Twelve months after the launch of the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme, has published its first annual progress report.
It provides an unprecedented level of transparency on how almost 200 businesses and governments are changing and reducing their plastic production and use.
At our event this year, on the theme of the ‘circular economy’, our expert speakers offered their insight into the scale of the problem represented by the current ‘take, make, dispose’ economic model, while sharing their thoughts on how a shift away from a linear economy is possible.
We are witnessing a step change in public attitudes towards sustainability and the environment. There is a growing awareness of the need for us all to take personal responsibility for the preservation of our world, and of the urgency with which we must act.
Rathbone Greenbank is delighted to partner with the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, whose latest strategy, Rewild Our World, represents an ambitious commitment to getting nature back on track in the face of “a planet under pressure”
Earlier this month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a special report on the relationship between climate change and humanity’s use – or, more accurately, misuse – of our planet’s land.
“We have not come here to beg world leaders to care. We have come here to let you know that change is coming, whether you like it or not.”
Innovation in the design and manufacture of electronic products and devices has resulted in greatly expanded access and brought about benefits for society that were inconceivable only a few decades ago.
Fast fashion describes the increasingly rapid movement of designer-inspired clothing from the catwalk to the mainstream consumer at affordable prices.
Rathbone Greenbank was delighted to support the 2018 Durrell Lecture, held on 15 November at the Royal Institution in London.