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Blue & Green holiday cottages: Old Smithy Barn, Staffordshire

Old Smithy Barn is a superb contemporary conversion with spacious beamed rooms, lots of character and a delightful enclosed garden. It is available to book now through cottages4you. Set in a peaceful and pretty countryside location on a quiet lane in The Peak District National Park, on the borders...


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Good Money Week: ‘Finance affects everybody’

Simon Howard has sat at the helm of the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) for 18 months. Before that he gained over twenty years of investment management experience, in a City career that took him from Liverpool Victoria to 3i Asset Management, via Friends Provident. Blue & Green...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 21 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. How a green supply chain can help businesses save money – infographic Price comparison sites accused of hiding cheapest energy deals Good...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 20 October round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we provided a handy but by no means exhaustive round up of some of the great, thought-provoking, horizon-expanding events taking place across the UK for Good Money Week. We also reported on the new fossil fuel divestment campaign targeting Britain’s biggest banks and...


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How a green supply chain can help businesses save money – infographic

Many people view the process or notion of ‘greening’ a supply chain as one that will ultimately end up costing a lot of money. This is not the case. Greening the supply chain can in fact end up saving a company money in the long run, writes  Kevin Vaughan....


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Blue & Green Investor website temporarily merges with Blue & Green Tomorrow

We have temporarily merged the Blue & Green Investor and Blue & Green Tomorrow websites. Our parent Blue & Green Communications has been going through a period of financial turbulence. To reduce hosting and data costs we have redirected Blue & Green Investor traffic to our main Blue &...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 20 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. Introducing… Good Money Week Positive investment market grows to £3.25 billion Good Money Week: Barchester Green names top five ethical funds CAER...


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Introducing… Good Money Week

So, what is Good Money Week? Good Money Week is an annual campaign coordinated by the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) to raise awareness of sustainable, responsible and ethical investment and finance opportunities among the public and their financial advisors.   Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running...


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Top ecotourism destinations: Cusco, Peru

Cusco is a city located in south-east Peru, once the ancient capital of the Inca Empire and today a popular tourist destination for its cultural and natural heritage. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Those looking for a holiday rich...


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Top features of the week: October 19

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, Simon Maxwell explored the New Climate Economy report, its implications for developing countries and whether it ultimately goes far enough. Sedex illustrated in an infographic how high profile events have put the spotlight on global supply chains in the last ten years....


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Top articles of the week: October 18

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, Triodos Renewables have launched a £5 million share offer to allow people to invest as little as £50 into renewable energy projects. We also reported on new analysis from the Fairtrade Foundation which found that 82% of ‘generation fairtrade’ teens want companies...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 17 October round up

Today on Blue&Green Tomorrow, we spoke to Yvo de Boer, director general of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and former executive secretary of the UN’s Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) about energy policies and climate action. We also reported on poverty charity Oxfam sending a stark warning...


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TED talks: Changing Perspectives: The Promise and Challenge of Renewable Energy – Jamey Stillings

Photographer Jamey Stillings shares thoughts on how mankind must learn to coexist with nature to ensure survival of future generations through cleaner energy sources, in this week’s featured TED talk. Stillings’ current project – Changing Perspectives - focuses on renewable energy developments with an aerial perspective. He photographed the...


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Film review: Taking on Tarmageddon (2012)

Taking on Tarmageddon is the story of the journey of young environmentalists travelling around Alberta, Canada, to see firsthand the devastating effects of tar sands oil on the environment and the people of the Beaver Lake Cree, a First Nations government. The movie reveals the untold stories behind the...


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Book review: The Road – Cormac McCarthy (2006)

“He walked out in the gray light and stood and he saw for a brief moment the absolute truth of the world. The cold relentless circling of the intestate earth. Darkness implacable. Borrowed time and borrowed world and borrowed eyes with which to sorrow it.”  When, with his...



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