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Why understanding the true value of water is smart business

Parched soil by the White Nile in Khartoum Sudan

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?

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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

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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

Blue chips call for ambitious EU climate package, as concerns mount over lack of CCS support

Corporate giants demand emissions reduction target of at least 40 per cent, as leaked letter reveals UK concerns over lack of focus on carbon capture and storage

21 Oct 2014

Ex-Environment Agency head to lead industry-funded fracking task force

Lord Chris Smith appointed to lead two year study into 'good and bad' impacts of shale gas exploration

21 Oct 2014

Insurers tell Osborne £500m extra needed for flood defences

Companies and NGOs write to Chancellor George Osborne warning millions of homes could be left at risk without greater investment

21 Oct 2014

BusinessGreen Zero Deforestation Debate

Join BusinessGreen, in association with Asia Pulp and Paper, for an interactive day exploring the challenges businesses face as they seek to tackle global deforestation

20 Oct 2014

Davey downplays supply fears after Didcot B Power Station blaze

Demand management initiatives likely to continue, as fire fuels energy supply fears

20 Oct 2014

How will Europe's new reporting rules impact your business?

The European Union is requiring certain businesses to report on environmental strategies and programs - Here are five things you need to know

17 Oct 2014

Strada and Cafe Rouge owner embraces energy use slashing software

Tragus deploys iSee platform to curb energy demand across restaurant estate

17 Oct 2014

How Rupert Murdoch's News UK is quietly leading the media fight against climate change

Chris Taylor, chief operating officer for The Sun and The Times' publisher, outlines how it has slashed waste, water and carbon emissions

17 Oct 2014

MSCI unveils fossil-fuel free indexes

Company says indexes excluding oil, gas, and coal reserves were launched in response to investor concerns over stranded assets

16 Oct 2014

Incentives help to nearly double recycling rates

Research from recycling rewards firm Greenredeem suggests incentives more effective at boosting recycling rates, compared with compulsory schemes

16 Oct 2014

Businesses should be 'forced' to report environmental impacts, says former UN chief

Failure to quantify economic costs of biodiversity losses are undermining efforts to protect it

16 Oct 2014

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