Insights: environment

The cow in the room of climate action

When I attended COP26 last year, I was not in the least bit surprised by the lack of conversation and action around our food system. After all, I was there as part of an awareness campaign called “The Cow...

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Cero Generation appoints Stand to raise profile and power a conversation about solar in Europe

Stand has been appointed by Cero Generation – the leading European solar energy developer – to raise its profile across Europe and power a conversation around the role of solar in the transition to a secure, net-zero future.

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Is making the ‘right’ choice becoming unaffordable?

There is no shortage of evidence out there demonstrating that citizens are more likely to buy from brands that are acting proactively to address a social or environmental issue. People are demanding more from brands, but are unable or...

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World Environment Day; Are we as green as we think we are?

It was World Environment Day on Sunday and, as such, it’s important we continue to educate ourselves on the practices corporations are using to become more Earth-friendly. Over the decade, consumers have become more progressive with embracing sustainable patterns...

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In the race to net zero, let’s not waste time picking sides

When we talk about the journey to net zero emissions, the scale of the problem looms so large it can start to block out the view of the path ahead. The IEA estimates that global investment in clean energy...

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Is it time to challenge our perceptions of nuclear power?

The UK has a long civil nuclear heritage dating back to the 1950s. But reputationally speaking, the industry has a tricky past. In the court of public opinion, it has proven unpopular. Despite being stringently regulated, it is viewed...

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The pandemic of inequalities

Last week, the Health Foundation’s Unequal pandemic, fairer recovery report made headlines, revealing that throughout the pandemic, the chances of dying from Covid-19 were nearly four times higher for adults of working age in England’s poorest areas than for...

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World Environment Day; a farce or a timely reminder?

World Environment Day took place this past Saturday, and in the run-up, many companies around the world plastered their social media accounts with posts about their drive towards net-zero or a reduction of single-use plastic. This is a small,...

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A tale of two crises

Introducing our new series, ‘Sustainnovation in a post-pandemic world’.   In his now famous speech to London’s insurance market in 2015, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, described catastrophic climate change as the ‘tragedy of the horizon’....

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Believe in Better: Insight and inspiration from industry leaders

Britain is the birthplace of the industrial revolution – and despite the challenges presented by global and domestic events such as Covid-19 and Brexit, for many manufacturers, the past year has presented opportunities to diversify and grow their business....

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Veganuary’s Top Tips: An Expert’s Guide

I first took part in Veganuary in 2018, thinking I probably wouldn’t even last...

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The cow in the room of climate action

When I attended COP26 last year, I was not in the least bit surprised...

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Cero Generation appoints Stand to raise profile and power a conversation about solar in Europe

Stand has been appointed by Cero Generation – the leading European solar energy developer...

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Stand partners with Big Change and the LEGO Foundation on the launch of the global Big Education Conversation initiative

Stand has been appointed by Big Change – a charity founded to transform the...

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Is making the ‘right’ choice becoming unaffordable?

There is no shortage of evidence out there demonstrating that citizens are more likely...

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It’s our time on earth, so what are we doing to it?

After this summer’s meltdown, the climate crisis is once again at the forefront of...

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