Packaging industry is split on sustainability


Leading companies in the packaging sector are split in their efforts, and corporate belief, in sustainability. While some major packaging companies are forging ahead with their net zero plans others lag far behind, with many yet to even start their journey. “Being a sustainably-minded company is central to everything we do,” says Leanne Osborne, managing […]

GreenCareersHub to boost 725,000 net zero jobs

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A new careers hub has been launched to meet the growing need for skilled green workers to address the net zero transition. The UK needs hundreds of thousands of skilled green workers in all sectors and employers are increasingly worried about what they call the ‘war for talent’ for employees with green skills. Over 725,000 […]

Projects showcase the latest eco-farming innovations


Fifty innovative projects have been announced from four key competitions in the latest Farming Innovation Programme milestones Following the completion of four substantial competitions under the UK Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs’ (Defra) Farming Innovation Programme, 50 projects have secured valuable funding. This will allow them to advance their innovations that aim to […]

European universities commit to sustainability


The EuroTech Universities Alliance has reinforced its unanimous commitment to sustainability in research and education. Europe’s 23 top-level science and technology universities are collaborating to establish a joint research agenda for sustainability to further integrate sustainability into their teaching curricula, and to harness innovation for sustainable development. Each institution also pursues its plan to achieve a […]