Infrastructure Footprint – launch

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Announcing the launch of InfrastructureFootprint.com – the place to go for the latest news and insight on infrastructure’s environmental, social and economic impacts, costs and benefits, trends and reflections. Find out what’s going on behind the headlines. The new news...

Our common inheritance

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“Mr. Meeks, time to inherit the earth…” The words of John Keating, played by Robin Williams, in Dead Poets Society from BITD (i.e. 1989). A fantastic film, instructive and reflective in so many ways. And today is one that is reflective for me, considering the...

What do you want to see from env23?

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Wow! It’s over a month now since env23’s launch early on in the New Year. We’ve had our first contracts confirmed, huge interest in what we’re planning, and of course the world keeps on turning – you’ve all been busy too! Sarah and John are...

Where there’s a Goodwill…

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With Britain now the largest market for ultra-low emission vehicles, there’s some good news about a major investment and expansion of Intertek’s hybrid and EV testing and development centre in Milton Keynes, UK. Intertek says it is “privileged to work in...

Infrastructure’s footprint

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In this article for CIWM published today, 11 February 2016, env23’s John Twitchen argues that the National Infrastructure Commission offers a real opportunity to embed sustainability for a generation. “The birth of the pathway to sustainable infrastructure,...

A plastic ocean – watch

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A new feature-length documentary has captured never-before-seen images of marine life, plastic pollution, and its ultimate consequences for human health – A Plastic Ocean. The issues around plastic in our oceans have been building for a few years now, even leading to the...

If you’ve done some good stuff, shout about it!

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So, you’ve had a good year? A mega year? Maybe just an average year. But that thing you did, it was great! Right? env23’s John Twitchen will be a judge of this year’s National Recycling Awards, the industry’s most prestigious. The ones everyone wants to...

Winds of change

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A new report by Surfers Against Sewage looks at the impacts of climate change on surfing. It’s an interesting read, the impacts are much wider than just on the sport itself, and it considers how waves, oceans, beaches and water quality might be affected. More here.  

Action speaks louder than words…

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In the famous words of Mark Twain, action speaks louder than words, and that is the challenge laid down for the great and the good descending on Davos for the annual cash-chat-fest where money talks (go on… go back in time with the fabulous Dirty Cash by Stevie V…!)....

Creative communications – show your digital side

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env23’s John Twitchen was invited by MRW to guest edit a section of the latest edition of the magazine, with a focus on creative communications for the resource management sector. The content challenges the sector to grasp social media and show its digital side, especially...