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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 25 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.

Sustainability jobs are career change of choice and pay well – survey finds

First UK’s fossil free pension scheme to be launched on Monday

Ireland says yes to same-sex marriage


25 May headlines

UK boards miss target for women directors

Most of the UK’s largest listed companies still have boards where womencomprise fewer than one-quarter of the directors, suggesting that the government’s push for greater diversity has yet to achieve widespread cultural change. Financial Times

Spain’s indignados could rule Barcelona and Madrid after local election success

Spain’s indignados made the move from city squares to the halls of power on Sunday in municipal and regional elections that saw an anti-poverty activist elected as mayor of Barcelona and the ruling People’s party battered at the ballot box. The Guardian

Goldman Sachs targets $1 billion in Japan renewable energy bonds

Goldman Sachs Group Inc plans to establish a bond facility to target $1 billion in investment within the next few years in renewable energy projects in Japan, people familiar with the plan said. Reuters

IS threat to Syria’s northern bald ibis near Palmyra

A rare bird may become extinct in Syria because of the capture of Palmyra by Islamic State, experts say. BBC

Interesting picks:

EU citizens in UK barred from plebiscite – FT

Climate change art by Cambridge student Ian Wolter prompts fierce response from Christopher Monkton – Cambridge News

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