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4 Summer-Friendly Water Conservation Tips

Along with the hot weather of summer comes an abundance of water. From sprinklers in the lawn to the neighborhood swimming pool down the street, water is synonymous with summer. However, it’s important that you do what you can to conserve as much water as possible. So, start by...


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3 Sustainable Roofing Options Every Homebuilder Should Be Using

Whether you’re building a new home or repairing an old roof, sustainability plays an important role in embracing the world around you. Sustainable roofing options are often overlooked in this process, but they shouldn’t be. You can make a positive impact on the environment by simply making more eco-friendly...


Yesterday’s Headlines 23/06/2016

Yesterday’s Headlines 23/06/2016

Yesterday Berlin announced it would no longer invest in fossil fuels companies because they don’t comply with their climate agenda, Ethical Corporation published their second sustainable business report, and Good Energy reported its latest share offer raised £3.1 million. Other news included Akzonobel being recognised for their sustainable shipping...


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Sustainable Investors React to EU Ref Results

The EU referendum results have revealed that Britain voted to leave the European Union. The final count showed that 52% voters were in favour of Brexit. Members of the UK’s sustainable investment sector, including the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF), EQ Investors, and WHEB, reacted to the...


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Kings and Shaxson Brexit Reaction

The news that Britain has voted to leave the EU has gradually spread across the world today. Many have expressed shock and disappointment at the news, whilst others rejoiced. At this point the future is unclear, but one thing is certain, the UK is going to go through significant...


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IEMA Discuss Britain’s Sustainability Future

Britain’s Leave campaign were announced as victors of the EU referendum this morning. The historic result revealed UK voters had decided to leave the European Union with a 52% majority. Martin Baxter, IEMA’s Chief Policy Advisor, has commented on the environment and sustainability effects of the UK’s decision to...


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Exclusive Interview: Simon Gosling, MD of Energynet

Simon’s role is to lead the team and to develop Energynet’s global business portfolio, with a specific focus on government and private investment in Africa’s power and industrial infrastructure sectors. Simon is responsible the company’s focus on growing economies where energy access is a critical barrier to political and...


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5 Critical Tips on How to Reduce Your Garbage At Home

Most households will have a garbage bin or trash bag where they dump all their kitchen waste among other wastes. It can be annoying having the kitchen waste lying around the house without proper storage. It attracts bad odor and flies among other bugs. Thanks to the trash cans...


Yesterday’s Headlines 22/06/2016

Yesterday’s Headlines 22/06/2016

Yesterday it was announced that an Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland will power all of Nestlé’s operations in the UK and Ireland, SolarEdge won an award for their pioneering renewable technology, and Glastonbury festival revellers now have the luxury of eco-friendly showers. The Swedish Minister for Infrastructure also drove...


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Oversubscribed Good Energy Shares Raise £3.1 million

Good Energy, a leading energy supplier, has revealed its latest share offer, which has raised £3.1 million, experienced a huge oversubscription. Good Energy reported its customers contributed 2,000 individual applications to the share offer. The money raised will be put towards the green energy company’s future operations. The Wiltshire-based...


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Solarcentury Panels Power Glastonbury Greenpeace Field

Renewable energy company, Solarcentury, has donated solar panels to popular world-renowned music festival Glastonbury. The Greenpeace field at Glastonbury will be powered by the solar panels which will generate electricity to power the music festival’s first ever Virtual Reality Dome. The Virtual Reality Dome will be used to show...


Ethical Corporation

Ethical Corporation Publish Second Sustainable Business Report

Ethical Corporation has released its second State of Sustainable Business Report 2016. The report gives an insight into the minds and opinions of sustainability professionals from across the world. Members of the Ethical Corporation community have welcomed the report. Ronan Dunne, CEO of Telefonica O2, said:  “Ethical Corporation’s second State...


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AkzoNobel Honoured For Sustainable Shipping Methodology

AkzoNobel’s innovative method which rewards sustainable ship owners has been recognised as Environmental Leader Product of the Year 2016. The scheme financially rewards ship owners who use sustainable hull coatings. The method was developed by AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business and is the first carbon credits methodology in the shipping...


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77% Say Sustainable Investment Will Benefit From Remain Vote #EURef

77% of our readers say sustainable investment will benefit from a Remain Vote. This compares to 18% who think the result would make no difference and 6% who think voting Leave would benefit sustainable investment. Read all the results of our readers’ poll here.


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SolarEdge Scoop Award for Pioneering Technology

SolarEdge Technologies Inc, has won a sort-after Intersolar Award for its HD-Wave technology inverter. SolarEdge were honoured with the award in the Photovoltaics category for its innovative power conversion method that maximises record efficiency whilst significantly decreasing inverter size and weight. The new technology represents one of the biggest...