Sustainable finance
Businesses call for action on UK’s sustainable goals

A roundtable meeting came together to help accelerate growth of sustainable finance across the country

BP
Banning single-use plastics ‘could lead to higher carbon emissions’

That’s according to a new report published by BP, which says banning plastics would slash oil demand

Future train
Hydrogen trains ‘vital to decarbonising UK railways’

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers says gas-powered trains should be rolled out wherever electrification is not possible

Lucid EV
Lucid commits to 2020 rollout of luxury EV

The firm has said it will deliver its inaugural model to market by the end of next year

Nike 720
Could the Nike Air Max 720 do a 180 on plastic waste?

The new trainer uses a sole made of 75% recycled waste materials

Wood you believe it! Sustainable cartons hit the shelves

Finnish company Arla claims to be the first to deploy the sustainable packaging in supermarkets

Squirrel lasagne
Forget lentils – low carbon cuisine is all about squirrel lasagne

That’s according to Borough Market’s Native restaurant, which has added the dish to their menu

Lord Deben
Lord Deben hit by conflict of interest claims

A newspaper investigation claims the peer’s private firm has received £600,000 from green businesses

Coffee cups
Glasgow’s single-use plastic cups get binned in new scheme

Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Cup Movement will see convenient recycling points installed across the city

ben & jerrys
How’s this for a scoop – Ben & Jerry’s put a freeze on single-use plastic

The global ice cream brand it will no longer offer plastic straws and spoons from early 2019