Sustainability

AiDash earth observation

AI and satellite tech set to aid climate-change and diversity

AN INTELLIGENT sustainability management system (ISMS) could soon be helping companies to achieve sustainability and biodiversity goals. California-based provider of satellite and AI-powered operations, AiDash,...
Pallet Loop: reusable pallets to eliminate waste

Construction industry shows evidence of a refined pallet

THE UK’s first pallet-reuse scheme aims to shake-up the movement of building materials. The Pallet LOOP — claiming circular economy and carbon-zero benefits — is...
Wright Spirit

The sky’s no longer the limit for zero-emission vehicles

EVs are no longer earthbound, as COP26 has just found out. BV’s Richard Thomas reports on the emergence of the electric passenger plane… US-BASED sustainable...
Euro bank notes

Cash still king, says author of COP26 report

AT COP26, Boris Johnson is asking world leaders to “take action on coal, cars, cash and trees” — but a new whitepaper says that...
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...