Calling for action on resource-efficient, circular design


David Symons, UK Director of Sustainability at WSP, introduces WSP's 10 practical recommendations for designing flexible, adaptable and modular infrastructure.

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Posted by David Symons on 14th June 2018

A resource efficient economy can have it all

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Geanne van Arkel, Head of Sustainable Development at Interface, argues that a true circular economy is achievable but only if we look at resources holistically. 

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Posted by Geanne van Arkel on 14th June 2018

Resources and waste: let's stop circular progress


Rowland Hill, Sustainability and Reporting Manager at Marks & Spencer, emphasises the importance of the upcoming Resources and Waste Strategy in driving ambitious resource efficiency in the UK. 

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Posted by Rowland Hill on 12th June 2018

What should happen to the waste hierarchy after Brexit?


Libby Peake, Senior Policy Adviser, Resources at Green Alliance, discusses the Waste Heirarchy, whether it is fit for purpose and how can we ensure it will still be effectively implemented after Brexit.

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Posted by Libby Peake on 11th June 2018

The Industrial Strategy: taking clean growth to the next level


The government's Industrial Strategy is a good start - but for the UK to lead in clean growth it needs to attract investment in project pipelines, local supply chains and skills, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director at the Aldersgate Group.

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Posted by Nick Molho on 4th June 2018
First published in: BusinessGreen

Life after Brexit: the UK economy needs a strong environmental watchdog


The limitations of the UK government’s recent consultation on environmental governance after Brexit show that the misperception that regulations are bad for growth still stands in the way of good environmental policymaking, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group.

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Posted by Nick Molho on 28th May 2018
First published in: The Economist

Homing in on sustainability


Nick Lakin, Group Director of Corporate Affairs at Kingfisher plc, introduces Kingfisher's new Sustainable Growth Plan and argues that sustainability issues resonate strongly with what customers care most about in their homes.

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Posted by Nick Lakin on 25th May 2018

Developing a comprehensive approach to plastic pollution

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Chris Cheeseman, Professor of Materials Resources Engineering at Imperial College London and affiliate of the Grantham Institute – Climate Change and the Environment, considers the root cause of ocean plastic pollution, and what can be done to address it.

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Posted by Professor Chris Cheeseman on 23rd May 2018