Deforestation
Nestlé supply chain ‘now 77% deforestation-free’

The firm has committed to ensuring none of its products are associated with the environmentally-damaging process by 2020

Los Angeles
Los Angeles’ cars to go 100% electric by 2050

The Mayor of Los Angeles has unveiled a new sustainability strategy to outline the city’s journey to a greener future

Compost burial
Washington could become first US state to allow ‘human composting’

The state has passed a bill that would legalise an eco-friendly process to turn dead bodies into nutrient-rich soil – it just needs approval from the Governor

Green home
Affordable Warmth green measures unlock £11.3bn of lifetime bill savings

During 2018, the ECO scheme saw 212,700 measures installed, a 5% higher rate than 2017’s rate of deployment

The North Face turns old tents into new bags

The outdoor and lifestyle clothing company has teamed up with fashion designer Christopher Raeburn for the collection

World’s biggest palm oil trader announces plans to prevent deforestation

Wilmar International has pledged to stop working with farmers and businesses involved in deforestation or development on peatland

Demand for green buildings ‘could double in near-future’

A new study from Dodge Data and Analytics shows the sustainable construction sector is growing

Claire Perry: Price cap ‘isn’t underground attempt to renationalise energy sector’

The energy and clean growth minister insisted bills have gone down since 2012

Energy UK calls for VAT removal from energy bills and energy efficiency measures

The trade body says that would reduce bills by nearly £60 a year

UK’s £6bn energy efficiency scheme to focus on fuel poor households

It will support energy-saving upgrades in more than one million homes over the next three and half years