Theresa May, the new prime minister, has axed the Department of Energy and Climate Change, by folding it into the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and thereby creating a new ministry called the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Whether authorities want to increase recycling or reduce littering, public participation is a must for better waste management. Experts at the CleanEnviro Summit Singapore shared some ideas on how to get people to change their ways.
Onshore oil and gas extraction, including fracking, is not compatible with the UK’s climate targets unless it can meet tough standards on emissions, according to the government’s independent advisors on climate change.
Assaad Razzouk –
Polls find that people who support Britain leaving the European Union disproportionally deny mainstream science. But without a fact-based debate, the referendum could be decided on the wrong grounds, says Sindicatum Sustainable Resources chief executive Assaad Razzouk.
Nana Guar –
The UK’s Modern Slavery Act is increasing scrutiny of companies around the world. Corporate Citizenship senior consultant Nana Guar outlines practical ways companies can enhance due diligence around modern slavery.
Controversial taxi company, Uber, recently launched a new statement of mission to reposition the business. Corporate Citizenship co-founding director Mike Tuffrey shows how others have succeeded and warns of the dangers.