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NEST: ‘Nowhere for interest in ethical pensions funds to go but up’

Paul Todd, assistant director of investment at the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST), which was set up to facilitate automatic pension enrolment, looks at the growth, challenges and opportunities of the ethical pension market. As consumers, making ethical choices is rarely a clear cut thing – if I want...


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Looking back at… ethical retailers

More and more people are considering where they shop and the implications of their choices, from how companies impact the environment to how they treat employees, here we profile some ethical shopping options. To help us keep writing fantastic content like this and if you would like to invest...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 29 January 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. World can meet climate targets and live well, finds government initiative Countdown to Election 2015 Decline of UK’s natural environment ‘costly’ to...


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An Ashden evening with Ed Davey and Zac Goldsmith

On Tuesday evening, the House of Commons’ Churchill Room was venue for Ashden’s evening reception, ‘Renewable Energy – A Power for Good’. Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith was our host and the keynote was from Ed Davey, LibDem MP and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. No matter how...


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Countdown to Election 2015

As we prepare for the launch party of voteforpolicies.org in February, here’s a short time line of the key events taking place in the lead up to a pivotal general election. UK Polling Report currently puts Labour agonisingly one seat short of an overall majority with 325 (50%) seats from 33%...


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Looking back at… Electric cars

Last year we took a look the growing electric car market and compiled a varied list, in terms of price and performance, of the top ten commercially available electric cars. To help us keep writing fantastic content like this and if you would like to invest in Blue &...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 28 January 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. Government forced to U-turn on fracking plans Prince Charles: climate agreement should be ‘new Magna Carta for the Earth’ US north-east cost...


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Election 2015: A sustainable, responsible and ethical UK on the world stage

The United Nations has 193 members. The UK has the seventh largest economy (UN, IMF, World Bank). It is the 22nd largest by population and 80th largest by geography. In short we are a wealthy, densely populated and little island nation, which has played, plays and will play a...


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100 days until a pivotal UK general election

The weekend’s vote in Greece will have a significant effect on the EU and the Eurozone. The coming negotiations will bring into focus the EU’s willingness to be flexible – something that will matter if we are to renegotiate the terms of our own membership. Closer to home, in...


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Looking back at… TED Talks

TED talks are about ideas worth spreading and there are plenty of options when looking at sustainability from responsible investment to biodiversity. To help us keep writing fantastic content like this and if you would like to invest in Blue & Green Tomorrow, then you can register here: http://bit.ly/1y83dzb.  1. How...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 27 January 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. MPs: fracking incompatible with climate change targets Oxford University committee meets to discuss fossil fuel divestment UBS sponsors fund that aims to...


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How Idaho is Embracing Sustainability

Robert Conrad, from Idaho, US, explores how his home city is turning to sustainability initiatives as a growing population is leading to environmental challenges. As an Idaho native, I have watched my state explode with growth in recent years.  Areas that were once pastures are now filling up with...


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Responsible tourism 2015: Harold Goodwin

Author and professor of responsible tourism at Manchester Metropolitan university, Harold Goodwin explains what responsible tourism is and why it is important. There is a litmus test for Responsible Tourism… and too many people are failing it. Responsible Tourism is not the same thing as sustainable tourism – when...


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Looking back at… Film reviews

We’ve reviewed films from climate change to unsustainable economics, here we take a look back at some of those reviews. To help us keep writing fantastic content like this and if you would like to invest in Blue & Green Tomorrow, then you can register here: http://bit.ly/1y83dzb.  1. The Midas Formula:...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 26 January 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. World Bank: green bonds changing investor expectations Climate change pushes doomsday clock closer to midnight M&S, Unilever and London Stock Exchange among...



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