With environmental leadership floundering at the very top of our ‘greenest government ever’, we thought it would be a good exercise to look at who has brought about some real green leadership through their work and vision. So here is our ‘Top 10 Environmental Leaders’
Margaret Thatcher undoubtedly helped put environmental issues on the agenda, but her flirtation with environmentalism is more likely the product of the growing green movement in the 1980s than any personal conviction and her obsession with free markets and libertarianism undermined all efforts at global environmental protection.
Do green labels serve any real purpose in getting businesses to reduce their environmental impact, or are they just a way for companies to look good?
The new Public Services (Social Value) Act came into force on January 1 2013. But how can we assess overall social value?
London 2012 may have been the most sustainable games of modern times, but there are still lessons we could learn from the ancient Games.
Following months of delay, the Government is to introduce mandatory reporting of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) for Britain’s biggest firms by next year. So what will it mean? We answer some frequently asked questions.
The Ecover Blue Mile seems to have found the ideal way to open people’s minds to the dire health of our marine environment. Now’s a chance for your organisation to get involved.
Natural Capital Accounting created a huge buzz at Rio + 20 where more than 90 companies signed a declaration agreeing to develop and maintain their own natural capital accounts. But can we put a price on nature?
Globalised manufacturing today involves large-scale manufacturing at a handful of strategic locations around the world, but in a carbon and cash-constrained world are we going to see a return to local, small-scale manufacturing?
Global Footprint Network’s latest annual report makes the case that recent financial turmoil in Greece, Italy and elsewhere was fuelled, in large part, by rising resource costs. But until recently they have not been a major determinant of a country’s economic success.