Transform Magazine October 2015
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Alex Martin offers advice on how businesses can eradicate conflict minerals from the supply chain
Defra has issued a consultation on plans to improve air quality in each of the 38 zones exceeding the annual limits for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) set by EU legislation.
Most public sector organisations have backed plans by the Scottish government to introduce mandatory reporting on climate change.
Global temperatures are rising again, with the Earth's average surface temperature running at or near record levels in 2015, according to research from the Met Office.
Continuing financial support by governments around the world for the production and consumption of fossil fuels is hampering global efforts to curb emissions and combat climate change, claims the OECD.
The revised standard for environmental management systems, ISO 14001: 2015, was published on 15 September.
The UK higher education sector is reducing its carbon emissions too slowly and will miss its 2020 target, according to a progress report from sustainability consultancy Brite Green.
Less than half of business leaders see an international climate deal as the main driver for action on climate change in their sector. The poll, by PwC, found that chief executives were far more motivated to act by public awareness and national policy.
US cities and states and Chinese cities have signed a declaration on climate change to cut greenhouse-gas emissions.
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