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Embedding the Circular Economy in the Built Environment

06 March 2018
Technical Director Susan Harris looks at the scale of opportunity present in the Built Environment sector. She discusses how the solutions for circularity require taking an holistic view that goes beyond the Built Environment sphere to form part of... Read More

New Toxics in Carpet Report Shows Health, Environmental and Recycling Implications

05 March 2018
A new report by Anthesis into the use of toxic chemicals in the manufacture and supply of carpets sold on the European market has highlighted a number of health and environmental concerns. Read More

The Complexities of International RoHS and REACH Implementation

28 February 2018
In February 2018, Anthesis Group’s Wolfgang Wick spoke at the renowned Fraunhofer Institute about the implementation of RoHS and REACH in international legislation. The presentation was part of the working group meeting "Design conformity for WEEE,... Read More

Investing Responsibly: ESG Assessment Case Studies

27 February 2018
In this installment of our "Investing Responsibly" series, Anthesis Group’s Phil Harrison discusses the role of ESG factors in three case studies. The following three case studies demonstrate how ESG factors can influence investment decision-making,... Read More

Realizing the Commercial Value of ESG

26 February 2018
Anthesis Group’s Tim Clare says those who only see ESG as necessary for meeting LP requirements are missing out on the commercial value it creates. Speaking at the Real Deals Mid-Market conference I was taken by one attendee’s Tweet: “ESG. More to... Read More

Case Study: Portfolio of Investments Environmental and Social Review

23 February 2018
Reviewing environmental and social aspects of a Portfolio of Investments - download our case study here Client’s objectives Our client, the owner of a public-private partnership investment Fund, was aiming to promote energy efficiency and renewable... Read More

EU Efficiency Directive and ESOS Phase 2 – Don’t Leave your Compliance Journey Until the Last Minute!

22 February 2018
ESOS Phase 2 – here we go again! We are now halfway through the Phase 2 period for the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), which has a final deadline of December 2019. Read More

ESOS and the EU EED 2018 Compliance - PDF Guide

20 February 2018
What is ESOS and the EU EED? The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is a mandatory energy assessment scheme in the UK, requiring large organizations to undertake energy audits every four years. ESOS is driven by the EU Energy Efficiency... Read More

'Best Before' or 'Use By'? New Date Label Study Identifies Food Waste Reduction Opportunities for EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan

20 February 2018
The European Union food labelling regulation states that most pre-packed food products must display either a “use by” or a “best before” date. These dates are the source of some confusion amongst consumers, resulting in good food being thrown away... Read More

A Look at "Greener Products": Product Innovation Tools

13 February 2018
The “Greener Products” blog series discusses progress made in the landscape of product sustainability, sharing insights from an Anthesis-authored chapter in the new edition of the book Greener Products: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands... Read More

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