Sustainable Development News

bio-based industries

Sustainable business models for a greener Europe

Open Access Government brings to light the essential role of bio-based industries in Europe, charting the work of Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU).
enterprise architecture and sustainability

Enterprise Architecture and Sustainability: Meeting the UN’s Sustainability Goals

Michael D’Onofrio, CEO of Orbus Software, investigates the vital role of Enterprise Architecture in supporting governments to meet the UN’s sustainability goals.
meeting places

Creating caring meeting places

Romy Rawlings, Commercial Director at Vestre Ltd, discusses the right to public access for everyone, and the importance of fostering a sustainable, accessible and inclusive community spirit.
sustainable food manufacturing

Fostering future net-zero with sustainable food manufacturing

James Sopwith, group strategic account director at adi Group, discusses engineering’s part in supporting a smarter, healthier and altogether more sustainable food manufacturing operation.
the Galapagos Islands

Science & conservation in the Galapagos Islands

Stephen J. Walsh & Carlos F. Mena explain the importance of protecting the Galapagos Islands through interdisciplinary science & sustainable conservation.
c-suite

How can the c-suite walk-the-walk on climate change?

Chris Bowden, Managing Director at Squeaky, outlines how the c-suite can walk-the-walk on climate change and the challenges leaders are facing in the race to net-zero.
side streams

Using industrial side streams in Food, Feed, Cosmetics and Packaging

Prof. Rosalba Lanciotti, University of Bologna, talks about finding new ways to valorise industrial side streams for use in Food, Feed, Cosmetics and Packaging.
kingdom of saudi arabia

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.
sustainable behaviour

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.
spirulina biomass, spiralG

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.
sustainably managed supply chain

The benefits of a sustainably managed supply chain

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

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.

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