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Price comparison sites accused of hiding cheapest energy deals

The UK’s biggest price comparison sites have been accused of hiding the cheapest energy deals from their customers, in an effort to promote providers that pay them a commission. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge.  The Big Deal, a collective switching site,...


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Good Money Week: 83% of young Brits not familiar with sustainable investment

A poll commissioned by the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) has revealed that the majority of 18-24 year olds do not know what sustainable investment is – with 37% even unsure of what a actually bank is. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to...


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Prudential named as major investor in Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay

Insurance giant Prudential plc has been named as the cornerstone investor in Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay, a pioneering £1 billion renewable energy project. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge.  Although the precise details of the investment have not been disclosed, it is...


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Insurers call for additional £500m for flood defences

Chancellor George Osborne is facing pressure from the insurance industry to boost the UK’s flood defences, following severe flooding last winter, which saw some parts of the country being affected for months. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. According to...


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International tensions as talks to protect Antarctica begin

Twenty-five member nations of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) are set to discuss the creation of two large marine protected areas to protect the Antarctic environment from fishing and other commercial activities, but the move is being opposed by Russia and China. Blue...


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Environment secretary labels solar farms a ‘blight on the landscape’

Environment secretary Liz Truss is facing criticism after commenting that solar farms are a “blight” on the UK countryside as well as having a negative impact on the agriculture sector. She has also announced that subsidies for the solar industry are to be cut. Blue & Green Tomorrow is...


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Fossil fuel divestment campaign targets high street banks

Customers of Britain’s biggest banks are to demand that high street institutions stop using their savings and investments to finance the fossil fuel industry, in a major new divestment campaign launched on Monday. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The ‘Divest!’ campaign,...


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More Australian universities push for fossil fuel divestment

Shortly after the Australian National University (ANU) divested from seven fossil fuels firms, gaining criticism from the government, more universities are being pressured by academics and students to follow suit, in order to avoid dangerous effects of climate change on the economy, health and environment. Blue & Green Tomorrow...


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Good Money Week 2014: what’s on?

Good Money Week 2014 is here. For seven days, running from October 19 to 25, investors, finance professionals, charities, churches and more will congregate at events up and down the UK to discuss, debate and champion ethical, sustainable and responsible investment. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a...


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Scotland to charge 5p for single-use plastic bags

Scotland will from today require all retailers to charge customers a minimum of 5p for each new single-use carrier bag, in an effort to reduce plastic pollution and clean up streets. From Monday, food and non-food shops in Scotland will charge a minimum of 5p for each carrier bag,...


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Positive investment market grows to £3.25 billion

The UK’s positive investment market has grown to £3.25 billion, with 1.75 million investors and savers directly supporting businesses that create social and environmental impact, according to a new report. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Make Money Do Good – a...


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Good Money Week: Barchester Green names top five ethical funds

Ahead of the Good Money week, which will commence on Sunday, UK ethical financial advisory firm Barchester Green has identified five pioneering positive investment funds that make investment both profitable and responsible. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. To mark...


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CAER stands by ANU fossil fuel divestment advice

Responsible investment advisory CAER has stood by its analysis that persuaded Australia National University (ANU) to divest from fossil fuels, after the government labeled the decision “stupid”. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge.  ANU became the first Australian university to commit to...


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UK government considers peer-to-peer lending ISAs

The UK government has launched a consultation on how to enable people who offer peer-to-peer (P2P) loans to use tax free individual savings accounts (ISAs). Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge.  P2P loans, available through sites such as Zopa and RateSetter, take...


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TUI praised for transparency over climate change to investors

UK-based company TUI Travel has received a top score for the information it discloses to its investors about climate change and has been the only firm of its kind to feature in the UK Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) by carbon disclosing organisation CDP. Blue & Green Tomorrow is...



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