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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 25 July 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. The Secret Environmentalist: Exit, pursued by a (Green) Blob Row between ABTA and responsible travel operator over orca circus EU commissioners announce...


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Meet the Blue & Green Tomorrow team: Chloe-Louise Cole

With Sustainable September drawing closer, we thought we’d open a window into the world of Blue & Green Tomorrow. Chloe-Louise tells us about her background, interest in sustainability and what the future might hold. Tell us briefly about your background and your current role. I’m from Cambridgeshire and, as I had...


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The Guide to Ethical ISAs 2014

Ethical Bank Triodos shows Blue & Green Tomorrow’s readers how to save and invest their money ethically in the 2014 Guide to Ethical ISAs. No-one likes to pay more tax than necessary, so it’s easy to see what makes ISAs such a popular and widely recommended choice for savers...


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The Secret Environmentalist: Exit, pursued by a (Green) Blob

Poor Owen Patterson, he’s not exactly Steve McQueen. Like Steve, Owen was (or felt) attacked by a blob, his borrowed term for the environmental movement; a mix of NGOs, lobbying organisations and other environmental interest groups. The erstwhile UK environment secretary apparently felt besieged by a well-funded, coordinated machine....


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Why we’re supporting Sustainable September: Ecology Building Society

Several organisations are helping us organise and underwrite Sustainable September, the month-long celebration of sustainability, for which you can buy your tickets here. We are asking each of them to tell us why they are supporting the event. Next up is the Ecology Building Society. Why is Ecology supporting Sustainable September?...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 24 July 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. ‘Illustrate links’ between money and the real world to boost sustainable investment Australian responsible investment funds outperforming the mainstream London among cities...


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The Guide to Sustainable Clean Energy 2014

In 1860, then-US president Abraham Lincoln described the wind as “an untamed and unharnessed force”. He continued, “Quite possibly one of the greatest discoveries hereafter to be made will be the taming, and harnessing of it.” It is anyone’s guess what Lincoln would make of the faults and possibilities...


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Meet the Blue & Green Tomorrow team: Seth Kirby

With Sustainable September drawing closer, we thought we’d open a window into the world of Blue & Green Tomorrow. Seth Kirby tells us about his background, interest in sustainability and what the future might hold. Tell us briefly about you background and your current role For the early part...


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20 questions with… Karl Harder

Karl Harder answers 20 questions on life, sustainability and everything. Karl Harder, the co-founder and operations director at renewable energy crowdfunding platform Abundance Generation, will be joining the Sustainable September energy debate on September 16 as part of Blue & Green Tomorrow’s month-long sustainability event. He will debate, along...


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Ethical retailer of the week: Lanka Kade

Lanka Kade is a Sri Lanka-based business that produces multicultural and fairtrade toys and gifts for children responsibly made by local communities with recycled materials. Lanka Kade – which means the Sri Lankan shop – was founded in 1994 by couple Upul and Diane and aims to trade products...


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‘Illustrate links’ between money and the real world to boost sustainable investment

The financial world needs to be better at connecting the dots between an investor’s money and the real world impacts it is having, according to a leading sustainable investment fund manager. Simon Clements, who works for Alliance Trust Investments, said “illustrating the link” between the two would help boost...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 23 July 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. Crowdfunding – it’s not all about the money War on the high street: Lush’s battle against environmental destruction North West could see...


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Blue & Green holiday cottages: Cairn View, Aviemore

Set on the fringes of Aviemore village, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland, this is a wonderful location to enjoy the outdoors available to book now through cottages4you. Sitting in a quiet cul-de-sac, these cottages are ideal for family gatherings. The hub of four...


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Sustainable September all-day conference to be held at Central Hall Westminster

Blue & Green Tomorrow’s Sustainable September all-day sustainability event – which will bring together leading experts on various aspects of sustainability – will be held at Central Hall Westminster in London, on September 30. Central Hall Westminster is committed to promoting sustainability through a series of measures to save...


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Better financial products from research: Blue & Green Research

Today, Blue and Green Tomorrow is launching a research platform for financial service companies to help them provide significantly better savings and investment products, more tailored to the needs of savers and investors. Why does this matter to our readers? Because we want you to get even better products....


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