Sustainability

DPD Group electric vehicles

Fleets, collaboration and infrastructure: key words to sum-up EV Summit

BV’s RICHARD THOMAS reports on Day Two of the 2021 EV Summit, which focused on vehicle fleets and inward investment THERE ARE companies already running...
Electric car (EV) charging station

EV Summit sees charging sites as major block to global uptake

BV’s electric vehicle specialist RICHARD THOMAS reports from the first day of the EV Summit 2021, being held at the Said Business School of...
Planet Mark electric battle bus

Get on the bus! UK drive for carbon reduction starts up

BUSINESSES across the UK will be offered carbon-reduction workshops and practical net-zero advice until the end of COP26 in November. Workshops will be provided by...
Rens crowdfunded, climate-neutral sneakers

World’s first crowdfunded, climate-neutral sneakers — with caffeine

HELSINKI-BASED eco-startup Rens has launched vegan, waterproof sneakers produced from coffee grounds and recycled plastic. The firm released “every-day” sneakers made from 21 cups of...
Austro Control Tower, TrIIIple

Clean hands, clear conscience: a bank that drives green transition

Kommunalkredit Austria AG has ambitious goals, high ethical standards — and the dynamism to follow-through on major infrastructure projects. BV bailed-up CEO Bernd Fislage...
Cement trucks, HeidelbergCement AG

Cement industry aims to cut carbon with new initiative

IF THE cement industry were to be considered as a country, it would be the third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide in the world — surpassed only by...
Khe Nuoc Trong

Say it with flowers — or a green greeting card…

IT’S ALL about electronic communication nowadays, but the UK still produces 200 million greeting cards each year. And as with almost everything else, that...
Gorilla

Great apes benefit from guerrilla tactics from online community

REDDIT’s at it again. Fresh from boosting the share price of game retailer GameStop, the WallStreetBets community has gone wild, “adopting” 3,500 wild gorillas...
Melior products

Social enterprise brings hope and work to people with disabilities

TWO-and-a-half million Brits are expected to be unemployed this year, and there is concern about how disabled people especially will fare in the pandemic...
Volta Zero electric truck EV

Electric vehicle adoption: no longer an ‘if’, just a ‘when’

BV 's RICHARD THOMAS reports from Day Two of the EV Summit 2020 "OUR AIR will be cleaner, our children healthier, our contribution to climate...