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Row ignites over BPVA Powering Knowledge solar schools campaign

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Friends of the Earth rejects claim it is 'working closely' with controversial trade association, as row sparks host of questions over schools-focused lead generation initiative

31 Oct 2014

Friends of the Earth distances itself from BPVA Powering Knowledge solar schools campaign

Solar panel at Fulston Manor in Kent

NGO says it is not 'working closely' with trade association, despite BPVA's claims to the contrary

31 Oct 2014

Mining companies should report on climate impacts, MPs say

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Select committee calls for tough Social Responsibility Index to ensure environmental and social governance matches financial oversight

29 Oct 2014

InterContinental Hotels bed in new environmental programme

IHG to roll out Green Engage scheme across all 4,700 hotels

29 Oct 2014

Climate change could spark conflict in emerging economies, study finds

Maplecroft warns rapid economic growth in Bangladesh, India, and Nigeria is under threat from climate change impacts on agriculture

29 Oct 2014

It's not perfect, but the EU energy and climate package is great news for the green economy

The targets and policies delivered by the EU energy and climate change package prove that decarbonisation efforts are now firmly part of the political and business mainstream

28 Oct 2014

Met Office £97m climate supercomputer 'to save £2bn'

Ministers say investment will make UK a world leader in climate science and enable better protection from extreme weather

28 Oct 2014

The key ingredients for successful green collaboration

Stephanie Draper of Forum for the Future outlines how companies can work together to solve industry-wide challenges

28 Oct 2014

Asia Pulp and Paper reveals how zero deforestation became a reality

Aida Greenbury of Asia Pulp and Paper explains how bottom line performance and sustainable forests can be combined to help deliver 'a green economy for Indonesia'

27 Oct 2014

BusinessGreen Zero Deforestation Hub

News and analysis exploring the challenges businesses face as they seek to tackle global deforestation

27 Oct 2014

RB hits zero waste to landfill mark in Europe and North America

Over 60 per cent of health and hygiene company's factories across the globe now achieving zero manufacturing waste to landfill

27 Oct 2014

Why understanding the true value of water is smart business

Forward-thinking businesses ought to monetize water risk so it can be factored into investment decisions and considered alongside other business metrics

24 Oct 2014

Could Lego ditching Shell present an opportunity for clean tech?

The latest victory in Greenpeace's campaign against Shell's planned Arctic exploration could present an important opportunity for clean tech firms

24 Oct 2014

Scottish industrial emissions fell eight per cent in 2013

New figures cite closure of coal fired Cockenzie Power Station for steep drop in greenhouse gas emissions last year

24 Oct 2014

How can sport up its game on sustainability?

Billions of fans around the globe offer huge potential for delivering environmental messages - so why are so many clubs missing an open goal?

24 Oct 2014

Businesses and charities unite to launch The Big Energy Vision

New nationwide campaign aims to highlight how energy-saving green technologies mean households can ‘use less, waste less and pay less'

23 Oct 2014

Big business and trade unions lead calls for bold EU climate change package

CBI and European Trade Union Confederation both issue plea for governments to deliver ambitious emissions reduction goals

22 Oct 2014

Why we need an equivalent of the Climate Change Committee for air pollution

Matthew Farrow of the Environmental Industries Commission argues it is time for the government to introduce a Committee on Air Quality

22 Oct 2014

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