Guest Blog: Ben Spry – Five resolutions for UK energy managers to make this year

npower Business Solutions, Energy HQ, launches a toolkit helping energy managers to make the business case for a long-term energy management plan

Debenhams launches new sustainability programme for next decade

The scheme aims to ensure the department store slashes its environmental footprint throughout the 2020s

EU unveils €1tn investment plan to meet net zero carbon goal

The projects financed under the European Green Deal will support new, clean energy and circular economy industries and enable the creation of high quality jobs across the region

US grocery giant Kroger ‘to eliminate food waste by 2025’

The firm says its ‘Zero Hunger, Zero Waste’ scheme will see it accelerate food donations, with plans to donate a billion meals by 2020 and three billion meals by 2025

Goldman Sachs pledges to step away from oil and gas drilling in the Arctic

The banking giant has also promised to avoid financing projects in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and said it will not invest in new thermal coal mines anywhere in the world

Bristol takes the top spot as ‘UK’s greenest city’

New research from Compare The Market found the city has spent ‘hundreds of millions of pounds’ on tackling the issue of climate change

Carnaby Street’s Christmas decorations shine a light on sustainability

Carnaby has teamed up with ocean conservation charity Project Zero to create a “theatrical underwater scene” representing different areas of the ocean in need of conservation

Green guilt… is it affecting you?

New research shows almost half of the country have also felt judged for not acting sustainably enough

New collaboration targets IoT tech for sustainable energy networks

They will also analyse the growing role of renewable gases such as biomethane and hydrogen on the energy mix of the future

Japanese shipping giant NYK unveils sustainability-linked loan

The finance mechanism will see interest rate fluctuate depending on the firm’s sustainability performance