficiency in terms of business value created by 2030, according to the firm's latest Sustainability Report.

GM crops are an indispensable tool in the fight against global hunger and the UK should retain ultimate power to decide on the technology, MP's have claimed.

Business Stream and Veolia have announced a new partnership in the run-up to market opening, to provide business customers with a "complete retail water package".

The adaptation of circular economy methods in water-stressed regions could save 412 billion cubic metres of water each year, the equivalent to 11% of annual global water demand, according to new research from multinational banking group ING.

Sapphire Utility Solutions has launched the Urban Recycler, a compact, 'first time resolution' vehicle for rapid, effective gully clearing - even in congested urban areas. Developed in collaboration with JHL, the Urban Recycler, or CityRECycler® 206, brings gully cleaning and water recycling capabilities in a more compact urban solution; delivering a step-change in drain management for the utility, rail, highways and commercial sectors, with a reduced carbon foot-print and environmental benefits, due to a reduction in clean water usage and the amount of waste to landfill.

EXCLUSIVE: The UK Government's decision to introduce a national ban on microbeads can act as an "important step" that mobilises countries to look beyond microbeads in the ocean and focus on creating a plastic circular economy "without leakage".