Sustainably sourcing UK Roses

This was the topic for the Marks & Spencer and Cranfield University school of Management’s sustainable retailing challenge 2012. This video was made by the Warwick Business School’s distance learning MBA students and  students have to address the issue of sourcing roses keeping the triple bottom line (people, planet and profit) in mind. What I found interesting is the way in which the issue was addressed … Continue reading Sustainably sourcing UK Roses

A new oxidant in the atmosphere identified

Source: The Hindu, India It is time that the authorities evolve strategies to contain the emission of green house gases since the vehicle population is increasing at a rapid pace. Scientists have for the first time found unequivocal evidence of another oxidant playing a vital role in the formation of gaseous sulphuric acid in the atmosphere. Until now, it was thought that the combination of … Continue reading A new oxidant in the atmosphere identified

Olympian Vegetarians

Source: The Guardian 30 July 2012 Lizzie Armitstead was just 10 years old when she told her parents she wanted to become a vegetarian. Yesterday, she won Great Britain’s first medal of the Olympic Games, taking silver in the gruelling 87-mile road cycling race, no less. I was brought up as vegetarian from birth and have been a long distance runner for most of my adult … Continue reading Olympian Vegetarians