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Research: stock prices ‘positively influenced’ by sustainable practices

Sustainable investment and profitability can go hand in hand, according to a new report that found sustainable practices ‘positively influenced’ stock prices. The authors of the report predict that including sustainability factors will become the norm in investment processes in the coming years. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently...


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Leading institutional investors call for ambitious climate deal

Ahead of a meeting of world leaders in New York to discuss a climate deal next week, more than 340 global institutional investors, representing over $24 trillion (£14.6tn) in assets, have called for governments to take action and provide a stable, reliable and economically meaningful carbon price. Blue &...


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Prince Charles: climate action ‘the only rational choice’

Action to curb climate change need not be bad for business or contrary to economic interests, but is in fact “the only rational choice”, Prince Charles will tell world leaders at a crucial UN summit. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. In...


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World population expected to grow to 11bn in 2100

The number of people on the planet is projected to keep rising to the end of the century to 11 billion individuals without stabilising, putting enormous pressure on natural resources, societies, health services and the environment, a new study has said. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a...


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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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Antarctic sea ice reaches record high levels as Arctic levels hit record low

Scientists have confirmed that the extent in which Antarctic sea ice cover has reached is the highest since records began, as they announced earlier this week that Arctic sea ice had shrunk to its sixth lowest level ever. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure...


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Rushlight Awards open for entries

The Rushlight Awards 2014-15, now in their eighth year and designed to specifically support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations and initiatives for businesses and organisations throughout the UK and Ireland, are now open for entries Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure...


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Met Office warns of high pollution levels in southeast England

Weeks of low pressure bringing pollution from across the country to the southeast of England has led the Met Office to issue a health alert to vulnerable people such as elderly and children. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The...


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New series demonstrates climate change impacts on businesses

The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership has released a series of summaries that highlight the likely impacts of climate change on businesses and the capacity of each sector to adapt and reduce emissions. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The...


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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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Climate change physically changing Austrian Alps, major survey finds

A major report with over 200 scientists involved has stated that temperatures in Austria have risen by almost 2C since 1880, with its particularly sensitive Alpine regions hit the hardest. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The document, presented in Vienne by...


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Charities are the ‘glue of UK society’, report finds

Eight in ten people have used charitable services over the past year, with many Britons saying that charities play an essential or very important role in their lives, a new report has suggested. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. A...


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Two of the ‘big six’ energy providers among worst brands for customer service

A poll by consumer group Which? rated npower and Scottish Power as the worst UK brands for customer service, while First Direct and ethical companies Lush and John Lewis gained the top spots. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Which?...


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NASA: August hottest on record worldwide

Following the hottest May and June on record, August has also been confirmed as the hottest August since records began 130 years ago – with an over temperature increase of 0.70C above the 1951-1990 baseline temperature average. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please...


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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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