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BusinessGreen Solar Hub

Solar Aid solar lamp

All the latest news and analysis on the solar power market

16 Dec 2013

IPCC climate science report: All the latest

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All the latest news and analysis as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) publishes its latest report

31 Mar 2014

New Environmentalism - Essays on a Cleaner Future

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Catch all of the essays on how a New Environmentalism promises to reshape the global economy

15 Aug 2013

Pocket planet savers: Five great eco apps

BusinessGreen rounds up a clutch of the best free smartphone apps to help you reduce your carbon footprint

19 Jul 2013

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2013 - Winners' profiles

Catch up with all the winners from this year's awards

15 Jul 2013

Green Car of the Year - The Reviews

Catch all the reviews of our shortlisted green cars of the year

03 Jul 2013

Practical tips for energy managers

BusinessGreen and Global Action Plan reveal how some of the UK's top energy managers are pioneering new techniques for cutting energy bills and carbon emissions

24 Jun 2013

Government ushers in green reporting revolution

From October this year all listed companies' annual reports must include a "strategic report" containing information on greenhouse gas emissions and human rights

14 Jun 2013

What the rise of the "Conscientious Consumer" means for Sustainable Business

Accenture's Justin Keeble argues that a new breed of green-minded consumers present a major opportunity for savvy businesses

13 Jun 2013

Mainstreaming circularity

Susanne Baker of the EEF argues more needs to be done to tackle barriers to investment if the circular economy is to break into the mainstream

12 Jun 2013

Crowdfunded Fairphone goes into production

New phone aims to draw attention to dire conditions in the electronics supply chain

10 Jun 2013

Exclusive: Law firms make the case for greener offices

New report from the Legal Sector Alliance reveals how leading law firms are cutting emissions by almost two per cent a year

11 Jun 2013

How Coca-Cola is counting every last drop of water

Coca Cola Enterprises has just achieved the lowest ever water use at its sites. BusinessGreen Plus visits its Sidcup factory in Kent to find out how

07 Jun 2013

Policy Briefing: Can community ownership counter wind farm planning crackdown?

Minister insists planning approval rates could rise as a result of changes, despite suggestions communities will find it easier to block new projects

06 Jun 2013

Energy Bill seeks to answer £110bn question

Over 200 organisations call on MPs to back a power sector decarbonisation target, as Energy Bill debate reopens in Parliament this week

03 Jun 2013

From damp towels to agro-foresty – Accor Hotels steps up green project investment

Global hotel chain launches scheme that will allow eco-conscious execs to support pioneering sustainable agriculture initiative

30 May 2013

Climate Committee warns 'dash for gas' more costly than low carbon energy mix

Report slams Treasury support for gas-focused energy strategy, warns failure to deliver post-2020 policies will push up cost of decarbonisation

23 May 2013

Are Green CEOs leaving the pack behind?

Major new study from Accenture and the UN Global Compact suggests gap between green multinationals and the mainstream is widening

22 May 2013

Businesses hail plans for energy efficiency payments

Government confirms plan to drive energy saving through capacity market, but will incentives prove enough to create long term stable efficiency market?

22 May 2013

The secrets of achieving zero waste

Commercial Group's Simon Graham reveals the top tips for any business seeking to achieve zero waste credentials

21 May 2013

Can the energy industry ever restore consumer trust?

And could green energy provide the key to repairing the industry's battered reputation

20 May 2013

Five climate lessons from John Ashton

The UK's former Special Representative for Climate Change's five key lessons all business and political leaders should heed

17 May 2013

Policy Briefing: UK faces fresh calls to beef up energy efficiency efforts as EU closes crucial loophole

EU Commission rules out loophole that would have enabled UK to halve energy saving goal for 2020

16 May 2013

How the Church of England is spreading the energy efficiency gospel

With over 16,000 buildings to manage, the Church has to be evangelical on green issues if it is to meet its ambitious emissions reduction targets

14 May 2013

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