Insights

  • Jan302019

    Impact Investing: a decade on, what is missing to scale it up?

    The year 2019 starts with great expectations of the financial sector. Whilst the IMF warns of a downturn and continuing…

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  • Jan222019

    Part 1 | The Changing Face of Fashion: Considerations for 2019

    2018 was a big year for fashion and one trend that stood out was the increasing focus on environmental and…

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  • Dec212018

    Sancroft’s take on the Resources & Waste Strategy: What does this mean for business?

    Defra’s Resources and Waste Strategy (RWS) has been long-awaited. Published earlier this week, the 140-page report sets out a vision…

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  • Dec172018

    Bridging the Gap Between Business & Human Rights: Where Next?

    2018 has been a big year for business and human rights. We have seen the topic continue to rise up…

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  • Dec032018

    Giving Food Waste the Attention It Deserves

    The stark reality is that one third of food is wasted globally at a cost of $750 billion. To put…

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  • Nov192018

    Sancroft & Manufacture 2030

    The challenge with waste Businesses today are faced with mounting pressures to ensure they are taking the necessary steps to…

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  • Nov082018

    Innovation in the Built Environment: What could construction look like in the future?

    What comes to mind when you think of a construction site? Towering cranes counter-weighted by enormous concrete blocks, heavy-duty lorries…

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  • Oct302018

    UK Budget 2018: Plastics & Packaging

    Ahead of the Resources and Waste Strategy, businesses should take this Budget as a warning – that inaction, or inadequate action, can be punished by a government under immense pressure from media and the public. In and amongst growing legislation, opportunities exist for companies who are brave and can integrate sensible decision making on materials into their operations.

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  • Sep202018

    One year on from Blue Planet II: What’s changed for plastics?

    2017 was the year that ocean plastics, and the corresponding damage they cause, entered mainstream public consciousness. Approximately eight billion…

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  • Aug062018

    The Surge for Power: The Ethics Behind Batteries

    Earlier this year, Jaguar revealed its first all-electric SUV, the latest of its kind since Tesla’s Model X in 2015,…

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