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TWO REASONS TO BE OPTIMISTIC ON INDUSTRY SUSTAINABILITY

TWO REASONS TO BE OPTIMISTIC ON INDUSTRY SUSTAINABILITY

It’s unfortunately true that bad news is more popular, but I want to buck the trend and start the new year to discuss two positive drivers of change in the industry. It’s something I’ve been…

UK COMPANY USES OILS FROM COFFEE WASTE IN ‘BIOPLASTIC’ PACKAGING

UK COMPANY USES OILS FROM COFFEE WASTE IN ‘BIOPLASTIC’ PACKAGING

UK based company bio bean’s Product Development and Technology team has taken a step towards scaling up its work, within a project the company is part of, called the Horizon 2020 WaysTUP! In a press…

SCIENTISTS USE WASTE COFFEE TO HELP SOLVE ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM WITH LITHIUM BATTERIES

SCIENTISTS USE WASTE COFFEE TO HELP SOLVE ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM WITH LITHIUM BATTERIES

Researchers from the University of Indonesia’s Faculty of Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering Department (DTMM FTUI) have found an innovative way to use coffee grounds as a component inside lithium-ion batteries that might help improve performance and reduce…

COP26 – CARBON PRICING. STICKING PLASTER OR KEY TO PROGRESS?

COP26 – CARBON PRICING. STICKING PLASTER OR KEY TO PROGRESS?

Introduction In July 2021, Z/Yen held a webclave for international financial centres to discuss approaches to sustainable finance and delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The group discussed: The scope for local action, recognising…

SUSTAINABILITY. EASIER SAID THAN UNDERSTOOD? NEW REPORTING REGULATIONS

SUSTAINABILITY. EASIER SAID THAN UNDERSTOOD? NEW REPORTING REGULATIONS

Transparency has become a watchword separating good from bad behaviour on sustainability issues. An example of this is to explain something in clear unambiguous terms so that the intended audience is not misled about a…

BLUE BOTTLE COFFEE’S CARBON NEUTRAL GOAL FOR 2024

BLUE BOTTLE COFFEE’S CARBON NEUTRAL GOAL FOR 2024

Blue Bottle recently announced its commitment to become carbon neutral by 2024. The Californian coffee company will focus on accelerated reduction to achieve this goal, and efforts will include areas from coffee sourcing to end…

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