United Kingdom

Food Waste Increased At British Supermarket Chain Tesco

Tesco, the only British grocery chain to publish annual data on food waste in its operations, noted a 2,000-ton uptick this year.

Responsibility, Transparency and Customer Engagement Are Keys to Marks & Spencer’s Success

Marks and Spencer, which operates over 1,000 stores across the United Kingdom and three continents, makes the case that customers should be at…

Big Tobacco is Losing Ground in Europe

Tobacco companies will soon face new regulations in the U.K., and a French insurance company announced it would stop investing in the industry…

The Royal Society Launches GMO Guide for U.K. Consumers

The Royal Society, which for 356 years has covered everything from farming to ethics to climate change, explored what it says are the…

Mars, Inc. U.K. Operations to Run on 100 Percent Renewables

Food giant Mars announced it has entered into a partnership with Eneco Wind U.K. to buy electricity from Scotland's Moy Wind Farm for…

EasyJet Founder’s Discount Food Store: A Symptom of London’s Growing Poverty?

Located in the London neighborhood of Park Royal, EasyFoodStore stocks only 76 white-label items. Classic British treats such as chicken curry, digestive biscuits,…

U.K. Moves Backward After COP21, Cuts Solar Subsidies

In the aftermath of COP21, we need to shift rapidly to renewables in order to meet the goals set in the Paris Outcome.…

Tinder Now Swiping Away for Organ Donation Awareness

Over the next two weeks, the dating app Tinder will partner with the National Health Service (NHS) to raise awareness about organ donations…

Launch of U.K. B Corp Movement Prompts Debate About Future of Corporations

The B Corp movement focuses on embedding a social purpose within a company’s DNA. As this movement gathers momentum, it highlights the need…

Major U.K. Bank Bans All-Male Management Shortlists

The U.K.'s financial sector, much like North America's tech industry, is still struggling to expand gender diversity in its ranks. But Lloyds Banking…

Eliminating the Food-to-Landfill Pipeline, One Business at a Time

Behavioral change at the consumer and commercial levels can be the key to significantly decreasing the amount of compostable food waste sent to…

KFC and Seattle’s Best Present the Edible Coffee Cup

KFC diners in the U.K. apparently love their desserts -- and their coffee. That's why the bustling fried chicken chain plans to serve…

New Energy Campaign Fails to Consider Businesses

A new government campaign launched last week in the U.K. to encourage domestic energy customers to engage in the market. But are businesses…

Tate Gallery Forced to Disclose Amount of BP Sponsorship

The Tate Gallery in London was ordered by a court to disclose the amount of money the museum received from BP between 1990…

5 Places Transformed by Climate Change in 2014

The environmental impacts of climate change spanned the country and the globe this year ... with a few bright notes for a hopefully…