Fears for green projects as Liz Truss calls for cull of ‘white elephant’ capital spending – Business Green
After years of supporting and nurturing the "green economy", could the UK be about to turn its back? Micro energy producers have already been punished, so attention could turn to larger projects.
SO? builds prototype floating house for post-earthquake Istanbul – Dezeen
An effective response to natural disasters can save lives and make rebuilding simpler, cheaper and less impactful. Could a floating house be one solution for flood prone areas?
Building a socially responsible company – The Star Online
From a green HQ to giving students real-world opportunities, Malaysian company PKT has been trying to pay something back to its local community. This interview with group Managing Director Datuk Michael Tio sets out some of the lessons learnt along the way.
Milton Friedman was wrong: Corporations do have social responsibility | GreenBiz
Corporations have a responsibility beyond maximising profit and "just" adhering to regulations, argues Dariush Rafinejad.
Smithfield Foods Goes Big On Biogas – BioCycle BioCycle
"Manure-To-Energy" projects are turning waste from pork processing into a reliable form of power. It's the current stage in a long journey with renewables that started in the 90s.
The supply chain behind turning unusual materials into textiles – Supply Chain Dive
Your spoilt milk can become a gown, unsold pineapple an alternative to leather. These are just some of the ways discarded products from one supply chain and fuel another.
Institutional investors drive corporate social responsibility, study shows – Folio
Although the "activist shareholder" is seen as the agent of change for corporations, Alberta School of Business suggests it's pension funds and finance companies demanding it.
Over 300,000 bottles recycled in Iceland reverse vending trial – OKCHEM
In March '18, the UK Government proposed re-introducing mandatory deposits for bottles. That hasn't materialised (yet), but a UK supermarket took the initiative and went ahead with it anyway.
Asia-Pacific to lead growth in wind turbine gearbox and direct drive markets – Power Engineering International
More wind power projects means more turbines. GlobalData thinks APAC is going to be bigger winners, with a $1.5 Billion industry expected to emerge.
Bill Gates has added a geothermal startup to his clean energy fund’s first bets – MIT Technology Review
Could fracking become a source of geothermal energy? The tech giant turned philanthropist seems to think so.
Sun Box solar energy project: A light for Gaza – Qantara.de
Majd Mashharawi is bringing solar power to Gaza. The effects can be life changing.