Social Value International There is growing recognition and interest in the valuation of social outcomes, and in 2015 Social Value International (SVI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) convened a global meeting for experts to further progress the debate. Taking place in the Bellagio Center on Lake Como in Italy, and sponsored […]

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Anglian Water has made financial history this week with the issue of the first ever utility sector Sterling (GBP) Green Bond – the £250 million Bond will finance a range of activities that support its ambitious Love Every Drop sustainability strategy. Operating in one of the driest, yet fastest growing and economically important regions of […]

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While new packages like resilience and wellbeing are currently fashionable these are essentially repackaging the ideas of sustainability. This update includes three articles: BSI publishes sustainable development of communities’ standard ISO 37101 EAC – Sustainable Development Goals in the UK Environmental Audit Committee look at Departmental Sustainability plans and finds the treasury wanting 1. BSI publishes […]

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Thanks to Richard Ashley for this report. Arcadis: This report seeks to expand on our annual Sustainable Cities Index to focus solely on water and identify which city is harnessing its water assets for the greatest long term advantage. It is our hope that city leaders find this ranking to be a valuable tool in […]

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