Blue & Green Daily: Friday 6 February 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.
6 February headlines
World’s biggest sovereign wealth fund dump dozens of coal companies
The world’s richest sovereign wealth fund removed 40 coal mining companies from its portfolio in 2014, citing the risk they face from regulatory action on climate change. Guardian.
Flood insurance scheme ‘wasteful’
A government scheme to make home insurance affordable for families in areas at risk of flooding is wasting householders’ money, advisers say. BBC.
PwC defends its tax work after fresh criticism
The accountancy group PwC has defended itself against claims by the Commons Public Accounts Committee that it promotes tax avoidance schemes. Telegraph.
Wonga escapes prosecution after sending fake letters to struggling borrowers
Britain’s biggest payday lender Wonga is to escape prosecution after sending fake threatening letter to struggling borrowers. Independent.
Shareholder activism: capitalism’s unlikely heroes – The Economist
Why communicating about climate change is so difficult – Huffington Post
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