Tag : Sustainability

It’s Time to Start Eating Fish Sustainably

7 months ago / 0 comments

With the recent success of both Blue Planet II and ‘Veganuary’, now seems like a more salient time than ever to discuss how to make our fish-buying habits sustainable. For those who turned their Januarys into ‘Veganuarys’ last month, this may have been a long and painful experience for some, … Read More

Appreciate your food: looking into waste and sustainability

8 months ago / 0 comments

Bethany Pownall calls for action against food waste, a growing problem in the UK. Food waste is an underestimated issue of our generation that desperately needs to be tackled. WRAP, a waste and recycling advisory body, estimates that the UK wastes around 10 million tonnes of food each year, which … Read More

Leeds Named the 16th Most Sustainable University In The Country

10 months ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds has ranked 16th on Peoples and Planet’s University League tables. This is an independent league table based on sustainability, which ranks universities based on their environmental and ethical performance. This league table is compiled annually.  Leeds was the second highest scoring Russell Group University. LSE came … Read More

Leeds RAG Fashion Show Review – Samsara

2 years ago / 0 comments

The annual Leeds RAG Fashion Show is one of the most highly anticipated events on the union calendar, and this year’s show, Samsara, was no exception. Samsara, directed by Scarlett Gurney and Assistant Directors Helen Clifford and Laura Clifford, represented the cycle of the earth, focusing on sustainable topics such … Read More

Leeds University scores highly for green impact

2 years ago / 0 comments

The University has been awarded a ‘first class award’, scoring 100% for environmental policy but 0% for ethical investment The University of Leeds has been named one of the key universities producing environmental research. It was amongst a number of higher education institutions dominating this research field following the Paris … Read More

Stella McCartney: The hero of sustainable fashion

2 years ago / 0 comments

On the 14th November Stella McCartney joined journalist Lucy Siegle  for the third annual Kering talk on sustainable fashion. As a designer, McCartney continues to set the pace on how to create and innovate in the fashion industry without comprising ethical beliefs. Her most recent womenswear and menswear lines (launched … Read More

Riding the waves of change: Adidas is leading the way towards a sustainable future.

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from : i1.wp.com) Can Green Business provide a profitable future for big name brands? Adidas certainly seems to think so, and is pioneering a new wave of responsibly produced trainers using recycled plastic sourced from ocean waste. Growing public concern for the environment, combined with the renewed importance of … Read More

Adnams ‘Changing the world one beer at a time’

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon Business section are always keen to tell people about ethical businesses. I am an avid believer that acting ethically within business is no longer a decision that CEO’s should take lightly and it certainly should not be avoided. It is no mystery that the world consumes far more … Read More

The Green Age – where are we now and where are we going?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Introduction Visit any major city and you will be greeted with people going about their daily lives and routines. They’ll be walking, running and using transport to take them to their destination, through a sea of other people trying to get to their destination themselves. Where are they going? Where … Read More

More than just breakfast

3 years ago / 0 comments

As LS6 takes a new direction for 2016, we join them to celebrate a new era for the much-loved restaurant. LS6 café has always been a student staple. You only need to venture to Hyde Park Corner on a weekend morning to see the place packed with bleary eyed students … Read More