Tag Archives: sustainability

Endura plants over 1.3 million trees in 2020, aiming to be carbon negative by 2024

Endura planted more than 1.3 million mangrove trees in the Maputo Bay area of Mozambique in 2020. The brand launched the initiative at the start of last year, committing to plant one million trees annually for the next ten years to eliminate its carbon footprint.  With the help of its …

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Greater Manchester businesses awarded TfGM accreditation for contributions to sustainable travel

Businesses across Greater Manchester have been awarded a Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) accreditation for their work in supporting on foot and by bike travel or using electric vehicles within their organisations. The businesses have achieved this recognition by evidencing their commitment to active travel, whether that be through fleet …

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Cycling associations react to EU Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy

The European Commission has released its Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy. The strategy is part of the European Green Deal, which aims to achieve a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from transport, in order for the EU to become a climate-neutral economy by 2050. Cycling international associations ECF, CIE …

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Continental’s dandelion rubber tyre wins German Sustainability Award

Continental’s Urban Taraxagum bicycle tyre, made from dandelion rubber, has won the German Sustainability Award 2021 in the category ‘Responsible Design’. “We are very pleased to receive this award,” said Dr Carla Recker, who heads the development project for obtaining natural rubber from dandelions at Continental. “The fact that we …

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Sustrans urges Government to build on £2 billion for walking and cycling to meet active travel targets

Sustrans has responded to the UK Government’s ten-point plan for a green industrial revolution, saying a 20%-60% reduction in traffic by 2030 is needed in order to meet climate targets. The charity said that the best way to reduce vehicle trips is to make it easier for people to walk, …

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BikeBiz October edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz October is now available. This month, we look at sustainability within the bike industry, reflect on last month’s Local Bike Shop Day, and catch up Intense Europe, RRP, Superstrata, BikeRegister and Busby. This month’s sector guides are road bikes and accessories and chains, gears and cranks. …

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Accell Group launches new video showing how ‘cycling moves the world forward’

Bicycle manufacturer Accell Group has launched its ‘new purpose’ with an online video featuring the company’s staff showing how ‘cycling moves the world forward’. Its plants in Heerenveen, which produce bicycles for the European market, are also transitioning to solar energy in 2021. The move will result in a reduction …

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Endura has planted over 600,000 trees so far in 2020

Endura has reached the halfway mark of its one million trees initiative. By the end of June 2020, exactly 619,962 trees had been planted on the site sponsored by Endura in Mozambique, and more are being added every day. These trees not only help to reduce the quantity of carbon …

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