Fiona Ball

Director of the Bigger Picture, Sky

Apple ‘dodges difficult questions about sustainability and repairability of its products’

The Environmental Audit Committee says the tech giant has continued to ‘swerve questions’ and avoided an honest discussion about electronic waste

Tesla signs up to Fair Cobalt Alliance to improve human footprint of battery metal mining

The recently-launched Fair Cobalt Alliance aims to support informal cobalt miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Sustainability software – is your system working for you or against you?

Top tips to ensure you have the right system in place to help reduce the reporting burden

IKEA owner announces €600m of sustainable investments

Ingka Group has pledged to implement a zero fossil fuel approach to spending and will review local pension alignment across 31 countries with ESG standards

Siemens Energy closes €3bn loan linked to sustainability

The financing costs are linked to key environmental, social and corporate governance criteria

Northern Powergrid adopts eco-paint to boost air quality and slash power cuts

The new paint formula is forecast to save more than 5.5 million tonnes of volatile organic compounds from being emitted into the air

Lobsters ‘not at risk’ from wind farm operations

The findings of a new study show not only do lobster populations surrounding wind farms remain healthy but suffer no noticeable impacts at all

Selfridges launches Project Earth in push towards sustainability

The high-end department store chain intends to introduce new retail models and experiences such as repairing and reselling as well as offering clothing rental

Qatar launches ‘first of its kind’ energy storage project using Tesla batteries

The £2.1m project aims to secure the country’s production capacity at peak times and enhance energy efficiency