New biochemical techniques could transform land usage

18 August, 2014 by Fiona Harvey

So-called 'agricultural biologicals' could be used to dramatically improve resource efficiency, converting fibres that are currently wasted into liquid biofuels and increasing crop yields.

Why corporate stewardship makes good business sense

15 August, 2014 by Stuart Poore

By acting as stewards of natural assets, businesses are protecting their own future as well as the planet’s, says Stuart Poore.

Disruptive business models shake-up existing markets

14 August, 2014 by Duncan Jefferies

A number of innovative projects around the world are improving people's lives by replacing inefficient products with simple, effective technologies and services.

SMEs are making strides toward sustainable sourcing

13 August, 2014 by Duncan Jefferies

An increasing number smaller businesses are following in the footsteps of multinationals like Unilever by adopting sustainable sourcing strategies.

Interactive bugs put the spotlight on e-waste

12 August, 2014 by tess riley

Robot butterflies built from discarded smartphone components are on display at the 02 arena, as part of 02's campaign to raise awareness about e-waste.

More species shift lifestyle and location in response to climate change

6 August, 2014 by Jeremy Lovell

The loss of natural habitats is pushing an increasing number of species closer to the poles and higher elevations.

Sustainable schools project boosts exam results

5 August, 2014 by Roger East

The pupil-friendly design of several Bristol schools has helped to increase the percentage of pupils gaining 5 A*-to-C grades.

Hilton, Marriott line up for TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders scheme

4 August, 2014 by Heather Connon

More than 80% of travellers want their hotels to have environmentally-friendly practices, according to TripAdvisor, which is expanding a scheme to help them make greener choices.

Coca-Cola Enterprises reveals Recycling Challenge finalists

1 August, 2014 by Duncan Jefferies

Apps, social movements and customisable bins are among the eight short-listed ideas from CCE and OpenIDEO.com’s 13-week challenge, which aims to increase recycling rates at home.

Prototyping the future

28 July, 2014 by James Goodman

James Goodman discusses where the practice of futures is heading next.

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