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Designing a better World Cup: the world’s first net zero energy stadium

While most people’s eyes will be on the 22 players from Brazil and Croatia kicking off the 2014 World Cup on Thursday, Hyewon Kong looks at how one stadium is leading the way on sustainable design. This year’s World Cup is special not just because the hosting country has...


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Power shortage warnings show need for effective national energy reduction

Britain is facing winters of power shortages, according to energy secretary Ed Davey – something Charlie Farr says has been on the cards for more than a year. While demand for electricity has been diminishing over the past five years, largely driven by quiet desperation in the face of ever rising...


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Future sustainability leaders: Maia Tarling-Hunter

What will business look like in the future and who are our future leaders? This is the next instalment in our series speaking with a group of young people who are making waves in sustainability. All 12 are scholars on Forum for the Future’s renowned master’s course in leadership for sustainable...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 12 June 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. The philanthropists of the future Wind share offer raises £100,000 investment in less than 24 hours Investors and corporates target Apple over...


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Meet the judges: British Renewable Energy Awards 2014

The 2014 British Renewable Energy Awards, co-ordinated by the Renewable Energy Association (REA), takes place on Thursday at the Savoy hotel in London. Now in their ninth year, the event celebrates the achievements of companies and individuals who have done something amazing in renewables over the past year. Ahead of...


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Ethical retailer of the week: Albert Bartlett

Albert Bartlett is a family firm that has been growing potatoes for over 60 years and has a strong record in sustainability and ethical business practices. The firm was formed in the 1960s in Airdrie, Scotland, and rapidly expanded first within the UK and later abroad to the Netherlands,...


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Help keep Blue & Green Tomorrow free: switch to Good Energy

Continuing our series of things you can do to help keep Blue & Green Tomorrow free and take us to the next phase in our development, here’s something you can do whilst actually helping the planet as well. Consider switching to Good Energy – the UK’s leading 100% renewable energy supplier. You won’t...


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The philanthropists of the future

The ages, motivations and interests of the most prominent and prolific philanthropists are changing. Welcome to the new generation of giving. This article originally appeared in Blue & Green Tomorrow’s Guide to Sustainable Philanthropy 2014.  Philanthropy is changing. This is to be expected; even the wealthiest magnates age. As wealth...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 11 June 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. Funding environmental issues, armed with research Future sustainability leaders: Ruth Shave Carbon bubble: Obama admits world cannot burn all known fossil fuel...


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Blue & Green holiday cottages: Lower Trevorder Barns, Cornwall

Located near Bodmin, Cornwall, this holiday cottage offers a relaxing base and ideal location for experiencing local attractions and is available to book now through cottages4you. Originally built in the 1790s as a corn mill and hay loft, the building is now an exquisite holiday retreat boasting a games...


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Future sustainability leaders: Ruth Shave

What will business look like in the future and who are our future leaders? We’re over half way through our series speaking with a group of young people who are making waves in sustainability. All 12 are scholars on Forum for the Future’s renowned master’s course in leadership for sustainable development....


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Funding environmental issues, armed with research

Whatever your philanthropic passion is, the chances are it will not be immune to the environmental threats that affect us all, write Florence Miller and Jon Cracknell. This article originally appeared in Blue & Green Tomorrow’s Guide to Sustainable Philanthropy 2014.   Let’s start with the good news: according to recent research...


Sustainable September

Help keep Blue & Green Tomorrow free: register for Sustainable September now

Following on from yesterday’s article, the first thing you can do to help keep Blue & Green Tomorrow free is to come to one or more of our events during Sustainable September, our month-long celebration of sustainability. Sustainable September will feature four lively, entertaining and informative evening debates with a compelling line-up...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 10 June 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. Climate change will have a ‘major impact’ on food production Are cities where sustainable futures will be made? 2016 Olympics: polluted Rio...


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Climate change will have a ‘major impact’ on food production

Patrick Elf speaks with Peter Andrews, sustainability executive at the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), on how to feed people sustainably given the serious and numerous social and environmental challenges we face. FDF is the voice of the UK food and drinks manufacturing industry, with members such as Mondelez,...


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