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What Google can teach us about innovation in sustainability

Google logo on wall

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

12 Dec 2014

Triodos extends £5m green energy crowdfunding offer

Triodos wind turbine

Company celebrates £2m raise during offer period, but warns investors have been 'put off' by FSA rules

09 Dec 2014

Are our cities about to get a lot smarter (and greener)?

Electric city

New report suggests smart city technologies capable of slashing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution could be on the cusp of a major breakthrough

05 Dec 2014

How (and why) Esri is driving geospatial literacy

US mapping technology specialist Esri reveals how the app revolution could help tackle long-standing environmental challenges

28 Nov 2014

Amazon and 100 per cent renewable energy: Will it really happen?

Amazon Web Services says it has a "long term commitment" to source 100 per cent renewable power, but how will it deliver on that goal?

21 Nov 2014

Amazon announces 'long-term commitment' to become 100 per cent renewables-powered

IT giant quietly reveals it is planning to slash its carbon footprint, following pressure from Greenpeace

20 Nov 2014

Apple to power Upp hydrogen charger market

IT giant announces UK retail launch of Intelligent Energy's Upp hydrogen fuel cell device charging unit

19 Nov 2014

WRAP reveals plan to wrestle with daunting eWaste challenge

New ESAP initiative to kick off with in-depth exploration of the complex waste challenges faced by the electronics industry

19 Nov 2014

Electrical industries commit to circular economy push

B&Q, Dell, Microsoft and Next among those signing up to new Electrical and Electronic Sustainability Action Plan

18 Nov 2014

Brussels frames debate for greener TVs

European Commission restarts initiative to tighten energy-efficiency regulations on monitors and digital photo frames

17 Nov 2014

Asda inks contract to deliver smart meter functionality to 660 stores

Elster EnergyICT follows Tesco energy software contract with new Asda deal

14 Nov 2014

Tips for going paperless in your office

Getting rid of paper could be a real advantage for many businesses

06 Nov 2014

Cable touts £50m to support emerging green techologies

Innovate UK strategy and funding pot aims to support tech that can solve global challenges

05 Nov 2014

Green Investment Bank marks second birthday by passing £5bn milestone

Prime Minister hails bank's work to cut emissions and boost green energy investment, as first energy efficient datacentre project is unveiled

31 Oct 2014

Met Office £97m climate supercomputer 'to save £2bn'

Ministers say investment will make UK a world leader in climate science and enable better protection from extreme weather

28 Oct 2014

Ericsson chief exec touts role of business in climate fight

Hans Vestberg says broadband networks can help reduce 20 per cent of worldwide CO2 emissions and nourish sustainable development

10 Oct 2014

New York State goes big on microgrids

The Empire State is building a new empire of resiliency and renewables

03 Oct 2014

Iconic London phone boxes inspire first 'solarbox'

Traditional phone box on Tottenham Court Road given green makeover, as it is converted into a free solar-powered mobile phone charging point

01 Oct 2014

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