Supermarkets Still Produce Thousands of Tonnes of Plastic Bags

Big supermarkets are producing billions of single-use plastic bags each year despite charges that are designed to reduce their use by the public. The UK’s 10 leading supermarkets, including Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrisons, Waitrose, Co-op and Aldi, continue to put plastic bags into their shops three years after the introduction of …

Prince Charles Launches Initiative to Address Global Sustainability Challenges

Prince Charles is launching a new initiative aimed at addressing global sustainability challenges. The Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship Programme – being launched to mark his 70th birthday – represents a £3.6 million commitment over three years from 12 industry partners. Up to 15 Prince of Wales Global Sustainability …

Big Business Calls on Government to Halt Solar Tax Hike

A group of major businesses, including retail giants Sainsbury’s, IKEA and Kingfisher, have called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to stop a planned rise in business rates for firms with solar installations. The businesses have joined senior politicians, energy executives and environmental charities in signing a letter protesting against the changes, …