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Advancing sustainability in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Open Access Government maps the social, economic and environmental aspects of sustainable development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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Sustainability and its growing impact within business

Professor Raffaella Cagliano, Director of the Master in Sustainability Management and Corporate Social Responsibility at MIP Politecnico di Milano, discusses how sustainable behaviour by managers and businesses can have an impact on society.
zero hunger

Post-COVID, a zero hunger Canada is within reach

Rachel Cheng, Communications Manager & Gisèle Yasmeen, Executive Director from Food Secure Canada, argue that post-COVID, a zero hunger Canada is within reach.
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SpiralG Project: The first demonstrator of spirulina biorefinery

Here, we learn about the many uses of spirulina algae, and how BBI JU funded project SpiralG is assessing the sustainability and profitability of each spirulina biomass component.
intensive fish farming

Intensive fish farming: A call to reform the industry

Sophie Peutrill, Global Campaign Manager – Fish Welfare at Compassion in World Farming, argues that intensive fish farming is unsustainable and unethical and we must do more to reform this growing industry.
social sciences

Sustainable communities, ecosystem services and human well‐being

Michael Slimak Ph.D., retired National Program Director for the Sustainable & Healthy Communities Research Program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), explores the most pressing challenges today that reflect the need to understand interdependencies between the natural and social sciences.
plastic packaging projects

Plastic packaging projects receive £16 million from UKRI

UKRI has opened up a new £16 million funding competition for projects to develop sustainable solutions to plastic packaging challenges.
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The benefits of a sustainably managed supply chain

Jodi Sanders, General Manager of PacWolf, explains why a sustainably managed supply chain can be beneficial.
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Europe’s green road to recovery

Mauro Petriccione, Directorate-General for Climate Action at the European Commission, illustrates Europe’s plans for a green recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.
improved forest management

Improved forest management through new technologies and digital transformation

Rasmus Astrup from TECH4EFFECT project and the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO), details the rudiments of improved forest management through new technologies and digital transformation.
Climate University

Climate University: Teaching and learning for a sustainable future

The Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR) talks us through the online learning opportunities available at Climate University to tackle the challenges of climate change and sustainability.
seafood side-streams

Developing new solutions for better utilisation of seafood side-streams

Charlotte Jacobsen, Professor and Head of Research Group at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, explains how the WaSeaBi project will ensure sounder exploitation of aquatic resources.
bio-based composites

SSUCHY: EU-project develops more sustainable & advanced bio-based composites

Vincent Placet, Research Engineer at the UFC/FEMTO Institute of Besançon, (France) and Coordinator of the EU project SSUCHY, highlights achievements in sustainable & advanced bio-based composites.
Accelerated decarbonisation

Accelerated decarbonisation: Sustainability’s global lifeline

Mark Chadwick, Managing Director, Sustainability Solutions UK&I at ENGIE Impact explains why accelerated decarbonisation is sustainability’s global lifeline.
clean growth projects

Government invests £134 million into clean growth projects

The UK Government has invested £134 million into businesses to develop ground-breaking clean growth projects and create more jobs.
green business

What should we be thinking about when talking about a green future?

James Brueton, Founder, EnviroBuild, explores what we should be thinking about when talking about a green future and what it means to run a green business.
sustainability obstacles

Overcoming the greatest sustainability obstacles

Valpy Fitzgerald, Director of Green Markets at Opus Energy, highlights the biggest sustainability obstacles SME owners are facing right now in and explores the ways in which they might overcome them.
addressing food waste

Why addressing food waste is vital for the green recovery of city centres

Jamie Crummie, co-founder of Too Good To Go, discusses the role of food waste in the green recovery of our city centres.
sustainability actions

Don’t let COVID-19 derail sustainability: Five sustainability actions to take now

Anthony Ainsworth, COO, Industrial & Commercial, npower Business Solutions, highlights the top five sustainability actions local governments can take now to plan their road to net zero.
supply chain emissions, CDP

What is being done to reduce supply chain emissions?   

Increased demand for renewables increases carbon exhaustive mining, so how can supply chain emissions be reduced?

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