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BT debuts free online energy saving training tool

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Telco giant expands Better Future programme with new training tool designed to help businesses identify energy saving opportunities

04 Apr 2014

Green entrepeneurs invited to bid for €500,000 prize fund

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Green Postcode Lottery Challenge will also offer four Open University Scholarships to sustainability students

10 Mar 2014

Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment to acquire GACSO

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IEMA extends reach with takeover of Global Association of Corporate Sustainability Officers

04 Mar 2014

State of Green Business: Employee engagement becomes strategic

Companies including Caesars Entertainment and Unilever are kicking their sustainability up a notch by making motivated employees a key part of the equation

19 Feb 2014

How social media has changed the way we find a career

Growing numbers of recruiters specialising in green jobs are turning to social media in order to source candidates

14 Feb 2014

Wind turbine tower market to hit $19.3bn by 2020

Longer term growth may be stalled by poor state of grid infrastructure and skills shortages, analysts say

07 Feb 2014

Hampshire solar park secures planning green light

Invitations for tender expected for new 37MW solar farm as planning approval granted

16 Jan 2014

Microgeneration scheme aims for RHI boost with new standards

MCS produces new compliance certificates to help installers ensure technology and staff training are up to scratch

18 Dec 2013

Can the UK avert a green skills shortage?

The UK's decarbonisation plans will create tens of thousands of jobs, but are businesses doing enough to ensure the country builds the skills base the low-carbon economy demands?

29 Nov 2013

BRE reveals plans for "Green Growth Generation" skills push

Work under way on new campaign to boost awareness of green job opportunities among young people

28 Nov 2013

Green skills prepare to step into the limelight

Green Skills for Green Jobs summit set to highlight importance of investing in the next generation of environmental professionals

07 Nov 2013

How IBM, SAP, PepsiCo and MTV link sustainability to career development

More companies are recasting corporate philanthropy as a strategic investment

11 Oct 2013

How to galvanise your green team

National Grid convened a two-day summit to brainstorm on sustainability to ensure it had employees’ green buy-in, as BusinessGreen Plus reports

03 Oct 2013

Today's reporting changes pave way for more strategic action on environment

Martin Baxter says new requirements could cement sustainability into companies' strategies, but will business grasp the opportunity?

01 Oct 2013

It's green up North - part two: Liverpool

Liverpool is looking to offshore wind to position itself as 'a city which is both green and competitive'

27 Sep 2013

What does it take to be a sustainability leader?

Four chief sustainability officers share their thoughts on making the business case for sustainability and how to build a career in the sector

26 Sep 2013

Green energy sectors unveil eight-point plan to create 70,000 jobs

New report urges government to set 2030 target for renewable energy sector and offer cheap tuition fees for engineering students

19 Sep 2013

Three times more people working in green-collar jobs than coal

'As an industry we are truly creating jobs out of fresh air' says RenewableUK

19 Sep 2013

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