Posted on Nov 11 2015 - 12:37pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Trailblazing Cradle to Cradle online store expands product line with sustainable nursery favourite gNappies

An online portal that specialises in products that have passed only the highest environmental standards continues to grow with the latest addition of gNappies, the earth-friendly compostable nappy range. Cradletocradlemarketplace.com (C2C MarketPlace) stocks only those products that have passed the rigorous Cradle to Cradle Certification Product Standard, a marque awarded to products striving for continual...

Posted on Sep 8 2015 - 12:25pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Sustainable Brands Relocates Brand Innovation Conference to Beaumont Windsor Estate

Sustainable Brands® recently announced details for its pan-European conference to be held at the Beaumont Estate in Windsor, November 16-18. SB’15 London will gather nearly 500 senior-level brand strategists, sustainability executives and business model innovators for co-creative dialogue at an ‘out-of-the-city’ venue with intent to spark new and unexpected ideas. The program theme, ‘How Now’,...

Posted on Sep 1 2015 - 1:58pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Office Depot argues that there is more to sustainability than just buying green products

Nigel Crunden, business specialist at Office Depot, argues that there is more to sustainability than just buying green products It can be all too easy to jump on the bandwagon when it comes to reducing a commercial carbon footprint through procuring products with green credentials. However, knee-jerk reactions are never ideal, and to maximise the impact of sustainable procurement it is vital to establish...

Posted on Aug 7 2015 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Travis Perkins plc displays exemplary leadership in sustainable purchasing

The work Travis Perkins plc has undertaken with VitalMetrics has received the Supplier Leadership Award from the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC). The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC), based in the USA, has presented VitalMetrics with the prestigious Supplier Leadership Award for work undertaken with Travis Perkins plc in providing sustainability impact spend analysis...

Posted on Aug 6 2015 - 11:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on The Ultimate High Performance E-Bike

Trefecta stands for the ultimate combination of technology, mobility and connectivity; integrating these three elements to construct the perfect e-bike. An international team of Dutch, Swiss and German engineers draw on a background in aerospace and automotive engineering, which results in a unique and innovative perspective to redefine mobility. Their expertise and passion sets the bar to the highest...

Posted on Aug 6 2015 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Good Energy Chief Exec Speaks Out About Removal of Government Support

Juliet Davenport is the chief executive of Wiltshire-based renewable electricity company Good Energy. It owns six solar farms in the UK and supports over 90,000 people who generate electricity at home using small-scale solar. She said: “Ending support for solar power makes no sense at all. On one hand the government says it wants to keep household energy bills down by removing support for clean...

Posted on Aug 5 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Taiwan Green Products Display Centre London

Taiwan Green Trade Project Office (GTPO) was founded in March 2011. Supervised by the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs, GTPO is the primary think tank for Taiwan’s green policy, technology and economy future. GTPO works with all Taiwan international corporations and SMEs that have green products, manufacturing, innovations and technologies. For decades, Taiwan has been a...

Posted on Aug 5 2015 - 11:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Charity hails new law as a vital step forwards in walking investment

For the first time ever, the Government has laid down in law a commitment to act upon the decline in people walking. National charity Living Streets is celebrating the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy being made into law as a positive step towards walking and calling for this commitment to be matched by the government earmarking funds in the upcoming Spending Review. People today walk almost...

Posted on Aug 5 2015 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Baker consultants nomineted for Green Energy Awards 2015

The 2015 Wales Green Energy Awards finalists have been announced and Baker Consultants have been nominated alongside Newcastle University for a Contribution to Skills & Training award. Baker Consultants’ nomination relates to their research and development of bioacoustics survey skills for the monitoring of European nightjar, a species of bird often perceived as being in conflict with wind farm...

Posted on Aug 4 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Royal Parks partners with Second Serve & Will To Win to launch environmentally friendly tennis balls

The Royal Parks Foundation announces the release of an exclusive eco-friendly tennis ball. With “tennis fever” sweeping the nation, these balls are designed to ensure that we can continue to enjoy this centuries-old sport whilst being friendly to the environment. More than 17,000 hours of tennis are played annually on Royal Parks’ tennis courts; equating to almost two days’ worth of tennis...