Sustainable materials at the Royal Society

There was a fascinating talk at the Royal Society on Monday by Dr Julian Allwood of the University of Cambridge on sustainable materials. The focus was on improving the effectiveness and/or efficiency of our use of steel, aluminium and cement as a means of reducing GHG emissions. This is particularly important as these are carbon-intensive materials that are fundamental to our civilisation and with no viable substitutes.

The details of the event and the webcast are available here and the (free!) associated e-book is here

Brite Green awarded low carbon framework in Manchester

With our partners, Optimum Consultancy, Brite Green have been awarded a framework contract for the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce to deliver low carbon and sustainability consultancy services across the Greater Manchester area.

Science and business - the critical partnership

Alex James: I have been to two very different events in the last week, each reflecting different areas in my own professional development and interests. The two also got me thinking about the types of innovation we need to achieve sustainability and how science and business need to work together in this.

Brite Green launch Mandatory Greenhouse Gas reporting Services with Optimum

Brite Green has teamed up with Optimum Consultancy to provide performance-focussed support to all companies who are caught by the upcoming Mandatory Greenhouse Gas reporting legislation. Our guidance paper is now available here.

Brite Green scoop UK Social Entrepreneur Award

We are very pleased to announce that at an awards ceremony last night at the Ernst and Young HQ in More London, Brite Green were named as one of the UKs top 100 young social and environmental entrepreneurs.

Brite Green Global Policy Seminars – University of Oxford

This week was the latest in the Brite Green Global Policy Seminars series at the University of Oxford. The seminar,  run in conjunction with The Institute of Human Sciences, OXPEACE and the African Studies Centre, was entitled “Environmental Conflict and its resolutions” has three excellent speakers: Karen Witsenburg, Harry Verhoeren and Andrew Loveridge.

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