Archive for 'London'

London Leader launches London’s first underground farm »

Steven Dring, one of this year's London Sustainable Development Commission London Leaders has launched an underground farm in a disused tunnel network beneath the London Underground.

Seeking London Leaders to tackle sustainability challenges »

Applications opened on 2 September 2013 for the 2013-14 cohort of the London Leaders programme, which aims to demonstrate the power of leadership and innovation in tackling sustainability challenges in cities such as London.

London’s quality of life improving »

The London Sustainable Development Commission’s fourth Quality of Life Indicators report provides a snapshot of London’s quality of life and identifies the sustainability issues London faces.

Business news: sustainability for success, green landlords, investing in mitigation, sustainable CFOs, the Crystal »

Sustainable development news from business: investing in sustainability brings financial success, landlords to take up Green Deal, leveraging investment for climate mitigation, CFOs embrace sustainability, the Crystal.

London 2012 – A sustainable gold medal? »

With the London 2012 Olympic Games underway, Shaun McCarthy, chair of the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012, considers whether "the most sustainable Games ever" deserve a gold medal.

Eight new sustainability leaders for London »

Eight new London Leaders for 2012 have been selected by the London Sustainable Development Commission for their vision and ability to inspire others to lead greener and more socially responsible lives.

News round-up: environmental tax, low carbon heat, Rio+20 outcomes, London green wall, car emissions »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: HM Treasury defines environmental tax, low carbon heat for communities, inquiry into Rio+20 outcomes, new green wall for London, cutting car emissions.

Time to switch on the Green Deal in London »

Ahead of his address to BASE London on 21 June, Richard McCarthy of Capita Symonds argues that it's time to think, plan and act big by implementing the Green Deal on an ambitious scale across London.

BASE London: opportunities in London’s low-carbon built environment and infrastructure »

London, 21 June 2012: the Base London 2012 conference aims to provide a combination of inspiration and practical, sound advice on a range of sectors, including construction, property, transport, energy and resource management.

Seeking London Leaders for 2012 »

The London Sustainable Development Commission is inviting applications for the 2012 London Leaders programme, aiming to recruit 15 London Leaders to deliver projects that demonstrate sustainability in action.