West Midlands Ambulance Service launches ‘UK’s first’ fully electric ambulance

Fitted in the underside of the ambulance floor pan, a 96kW battery pack will provide a top speed of 75mph

Sri Lanka sends 21 waste containers back to UK after discovering hazardous contents

Around 260 tonnes of rubbish arrived in the capital city of Columbo between September 2017 and March 2018 – they have now been shipped back to the UK

Biogen to invest $250m to end fossil fuel use by 2040

The biotechnology company achieved carbon-neutrality in 2014

HSBC partners with chemical company to turn post-consumer plastic into PPE suits

The project aims to deliver protective equipment to more than 200 hospitals in Thailand

Novo Nordisk reaches RE100 goal of 100% renewably-powered production facilities

The global healthcare company is now pursuing a new target of achieving zero carbon dioxide emissions from all operations and transport by 2030

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

Australian scientists call to add climate change to death certificates

During the last 11 years, 36,765 deaths in Australia could have been attributed to heat, according to a new report

Australian hospital goes solar during coronavirus pandemic

The hospital’s new solar project is expected to have an annual output of more than 1GWh

NHS Trust ‘to cut annual emissions by 7,712 tonnes across three key hospitals’

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, which serves a population of around 736,700 people, has signed a deal with Veolia to implement a series of green upgrades across its estate