Green tide on the rise for electric shipping

New writing… My latest piece for Eniday looks at the (slow) journey towards greater sustainability in shipping. You’ve heard of electric cars, buses and lorries, well, what about e-ferries? Championed by market leaders and supported by international policymakers, the drive towards tackling the climate impacts and carbon footprint of the the industry as a whole is gathering momentum, albeit belatedly. With […]

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Learning to love carbon: ‘Responsible Business’ in The Times

New writing… Pleased to say I have had another article published in The Times newspaper, as part of a special Raconteur report on Responsible Business. Restorative is radical. To do more good, rather than just less harm, sounds simple enough, but it is actually revolutionary for responsible business. For a start, you need to love carbon. From a perspective of the grand […]

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Susty cause and effect: ‘Asset Management’ in The Times

New writing…. Pleased to say I have had another article published in The Times newspaper, as part of a special Raconteur report on Asset Management. Good or bad, asset management has an effect on the environment and is also affected by it. The impacts and implications are inescapable – the risk is real. So too is the opportunity real, however. There are […]

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Need for a Green Lining: ‘Cloud for Business’ in The Times

New writing… Pleased to say I have had another article published in The Times newspaper, as part of a special Raconteur report on Cloud for Business. In this digital age of lives lived online and businesses built on megabytes, my latest piece looks at the urgent and rising need to clean the cloud. With impending impacts of innovation, ranging from cryptocurrencies […]

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India’s Solar Revolution

New writing… My latest piece for Eniday is now live, looking at the reasons why solar is hot in India right now and exploring some of the more unusual areas and applications of innovation – from trains and farms, to juicy fruit. With this fast-growth country already having reaffirmed its Paris commitments, the World Economic Forum has confidently been reporting that India might […]

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Post-Paris and after Brexit: ‘Future of Energy’ in The Times

New writing… Pleased to say I have had another couple of pieces published in The Times newspaper today, as part of a special Raconteur report on the Future of Energy. The Overview article which opens the report looks at how energy is not only being stripped of carbon emissions post-Paris, but it is also being disrupted by digitisation: • ‘Power play is an […]

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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 on draught); Heineken, owners of the world’s first carbon-neutral brewery, opened this year in Göss, Austria; Sierra Nevada, the US […]

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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 derisk their portfolios, from stocks and shares, to assets and acquisitions. As a result, new resilience and responsibility metrics can now be […]

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