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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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World could save more than $100tn and cut emissions by expanding public transport

A new report suggests that more than $100 trillion (£61tn) in cumulative public and private spending, and 1,700 megatons of annual CO2 – a 40% reduction of urban passenger transport emissions – could be eliminated by 2050 if the world expands public transport, walking and cycling in cities. Blue...


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Oxford City Council commits to fossil fuel divestment

Oxford City Council has become the first UK local authority to commit to fossil fuel divestment, after pledging to end its investments in the polluting industry on ethical grounds. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Though the motion was passed on July...


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Sports Direct accused of ‘disregarding’ shareholder concerns

At its annual general meeting (AGM) last week retailer Sports Direct faced tough questions about practices in regards to its employees, including the use of zero-hour contracts and legal action related to bonus schemes. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge....


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Environmental laureates urge foundations and philanthropists to battle climate change

Some 160 leading environmentalists have issued a call to foundations and philanthropists to use their money and influence to battle climate change. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. In an open letter published in the form of a full-page advertisement...


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Survey: more financial advisers should consider alternative investments

A survey, published in a comprehensive new report, has found that 100% of respondents at an alternative investment summit agree that more financial advisers should consider the growing market for their clients. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The 2014...


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Author claims Richard Branson has failed to deliver on $3bn climate pledge

Richard Branson has failed to deliver on a pledge to spend $3 billion (£1.8bn) on climate action over a ten-year period from 2006, according to author and activist Naomi Klein in her new book. Klein argues that this demonstrates that relying on the world of big business to address...


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Development banks pledge to increase finance for climate change action

The world’s leading multilateral development banks (MDBs) have issued a joint pledge to increase their efforts to help developing nations fight climate change. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Ahead of a crucial UN climate summit, to be held in New York...


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Save B&GT: 15 days to go – pledge £52 today

£90,000 sounds like a lot of money. It is a lot of money. But it’s not a lot of money compared to Royal Dutch Shell’s annual profit. £16.4 billion in 2013. That kind of money could underwrite Blue & Green Tomorrow for a year in six minutes. Instead, we’re...


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Swiss pension fund members back sustainable investment strategies

A survey has revealed that the majority of pension fund members in Switzerland support and recognise the benefits of sustainable investment strategies. The findings highlight the growing movement to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to...



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