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EU director Ugo Bassi said recently that “transparency should contribute to better long-term performance, sustainable economic growth and employment.” His views are not new. There has been an increasing consensus, particularly within Governments that if businesses disclose sustainability data and … Continue reading

February 10th, 2014

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Ecodesk has been working with a number of organisations during recent months, including the Alliance for Innovation and Operational Excellence (AIOE), based in the United States and the British Standards Institute (BSI) in the UK. AIOE was founded in 2011 … Continue reading

December 16th, 2013

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Released 9th September 2013 The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has reported great reductions across recycling and energy efficiency targets throughout its 2,000 company membership in its new report. The report highlights those consumer electronics companies who are showing green leadership … Continue reading

September 9th, 2013

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Released 2nd September 2013 Air Canada has released its 2012 sustainability report claiming plans for increased use of alternative fuels will help to drive down energy costs and emissions. Air Canada has established an Alternative Fuels Working Group with the … Continue reading

September 4th, 2013

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Released 29th August 2013 A new report by the Green Alliance has warned that Britain may be beginning to fall behind in the ‘global green race’ due to a lack of commitment to low carbon strategies and ‘weak support’ for … Continue reading

August 29th, 2013

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Released 21st August 2013 Delta Airlines released its 2012 CSR report this week, which stated the company has been successful in reducing carbon emissions by 18.5 per cent since 2005. The airline uses around 1,300 aircraft across 340 destinations in … Continue reading

August 21st, 2013

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Released 20th August 2013 According to technology investment firm, Digital Power Group (DPC), the word’s digital economy currently accounts for 10 per cent of mankind’s energy use; 1,500TWhs – the equivalent of Germany and Japan’s usage combined. The globe’s Information … Continue reading

August 20th, 2013

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Released 13th August 2013 Materiality was made a staple component of the Global Reporting Index’s latest guidelines in June of this year to emphasise the growing importance of non-financial data in corporate reporting, big data that holds the key to … Continue reading

August 13th, 2013

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Released 12th August 2013 Merck’s 2012 Global Corporate Responsibility Report states that the global healthcare firm has reduced GHG emissions by 10 per cent – 3 years ahead of schedule. The company measured environmental metrics according to the Global Reporting … Continue reading

August 12th, 2013

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Released 31st July 2013 Technology giant, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has reached a number of sustainability targets early according to a new report, including a reduction in GHG emissions and water usage. The company has achieved a 5.3 per cent … Continue reading

August 1st, 2013

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