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10 years of Supply Chain CSR

Ten years of supply chain’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) – infographic

From the Morcambe Bay tragedy in 2004, to the Guardian’s investigation into the Thai prawn industry earlier this year, numerous high profile events have put the spotlight on global supply chains in the last ten years, writes Sedex. To reflect on these events, and to commemorate their 10 year...


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The New Climate Economy Report: Does it go far enough?

The report of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate is measured, well-researched and optimistic: technically rich and politically astute. But what is new? And what are the implications for developing countries? – asks Simon Maxwell of the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN). The report consists of an Overview, seven substantive...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 13 October 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. Low carbon energy transition could save trillions Dame Colette Bowe appointed new chairman of the Banking Standards Review Council Pay gap between private...


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Top ecotourism destinations: Scotland

Scotland is a charming close-to-home destination for those enjoying the outdoor and wanting to see spectacular nature. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Scotland is not only one of the world’s leaders in clean energy development with its profiteering marine...


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Sustainability institute of the week: Sustainable Society Network

The Sustainable Society Network is based at the Imperial College London. It aims to develop a flourishing network of academics, researchers, companies, communities and NGOs that wish to understand how digital technology can create a sustainable society. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its...


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Top features of the week: October 12

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, Hanna Paulomäki and Magnus Eckeskog asked how we can find the right balance between nature conservation and fisheries management. Image One Corporation showed in an infographic how eliminating paper can be extremely rewarding for businesses, helping both profits and the planet. We...


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Blue & Green holiday cottages: Cave Farm Barns, Cambridgeshire

The Cave Farm Barns offer a relaxing and comfortable cottage near Ely, Cambridgeshire. It is available to book now through cottages4you. In the unique atmosphere of the Fens’ landscape of huge skies, spectacular sunsets and fishing rivers, this cluster of quality barn conversions is the perfect place to relax...


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Top articles of the week: October 11

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, the new University of Bristol’s Life Science building received an excellent BREEAM rating for its energy efficiency characteristics. We also reported on an international volunteering conference taking place that will hopefully shed light on the ethics and practices of voluntourism. In other...


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TED talks: New thoughts on capital in the twenty-first century – Thomas Piketty

With his 2013 best-selling book Capital in the Twenty-First Century, the French economist Thomas Piketty propelled himself to fame. Or, at least, as close to fame as a French economist can get. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The book established Piketty as...


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Film review: Biùtiful cauntri (2007)

Biùtiful cauntri is a shocking and powerful documentary about illegal toxic waste dumping in Southern Italy, coordinated by organised criminal groups, which resulted in the poisoning of people, animals and agricultural land. The film – whose title is the literal pronunciation of ‘beautiful country’ – is directed by Esmeralda...


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Book review: Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid – C Prahalad (2006)

Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits explains how the world’s five billion poor make up the fastest growing market in the world. Author Prahalad argues that this portion of the population represent potential to companies. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder...


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Save Blue & Green: United we stand; divided we fall (Aesop)

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up” (Thomas Edison). We’ve reached 36% and we’re not giving up until 5.02pm on 29th October. Please don’t let Blue & Green fade to black in 19 days. Here’s five...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 10 October 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. Glasgow University to divest from fossil fuels Lego to end Shell partnership after anti-Arctic oil campaign $310bn energy efficiency market saved a continent’s...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 9 October 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. Farmers concerned over effects of fracking on rural land Inventors of energy-efficient LED technology win Physics Nobel Prize Outrage as the EU Commission...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 8 October round up

Today on Blue&Green Tomorrow, we reported on two HSBC’s directors resigning because of new tough rules on bakers’ misconduct, which can see them jailed in the most serious offences. We also covered the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics assigned to the inventors of energy efficient LED technology and the...



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