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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

UK to boost wind energy skills with National College

Onshore wind turbine construction

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

11 Dec 2014

Green economy faces sustainability skills gap

A businessman sat at a desk in a green pasture

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

10 Dec 2014

Five tips to help green executives become more resilient

As Forum for the Future's Stephanie Draper warns, sustainability leaders will only deliver on their goals if they look after themselves

28 Nov 2014

Mondelēz International brews up sustainable coffee ambition

Coffee Made Happy programme aims to help secure a sustainable future for one million coffee farmers

17 Nov 2014

Renewables industry celebrates wind energy jobs surge

Latest RenewableUK study reveals number of people employed by wind energy industry has increased by 6,300 in the past four years

12 Nov 2014

Survey: Most businesses unprepared for environmental 'perfect storm'

IEMA launches campaign to increase environmental management skills in the workplace

15 Oct 2014

Giant £310m wind turbine factory in Hull gets green light

Council says Approval for Siemens and Association of British Ports project will establish Hull as "the UK's Energy Estuary"

04 Sep 2014

RenewableUK Media Training Workshops 2014

Learn to leverage the media with this series of interactive renewables specific workshops

03 Sep 2014

Wanted: The big change mindset

Stephanie Draper of Forum for the Future reveals how systems thinking could help sustainability executives deliver the real corporate transformations they crave

29 Aug 2014

Report: US green employment surge takes clean job opportunities past 2.6 million

Ecotech Institute reports that "clean jobs" sector has grown 88 per cent in the past year

13 Aug 2014

Could a new professional body transform the sustainability sector?

New Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability aims to support those professionals tackling the biggest challenges facing business and society

10 Jul 2014

EU outlines plans for green jobs boost

Commission backs up proposals for new recycling targets with a new initiative to highlight green job opportunities across the continent

03 Jul 2014

Offshore wind industry launches student skills competition

Students invited to enter innovative career development competition designed to highlight huge potential for green jobs

15 May 2014

BT debuts free online energy saving training tool

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

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

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

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