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Sustainable September

Sustainable September: confirmed speakers for the energy debate

Jeremy Leggett, Karl Harder and Mark Powell have all been confirmed as speakers for the Sustainable September’s Energy Debate taking place at Siemens Crystal in London on September 16. Tickets are available here. The three leading names from the UK energy sector will debate either for or against the motion, “Shale gas...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 30 July 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. Don’t write off renewable subsidies just yet Trillion Fund’s 7.5% return on wind turbine investment set to close Fracking will reduce Tory...


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Nearly 600 readers have already told us how they want Blue & Green Tomorrow to look like. Fill out our 2014 reader survey and you could win an iPad, Kindle Fire or charity donation. We are giving our readers the opportunity to tell us what they want to see...


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Blue & Green holiday cottages: Belmont Lakeside, Leek

This beautiful holiday cottage, located in Leek, Staffordshire, offers stunning views and is available to book now through cottages4you. Enjoying a spectacular, secluded and sunny position with panoramic views over magical Rudyard Lake, this exceptional and very spacious property sits within steeply sloping woodland grounds with gravel paths and...


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Don’t write off renewable subsidies just yet

A lot of recent debate has focused on renewable subsidies – how much they cost, what their value is and whether they can or should continue, writes Jerry Hamilton. The full benefits of a thriving renewables industry will take years to realise and, to some, costly subsidies now seem...


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Why we’re supporting Sustainable September: Rathbone Greenbank Investments

Several organisations are helping us to organise and underwrite Sustainable September, the month-long celebration of sustainability, for which you can buy tickets here. We are asking each of them to tell us why they are supporting the event. Next up is Rathbone Greenbank Investments. Why is Rathbone Greenbank Investments...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 29 July 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. Sustainable investors have solid and diversified options in today’s funds market Another year, another Forum for the Future scholar graduation EU organic...


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Tell us what you would like to see on Blue&Green Tomorrow and you will be entered into a prize draw to win an iPad, Kindle or donation to a charity of your choice. Join the over 500 people who have already told us what they would like Blue&Green Tomorrow...


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Sustainable investors have solid and diversified options in today’s funds market

Not only is socially responsible investment (SRI) no longer marginal, but investors have an ever-increasing range of sustainable investment options that are safe and reliable. This article is an extract from Richard Essex’s 2014 book, Invest, Feel Good and Make a Difference, which is available now on Amazon. In the past...


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Another year, another Forum for the Future scholar graduation

It was a sultry evening in Camden for the graduation of the Forum for the Future class of 2014. We profiled the scholars as they came to the end of their year and it was great to see them all finally graduate. This was the 18th such graduation and...


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Sustainable September: confirmed speakers for the retail debate

Tim Aldred, Stuart Singleton-White, Sam Bowman and Linda Whetstone are the confirmed speakers for Sustainable September’s retail debate on September 10 at the Royal Geographical Society. The Oxford-style debate – “Free trade trumps fair trade in helping developing economies” – will see two speakers per part debating on whether...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 28 July 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. Disobedient Objects: protest art occupies the V&A museum Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Bank of Nova Scotia accused of fixing the price of...


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Top ecotourism destinations: Aspen, US

Aspen in Colorado, US, is a popular tourism location and is among top sustainable destinations suggested by responsibletravel.com ahead of the 11th World Responsible Tourism Awards. Aspen, located in Colorado’s Pitkin County, is a former mining town turned into a popular tourist destination that offers spectacular walks and landscapes...


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Sustainability Institute of the week: Centre for Sustainable Development

The Centre for Sustainable Development in the Cambridge University Engineering Department was established in 2000, following support provided by the Royal Academy of Engineering, to introduce concepts of sustainability over all its undergraduate engineering courses. Over the years, the centre has grown and now includes the delivery of a...


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Top features of the week: July 27

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, Jess Ratty discussed how crowdfunding is changing business for the better. We also explored how the financial world needs to improve at connecting the dots between an investor’s money and its real world impacts, and interviewed Lush’s ethical director about ethical cosmetics...


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