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October 2020

csr social value reporting

The Rise of Social Value

Since the introduction of The Public Service (Social Value) Act, the social benefits generated by publicly funded projects now have a greater influence on the way work is won by contractors. The Act placed a formal requirement on public sector organisations to consider the economic, social and environmental benefits for…
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plastic recycling

Scientists create new super-enzyme that recycles plastic bottles six times faster

A super-enzyme that degrades plastic bottles six times faster than before has been created by scientists and could be used for recycling within one to two years. The super-enzyme derived from bacteria that naturally evolved the ability to break down plastic was engineered by linking two separate enzymes, both of…
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