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Lower Interest Rates Offer Borrowing Opportunity For Charities Following Post-Brexit Bond Boost

Lower Interest Rates Offer Borrowing Opportunity For Charities Following Post-Brexit Bond Boost

Strong performance being shown by charity bonds following high demand from socially responsible investors.  Strong demand from socially responsible investors, combined with the drop in interest rates post-Brexit , ha s created an opportunity for charities to borrow i n the retail bond market at exceptionally low rates. Allia Impact Finance,...


Global Awards Ceremony: Ecotricity Named Best Green Energy Brand

Global Awards Ceremony: Ecotricity Named Best Green Energy Brand

Last night at the first global Energy Branding Conference in Reykjavik, Britain’s leading green energy company, Ecotricity, was awarded the world’s Best Green Energy Brand. Ecotricity beat global competition to the award, including Nordic Green Energy (Finland), Eneco (Netherlands), LOCO2 energy (UK), and awattar (Austria). A panel of 30 experts from around...


The Great Outdoors: Going Green

The Great Outdoors: Going Green

Caravanning is a great eco-friendly holiday and the Motorhome and Caravan Show will have a variety of eco-friendly products and services with nearly 400 exhibitors will be at the show filling 11 halls. As we look for ‘greener’ holidays, caravan manufacturers, suppliers and caravan parks are improving their product...


The Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation : New Branding For G9

The Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation : New Branding For G9

From today the G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9) will be known as the G+ Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation (G+). Since its formation in 2012, the G9 has taken a leading role in facilitating health and safety improvements in the offshore wind industry. The importance...


Decarbonising UK Homes And The Role Of Heat Networks

Decarbonising UK Homes And The Role Of Heat Networks

‘Too hot to handle? How to decarbonise the way we heat our homes‘ is a new report published by think tank Policy Exchange which states that heat networks are good value and crucial to decarbonising domestic heating in the UK. The report reveals that greenhouse gas emissions from domestic...


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Investing In Solar Panels

For UK businesses, there is no better time than now to consider investing in commercial solar panels to produce energy for your business premises. Recent government legislation has been introduced with the aim of reduce UK CO2 emissions by 80% by 2050, and in order to achieve this a...


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Three Energy Efficient Home Renovations That Won’t Break the Bank

More likely than not, most homeowners want to invest in a more energy efficient household. However, the same homeowners are held back by the types of energy efficiency myths that have made their way into the mainstream, including: – Thinking that energy efficiency represents a sacrifice in terms of...


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How to Make Sure Your Next Startup Investment is a Sustainable One

Investing in startups is a risky venture. You have to believe in the idea before you can commit to it. Unlike investing in a blue chip company, there’s no guarantee that your startup will still be there in five years. One aspect of an investment you must consider is...


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Healing Gardens Prove Invaluable in Recovery of Thousands

Wherever you look, you can find an inexplicable link between humans and the environments in which we live. Thousands of sick and recovering individuals in hospitals and care facilities all over the country have discovered this firsthand in recent years through the use of healing gardens. What are Healing...


Beth Thoren To Be Appointed Deputy CEO At ClientEarth

Beth Thoren To Be Appointed Deputy CEO At ClientEarth

Beth Thoren has been appointed deputy CEO at Environmental lawyers ClientEarth, taking up the post on 26 September after four years at the RSPB as Director of Fundraising and Communications. ClientEarth’s CEO James Thornton said: “We’re delighted that Beth is joining us and bringing with her a wealth of strategic skills...


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CFO Lending To Pay £34 Million Redress To Customers

The payday firm, CFO Lending, has agreed with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to reimburse over £34 million of redress to over 97,000 customers due to its unfair practices. The redress consists of £31.9 million written-off customers’ outstanding balances and £2.9 million in cash payments to customers. CFO Lending also traded as...


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ENER-G Is Nominated For Energy Industry Awards In Three Categories

ENER-G, a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) specialist, has been shortlisted by the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) for three awards for excellence in renewable energy generation and low carbon. The company’s anaerobic digestion development for malt producer Muntons Plc is shortlisted for the Industrial Project of the Year,...


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How to Build a Homemade Portable Water Heater for Your Camping Adventures

Mix one part necessity and one part ingenuity and the human brain can solve just about anything—or at the very least, make something that already exists even better. Most of us would never think that the process by which we heat water can be improved upon and yet the...


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Is a Passive House a Sustainable Investment?

Passive house, despite being a term that first came about in the early 1990s, is not something commonly known among homeowners. It refers to a construction that provides a high standard of energy efficiency for your home, which in turn can have an effect on the temperature of your...


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6 Practical Energy Reduction Strategies for Homeowners

Your home is your castle. It is where you feel safe and comfortable enough to truly relax and unwind. Yet, it is also a clinking, clanking, bustling machine filled with all of the devices and technology that you need to achieve this. The problem is that everything you use...