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Consumers have become strong advocates for environmental sustainability. In response, packaging companies have increasingly modified their materials, designs and processes. Manufacturers are looking for production methods that will give them the... Read more

With environmental concerns at the forefront of everyone’s mind, the automotive industry is under a lot of pressure. The manufacture and maintenance of cars has a lot to answer for in terms of fossil fuel emissions. In recent years however... Read more

An alliance of CEOs and leading figures from large businesses in the Nordic region, have met with the Prime Ministers of the five Nordic countries in Reykjavik to discuss collaborative approaches to managing the challenges of sustainability... Read more

The European Commission has imposed tariffs of 8 to 18% on imported subsidised Indonesian biodiesel, arguing the move was necessary to maintain a level playing field for EU producers... Read more

With the appearance, texture, smell and — according to many hardcore meat lovers — taste of an authentic beef-based burger, Impossible Foods epitomises the rise of plant-based meat alternatives. More than a mere lentil patty, the US company’s... Read more

The Clean Arctic Alliance has challenged Chinese state-owned shipping and logistics services supplier to make public the fuel that is being used on its vessels in the Arctic waters between the Pacific and Atlantic... Read more

Polish company Biotrem is paving the way for a new wave in the development of waste-free products with the invention of edible plates and cutlery. Made entirely of vegetable products, such as wheat bran, the dishes are edible and biodegradable in... Read more

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) will finance development of the Núñez de Balboa photovoltaic power plant, which Iberdrola is currently building in Extremadura... Read more

It is estimated that over 8 million nappies are thrown away every day, more than 3 billion each year. Disposable nappies are known to take over 500 years to decompose, making the product's eco-footprint deep and long lasting. While eco-disposable... Read more

With the impact of climate change being felt and consumer awareness at an all time high, it is important that product packaging has as little environmental impact as possible throughout its lifespan. Packaging materials have a large impact on how... Read more

Munich-based industrial conglomerate BayWa AG has signed up to RE100, the global corporate renewables initiative, officially committing itself to meeting the requirements of a 100% clean-energy supply from 2020. Read more

A new report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has revealed the top ten emerging technologies that have the potential to positively disrupt our economy in 2019. Here Sophie Hand, UK country manager at automation parts supplier EU Automation... Read more

Renewables produced more energy than fossil fuels in Europe in the first half of 2019, as it did for the first six months of 2018, according to a report by energy data analysts EnAppSys... Read more

As a large buyer of grain, Fazer acknowledges its responsibility to develop sustainable grain cultivation. Fazer has, in cooperation with farmers, crafted a Grain Vision and ten principles of sustainable farming to implement it... Read more

The Langh companies have become a partner of the John Nurminen Foundation and a supporter of the Foundation’s Clean Baltic Sea projects. In addition to providing support, the Langh companies also aim to reduce environmental loads and develop... Read more

In preparation for Earth Overshoot Day on July 29, Schneider Electric, a specialist in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has committed to promoting the concept of one-planet compatibility as an essential framework for... Read more

Berry Global Group has signed the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment to eliminate plastic pollution at its source. The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with UN Environment... Read more

Croda International has been named the Chemical Industry Association (CIA) Company of the Year, as well as winning the CIA Environmental Leadership Award. Read more

The trend towards eco-friendly green products is increasingly applying to the home care and cleaning products industry. Ecovia Intelligence, a specialist research, consulting and training company that focuses on global ethical product industries... Read more

More and more of us are becoming aware of our consumption of single use plastic products, and the negative impact that their disposal can have on surrounding ecosystems. Research has found that on average, the typical person uses a plastic bag for... Read more

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