Sustainable Innovations

Innovative approaches to improve sustainability


How smart tech and big data are changing business approaches to sustainability

How smart technology and big data are the key to a smarter, sustainable future, helping us make products and services more efficient, design better buildings, produce safer cars and keep people healthier. By Paul Huggins, Associate Director, Carbon Trust Programmes.




8% drop in UK carbon emissions

The biggest fall in emissions since 1990 saw carbon dioxide output drop by almost a tenth while energy from renewable sources rose to a record high of almost 20% of electricity, government figures show




Estimates for cost of carbon jump 200%

The “optimal” carbon price should be up to 200% more than economists currently estimate, according to a new study published in Nature Climate Change. 




Costa Rica goes 75 days powering itself using only renewable energy by the Carbon

Costa Rica has achieved a clean energy milestone by using 100 per cent renewable energy for a record 75 days in a row.


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