Techbuyer: How can a Circular Economy Lessen the Demand on the Mining of Critical Raw Materials?
A staggering 54 million tonnes of e-waste is produced globally every year.
YPS Leaders Conference: Leading Professionals gather to discuss ‘Leadership in a Volatile World for Young Professionals’
The Young Professionals Society successfully held its Leaders Conference 2022 at Manchester’s Waterloo Centre on Saturday August 6.
Techbuyer: can we do better than IT Recycling?
Techbuyer is a global provider of sustainable IT solutions, including responsible disposal of used technology devices that absolutely cannot be re-used or disassembled for spares.
Becoming a Sustainable Business: Techbuyer's Astrid Wynne on Sustainable Business practices
In Episode Two of Techbuyer's podcast series, created in collaboration with the Leaders Council, Sustainability Lead and Chartered Environmentalist, Astrid Wynne, talks about what it means to be a sustainable business.
Facing supply chain delays? Techbuyer on why today’s businesses are choosing refurbished IT
The ongoing global supply issue in computer chips is posing significant challenges and shortages are expected to continue well into 2022.
Techbuyer: Extending the Lifespan of Technology | Tips from the Experts
Extending the lifespan of your technology is an important process to consider for your company’s IT system, as well as for personal device use.
Techbuyer: New Frontiers for the CEDaCI Project | Three Years into Creating a Circular Economy for the Data Centre Industry
The data centre industry is one of the largest contributors to carbon emissions on the planet, dedicating one per cent of our global carbon production in total. These carbon emissions are only going to continue to grow as demand for data transfer and storage increases.
Techbuyer on Earth Overshoot Day: What it is, Why You Should Care and How You Can Help
Earth Overshoot Day is calculated by Global Footprint Network, a global research organisation that equips major decision makers with tools to help the human economy operate within Earth’s ecological limits.
Cost-of-living: Sunak prepared to borrow more to support households, Truss attacks windfall tax
Conservative leadership hopeful Rishi Sunak has suggested that he would be willing to borrow “as a last resort” to fund more targeted support for households in winter, while his rival Liz Truss has criticised windfall taxes on energy companies’ profits.
Johnson supporters attack Privileges Committee probe into PM
Supporters of outgoing prime minister Boris Johnson have criticised the Commons Privileges Committee investigation into his conduct around Partygate, with one minister calling the probe “rigged” and a “witch hunt”.
Sunak talks up “moral responsibility” to support households with cost-of-living
Conservative leadership hopeful Rishi Sunak has said that whoever is elected to Number 10 out of himself and rival Liz Truss has a “moral responsibility” to provide more cost-of-living support for vulnerable households.
US: Inflation persists in July, but at slower pace
According to the latest figures from the Labor Department, inflation persisted in the US over July but the pace of price rises slowed to 8.5 per cent, compared to the 9.1 per cent recorded in the year to June.
Almost 30,000 people waited over 12 hours for hospital admission in July, NHS figures say
July 2022 saw almost 30,000 patients face waits of more than 12 hours to be admitted to hospital, according to figures published by the NHS.
Kevin Browning: New PM “must top and tail and integrity must prevail”
Writing for The Leaders Council, Global Tunnelling Experts boss Kevin Browning calls on the next prime minister of the United Kingdom to crack down on tax avoiding firms in the construction industry.