Residents of the IJmond region in Holland have been found to suffer severe health implications due to the emissions of a nearby facility owned by India’s Tata Steel (NSE:TATASTEEL).
Founded in 2022, Sumthing has developed a streamlined platform for investing in the restoration of nature. From its headquarters in Amsterdam, the startup connects businesses and individuals to carefully monitored projects all over the world.
In this weekly roundup of disruptive technology, we discuss the sustainability startups championed during TechCrunch’s Disrupt 2023 conference before narrowing in on the triumphs, trials and tribulations of the food and agricultural sector.
In this weekly roundup, we explore current trends in the business environment and the emerging responsibilities that ought to be factored into corporate decisions.
Founded in 2020, florrent has developed a range of ultracapacitors made using regenerative biomass rather than fossil fuels or imported coconuts. The Massachusetts-based startup was established by Jose LaSalle, Joe Hastry and Alex Nichols with the ultimate goal of supporting the global transition to renewable energy.
Rishi Sunak confirmed he will push back a ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol vehicles to 2035, as well as net zero regulations that would phase out the use of gas and oil boilers in homes.
Damage to cables and turbine failure are the main causes of offshore wind insurance claims which risk hampering growth in the sector, a top firm has warned.
Textile Exchange, a global non-profit organisation, has updated its tool for assessing the standards used to determine which materials and fibres are truly sustainable.
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said he would roll back some green energy policies while sustaining the country’s long-term carbon emission reduction target, a move that sparked a backlash among Tory MPs and created uncertainty for industry.
With just seven years remaining until the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are supposed to be met, global progress is stalling and even regressing in several areas. Although the Goals are designed to be delivered by national governments, the private sector has a key role to play.