September 14, 2020

Built with sustainability at the forefront of design

The Giant’s Causeway has shaped the imagination and the storytelling of the North Antrim area for centuries so what better way to welcome our visitors and share this rich heritage of folklore and science of this iconic site than through our striking, yet sympathetically designed Visitor Centre.  The centre, which was designed by Irish firm Heneghan Peng Architects, was opened in July 2012 and was designed to blend with the landscape whilst also reflecting the towering basalt columns of the volcanically formed Giant’s Causeway.

Eight Sustainable Lighting Ideas

One issue when you’re trying to be sustainable and not harm the environment yet have an attractive and well-lit house is choosing the right type of sustainable lighting ideas. Here are eight ideas to inspire you.

How Nestlé embraces sustainability to serve local communities

By embedding sustainability, Nestlé believes it has the power to create lasting change across its business – and well beyond.  How does a global food company embed sustainability across every one of its brands, supply chains and international operations? For Nestlé, the answer lies in recognising that its business would not exist without the produce and labour of communities around the globe.

Urban Sustainability Bulletin – USDN: Urban Sustainability Directors Network

USDN now helps partners, sustainability professionals, and our followers stay up to date with USDN members’ innovations through the Urban Sustainability Bulletin, formally known as the Innovation Report. This newsletter highlights key updates from USDN as well as key accomplishments from our member communities to give you a sense of what is happening in the field of urban sustainability and particularly our three focus areas – GHG Reduction, Climate Resilience, and Social Equity.

EuropaBio Newsletter: EuropaBio Event: Towards A Healthy & Sustainable Recovery; Cell-Based Medicine; Bioeconomy role in European economy & More

Join us for this year’s European Biotech Week flagship event. This virtual event. co-hosted by Juozas Olekas, MEP & Maria Spyraki, MEP, will center on the future role of the life sciences and biotechnology sector in Europe, manifested in EuropaBio’s vision document ‘Unleashing the full potential of life sciences and biotechnology in Europe’, which will be presented at the event.

MakerFutures | Adventures in Sustainable Play

Adventures in Sustainable Play Posted on Thursday, September 3rd, 2020 in News As part of the Festival of the Mind 2020, which runs from Thursday 17th Sep to Sunday 27th Sep 2020, MakerFutures offers a FREE fantastic opportunity for children and families in Sheffield to get involved in a mini adventure of making, adventure and play! A Minecraft sword or a rocket to fly to the moon?

Sustainable Alpine Tourism Initiative | Digital Series

The Sustainable Alpine Tourism Initiative (SATI) is a conference series aimed at progressing knowledge sharing and collaboration on sustainability in alpine tourism. SATI2020 is unique as it convenes senior corporate executives, industry leaders, hotels, resorts, policy makers, and sustainability experts in academia and innovation to share ideas and insights that tackle key sustainability challenges in alpine tourism.

New Center to Embed Sustainability in Academics – Newsroom

Sustainability at Christopher Newport is about more than recycling.  It’s about creating systems to help people and the planet thrive together. According to the Office for Sustainability, it means designing operations that are based on creating a positive impact and solutions, cultivating a community based on well-being for all, and providing everyone at Christopher Newport with the knowledge and skills to create a more sustainable world.  Dr. Linda Manning will lead the new center’s efforts.