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Triodos Renewables launches crowdfunding scheme to make investment more accessible

Clean energy arm of ethical bank Triodos has launched a £5 million share offer to allow people to invest as little as £50 into renewable energy projects, in an effort to reach a wider public. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please...


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Low carbon energy transition could save trillions

Transitioning to a low carbon energy system could not only prevent the most devastating impacts of climate change, but could free up trillions of dollars over the next 20 years, according to new research. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Two reports...


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Sustainable investment conference to be held in Boston in November

Triple Bottom Line Investing (TBLI) is calling on sustainable finance professionals to take part in a major ethical investment event in Boston in November. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. TBLI, founded by one of the pioneer of sustainable investment...


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Dame Colette Bowe appointed new chairman of the Banking Standards Review Council

An independent panel has appointed Dame Colette Bowe as the new chair of the Banking Standards Review Council (BSRC), the body in charge of monitoring the standards of UK’s banks. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Bowe, former chair of...


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Pay gap between private and public sector increasing – report

Pay levels in the private sector are back to pre-crisis level, according to an analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), which suggests private sector pay is likely to rise faster over the coming years while pay in the public sector falls. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently...


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Australian city council divests from fossil fuels

The City of Moreland, north of Melbourne, has become the first municipality in the state of Victoria to ditch holdings in fossil fuels companies, following calls from campaigners to cut ties with the businesses most responsible climate change. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure...


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Eurosif: European sustainable investment market outperforming the mainstream

The European Sustainable Investment Forum (Eurosif) has revealed that sustainable investment in Europe has grown by almost 23% between 2011 and 2013, while impact investment went up by 132%, outpacing mainstream investment that stood at 21.7% Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival....


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Number of women on FTSE 100 boards reaches all-time high

The government’s target for 25% of FTSE 100 directors to be female by 2015 has almost been achieved, but 60% of UK’s largest companies, including BP and Reckitt Benckiser, still have to reach the figure, Lord Davies and business secretary Vice Cable have said. Blue & Green Tomorrow is...


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Nick Clegg: energy and climate targets are not ‘green crap’ for Lib Dems

Liberal Democrats leader Nick Clegg has mocked prime minister David Cameron for reportedly referring to environmental policies as ‘green crap’. Clegg added that his party believes in boosting clean energy and phasing out coal. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge....


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$310bn energy efficiency market saved a continent’s worth of energy

Investment in energy efficiency has reached at least $310 billion (£192bn), while the “invisible powerhouse” has saved a continent’s worth of energy consumption, according to a new report. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge.  The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Energy Efficiency Market...


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Lego to end Shell partnership after anti-Arctic oil campaign

Danish toymaker Lego will not renew its partnership with Shell, following a global campaign from environmental group Greenpeace that protested against the oil giant’s operations in the Arctic. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Lego has decided to end the...


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Worsening ocean acidification threatens humans and marine life, UK scientists warn

Rising carbon dioxide emissions are altering the pH levels of the ocean, with dramatic consequences for the marine environment and the people who depend on it, a group of British scientists has said. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Experts...


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Global Sustainability Film awards calls for entries focused on businesses’ good practices

The 2014 Global Sustainability Film awards has opened for entries, calling on companies to submit one or more films showing how they are addressing social and environmental challenges while still being successful. The winners, who will be required to show their best corporate social responsibility and sustainability achievements, will...


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Glasgow University to divest from fossil fuels

Glasgow University has become the first UK university to vote to divest from the fossil fuel industry, after the university court concluded that investing in polluting firms is unsustainable. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. After months of student-led campaigning, the university...


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European Commission approves subsidy plan for Hinkley Point C nuclear reactors

The European Commission has approved the subsidy scheme proposed to build the UK’s first new nuclear reactors in 20 years at Hinkley Point in Somerset, on the condition that the burden on British taxpayers is reduced. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival....



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