Category Archives: Sustainability

The challenge of GHG measurement, reporting and verification


There is the old adage that “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it”, which applies to all management activities, whether you are trying to lose weight, improve your running time or cut greenhouse gas emissions. When it comes to … Continue reading

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Update on Apple’s Environmental Initiatives: Renewable energy & Recycling


It was good to see that the Environment featured highly in the recent Apple Keynote (21 March 2016) presenting their new products, such as the new Apple iPhone and iPad Pro. Indeed, nearly 15% of the hour-long keynote highlighted Apple’s … Continue reading

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ISOfocus: Two editions for environmentalists


During a recent visit to International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) in Geneva, I was struck by two valuable resources published in their informative magazine; ISOfocus. You will recall ISO is the organisation, best known by environmentalists for the development and publication … Continue reading

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Future Learn: Opportunities for Sustainability Skills


As presented in an earlier post, Future Learn (https://www.futurelearn.com/) is a useful, free educational resource. Future Learn is a private company wholly owned by The Open University, with the benefit of over 40 years of their experience in distance learning and online education … Continue reading

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The Printer is Dead, Long Live the Printer…


Following on from an earlier post regarding the benefits of Freecycle (Freecycle – A great opportunity), I recently had a problem with my Lexmark Colour Laser Printer (a C543dn, for the technically minded). I would like to share with you, the … Continue reading

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Environment Agency ESOS Newsletter No. 1


Following my earlier post regarding the Environment Agency’s Guidance Complying with the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (see Environment Agency Guidance: Complying with ESOS), the Environment Agency are seeking to keep large undertakings and Lead Assessors updated on the Energy Savings Opportunity … Continue reading

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Green Week 2015 Nature & our Health, our Wealth


Plans are well advanced for the Green Week 2015, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, which will take place from 3 to 5 June 2015 at The Egg Conference Centre, Rue Bara, in Brussels. The theme will be … Continue reading

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