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Blue & Green Daily: 26 May headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. 17 more women needed as FTSE 100 directors to hit the 25% target Oxford graduates ‘give back’ degree to protest over fossil fuels...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 25 May headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Sustainability jobs are career change of choice and pay well – survey finds First UK’s fossil free pension scheme to be launched on...


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Invest in Blue & Green, share our tomorrow. 7x return

The average current investment pledge is £1,225. We only need 204 more investors to hit our target. If the 906 people who read about our merger with Greenwise on Monday invested £275 we’d hit our target. If the 1,500 people who open our newsletter every single week invested £168 we’d hit...


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Biodiversity: What is it and why does it matter?

Today – 22 May 2015 – is International Day of Biological Diversity, intended to raise our understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. Guy Petheram takes a closer look at a concept many of us don’t fully understand and examines why it matters. Biodiversity is defined in the Oxford dictionary...


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Blue & Green Daily: 22 May headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Petition urges UK government to keep the ban on bee-killing pesticides Over £24m invested on Crowdcube in early 2015 Marine habitats in European...


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Top 10 Tips for Saving Water – Infographic

Water is important to everyone and everything. We use it every day and sometimes don’t notice how much we waste. With recent laws and taxes, the idea of reserving water has never been as important to home owners. We have just created an infographic titled ‘Top 10 Tips For...


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Consumer priorities crucial to electric vehicle transition

Electric vehicles have the potential to revolutionise how electricity is consumed, says David Porter, POWER-GEN Europe Advisory Board Member and a Senior Advisor to the London energy team of Navigant. But, the engineering challenges should be seen alongside the social and economic considerations Electric vehicles are an exciting prospect....


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 21 May headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. ‘EU is key to national prosperity’, says CBI chief Coal company ‘exploited’ Ebola crisis for corporate gains Barclays issued with record £1.5bn fine...


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Crowdcube explained

Crowdcube is a revolutionary way for us to raise money and share our growth with our readers. This short video shows you how it works. If everyone who read Blue & Green in single month invested £10 we’d smash through our target. Step forward and take a stake in...


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Crowdcube Blue & Green: frequently asked questions

We have been receiving a lot of questions about our share offer so we thought we’d share the questions and our answers with everyone. If you have a specific question not answered here, we’re running an online survey to collect all the new questions. Click here if you can’t...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 20 May headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. IMF: Fossil fuels receive $10m a minute subsidies Pay bankers the same as civil servants, says former Tory strategist Deutsche Bank prepares for...


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Harsh capitalists: Thomas Cook

Christi (7) and Bobby Shepherd (6) died from carbon monoxide poisoning on a family holiday in 2006. Cleared of responsibility, Thomas Cook originally refused to apologise for the death of the children and then quietly pocketed £3m compensation from the hotel, along with their legal firm. Under pressure it...


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We want to create an independent, fair, optimistic and responsible media voice that helps our readers make sustainable choices daily. Matching sustainably-minded readers with the most sustainable organisations means our business ecosystem can be humane, ecological and economic. It’s a virtuous cycle. Demand for sustainable goods and services outstrips...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 19 May headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Co-op Group members vote to continue funding political parties 60th Eurovision Song Contest kicks off in eco-friendly Vienna E.ON to invest in £1.3bn...


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WHEB Annual Investor Conference: model performance

Companies have AGMs allowing management teams to update shareholders on performance and forecasts. Less common are fund investor conferences. WHEB’s well attended and informative conference on Thursday will hopefully encourage others to engage with fund investors more proactively. 15 Hatfields near Blackfriar’s Bridge claims to be London’s most sustainable...




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