The world’s top 100 corporations making the most meaningful advances towards sustainability have been ranked, the majority of which are based in Europe; but how is the list collated and what can be learned from the winners and losers?
The 100 people judged by their industrial peers to represent the very best of UK manufacturing were honoured at a ceremony in Liverpool in November 2019, during Digital Manufacturing Week. Here are a few of the people and memories from that evening.
The government has introduced a new fast-track visa scheme with no upper limit, designed to attract the world’s top scientific minds to this country and to ensure the UK retains a leading edge in technological developments after Brexit.
Nissan and Uber have signed a joint deal for the commission of up to 2,000 electric cars to be made available to drivers using the ride-hailing app in London, as part of a wider campaign by Uber to have every one of its drivers using fully electric vehicles by 2025.
Business optimism and investment intentions have improved significantly in the three-months to January, with optimism growing at the fastest pace since April 2014, according to the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey.
British car manufacturers could become caught up in an export tariff tit-for-tat escalating between the UK and US governments, after chancellor Sajid Javid refused to back down on a new multibillion-pound tax incentive aimed at many of the world’s biggest tech firms.
An increased global emphasis on low carbon initiatives is set to significantly increase the demand for batteries, leading to concerns surrounding the responsible management of lead throughout the lifecycle of automotive and industrial batteries.