Veolia reports ‘significant’ carbon reductions using energy recovery facilities for clinical waste

The waste treatment company has trialled a technology, which led to more than 60% reduction in carbon emissions compared to other commonly used treatments

Bayer to pay farmers to capture carbon in a ‘smart-agriculture’ initiative

The German chemical and pharmaceutical giant will start rewarding farmers in Brazil and the US for adopting climate-smart practices, including cover crops

More than two-thirds of corporate leaders are ‘more conscious of environment since lockdown’

Despite this, many senior stakeholders admit the need to stabilise economically has prevented them from ‘making bigger leaps in the sustainability agenda’

East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust unveils solar power plan to cut emissions

Half of Margate’s Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital will be powered with 1,200 solar panels

Eucerin to save 175 tonnes of paper by 2025 with phase-out of packaging leaflets

The dermocosmetics brand is also testing carton material for its boxes in order to further reduce the demand for paper

Basketball commits to cut emissions

The International Basketball Federation plans to have its major events carbon-neutral by 2050

Swedish pharmacy chain replaces plastic dispensing products with renewable alternative

Recycled plastic containers will replace imports from China

Social enterprise converts plastic waste into face shields

The PPE supply will cover the shortages in Ugandan hospitals in the wake of coronavirus pandemic

More than a million new green jobs could be created by 2050

That’s the suggestion made by the Local Government Association in a new report published today, which predicts nearly 700,000 direct jobs could be created in England’s clean economy by 2030

Investors urge environmentally-intensive companies to disclose their data

The investors, which include Legal & General, Nordea Asset Management and the New York State Common Retirement Fund, are working to get companies such as Nintendo, Exxon Mobil, Facebook and Domino’s Pizza to reveal their environmental impacts