Air Quality Case Study Collection 2020 - read digital edition
See the stories from those tackling the air quality health and environmental problem.
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Sustainable Building & Living
UK's largest housebuilder announces new science-based carbon reduction targets
The country's largest housebuilder, Barratt Developments, says it has become the first housebuilder to announce new science-based targets for reducing carbon emissions. It claims the targets are in line with efforts to limit global warming to 1.5oC, needed to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change.
- Fabriq Air Quality
Politicians of all colours have concluded that the UK Government will threaten sustainable production if it doesn't 'lift the regulatory burden' on remanufacturing, and wake up to the sector's 'enormous economic, social and environmental potential'.
A record number of companies are promising to rid their commodity supply chains of deforestation because of the business opportunities it can bring, according to new data from CDP's forests programme - but much needs to be done to change intentions into action.
A dyestuffs company can help clothing companies on their way to eco-conscious fashion, with a range of products created from agricultural waste. And it is embracing the latest in communications technology to enable transparency of the supply chain to consumers.
An easy-to-use guide, to help businesses improve how they communicate their social and environmental credentials, has been launched by Clarity Sustainability.
Resource scarcity is leading AkzoNobel to work with Canada's Enerkem and explore the use of waste streams as a feedstock for chemical production and the development of waste-to-chemicals facilities in Europe.
A skills deficit in environment and sustainability currently facing the UK workplace is likely to limit the country's ability to compete and prosper in a sustainable economy, research has revealed - so a campaign has been set up to blow away the gathering 'perfect storm'.
A manufacturing technique in widepread use to give quality finishes to products is set to become 98% greener, after Plymouth University scientists identify a way of dramatically reducing the impacts of styrene.
Chemical giant BASF is analysing its 50,000 product portfolio against a new method bringing in sustainability criteria.