Consumers 'misled' on green benefits of lightweight car engines

    Researchers are calling for the introduction of energy rating labelling for all motor vehicles after evidence found that green regulations are misleading customers about the environmental benefits of lightweight aluminium engines.

    Setting the gold standard for sustainability

    Toronto-Based clean energy magazine, Corporate Knights has released its 2017 Annual Global 100, which identifies companies that have scored exceptionally well based on specific sustainability and diversity KPIs. The results were being presented today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Read more.

    FReSH- the Food Reform for Sustainability and Health programme

    Under the leadership of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the EAT Foundation (EAT) FReSH is designed to accelerate transformational change in global food systems, to reach healthy, enjoyable diets for all, that are produced responsibly within planetary boundaries. Read more.

    The business case for sustainability-focused banking

    The Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV), a not-for-profit organisation representing a network of the world’s leading values-based banks, released an updated research report reinforcing the business case for the growing values-based banking movement. The data is clear: making the business case for sustainability-focused banking is compelling. So why aren’t all banks adopting this model? Download the report.

    Is China's new agro-investment an opportunity for sustainability?

    A major opportunity exists in China’s recently announced massive farm investment: it could shift the country’s agricultural systems toward more sustainable agricultural development. Read more.

    Opening for doctoral student at Ghent University

    The Research Group ENVOC at the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, is seeking a full-time (100%) Doctoral student.  

    Opening for doctoral studies in Aarhus University, Denmark

    A new PhD position is now open in Aarhus University, Denmark, for valuing ecosystem services and services to ecosystems from seaweed harvest and cultivation – ValueSea

    WBSCD Launches the Practitioners Guide to Circular Economy

    The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD's) recently published CEO Guide to the Circular Economy is an excellent introduction for CEOs and high-level leaders. But now, a more detailed guidance is needed for technical experts who can help encourage systemic change in specific areas of the company – whether in design, manufacturing, finance or elsewhere.