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FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards

The Financial Times and International Finance Corporation host the Transformational Business Awards again this year. The Awards will take place on 9th June in London. The entry deadline for the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards is rapidly approaching.  Applicants have until Thursday 7 April 2016 to prepare and send their submissions. The...


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Innovative Packaging Launched by Abel & Cole

Organic home delivery service Abel & Cole has developed the UK’s first fully compostable veg bag, which in addition to cutting down on packaging waste, keeps its carrots and leafy veg fresher than ever. Made from bio-polyester, a synthetic material derived from corn starch, the exciting and innovative new...


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Impax Announces Sale of Finnish Wind Farm Portfolio

Impax Asset Management (“Impax”), the London-based specialist investor, today announced that a fund managed by Impax has agreed and signed the sale of its 107.7MW wind farm portfolio (the “Portfolio”) located in Finland, to a fund managed by Allianz Capital Partners, the Allianz investment manager for alternative investments. The...


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Battersea Campaign Group Challenges Mayoral Candidates

“Confirm that you will protect our green spaces against the sort of commercial exploitation that has allowed a motor race into Battersea Park, closing it to the public for over three weeks”. Susan Lofthouse, BPAG secretary, said: “So far the candidates have chosen to sit on the fence as regards...


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Dusit International Receive Multiple EarthCheck Gold Certification

Dusit International has become the first hotel group in Thailand to have multiple properties awarded Gold Certification by EarthCheck, the world’s leading environmental management and professional service group. Nine Dusit International properties who have continuously benchmarked and certified their environmental and social performance through EarthCheck Certified have reduced their...


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Deloitte Joins ICAEW and A4S to Recognise Sustainable Businesses

Entries for the Finance for the Future Awards, now in its 5th year running, are open. Deloitte has joined the founding organisations, ICAEW and A4S, as a partner to work with them in taking the programme forward. The awards recognise the role played by the finance profession in driving...


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How to Make Your Existing Building Energy Efficient

The truth is, newly constructed buildings are more energy efficient than older buildings. But there are things you can do to better manage your energy usage. You may need to hire an energy consultant who can recommend and implement solutions that will benefit your business. But in any case, we’ve listed...


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Selling Your Friends On Green Living

It’s one thing to choose green living for yourself and your family. You buy the right appliances, use the right energy sources, pick the right sustainable foods, and progress toward more environmental practices in general on a daily basis. The next step, though, is selling the idea of green...


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Key Reasons Why It Makes Sense to Choose a Condo

Condos are generally more affordable than single family houses. If you’re still undecided about whether to check out houses or condos in Montreal, here’s a list of reasons why you should pick the latter instead: You’ll pay a lower downpayment. In Montreal, you can own a 2-bedroom duplex for $440,000 but you...


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The Need For Contractors In The Environmental Sector

The effects of climate change are only appearing to increase. With news that the winter of 2016 was probably the hottest ever measured by meteorological records, there is a growing movement worldwide to try and combat climate change’s worst effects by looking increasingly towards sustainable sources of development. With...


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Sustain Today, Save Tomorrow

Many of us believe that making a positive impact on the environment can only be achieved if we all make small changes in our day-to-day lives. We all know the basic ways of decreasing our carbon footprint. Whether it’s remembering to take your electrical appliances off of stand-by, not...


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Eco-Friendly Future: 3 Tips For Building a “Green” Home

With recent emphasis placed on earth-friendly living, it is no surprise that many homeowners are looking for ways to “green up” their homes. While you can make interior changes like covering the windows and placing rugs on the floor, it may not be enough to dramatically improve your home’s...


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When Green Living and Nutrition Combine Forces

There are a few different things you might think of when people bring up the idea of ‘green living.’ One is that they are green in terms of energy consumption and environmental living, and the other is that they have a diet that involves environmentally and ecologically sustainable elements....


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3 Simple Ways to Go Green With Your Workout Life

When people think of going green, they don’t usually think that their workouts can be incorporated into that. You might not realize that you’re doing anything wrong. Surprisingly, there is a lot that can be done on the workout front to make less of an impact on the world....


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Helpful Tips That Can Save You Money on Your Energy Bills

Being the owner of a home can be a very rewarding and scary experience. Keeping a home running efficiently is the main concern for most homeowners. There are so many different things a homeowner will have to keep an eye on in order to keep things running smoothly. Keeping...