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Report urges businesses to act on climate change

Policies are helping drive the shift towards a low carbon economy, according to a new report from We Mean Business, which adds that businesses should take advantage of the emerging opportunities for low carbon innovation. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please...


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Co-op party calls for Credit Union membership targets

The Co-operative party is to lead calls for a push to treble the UK membership of credit unions, in order to battle exploitative payday lenders. The Co-op party, which works in partnership with Labour, will promote policies that would swell credit unions’ membership to 3 million within 10 years...


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Challenger bank Aldermore prepares for London floatation

UK challenger bank Aldermore, which provides financial services to small and medium sized-businesses, has confirmed its intentions to launch an initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange in October. The specialist bank, which also serves homeowners, has announced plans to raise £75 million in new shares to...


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Platform to compare corporate energy investment up for award

A platform that enables corporate energy users to assess their energy investments and compare their programmes to others in the market has made the shortlist in the sustainability category at the Talk Talk Digital Heroes Awards. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival....


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 22 September 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. UN climate summit: ‘fair share’ system proposed to cut global emissions Desmond Tutu: ‘Nobody should profit from climate change suffering’ People’s Climate...


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High costs and a greener China expected to dampen thermal coal industry

New research by the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI) has identified major financial risks for future investments in the international coal industry, supposedly caused by a domino effect initiated by slowing demand in China. The research, published earlier this week has determined that the industry as a whole could potentially...


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UN climate summit: wealthy nations urged to donate to Green Climate Fund

As world leaders meet next week to plot the battle against climate change, representatives of richer nations will be tested for their willingness to foot the climate change bill for their poorer neighbours, the UN has said. On September 23, 125 world leaders will convene in New York, alongside...


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Save B&GT: We’ve hit 30% – thank you!

If we can get to 50% in the next few days we can secure the other half. Our average pledge is £208, so we just need another 87 of those to hit £45,000. The average pledge across Crowdfunder is around £52, so we’d just need another 346 of those....


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Scottish independence: Scots vote to stay in the UK by 55% to 45%

Some 2,001,926 people in Scotland have voted for the union against 1,617,989 who wanted independence, with Scotland’s first minister Alex Salmond calling for promises of more powers and autonomy to be honoured. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The result...


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Paul Robinson: capitalism isn’t working – speech

Paul Robinson, CEO of Alquity spoke about capitalism and transforming the financial industry to change the world as the company rebranded and launched a new emerging market fund. The full text of the speech is below. A kick-about that changed everything… For me, this journey started with a ball....


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Alquity rebrands and launches an emerging markets fund

Last Thursday saw the launch of a new brand for Alquity Investment Management and their emerging markets fund, the Future World Fund. The location was the cool white interior of the Ice Tank in Covent Garden. Alquity was one of the first funds we featured in Blue & Green...


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EU to create investment fund to meet emission targets

In a bid to ensure climate change targets are met, the EU is planning on creating two investment funds that will focus on encouraging reluctant countries to take action, according to reports. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. At the...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 18 September 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. UK at all-time low in attractiveness for renewable energy investment Companies set to justify executive pay Urgent ban on fracking in the...


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UK at all-time low in attractiveness for renewable energy investment

The UK has fallen to 7th place in the renewable energy attractiveness index for the first time since December 2009 due to instability in government legislature and the emergence of more attractive, foreign markets. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge....


Numbers And Finance

MSCI launched series of low carbon indexes for investment decisions

MSCI, a provider of investment decision support tools, has announced the launch of the MSCI Global Low Carbon Leaders Indexes. The new index will consist of companies with significantly lower carbon exposure than the broad market. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival....



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