Microsoft to nearly double its internal carbon price

The technology giant will charge its internal divisions a rate of $15 per metric tonne on all carbon emissions

Sausages and burgers
Fancy a veggie disc? Or maybe a vegan tube?

The terms ‘vegetarian burger’ and ‘vegan sausage’ could be banned under new EU laws

IKEA introduces environmentally-friendly ice cream

The retailer says the vegan strawberry soft ice generates half the carbon dioxide emissions of typical ice cream

Home being tested with a thermal scanner
London homes ‘most energy efficient in the country’

A new report suggests people living in Tower Hamlets, Greenwich and the City of London pay among the lowest bills in England and Wales

Could a toothpaste pill be the minty solution to cutting landfill waste?

Bite, the creator of the sustainable and vegan tooth care solution, believes the answer is yes

Palm oil
European Commission concludes palm oil is environmentally damaging

The decision means it is likely to be removed from transport fuels as it will not contribute to EU renewable transport targets

Cotton growing in field
Green cotton group sells enough to make 1.5 billion pairs of jeans

The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) says this is a historic level of uptake

Asda
Asda removes 6,500 tonnes of plastic from own-brand packaging

The supermarket chain claims it has reduced the amount of plastic used to sell almost 1,000 products

Primark
Primark says sustainability is in its jeans

The chain has announced the launch of its first-ever sustainable denim collection

Budweiser
Budweiser brewer signs deal for sustainable rice supply

Anheuser-Busch has teamed up with Indigo Agriculture to drive down emissions related to the beer ingredient