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Jessica Shankleman started working for BusinessGreen as a freelance reporter in March 2010, before joining the team on a full time basis in September 2010.

She produces a wide range of news and analysis for the site, with a particular focus on renewable energy, green technology and legislation. She also contributes to much of BusinessGreen's multimedia content.

Jessica is an award-winning journalist who prior to joining BusinessGreen worked for renewable energy industry magazine renews.

She qualified from Cardiff University in 2009 with a postgraduate diploma in newspaper journalism. While there, she won an NCTJ Top Scoop Award for Excellence in Journalism for an exclusive story on the discovery of an unencrypted memory stick containing confidential child protection information.

Articles by Jessica Shankleman

Jean-Marc Duvoisin CEO Nespresso

Nespresso CEO: Sustainability is a business imperative

Jean-Marc Duvoisin explains why the company has committed £330m to tackling climate change and is working with small holders in South Sudan

01 Sep 2014

coffee-cup

Nespresso pledges £330m to become "carbon neutral" by 2020

Leading coffee brand brews up host of green supply chain and recycling commitments

27 Aug 2014

DECC Green Deal ad

Advertising watchdog tears up government's 'misleading' Green Deal ads

ASA says DECC was wrong to claim energy efficiency policy would save consumers money and push up house prices

27 Aug 2014

Clegg and Davey aim to help put clean tech on front foot in India

Nick Clegg and Ed Davey meet Indian prime minister Narendra Modi in bid to bolster UK investment in low-carbon economy

26 Aug 2014

Is the EU sucking the power out of our vacuum cleaner market?

New Ecodesign efficiency rules have faced opposition from UKIP and Dyson, but what impact will they really have on the industry?

26 Aug 2014

Glasgow scientists hail new tool to boost solar productivity

Cheap optical concentrators in windows could quadruple power generation, says Glasgow Caledonian University

26 Aug 2014

Toyota revs up giant Welsh solar array

Auto giant switches on system designed to meet 10 per cent of Deeside factory power demand

22 Aug 2014

Unilever confirms it has quit BusinessEurope lobby group

Spokeswoman confirms it is seeking to work with 'likeminded' organisations to drive green policies

22 Aug 2014

Scottish oil yard aims to tap offshore wind farm boom

Port of Ardersier gets green light from government to become offshore wind hub, as Dong Energy inks deal for Vestas 8MW turbines

22 Aug 2014

Peabody Energy vows to continue with revamped ‘clean coal’ ad

Company confirms it will continue to promote fuel poverty advert, albeit with clarification, as Burson Marsteller stonewalls questions on climate scepticism

22 Aug 2014

NASA warns over mystery of ozone depleting compound

Research identifies unexpectedly high levels of carbon tetrachloride in the atmosphere more than 25 years after Montreal Protocol

21 Aug 2014

UKIP steps up assault on green policies with renewed pledge to repeal Climate Change Act

MEP Tim Aker outlines UK Independence Party's plans for energy and environment manifesto pledges

21 Aug 2014

How old car batteries could power solar panels that are more efficient

MIT scientists recycle lead from batteries to form new perovskite solar cells

21 Aug 2014

Updated: Microsoft shuts down ties with anti-renewables lobbying group

IT giant said to have ended links with controversial American Legislative Exchange Council lobby group

20 Aug 2014

Greenpeace launches fresh push for a cleaner cloud

Comedian Reggie Watts stars in series of videos encouraging use of renewable energy to power the internet

20 Aug 2014

Peabody Energy told to scrub ‘clean coal’ claims

Advertising Standards Authority raps coal giant over green ad campaign

20 Aug 2014

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