Aviation

24. 09. 2015
It’s been a very long time since I’ve participated in the launch of a Sustainability Report with more than 450 people in attendance! But that’s what happened on Wednesday last week with the launch of Air New Zealand’s first ever Sustainability Report in...
Aviation
02. 06. 2010
Encountered my first Minister in the new Coalition government – in the shape of Grant Shapps, Minister for Housing – on Thursday last week at the ‘Opening Ceremony’ for a new housing development getting underway in Swindon. Not just any old housing development. The Triangle is a...
Aviation, Housing, Innovation
09. 03. 2010
It’s the scale of it all that is sometimes daunting. On energy, for instance, we have to transition from around 90% dependency on fossil fuels to around 90% on renewables – allowing a little bit of residual space for cleaner and super-efficient fossil fuels (aviation, amongst...
Aviation, Innovation
01. 03. 2010
The assembled great and the good of the NFU must have been absolutely delighted to hear Chris Smith, Chairman of the Environment Agency, extol the benefits of GM technologies earlier in the week. He stressed that he was speaking in a ‘personal capacity’, despite the fact that he...
12. 02. 2010
So the first blow has fallen on Cadbury’s from its new owners, Kraft. The Keynsham plant near Bristol will close, despite the fact that Kraft promised to keep it open (that was actually a bit weird, as Cadbury itself had announced that Keynsham would be closed at some stage in...
Aviation