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2014, the green business year in review

E.ONs Scroby Sands offshore wind farm

BusinessGreen highlights the key trends that have dominated the last 12 months for the green economy

22 Dec 2014

Need to talk to a climate denier? Here’s how

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Discussing climate change is a challenge. Columbia University and ecoAmerica offer 10 tips for effectively getting your point across

19 Dec 2014

Chevron suspends Arctic drill plans 'indefinitely'

Arctic offshore drilling photo by Steve Morgan Greenpeace

Oil giant tells Canadian government that economic uncertainty has forced it to pull the project

19 Dec 2014

Situation 'critical' for British marine-power industry

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult says marine-power industry needs £300m to get first arrays in the water

18 Dec 2014

Seabirds 'steer clear' of offshore wind farms

British Trust for Ornithology finds 99 per cent of birds avoid marine wind turbines, easing fears over the impact of blades

18 Dec 2014

Diageo toasts new sustainability goals

Drinks company aims to reduce water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions as part of 20 new commitments for 2020

17 Dec 2014

Procter & Gamble hails global waste reduction progress

Consumer goods giant sets itself four new environmental targets as part of latest sustainability report

17 Dec 2014

Rocky Mountain Institute and Carbon War Room join forces

Leading green business-focused think tanks to join forces in a bid to better promote market-led responses to climate change

17 Dec 2014

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2015 - Save the Date

Annual awards ceremony confirmed for July 1st 2015 at the Brewery in Central London

15 Dec 2014

ICRS opens doors to organisational members

Industry body the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability aims to expand breadth of member organisations

15 Dec 2014

How green energy consumers become energy efficient consumers

Juliet Davenport reveals how those Good Energy customers who generate their own power tend to embrace energy-saving measures

15 Dec 2014

What Google can teach us about innovation in sustainability

Volans John Elkington explores how Google has become one of the most important and intriguing players in the sustainability space

12 Dec 2014

UK to boost wind energy skills with National College

Training and education hub should open its doors on Humberside in 2016, with network of partners across the country

11 Dec 2014

The CEO legacy: Too valuable to fail

We need to stop talking about sustainability strategies and start talking about business strategies fit for a sustainable future, argues PwC's Malcolm Preston, and the conversation starts with the CEO

11 Dec 2014

Prince of Wales urges accountants to spread corporate sustainability message

Prince marks 10th anniversary of Accounting for Sustainability with call for more firms to embrace environmental reporting

11 Dec 2014

Green economy faces sustainability skills gap

IEMA warns just 13 per cent of companies feel able to deal with 'perfect storm' of climate, resource and population pressures

10 Dec 2014

Crown Estate brings environmental stewardship to London's West End

EXCLUSIVE: Crown Estate to roll out multi-million pound stewardship initiative across entire portfolio

10 Dec 2014

Martini Asti pops cork on new lightweight bottle

Company says energy savings equate to taking 330 cars off the road

10 Dec 2014

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