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Blue & Green Daily: 26 May 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.

17 more women needed as FTSE 100 directors to hit the 25% target

Oxford graduates ‘give back’ degree to protest over fossil fuels investment

Deadly heatwave in India kills more than 500 people



26 May headlines

Greece will keep to debt plans

A spokesperson for the Greek government has said the country will keep to planned debt repayments, just days after the Interior minister warned that it had run out of funds. BBC

Libor defendant appears in court

A former trader will be the first person to face a court on Tuesday over allegations of Libor rigging. Tom Hayes, who worked for Citigroup and UBS will appear before a judge at Southwark Crown Court. Guardian

Axa to divest from coal funds

Insurance company Axa has announced that it has removed around £335m worth of funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies. Chairman of Axa said coal was the “biggest obstacle” to mitigating the effects of climate change. Guardian

Ofgem to investigate pre-pay energy meters

The energy watchdog Ofgem is to begin an investigation into pre-pay energy meters after concerns customers become “trapped” and cannot access the most competitive deals on the energy market. BBC

Interesting picks:

Letters: EU vote disenfranchises those most affected – Independent

Bank of England needs highest standards – FT

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