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Green buildings spring up in Asia and Latin America

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Report finds huge growth in 'eco-friendly' housing and commercial property in emerging markets such as Pakistan, Mexico and Bangladesh

13 Aug 2014

Do sustainable buildings really cost more?

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New research by BREEAM reveals the true costs of investing in green building measures, such as insulation, rainwater harvesting and solar panels

12 Aug 2014

Could Boris Johnson position himself as next 'green' Tory leader?

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Mayor of London aims thinly veiled swipe at George Osborne's lack of support for the low carbon economy, arguing "you can have growth that is environmentally friendly"

11 Aug 2014

Could renewables unlock domestic energy efficiency market?

Major new survey from Energy Saving Trust reveals huge pent up demand for domestic renewables

07 Aug 2014

How the 49ers are upping the game by going green

Execs from the Super Bowl committee and San Francisco's team discuss the first LEED Gold football stadium and getting sustainability into the end zone

06 Aug 2014

Singapore backs green buildings and data centres with £48m

Government announces five new roadmaps for low carbon technologies in bid to boost energy security and cut carbon emissions

05 Aug 2014

How Plan Bee is creating a biodiversity buzz among businesses

Plan Bee founder and chief executive Warren Bader reveals why everyone from Boyzone to Balfour Beatty is embracing the bee-keeping craze

05 Aug 2014

Green Deal Finance Company reviews business model as it prepares for uncertain future

EXCLUSIVE: GDFC considers direct sales and marketing business model in a drive to increase energy efficiency installations

01 Aug 2014

Philips announces £21m deal to throw energy efficient light on student digs

Unite Students and Philips ink deal to install LED lighting for 41,000 students

30 Jul 2014

Yurts and solar powered saunas: TripAdvisor reveals greenest hotels in Europe

New European GreenLeaders board aims to cater to growing number of consumers making environmentally friendly travel choices

29 Jul 2014

The coalition's green gains may not be done just yet

UK Green Building Council's John Alker argues there are a number of crucial green policies in the pipeline where the coalition could yet deliver some late victories

25 Jul 2014

BBC broadcasts its carbon-cutting success

Corporation reveals it has cut energy consumption by 20 per cent thanks to switch to greener studios, but carbon impact of travel keeps climbing

22 Jul 2014

Willmott Dixon reveals how it is Re-Thinking approaches to sustainability

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards Sustainability Team of the Year details how it is both cutting environmental impacts and driving green innovation

21 Jul 2014

Sainsbury's announces pioneering £200m 'green' loan to fund low-carbon investment drive

Commercial loan hailed as first of its kind, as Lloyds Bank welcomes important extension to green bonds market

20 Jul 2014

How design can determine recycling habits

Dr Stewart Barr makes the case for recycling collection to be designed into buildings so it becomes part of a daily routine

16 Jul 2014

Could Russia beat Brazil with greenest World Cup?

Six of the new stadiums being built for the 2018 tournament are being assessed under green building code BREEAM

15 Jul 2014

How green was the 2014 World Cup?

This year's tournament just brought a world of pain to Brazilian soccer fans - But can its environmental and social legacy deliver a victory?

11 Jul 2014

Businesses failing to prepare for climate change risks, report warns

Committee on Climate Change attacks government "underinvestment" on flooding and outlines future overheating threat for UK's aging population

09 Jul 2014

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