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Marketing Tips at Charity Events

If you run a charitable organisation, then you will know the importance of raising awareness for your marketing aims in order to get more funds and attract volunteers. One of the most productive ways to garner attention to your charity is to attend events and you will need to...


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All Cows Graze in Fields? Think Again…

I spend my days at World Animal Protection campaigning for cows – to keep them grazing in fields, where they have the freedom to roam in an enriched environment, with plenty of space to interact with the other cows in their herds. Unsurprisingly grazing in a field is where...


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Local Authority Pension Schemes Increase Exposure to Infrastructure

New research from specialist finance house Aurium Capital Markets (Aurium), identified 19 local authority pension schemes with direct investment in infrastructure in 2014 and 2015, but the amount they had invested here increased by 27% between these two years. Aurium, which has raised nearly £300 million from institutional investors to...


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New Design Methods for Wave Energy Technologies

Arup has been commissioned by Wave Energy Scotland (WES) to examine the analysis tools and processes suitable for robust structural design of energy devices, providing recommendations and best practice for future projects. As the UK seeks to become more reliant on renewable energy, WES are supporting the development of...


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Helping the Environment With Proper Air Conditioner Maintenance

The primary environmental impacts of AC units come from their power consumption and the ozone depletion and greenhouse effects of their refrigerants. Most air conditioning systems run on electricity that is typically supplied by coal-burning plants. As units work harder, they draw more power, which translates into increased carbon...


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Green Building Solutions For Preventing Environmental Illness

People are steadily becoming more aware of how our environments impact our health, but those who suffer from environmental illnesses such as Sick Building Syndrome experience these dangers more acutely than most. In order to create healthier living and working environments that reduce the risks of such illnesses and...


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Creating A Greener Home From Floor To Ceiling

Going green isn’t just something  you should be doing to help the environment. You can also help yourself, both live a healthier life and even save some money in the long run. Living a greener life is a great way to just feel better about yourself and the life...


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EQ Investors appoints Head of Investment Management

EQ Investors (EQ), the boutique wealth manager led by John Spiers, has announced that Mike Neumann has commenced his role with the company as Head of Investment Management. Neumann will focus on investment strategies for the firm’s EQ Bespoke clients, with responsibility across all areas of solution design, management...


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Free Guide Shows Energy Managers How to Build Compliant Supply Chains

Supplier assessment and assurance specialist Altius has published a free guide to supply chain compliance to help energy and environmental managers focus on performance rather than problems when managing suppliers. The guide covers strategies to address common problems, such as difficulties in sourcing good quality contractors and  managing supplier...


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New Data Reveals Shortfall of Non-Executive Directors from Energy Sector

New data released by online recruitment platform, NonExecutiveDirectors.com, has revealed a shortage of senior candidates in the energy sector looking for non-executive director (NED) positions. Despite people in the sector having the skills, talent and experience to offer boards, currently just two percent of its 6,000 strong database, who...


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Extra Powers and No Further Cuts, Councils Tell Chancellor Ahead of Budget

Councils could boost housebuilding, increase the number of school places and reduce unemployment if they are handed extra powers to run local services in this week’s Budget, town hall leaders say today. The Local Government Association has set out a range of proposals for the Chancellor to consider as...


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Economist Wins Tyler Prize for Lifetime of Work

The Executive Committee of The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement today announced the selection of Sir Partha S. Dasgupta, PhD, as the 2016 Tyler Prize Laureate. He is recognized for developing economic theory and tools to measure the relationships between human and environmental well-being, poverty, population, economic growth and...


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Small Businesses Are Becoming More Eco-Friendly

Small businesses and independent entrepreneurs are making the biggest impact in reducing the carbon footprint of business, as stated in a report by Changemakers.com. “Entrepreneurs are the solution to global warming. Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are at the forefront of saving the environment,” the site writes. These...


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How to Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency, Reduce Your Carbon Footprint and Save Money

It’s now accepted that we all need to do “our bit” for the environment. First thoughts tend to limit the idea of this to recycling, something we do without any recognisable personal benefit aside from mild moral gratification. But by doing more there are financial advantages to be gained,...


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The Environmental Effects Extend to the Garage

Green fever is taking over the nation – and no, it’s not an illness. On the contrary, it’s a positive thing, and means consumers are now recycling and including more eco-friendly choices in their homes. However, there are many other ways to help the environment, and an eco-friendly garage...