Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Companies Backing Sustainable Development In Open Letter To PM

84 leading companies including Diageo, HSBC, Ikea and Unilever have united in a call on the Government to demonstrate its commitment to delivering the...
New Report Exposes HSBC As The Bank Responsible For Indonesian Deforestation

New Report Exposes HSBC As The Bank Responsible For Indonesian Deforestation

A new report released today by Greenpeace International has revealed how HSBC, Europe’s largest bank, loaned hundreds of millions of US dollars to some...
Europe's Investment Plan Does Not Comply With EU’s Own Climate Goals

Centre For Brexit Studies to Be Launched By BCU

A Centre for Brexit studies is due to be opened by Birmingham City University this month, with the aim of enhancing understanding of the consequences of...
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Food Giant That Misled Customers Facing Backlash From Investors

It was revealed yesterday that major restaurant chain Whitbread has served 250,000 dishes of “beef lasagne” in which more than one third of the meat...
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Unheated Homes May Fall To Unsafe Temperatures This Weekend

Experts have warned that with arctic blasts expected to sweep across the country, temperatures in millions of UK households could fall to dangerous levels...
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Trump’s Victory Triggers US Trade Association to Attack Climate Policy Again

New evidence from non-profit InfluenceMap shows the way in which many powerful US industry associations have taken advantage of Trump's victory to send messages against climate change regulations and push...
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Seven In Ten Customers Say Bills Not Getting Easier To Understand

Bills aren't getting any easier to understand for the majority of UK customers. According to new research from Echo Managed Services, as a result they...
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UK Motorists’ Class-Action Against VW: Greenpeace’s Reaction

UK motorists are to launch class-action suit against VW. Areeba Hamid, clean air campaigner for Greenpeace, has responded to this action. She said: “Diesel emissions are toxic to...
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‘Shared Society’ Must Work in Tandem With Charities – CAF Respond to PM’s Speech

John Low, Chief Executive of the Charities Aid Foundation, an organisation that works with charities both in the UK and overseas, has commented on...
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£50 Million In Positive Investment Raised by Ethex

Over £50 million has been raised in finance for charities and business with a social and environmental mission by Ethex, the online positive investment...
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Bees: EU Food Watchdog Delays Neonic Pesticide Safety Review

The much-anticipated review of three neonicotinoid pesticides that are currently subject to EU restrictions has been delayed until the Autumn by the European Food...
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How Social Enterprise UK Responded to the Prime Minister’s ‘Shared Society’ Speech

Peter Holbrook, CEO of Social Enterprise UK, has today responded to the Prime Minister’s speech on the ‘Shared Society,’. He said: “It is always welcome when...
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Exclusive Interview: Thom Kenrick, Head of Community Programmes, RBS

Thom Kenrick is Head of Community Programmes at RBS.  He leads the bank's strategy for supporting and engaging with its communities through its customer-facing...
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Tips For Traveling Responsibly And Giving Back Along The Way

Are you the type of person, who travels on a regular basis? While you undeniably enjoy visiting foreign countries and meeting new people, you...
One Of A Kind 'Open Innovation' Programme Launched By UK-GBC

One Of A Kind ‘Open Innovation’ Programme Launched By UK-GBC

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has launched its first Innovation Lab, a radical new approach to innovation in the built environment. The Lead Partners...
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Low-Carbon Future Now Possible Following Ground Breaking Storage Project

New Home Battery Trial Aimed At Enabling Solar Homes And Saving Millions

A pioneering trial demonstrating the capacity of clusters of home batteries to increase capacity on the electricity network and enable more homes to install solar...
Hope For Climate Change Action Following Speech From Chinese President

Hope For Climate Change Action Following Speech From Chinese President

Chinese President Xi Jinping has addressed the opening of the World Economic Forum in Davos, giving hope for further climate action. Under the theme "responsive and...
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Clean Energy And Innovation Supported In PM’s Brexit Speech

RenewableUK is highlighting the Prime Minister’s keynote Brexit speech in which she made clear her support for clean energy. She also pledged to build a...