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The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs

Are you concerned about income inequality? Excessive executive compensation is a core contributor to America’s extreme and growing income gap. Join As You Sow, Robert Reich, author of Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few, and Nell Minow, noted corporate governance expert, as webinar examine CEO pay through As...


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How to Promote Your Company’s Charitable Work — Without Being Obnoxious

As a business owner, you’re undoubtedly aware of the importance of your company engaging in charitable work and giving back. Demonstrating social responsibility in the form of charitable donations, both in terms of time and money, creates a more positive public perception among your customers and potential employees, while...


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Green Business Practices To Reduce Your Footprint

As public opinion shifts towards supporting sustainable development and the need to be greener to reduce the potential impacts of climate change, more customers are looking to choose businesses that have a positive environmental impact as their preference when buying products. It is therefore of growing importance for businesses...


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Top Lake District Wedding Destinations For 2016

While it always seems as though the wedding season is renewing itself the truth is that it is! People are always thinking about their different wedding themes and seasons and weddings happen every day of the year. One of the best places to go for your wedding is the...


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5 Ways to Invest Outside the Stock Market

Tumultuous Markets Start 2016. If you have money you’d like to invest, you may be looking to alternatives to the stock market. While recent years have shown tremendous gains in the market, 2016 has started off bumpy, to say the least. The markets have seen big downturns since the beginning...


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Most popular on Blue Green 29 Jan – 04 Feb 2016

Here’s the articles that were read by most people in the last week. | join our growing community: sign-up to our newsletter and connect on twitter, facebook or linkedin | Coal Dropped From Vietnam’s Future Energy Plans Unprecedented Investor Call For Climate Risk Transparency From Mining Giants Motorway Signs To Feature Energy Company Logo For First Time Just...


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How Garden Lighting Helps To Improve The Security Of Your Home

There are many ways how garden lighting helps to improve the security of your home. Simply by brightening an area discourages those who would break into your home. Being seen by your neighbours is something would-be burglars wish to avoid. Having a well-lit area outside your home instead of...


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Environmental Risk: Harmonising Assessment, Protecting Biodiversity

EFSA has published two Scientific Opinions on environmental risk assessment (ERA), with a third to follow shortly. Reinhilde Schoonjans explains the issues at the heart of this major project. How is ERA relevant to EFSA’s work? Environmental risk assessment is central to much of what we do. EFSA performs...


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SGIP North American Test Bed Survey Reveals Tremendous Interest in Collaboration

SGIP Announces the Release of the 2015 Grid Modernisation Test Bed Survey. Smart grid technology providers are willing to collaborate to help accelerate and reduce the cost of smart grid modernisation. That is the message found in the results of a survey conducted by the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP)....


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Electoral Reform Society Welcomes ‘red card’ Proposal in EU Deal

The Electoral Reform Society has welcomed the proposal for national parliaments to have greater veto power over EU laws, under the proposals announced by EU Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday. A ‘red card’ system – where laws which do not have the support of a majority of national...


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Social Investment Scotland has teamed up with Asda to launch the UK's first Social Enterprise Supplier Development Academy, with the aim of increasing the availability of social enterprise  products for ethically-minded consumers on supermarket shelves.  Pictured in Asda Livingston Superstore are SIS Chief Executive Alastair  Davis (with suit jacket on) and Asda Senior Director for Scotland Allan Miller

ASDA Launches UK’S First Social Enterprise Supplier Academy

Asda has teamed up with Social Investment Scotland (SIS) to launch the UK’s first Social Enterprise Supplier Development Academy, with the aim of increasing the availability of social enterprise products for ethically-minded consumers on supermarket shelves. Funded through the proceeds from Asda’s carrier bag charge in Scotland totalling around...


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Tetra Pak Expects to Deliver More than 100 Million Fully Renewable Packages in 2016

Tetra Pak announced today that the company expects to deliver more than 100 million packs of Tetra Rex® Bio-based to customers during 2016, reflecting strong demand for the package since its launch in January 2015. The world’s first package made entirely from plant based materials has gained popularity among...


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Biotech Industry Lobby Intent on Ransack of EU GMO Rules

Food safety, the environment, and consumer choice are at stake, as biotech industry lobbyists pressure decision makers to deregulate a new generation of genetic engineering techniques ahead of a crucial European Commission decision in February. Biotech lobby’s push for new GMOs to escape regulation”, a new report by Corporate...


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Simple Ways to “Green-Up” Your Home in 2016

Is the air in your home something you take for granted? If you’re like most homeowners, you don’t think much about the quality of the air circulating around you. However, research shows that the air you breathe on a daily basis has a clear impact on your current and...


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Why Green Travellers Love Amsterdam

There are more and more cities in the world that are working hard on their eco-friendly credentials to attract travellers as well as provide the cleanest possible environment for those who live and work there. A frontrunner in the best green city has to be that gem of the...