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Looking back at… Twenty Questions 2

Our Twenty Questions series asks sustainability leaders and entrepreneurs, from renewable energy to responsible investment, about life, sustainability and everything. To help us keep writing fantastic content like this and if you would like to invest in Blue & Green Tomorrow, then you can register here: http://bit.ly/1y83dzb.  1. Stuart Singleton-White -...


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Looking back at… Guides

Every year Blue & Green Tomorrow produces a number of guides exploring a specific area, from investment and philanthropy to transport and tourism. To help us keep writing fantastic content like this and if you would like to invest in Blue & Green Tomorrow, then you can register here: http://bit.ly/1y83dzb.  1....


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Shell backs shareholder resolution on climate risk

Oil giant Shell has issued a letter urging shareholders to back a resolution calling for transparency on the risks around climate change. The move has been described as a “turning point” and welcomed by those that filed the resolution. A coalition of more than 150 investors filed resolutions for...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 30 January 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. NEST: ‘Nowhere for interest in ethical pensions funds to go but up’ Business can be sustainable and profitable, says Unilever boss Report:...


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Business can be sustainable and profitable, says Unilever boss

The chief executive of Unilever, Paul Polman, has heavily criticised the business world for focusing solely on profits and failing to take sustainability and global challenges into account. He argued that businesses don’t need to choose between financial gain and having a positive impact. Speaking ahead of Unilever’s Sustainable...


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North Sea nations key to Europe’s low-carbon transition, says report

North Sea nations, including the UK, have the skills and storage capacity to deliver a carbon capture and storage (CCS) industry that is capable of transforming Europe’s industry and power sectors, according to a report from Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage (SCCS).  The report argues that CCS technology can...


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NEST: ‘Nowhere for interest in ethical pensions funds to go but up’

Paul Todd, assistant director of investment at the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST), which was set up to facilitate automatic pension enrolment, looks at the growth, challenges and opportunities of the ethical pension market. As consumers, making ethical choices is rarely a clear cut thing – if I want...


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Report: supply chain collaboration can boost sustainability and investment return

Collaborating with supply chain partners on sustainability initiatives can boost outcomes, including financial return and reducing a firm’s environmental footprint, according to a new report. The report comes from CDP and Accenture and uses information from a supply chain programme, where companies can request that their supplier disclose information...


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Decline of UK’s natural environment ‘costly’ to economy and wellbeing

The UK’s natural capital is in decline and must be safeguarded, according to a report from the Natural Capital Committee. The study warns that a declining natural environment is proving “costly” to our wellbeing and economy. The committee argues that England’s natural capital, which is defined as elements of...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 28 January 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. Government forced to U-turn on fracking plans Prince Charles: climate agreement should be ‘new Magna Carta for the Earth’ US north-east cost...


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Election 2015: A sustainable, responsible and ethical UK on the world stage

The United Nations has 193 members. The UK has the seventh largest economy (UN, IMF, World Bank). It is the 22nd largest by population and 80th largest by geography. In short we are a wealthy, densely populated and little island nation, which has played, plays and will play a...


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New Energy & Cleantech Awards deadline approaching

There are just two days left to submit nominations for the New Energy & Cleantech Awards, which recognise those who play a pivotal role in shaping the future of green energy and cleantech industries. The awards are now in their eighth year and will be held on April 29...


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Looking back at… TED Talks

TED talks are about ideas worth spreading and there are plenty of options when looking at sustainability from responsible investment to biodiversity. To help us keep writing fantastic content like this and if you would like to invest in Blue & Green Tomorrow, then you can register here: http://bit.ly/1y83dzb.  1. How...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 27 January 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. MPs: fracking incompatible with climate change targets Oxford University committee meets to discuss fossil fuel divestment UBS sponsors fund that aims to...


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UBS sponsors fund that aims to deliver financial and social return

A series of Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) funds across UK cities are set to launch and offer both a social and financial return, the funds are from social impact investment specialist Resonance and will be sponsored by wealth manager UBS. The first SITR fund aims to launch in...



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