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Lady de Rothschild to sue firm behind inclusive capitalism conference

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild is to sue the organiser of a conference on inclusive capitalism, claiming it was her idea. The summit took place in London and attracted high-profile speakers, such as Prince Charles, former US president Bill Clinton, Bank of England governor Mark Carney and Christine Lagarde,...


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GSK reaffirms ‘zero tolerance’ for corruption as Chinese investigation continues

The chief executive of British drug company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Sir Andrew Witty, has repeated that the firm has a “zero tolerance” policy when it comes corruption and bribery. GSK has been accused of bribing doctors in China, the investigation is ongoing. The accusations have tarnished GSK’s reputation and impacted...


The Guide to Ethical ISAs

Introducing: The Guide to Ethical ISAs 2014

Ethical Bank Triodos tells 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 and investors. But...


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Norway’s oil fund considers impact of sanctions against Russia

The world’s biggest wealth fund is reportedly reassessing its holdings in Russia as tensions between the country and the rest of Europe escalates, following Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 being hit be a missile whilst flying over Ukraine. Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is worth over $880 billion (£516bn), accounting for...


The Guide to Ethical ISAs

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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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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Confidence in charity sector on the up as value of Charity Bank loans increase

Charity Bank has announced they approved loans worth £11 million in the first half of 2014, almost double that of the same time last year. This shows confidence is growing in the economy as those in the social sector feel ready to borrow. The alternative bank has seen an...


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Australian responsible investment funds outperforming the mainstream

Responsible investment funds are outperforming their conventional equivalents in Australia, a new report has revealed. The Responsible Investment Association Australasia’s (RIAA) annual Benchmark Report finds that core responsible investment equities funds have consistently outperformed both the ASX 300 index and the large cap Australian equities fund average. “Core responsible...


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RBS executives admit profiting from the forced closure of businesses

MPs have accused Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) executives of being “wilfully obtuse,” as they now make a U-turn on their defence – admitting to the deliberate sabotage of viable businesses in order to profit the bank. In a revival of past allegations, the bailed out RBS was accused...


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Environmental regulation to slow demand for coal, says report

A new report warns investors that the coal industry could suffer a slump in demand in the medium term as governments seek to cut carbon emissions and focus on cleaner sources of energy. The report – Carbon Constraints Cast A Shadow Over The Future Of The Coal Industry –...


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60% of Americans would support carbon tax, poll finds

Some 60% of Americans would support a carbon tax if the revenue went towards a worthy cause, such as investment in renewable energy, a new poll has revealed. The survey, undertaken by the University of Michigan and Muhlenberg College, finds that support for a tax on fossil fuels increases...


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Royal Mail shares slump after decline in parcel revenues

Recently privatised Royal Mail has seen a serious fall in share prices after renewed fears of declining parcel delivery revenues resurface. Privatised last year in October, Royal Mail now faces a 4% decline in share pricing, at 447p per share, compared to 455p when it began trading as a...


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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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Reader Survey 2014: your opportunity to win a prize and buy a share in Blue & Green Tomorrow

Join 450 readers who have already told us what they think we should write about and get your chance to win an iPad mini, Kindle Fire or a charity donation. Having moved from 8,400 to 84,000 readers in just two years, we want to keep doing what our readers...


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