Category Archives: Articles + Blogs (Misc)

Breaking: Reaction to US Withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Andrew Steer, President & CEO, World Resources Institute: “This decision shows a stunning disregard for the well-being of people and the planet. President Trump will now have to answer for walking away from one of the most hard-fought and popular … Continue reading

Posted in Articles + Blogs (Misc) | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What Green Finance Could (and Should) Look Like

New writing… My recent piece for Guardian Sustainable Business is now live. Running in their paid-content section on Rethinking business, sponsored by ING, the article explores how sustainable investment is moving mainstream and an ESG-based collaborative ethos now underscores a new breed of … Continue reading

Posted in Articles + Blogs (Misc) | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

PropTech: Why the Future Is Digital and Personal

New writing… My latest for Real Views looks at the emergence of the PropTech phenomenon in the built environment. Property technology, ‘PropTech’ for short, is a catch-all term for a disruptive new breed of data-based startups and intelligence innovators now … Continue reading

Posted in Articles + Blogs (Misc) | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

We are outlaws again… !

Just when you thought environmental sustainability had become so mainstream as to be safe and tame, maybe even have sold out its rebel roots a little in the race for acceptance… Politics in the US and UK lurch to the right – suddenly, the … Continue reading

Posted in Articles + Blogs (Misc) | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Are Tech Giants Going Green?

New writing… My recent piece for Eniday is now live, looking at the trend amongst tech companies for investment in clean and green energy. Of course, it is partly about energy saving and security in their data centres, but there is more it than … Continue reading

Posted in Articles + Blogs (Misc) | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why Nairobi is a Global City in the Making

New writing… My piece for Real Views is now live, looking at the emergence of Nairobi, which has long been known as one of Africa’s most dynamic cities. Now, as its growing economy and rising prosperity levels fuel a development boom, it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Articles + Blogs (Misc) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brewing Great Beer, Clean and Green

New writing… My latest piece for Eniday is now live, looking at the cutting-edge innovation being employed by breweries, comparing the approaches of three well-known leading beer producers: Adnams who have long produced the UK’s first carbon neutral beer (in bottle and … Continue reading

Posted in Articles + Blogs (Misc) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A New Climate for Sustainable Investment

New writing… My latest piece for Real Views is now live, looking at how attitudes towards sustainability metrics have changed amongst the global investment community. Clean and green energy is clearly becoming increasingly attractive to investors and fund managers as they decarbonise and … Continue reading

Posted in Articles + Blogs (Misc) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Power of Industrial Heritage

New writing… My latest piece for Eniday is now live, looking at some of the structures and buildings previously associated with energy generation that have latterly become iconic images of a generation past. From Battersea to Seattle and with reuse and redevelopment … Continue reading

Posted in Articles + Blogs (Misc) | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Living Architecture: Smart Bricks and Bioreactors

New writing… My latest piece for Eniday is now live, exploring a radical, innovative collaboration between industry and academia to create ‘smart’ bricks, which can recycle wastewater and generate electricity. As elements in ‘bioreactor walls’, each brick will contain a microbial fuel cell, … Continue reading

Posted in Articles + Blogs (Misc) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment