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Sunfire is Named in The 2015 Global Cleantech 100

Sunfire, a developer of high-temperature fuel cells, electrolysers and a pioneer in the fields of Power-to-Liquids and Power-to-Gas, today announced it was named in the prestigious http://www.cleantech.com/indexes/global-cleantech-100/2015-global-cleantech-100/, produced byhttp://www.cleantech.com/indexes/global-cleantech-100/2015-global-cleantech-100/, whose mission is to connect corporates to sustainable innovation through its http://www.i3connect.com/ and global events. The Global Cleantech 100 represents the...


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Concerns and Ethical Lapses, 2015

The latest briefing from the Institute of Business Ethics analyses the major business ethics concerns and ethical lapses from 2015 which were recorded in the IBE’s ‘media monitoring’. In 2015, 376 stories related to business ethics issues were recorded. Concerns about executive remuneration and the mistreatment of employees appear to have received more...


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Warning Over Electricity Supply Gap – Friends of the Earth and ECIU reaction

Reacting to a new report published today from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, warning the UK faces an electricity supply gap, Friends of the Earth energy campaigner Simon Bullock said “Every winter the UK gets warnings about the lights going out. “But the reality is that what...


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Rushlight Show 2016

The Rushlight Show 2016 wil take place at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London on Thursday 28 January 2016. The Show, now in its 7th year, has over 100 cleantech companies of all stages of development represented by their senior management; investors and financiers; sustainability professionals...


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ENTRADE Invests in Biomass Research Centre in Liverpool

ENTRADE Energiesysteme AG expands its UK operations out of Knowlsey Industrial Park in Liverpool area. The cleantech company provides power and heat for a 3600 square meter large warehouse facility. The facility will serve as the new operative node for the UK network of partners and clients. ENTRADE’s Operations...


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FT: Morningstar Ethical Rating Could Cost Funds Billions

The FT reported last Sunday that asset managers fear losing billions of dollars as a result of a Morningstar (a leading financial data provider) releasing their environmental, social and governance (ESG) scores for a large proportion of their of 200,000 funds at the end of March. Read the full article here (paywall)....


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Exclusive Interview: Katie Ghose, Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society

Katie became Chief Executive of the ERS in 2010. A campaigner and barrister with a background in human rights law and immigration, she served as a Commissioner on the Independent Asylum Commission from 2006-2008, where she helped to conduct the biggest ever independent review of the UK asylum system...


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Blue & Green Marbles Vote: Three Brilliant Women #bluegreenmarbles

We couldn’t finish this year’s awards without saying how delighted we are that our readers backed three inspirational, dedicated and visionary leaders, all of them women. Decided solely by our readers. In the end we had the founder and CEO of an award-winning renewable energy company, the CEO of an...


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Blue & Green Marbles: Caroline Lucas MP, Our Sustainability Personality of the Year

Despite the obvious differences in public awareness and profile between the popular Brighton MP and the less well known CEO of ShareAction, Catherine Howarth gathered well over a third of our well-informed readers’ support. Having led the field since round four, the Green Party MP for Brighton Pavilion, Caroline...


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Blue & Green Marbles Vote: Round Eleven #bluegreenmarbles

Caroline Lucas MP gained the most from Carbon Tracker Hobley’s departure. But she is still short of the required 50%. Juliet Davenport of Good Energy came from fifth to third as votes were transferred from earlier rounds. The champion of renewable energy gained over 25% of vote, which is a greater...


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Blue & Green Marbles Vote: Round Ten – All Female Final 3 #bluegreenmarbles

Women have the field to themselves as Anthony Hobley of Carbon Tracker’s valiant effort to keep a man in the race falls pushing past a fifth of the support – his supporters’ next preferences are transferred. We have an all-female shortlist for the final three. Will Hobley’s expert supporters help...


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Blue & Green Marbles Vote: Round Nine #bluegreenmarbles

No one left running has less than 1/7th of the vote. The Green party’s Lucas has secured a commanding position, helped by a switch of support from Sir David Attenborough. Will being a public figure win the day? We still have Catherine Howarth of ShareAction in very strong contention,...


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£10,000 Available for New Projects in Bootcamp

This week Crowdfunder launched Bootcamp 2016, a three week campaign aiming to whip projects into shape before going live. Over the last five days I have been giving an insight into how to plan the perfect Crowdfunder project. With daily snippets via YouTube, I broke down the planning process into...


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Dell and Adrian Grenier Announce Legacy of Good Short Film Contest

Dell and Adrian Grenier today announced the “Legacy of Good” short documentary film contest with the intent to create inspiring stories on the circular economy movement and the role of technology in creating a better future. As the Dell Social Good Advocate, Grenier will work directly with the winning filmmaker to...


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Blue & Green Marbles Vote: Round Eight #bluegreenmarbles

How could you? National treasure, the natural world’s champion and inspiration to generations, Sir David Attenborough, drops out in round eight. On the year of his 90th, tsk! Our humblest apologies Sir Attenborough, if it was up to us. His many supporters’ next preferences are transferred. The next round...