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    Encouraging people into green careers

    With hundreds of thousands of ‘green jobs’ set to be created as the UK seeks to achieve its decarbonisation and environmental goals, IEMA has launched a new careers hub where anybody, from any sector or background, can go for information on how they can play a role in greening the economy.

    By Martin Baxter, IEMA on 01 June 2023

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    Boosting biodiversity: why businesses must act

    Healthy ecosystems and biodiversity are crucial for everything from food production to absorbing carbon emissions – and businesses have a crucial role in reversing biodiversity loss.

    By Dr Keith Whitehead, British Safety Council on 31 May 2023

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    Hydrogen as a low carbon fuel: accident analysis points the way to its safe use

    Energy has surely never been more at the forefront of our minds than it is now.

    By Laura White, Pinsent Masons LLP on 19 December 2022

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    Global cooperation crucial in fighting climate change, warns Modi

    By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 06 December 2022

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    E-waste: a toxic legacy

    Although India has laws aimed at ensuring the safe collection and recycling of electronic waste, the vast majority is processed by untrained and unprotected workers in the informal sector – with major implications for their health and the environment.

    By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 12 October 2022

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    It’s time to act on Net Zero

    The need to act on climate change is all the more urgent as the gas and economic crises take hold. If we are to deliver the UK government’s 2050 Net Zero target we also need to radically change our behaviour, systems, processes and lifestyles.

    By Alex Sobel MP on 10 June 2022

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    ESG reporting: how software can help

    With businesses increasingly required to publish data on how well they are managing the environmental, social and reputational impacts of their activities, software systems are an efficient way of recording, analysing and reporting the necessary information.

    By Christine Adeline, SAI360 on 09 June 2022

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    All jobs greener: why we need workforce transformation for a sustainable future

    The shift to a green economy will create green jobs within new and emerging sectors, while those working in existing sectors will have to gain the requisite green skills to take advantage of the business value-creation opportunities that come from embedding sustainability across the whole organisation.

    By Martin Baxter, IEMA on 06 June 2022

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    'The days of make it, sell it, throw it away, are gone'

    Mark Maslin is Professor of Earth System Science at University College London and author of How to Save Our Planet. He is also founder of Rezatec Ltd, which works with companies to offer AI ‘big data’ solutions to tackle environmental issues.

    By Professor Mark Maslin on 05 June 2022

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    ESG reporting: why it’s more important than ever

    With investors, customers and society increasingly expecting businesses to be able to prove they are acting in a way that protects the environment and people, accurate and credible ESG reporting is rapidly gaining in importance.

    By Dr Keith Whitehead CEnv, British Safety Council on 06 June 2022