Sodexo’s school meal carbon labelling helps Oasis students make climate conscious meal choices

Sodexo has introduced carbon-labelled school meals at 12 secondary academies in the Oasis Community Learning portfolio following a successful trial earlier this year which saw an uptake in low carbon options such as chickpea curry and white bean chilli. The food industry accounts for around 30% of all greenhouse gases emitted around the world.*  Studies suggest this figure could be cut in half if more people were encouraged to think about how much CO2e they put on their plates, and adapt their diets to introduce more climate-smart food to mealtimes. …

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CAP – Running Down Those Mills: “Essay Mills” Now Illegal in England

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Running Down Those Mills: “Essay Mills” Now Illegal in England. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. Desperate, and in many cases unscrupulous, students have existed since time immemorial, but the internet has made cheating your way through your academic career simpler than ever before. A particular scourge has been so-called “essay mills”, where students can purchase…

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Intel Achieves Net Positive Water in 3 Countries

Chip giant Intel have achieved net positive water use in 3 countries – they put he following om their website here: Intel’s operations in the United States, Costa Rica and India are officially net positive on water use. In those countries, Intel restores and returns more freshwater than it takes in. That may sound like creative accounting or a magic trick, but dig deeper and you’ll find Intel’s long-running commitment to conserve water and minimize its impact on the planet – one that goes beyond the bounds of Intel’s campuses…

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Climeworks becomes first supplier of long-term, technology-based carbon removal to Microsoft, as the companies sign a 10-year offtake agreement

In 2020, Microsoft announced its pioneering commitment to be carbon negative by 2030 and remove all of its historic CO2 emissions by 2050. One year later, Climeworks’ carbon dioxide removal was the only DAC solution selected by Microsoft for its first carbon removal portfolio, after successfully passing an extensive review process. Climeworks is proud to take its collaboration with Microsoft one step further by becoming its first long-term carbon removal supplier. The two companies signed a 10-year carbon removal offtake agreement, where Climeworks will permanently remove 10’000 tons of CO₂…

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Drax submits plans to build world’s largest carbon capture and storage project

Renewable energy company Drax has submitted plans to build the world’s largest carbon capture facility at its North Yorkshire power station. The company plans to invest £2bn in the 2020s in its plans to develop two bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) units, creating and supporting thousands of jobs in the North and enabling the UK to lead the world in a vital new technology needed to address the climate crisis. Work to build BECCS at Drax could start as soon as 2024 and once operational the two units…

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