Wednesday, December 7, 2016
London Stock Exchange

FTSE4Good Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary With Sustainable Investment Launch

Today, the FTSE Russell celebrates the 15th anniversary of FTSE4Good, its flagship ESG Index Series. The Index Series was launched in 2001 and provides investors...
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Government Urged To Protect Young Lungs As Children Give In A 20,000 Strong Petition

Today a petition demanding air quality monitors near schools will be handed in to Downing Street by fifteen children today, alongside the British Lung...
Skyscrapers of Hong Kong by Yinan Chen via flickr

Mission-Led Business Review Recommendations Praised By Social Enterprise UK

In response to the report published by the Mission-Led Business Review, ‘On a Mission in the UK Economy’, Peter Holbrook, the CEO of Social...
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More Effective Regulation Required To Drive ESG Advancement

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) have today published a report, the Global Guide to Responsible Investment Regulation, which has found that that while...
ET Index Report Underlines Advantages Of Investing In Carbon-Efficient Companies

ET Index Report Underlines Advantages Of Investing In Carbon-Efficient Companies

ET Index Research has revealed in a report launched today that global leaders in carbon reporting have the potential to save the equivalent of Japan’s...
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10 Chicken Factory Farming Facts

Each year as the global chicken consumption increases, the suffering of meat chickens remains one of the largest causes of global animal suffering, says...
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Spanish Government Help To Save World Heritage Site By Cancelling Dredging Project

As a result of WWF’s Doñana Spanish World Heritage Site campaign, the Spanish Government announced a permanent ban on Guadalquivir River dredging. Doñana is at...
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Groups Urge Scottish Government To Support Electric Vehicles

Leading Businesses and Environmentalists have to today warned that Scotland must copy Norway in undergoing a transport revolution in order to reach future emissions...
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Greenpeace Warn That Governments Failing To Implement Biodiversity Targets

From the 4th-17th December, the 13th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity will take place in Cancun, and will focus...
Electoral Reform Society Comment On Richmond By-Election

Electoral Reform Society Comment On Richmond By-Election

Katie Ghose, Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society, has responded to the results of the Richmond by-election with the following statements. “In all the excitement...
Sustainable Energy Champion Of The Year Awarded To Bristol Council Energy Officer

Sustainable Energy Champion Of The Year Awarded To Bristol Council Energy Officer

Sustainable Energy Champion of the Year in the South West has been awarded to one of the council’s lead officers for its energy programme. Mareike...
Sustainable Gym Equipment Is Preferred By Consumers

Sustainable Gym Equipment Is Preferred By Consumers

Today marks the announcment by sustainable gym equipment leader, SportsArt, of the results of its 2016 survey on gym sustainability, looking at the preference of...
Cement Sector Still Obstructing EU Climate Policy Says New Research

Cement Sector Still Obstructing EU Climate Policy Says New Research

The European cement industry is not disclosing the financial risks it would face in response to a meaningful price on carbon, while continuing to...
Leading Wildlife And Environment Groups Call For Retention Of Neonic Pesticides Ban

Leading Wildlife And Environment Groups Call For Retention Of Neonic Pesticides Ban

Current EU restrictions on neonicotinoid insecticides must be retained – and extended to all crops - to protect Britain's bees, according to sixteen of the UK’s...
Homebuilder Sustainability Rankings : UK-GBC Responds

Homebuilder Sustainability Rankings : UK-GBC Responds

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has today reacted to the publication of the NextGeneration 2016 benchmark report. The report has assessed and ranked the UK’s...
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Future Cities Catapult have today published a report that named Bristol, Plymouth and Newcastle as the top UK cities in relation to their forward-leaning...