Food supply must not cost the Earth

Meat, fish and grain are vital foodstuffs, but if we cannot make production and consumption more sustainable, we are in serious trouble, writes Flemmich Webb

‘EU vote is missed opportunity for greener farming’

Consumers deserve more than just food from a farming sector that receives billions in European Union subsidies, says Matthias Meissner of WWF

Going green gets faster patents

Further acceleration of patent processing is set to help boost business growth, says government spokesman Lord Younger

Top 5 challenges facing procurement

From sustainability to social media, Nick Martindale counts down the top challenges currently influencing procurement

Managing products from conception to disposal

Industry is increasingly integrating people, data, processes and business systems to benefit from product lifecycle management, writes Nick Martindale

BMW to baby bottles meant choosing the right package

Selecting the correct product lifecycle management software is crucial when launching a business, as Lindsay Clark reports

Saving the Earth by cutting carbon

In product lifecycle management, sustainability often comes down to two things – environmental compliance and helping to reduce a product’s carbon impact, as Will Stirling discovers

Sustainable business for long-term success and increased profit

As more than 750 chairmen, chief executives and directors from some of the world's leading businesses meet in London this week, Mark Hastings, director general of the Institute for Family Business, outlines prospects for growth