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  • We need to put jobs and poverty at the centre of climate action
    Discussions around climate change are in need of a new narrative that outlines the opportunities of a low-carbon transition, as renowned environmentalist Jeremy Leggett and Xynteo's Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President Philip Smith explain.

  • The new kids on the climate block
    If the climate-based protests from school children over the last week are anything to go by, the future of our world is in safe and caring hands. What kind of world we leave them will be dependent on the actions of the next generation of sustainability leaders.

  • Palm oil: Certified but NOT sustainable
    Last month, Jonathon Porritt stated in his edie blog that the intent of the Changing Markets Foundation was to 'undermine the creditability of certification schemes' without suggesting alternatives. As the Foundation's campaign's director, I was surprised by this accusation and feel compelled to provide my own response.

  • Addressing the fierce urgency of now: The need to accelerate and celebrate carbon reduction
    Reflecting on the presentation of the Carbon Reduction award at edie's Sustainability Leaders Awards last week, EDF Energy's director of energy energy solutions sales Vincent de Rul notes the need to share successes in relation to carbon efficiency.

  • Business transformation: It's time to get radical on disability inclusion
    This blog will use our focus on disability inclusion to highlight how business can embed systemic, transformative and cultural change.

  • Certified & sustainable
    One of Europe's most influential thought leaders on sustainable development, writer and broadcaster Jonathon Porritt, on the need to support certification programmes that deliver zero deforestation.

  • When boards approve fake profits, society picks up the tab
    To tie in with his appearance at edie's Sustainability Leaders Forum, Earth on Board's Founder and CEO Philippe Joubert discusses why businesses should consider their true profits.

  • Experts or the Crowd: Who should we listen to?
    As CRS professionals we can be overwhelmed with advice from experts and the crowd. We manage complex and often emotive issues, ranging from climate change to human rights violations. How can we make sound decisions when stakeholder opinions might be widely different? Recently the ICRS Annual Debate asked the question 'experts vs. the crowd: whose voice should responsible organisations prioritise?'

  • Are brands ready to turn their plastics ambitions into actions?
    Like plastics, talk is cheap. The world's largest businesses are continuously committing to various plastic phase-outs, but the time is now to move the dial and turn ambitions into action - and edie is here to help.

  • The innovative transport solutions making cities more liveable
    Our cities are facing unprecedented challenges. Urban populations are growing at a staggering rate and it is estimated that by 2050, 68% of the world's population will be living in cities. Such urbanisation puts pressure on every part of a city's status quo, and no transport is no exception - so how can we continue to move people around cities without worsening existing chronic congestion and air quality issues?

  • How can we turn the Blue Planet effect into impactful behaviour change?
    In the UK, we have seen a growing public debate about the impact our lives have on the environment largely driven by the debate on single-use plastics, but how can we turn this awareness into impactful behaviour change?

  • Why brands should take a new digital approach to responsible growth
    This blog, from DNV GL, outlines how businesses can engage their consumers in powerful authentic brand stories that promote trust and highlight sustainability.

  • In 2019, businesses will need to embrace sustainability, or risk being left behind
    What would you do if you only had 12 years to stop catastrophic climate change? At COP 24 in Poland earlier this year, 200 nations formed plans to collectively tackle this issue, and their message is clear: as nations, we will go beyond our commitments and ambitions from the 2015 Paris Agreement to further reduce emissions and tackle one of the world's greatest challenges.

  • Why tree planting should be part of your climate change strategy
    12 years. That's all the time we have to limit global warming to the 1.5°C target laid out by October's UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.

  • Reflections from COP24
    It's was an interesting week at what was perhaps the most important UN conference since the Paris 2015 deal.

  • Energy regulations: Coming to a home near you
    The launch of the new version 10 of the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP10) means that energy regulations are changing. But what does this mean for our buildings?

  • 10 lessons from 10 years of sustainability
    After a decade of leading the sustainability agenda at Capgemini, Dr James Robey shares his top 10 lessons learnt.

  • 10 years on from the Climate Change Act, how far have we come?
    The first line of the Climate Change Act passed in 2008 reads "it is the duty of the Secretary of State to ensure that the net UK carbon account for the year 2050 is at least 80% lower than the baseline".

  • How does the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures impact the SDGs?
    The Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, or TCFD, is all about climate change. Or is it? Carolina Karlstrom, independent action researcher and sustainability expert, takes a closer look at the financial disclosure initiative and identifies how its impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is wider than you might think.

  • Black Friday is the antithesis of sustainable business, but there's an alternative
    It's that time again. Today is Black Friday, the biggest sales event of the year, as Britain's retailers stack high and sell low before Christmas. Sustainable Development Goal 12 (sustainable consumption and production patterns) seems all but forgotten for the time being.

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