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Imagine Better

People, Planet and Prosperity: A regenerative sustainability perspective of the classic Social, Environment and Economic ‘Venn’ diagram. Advertisements

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UK Government 25 Year Environment Plan is … disappointing.

The UK Governments 25 Year Environment Plan (A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment) released yesterday should, on the face of it be a very significant document. Leaks and pre-issue comments from Gove in particular, hinted … Continue reading

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Towards 1.5 DegC: Built Environment’s role in COP23

COP23 located in Bonn, Germany and hosted by Fiji takes place from 6 – 17 November. The hosting by Fiji is significant as as a island nation they already feel the impact of climate change more than other nations. Fiji will … Continue reading

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London Environment Strategy and the Built Environment

On 11 August Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, published his draft London Environment Strategy for public consultation (open until 17th November) The Mayor is taking a range of  actions to ‘improve the environment now, setting London on the path to … Continue reading

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Circular By Design

Furthering the discussion on circular economy here on the fairsnape blog, the recent publication Circular by Design, Products in the circular economy from the European Environment Agency, makes a valuable contribution and a worthwhile read.Of particular note for the built environment: … Continue reading

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Blockchain: Explainer and Grenfell relevance.

In relation to transparency and responsibility in the material supply chain we have covered material passport on a few occasions on this blog and in event workshops, (Cradle to Cradle, LBC Declare etc)     Emerging Blockchain technology, the technology … Continue reading

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New standard and guide for the circular economy: BS 8001:2017

Following consultant the BSI has launched a new standard for the circular economy, BS 8001:2017: Framework for implementing the principles of the circular economy in organisations, the world’s first for implementing circular economy principles. I have covered the circular economy … Continue reading

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