Tuesday, August 9, 2022

‘It’s time to get our house in order while the sun is shining’: UK100...

Following publication of UK100's series of Local Net Zero Delivery progress reports, Rupert George, their Director of Communications and Campaigns, offers more insight into...

‘Scramble to net zero’: GHD writes to ICON

Setting net zero targets isn’t enough without a clear strategy to meet them. The race may be on – but, for most UK industries,...

Driving sustainability in the unfashionable side of battery production: Stora Enso writes for ICON

With increasing demands for electrification and rising standards of living, it’s essential that we find new and smarter technologies to meet the future, Lauri...

Digital consultant outlines common smart home misconceptions for ICON readers

In his thought piece for ICON, James Ritter introduces us to some common misbeliefs about smart homes.   Recently, we have all been spending a lot...

Fuelling the battery skills pipeline: EIT InnoEnergy looks at the urgent need for more...

We need to rethink how we train the next generation of battery engineers, Frank Gielen, Education Director at EIT InnoEnergy, writes in his thought...

The threat from methane emissions must spur investment in renewable natural gas, Sustainable Development...

In this thought piece Anjali Berdia, Sustainability Analyst at Sustainable Development Capital LLP, tells ICON readers why threat from methane should spur investment in...

“We can’t build this movement alone”: CEO reflects on ten years of Big Society...

In his thought piece for ICON, Stephen Muers, CEO of Big Society Capital, looks back at the journey social impact-led investment has taken.   Social impact...

Local leaders and UKIB — a roadmap to Net Zero: UK100 CEO shares thoughts...

In this thought piece, Polly Billington, the founder and CEO of UK100, the only network of climate ambitious local authorities in the UK, tells...

ICON’s Chris Stratton takes a closer look at British Energy Security Strategy

Following the publication of the much-anticipated British Energy Security Strategy, Chris Stratton, ICON's Policy & External Affairs Manager examines different aspects of the government...

On wondrous trails of greenspace – access to nature in the UK through the...

In this opinion piece, ICON's reporter/researcher Ida Vaisanen takes a look at inclusivity of greenspace from her native cultural perspective.   Since I started working in...