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Indian Smart Cities Market Represents Opportunity For UK Entrepreneurs

Indian Smart Cities Market Represents Opportunity For UK Entrepreneurs

A major UK-India initiative in November will hand UK entrepreneurs the opportunity to establish themselves in the multi-billion pound smart cities market in India. Innovate UK is currently looking for innovative SMEs to apply to join the Connected Cities Mission to India between 6-12 November. Successful businesses will have the...


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Inprova Energy: Businesses Need To De-risk Purchasing of Energy

Magnus Walker, Director of Trading and Risk for Inprova Energy, has warned that the recent ten-year high power prices that was brought on by tight supply margins demonstrate that companies need to de-risk their flexible energy procurement strategies. During mid-September prices on the day-ahead over-the-counter market increased to £135 per MWh. This...


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Mark Carney Delivers A Speech On Resolving The Climate Paradox

Mark Carney, the Governor for the Bank of England has given a speech at the Arthur Burns Memorial Lecture in Berlin. The Governor considers the financial stability risks posed by climate change, and how building new markets in climate transition and green finance could help resolve these risks. The...


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8 Bedroom Renovations that Are Very Eco-Friendly

Looking for some bedroom renovation ideas? Well, make sure you keep the environment in mind. A renovation can have a negative impact on the environment because of the materials used to develop fabrics, paints, and other resources. In addition, it can create a substantial amount of waste. On the...


Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition : WHEB Asset Management Latest To Join

Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition : WHEB Asset Management Latest To Join

WHEB Asset Management, a London-based investment manager, has become the latest to sign up to the Portfolio Decarbonisation Coalition. “Asset managers and financial markets increasingly realise that tackling climate change creates quality growth opportunities whilst helping to reduce systemic risks to the global economy,” said George Latham, Managing Partner of...


Health In The Workplace : MK Based Business Looks At Link Between Health And Nature

Health In The Workplace : MK Based Business Looks At Link Between Health And Nature

The Good Life Project, a new research initiative backed by broadcasters Kate Humble and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, has been launched today. The goal of the project is to provide solutions that are evidence-based and cost-effective to the advantages of nature in making businesses happier, healthier and more profitable. The project is being spearheaded by...


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New Head Of Responsible Investment Team At Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management

Jean-Philippe Desmartin has been appointed Head of the Responsible Investment team at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management. His role will be based in Paris and he will be reporting to Chief Investment Officer, Philippe Uzan. Jean-Philippe Desmartin took up his position as Head of our Responsible Investment team on September...


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5 Efficiency Fixes for Your Old, Drafty Home

Tired of treating your utility bills like live ammunition? If you live in an old, drafty home with outdated appliances and dowdy fixtures, you don’t have to. All five of these cost-effective home energy efficiency fixes pay for themselves over time, and some actually boost your home’s resale value...


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Moving? Try These 4 Simple Green Moving Tips

You’re aware of the dangers of polluting our environment with trash that isn’t biodegradable. You understand how important it is to green your move. And now that you’re moving, you’re curious about how to make your move to a new apartment or house in an eco-friendly way. While you...


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5 Ways You Can Use Technology to Become a More Environmentally-Conscious Consumer

Technology is often seen as part of the problem when it comes to climate change, and it’s not hard to see why with recent reports showing that the majority of our electronic waste ends up in landfills in developing nations rather than being recycled. But since technology isn’t going...


Director & Protagonist of New Film ‘Dare To Be Wild’ Call For Tree Planting To Fight Climate Change

Director & Protagonist of New Film ‘Dare To Be Wild’ Call For Tree Planting To Fight Climate Change

Environmentalist film director Vivienne DeCourcy (DARE TO BE WILD) and Chelsea Flower Show gold medalist Mary Reynolds  along with the woodland trust have come together to encourage everyone to plant one tree in their garden this Autumn/Winter to help reverse climate change. DARE TO BE WILD celebrates its UK Premiere...


6,000 MW Hours Of Renewable Heat Produced At On-Site Biogas Plant At Glendullan

6,000 MW Hours Of Renewable Heat Produced At On-Site Biogas Plant At Glendullan

The Scotch Whisky industry’s drive for environmental sustainability and carbon reduction at distillery sites has been boosted by the success of an on-site bio-energy plant commissioned one year ago by Clearfleau (leading British provider of on-site Anaerobic Digestion – AD plants) at Diageo’s Glendullan distillery in Speyside, Scotland. The plant...


Lower Interest Rates Offer Borrowing Opportunity For Charities Following Post-Brexit Bond Boost

Lower Interest Rates Offer Borrowing Opportunity For Charities Following Post-Brexit Bond Boost

Strong performance being shown by charity bonds following high demand from socially responsible investors.  Strong demand from socially responsible investors, combined with the drop in interest rates post-Brexit , ha s created an opportunity for charities to borrow i n the retail bond market at exceptionally low rates. Allia Impact Finance,...


Global Awards Ceremony: Ecotricity Named Best Green Energy Brand

Global Awards Ceremony: Ecotricity Named Best Green Energy Brand

Last night at the first global Energy Branding Conference in Reykjavik, Britain’s leading green energy company, Ecotricity, was awarded the world’s Best Green Energy Brand. Ecotricity beat global competition to the award, including Nordic Green Energy (Finland), Eneco (Netherlands), LOCO2 energy (UK), and awattar (Austria). A panel of 30 experts from around...


The Great Outdoors: Going Green

The Great Outdoors: Going Green

Caravanning is a great eco-friendly holiday and the Motorhome and Caravan Show will have a variety of eco-friendly products and services with nearly 400 exhibitors will be at the show filling 11 halls. As we look for ‘greener’ holidays, caravan manufacturers, suppliers and caravan parks are improving their product...