S & S News: The Week in Highlights – 03.01.2020

S & S News: The Week in Highlights shares a collection of current articles, reports and stories that are newsworthy in the realm of sustainability, social responsibility and beyond. Feature promise: Absolutely no fake news. 

First news of the year! First news since Brexit! Snuggled up on this rainy Monday afternoon for sustainability highlights over the past month include:

-What was said at Davos on climate change, inc. speeches from Prince Charles & David A

-Guardian ban advertising from fossil fuels

-Sainsbury’s invest £1billion to become carbon neutral by 2040

-Airbnb launches ‘eco-hosting’

-Heathrow launches a carbon off setting service

-Bloomberg reveals its new climate focused global media brand

-The effects of global warming on wine (not so Rosé)

-The fashion industry come together for the Future Fabrics Expo in London

Australia fires: A visual guide to the bushfire crisis via BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-50951043

Prince Charles at Davos: the biggest business challenges lie ahead via Real Business

https://realbusiness.co.uk/prince-charles-davos-speech/

David Attenborough says fixed-term parliaments could mean short-sighted climate action via Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/david-attenborough-climate-change-citizens-assembly-fixed-term-parliaments-a9302566.html

What Was Said at Davos on Climate Change via NY Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/27/climate/davos-climate-change-solutions.html

Global heating may lead to wine shortage via Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/food/2020/jan/27/global-heating-may-lead-to-wine-shortage-vineyard

Guardian to ban advertising from fossil fuel firms via Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2020/jan/29/guardian-to-ban-advertising-from-fossil-fuel-firms-climate-crisis

Tech giants power record surge in renewable energy sales via Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jan/28/google-tech-giants-spark-record-rise-in-sales-of-renewable-energy

UK must create 120,000 green energy jobs by 2030 to meet targets via Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/jan/28/uk-must-create-120000-green-energy-jobs-by-2030-to-meet-targets-national-grid

Sainsbury’s in £1bn investment to become carbon neutral by 2040 via Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/jan/28/sainsburys-in-1bn-investment-to-become-carbon-neutral-by-2040

People living in UK towns and cities 25 times more likely to die from air pollution than car crash, charity warns via Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/air-pollution-deaths-towns-cities-car-crash-particulate-matter-environment-a9302466.html

‘Show leadership’: World Economic Forum urges Davos delegates to set net zero goals via Business Green

https://www.businessgreen.com/news/3085079/show-leadership-world-economic-forum-asks-davos-delegates-to-set-net-zero-goal

Quorn becomes first major food firm to launch CO2 labels via Business Green

https://www.businessgreen.com/news/3084944/quorn-becomes-first-major-food-firm-to-launch-co2-labels

Heathrow.com launches new carbon offsetting service for passengers via Business Green

https://www.businessgreen.com/news/4009717/heathrow-com-launches-carbon-offsetting-service-passengers

‘Ecohosting’: Airbnb debuts green host education hub via Business Green

https://www.businessgreen.com/news/4009588/ecohosting-airbnb-debuts-green-host-education-hub

‘Nature is not an asset class’: Prince Charles calls for ‘evolution’ of economic model via Business Green

https://www.businessgreen.com/news/4009449/nature-asset-class-prince-charles-calls-evolution-economic-model

Defra launches natural capital tool to help businesses make greener decisions via Business Green

https://www.businessgreen.com/news/3085132/defra-launches-natural-capital-tool-to-help-businesses-make-greener-decisions

Bloomberg launches new climate-focused global media brand via Business Green

https://www.businessgreen.com/news/3085119/bloomberg-launches-new-climate-change-focused-global-media-brand

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