Denim companies buckle up for sustainable denim with new guidelines

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has published a set of rules dictating how fashion brands and manufacturers should help tackle waste and reduce pollution

World economic growth is becoming much cleaner – and that’s not all

New research published by PwC suggests by 2040, global energy intensity will fall by a further one-third

‘Cross-party commission needed to agree climate emergency plans’

The Trades Union Congress has outlined how the transition to a low carbon economy can be reached while meeting the needs of workers

Renewable jobs around the world topped 11 million in 2018

This compares with 10.3 million in 2017, the increase driven by renewable energy industries increasingly spreading around the globe.

UK researchers to explore energy and productivity links

It is hoped the study will help inform policymaking across various institutions

Image: Shutterstock
Government productivity statistics ‘fail to reflect value of cutting carbon’

That’s the verdict from the Energy Systems Catapult, which estimates avoided carbon dioxide emissions are worth about 0.4% of total GDP.

Chrysler cars
Fiat Chrysler pays $77m penalty after missing fuel economy targets

The automotive firm fell short of US Government requirements in the 2016 model year

IKEA
IKEA opens the door for furniture rental service

The Swedish brand has announced it is launching trials in Switzerland this month

Green growth
UK’s low carbon economy swelled by 6.8% in 2017

This green growth saw the sector reach a total value of £44.5 billion

Different types of food
More sustainable food system could save a delicious $2.7tn a year

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation says the current industrial food system is “no longer fit for the 21st century”