Misconceptions that the paper industry is the enemy of forests

Simon Pilkington is Director of Fedrigoni UK argues that the paper industry gets treated unfairly when its sustainability credentials are discussed This year’s COP27 occurs against a backdrop of war, extreme weather conditions, rising energy prices and great political and economic instability. The human cost has never been more palpable. Sentiments have been divisive, ambivalent […]

Effective energy storage: The essential enabler for affordable Net Zero

Seamus Garvey, professor of dynamics in the Faculty of Engineering at University of Nottingham argues that there is no energy crisis and there never was one. At any one time, the sun throws down over 10,000 times more energy onto the earth than we humans consume. All we need do is collect a tiny fraction […]

The UK’s most sustainable industries revealed

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Sustainable industries are vital if the world is to achieve net zero targets and new research highlights the best and worst sectors. Phoenix Health & Safety has researched analysed and amalgamated the data of over 1800 businesses across three leading bodies within environmentalism and sustainability; BCorp, Climate Neutral, and Investors In The Environment to find UK’s best and worst sustainable industries. Searches […]

UKFT & IBM nominated for MCA fashion sustainability award


UKFT and IBM Consulting have been nominated for the MCA 2022 Sustainability Award for their project on Sustainable Supply Chain Optimisation. The UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKFT) has worked with Tech Data and the Future Fashion Factory to design, prototype and pilot a new technology platform based on IBM technologies, to further transparency within the UK fashion […]