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IKEA to put green Swedish meatballs on the menu

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Head of sustainability Joanna Yarrow reveals plans to reduce carbon intensity of retail giant's famous meatballs

17 Apr 2014

How Yerdle and Patagonia are boosting the sharing economy

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The online marketplace and outdoor-product company are helping to reshape how people interact with their stuff

17 Apr 2014

How to deal with people who complain about renewable subsidies at parties

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Alan Whitehead MP offers some sage advice for any green business exec who has ever been harangued about the cost of subsidising clean energy

17 Apr 2014

RBS reveals plan to appoint Chief Sustainability Officer

Banking giant publishes latest Sustainability Review, confirming emissions from its operations fell by 6.2 per cent as company stepped up green lending efforts

17 Apr 2014

Pope Francis urged to back fossil fuel divestment campaign

Letter from religious groups in Australia and North America says it is 'immoral' to profit from fossil fuels

16 Apr 2014

Fracking methane leaks at least 100 times larger than EPA estimated, say researchers

Study raises fears that US shale gas sites could be responsible for higher levels of methane emissions than previously thought

16 Apr 2014

European Parliament approves green reporting rules for 6,000 firms

Large companies across the EU to face new non-financial reporting regulations, after long-awaited rules are passed by MEPs

16 Apr 2014

Women in solar: does the industry need a skills strategy?

The Solar Trade Association's Leonie Greene urges government to help create a pool of talent, but could industry be doing more too?

15 Apr 2014

IPCC climate mitigation report: At a glance

BusinessGreen outlines the latest findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's mitigation report

13 Apr 2014

The economics of climate change: quite often, just silly

Ahead of the IPCC's report on Sunday, David Powell of Friends of the Earth argues we cannot solely rely on economic models to provide the case for climate action

11 Apr 2014

Ryman pens route to green ink revolution

New eco font using a third less ink and toner could save 6.5 million tonnes of CO2 emissions a year

11 Apr 2014

Unilever reaches "zero waste" factory milestone

Consumer goods giant says all its European factories have now achieved "zero waste" status, meaning three quarters of plants globally send no waste to landfill

10 Apr 2014

Are women failing to break through the green glass ceiling?

Women earning less than men in sustainability roles reports major new salary survey

09 Apr 2014

Tesco makes case for stricter carbon reporting rules

Tesco's Caroline Sindrey reveals how the retail giant gets value from reporting on its carbon emissions

09 Apr 2014

Paul Polman: Tackling climate change will deliver "a better future for us all"

Paul Polman's Grantham Institute for Climate Change Annual Lecture - in full

09 Apr 2014

Taking green property into the mainstream

Julie Hirigoyen of JLL reveals how her position as head of sustainability is allowing her to embed green principles right across the property giant

09 Apr 2014

Unilever boss reveals company already being impacted by climate change

Paul Polman warns that "left unchecked, climate change has the potential to become a significant barrier to our growth strategy, and that of just about every other company"

09 Apr 2014

Maersk Line lowers shipping emissions 12 per cent during 2013

Programme of optimisation, upgrades, and more fuel efficient vessels helps one of world's largest emitters cut its footprint

08 Apr 2014

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