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The UK needs to boost its energy efficiency, industry compensation should be linked to clean tech investment

22 Apr 2014

10 lessons from the green car revolution

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From stable policies to constant innovation, the auto sector demonstrates that clean technology can deliver decarbonisation

17 Apr 2014

Role of the EU Industry to lead the green economy

Janez Potocnik is European Commissioner for Environment

Janez Potočnik's speech to the opening of the Industrial GreenTec Fair - in full

08 Apr 2014

Jaguar Land Rover flicks switch on UK's largest rooftop solar system

More than 21,000 panels set to provide 30 per cent of new Engine Manufacturing Centre's energy requirements

04 Apr 2014

E.ON inks Unipart biomass deal

Utility set to install 995kW biomass boiler at Unipart’s Oxford headquarters

04 Apr 2014

England unveil green World Cup strip made from recycled bottles

New Nike kits are made using material produced from 18 recycled plastic bottles

01 Apr 2014

SC Johnson - A green family company?

The consumer goods giant is pioneering green manufacturing techniques - BusinessGreen takes a look at its flagship European factory, wind turbine and all

31 Mar 2014

Remanufacturing could add £5.6bn to UK economy

Report finds huge potential for turning expired goods into new products, but argues government will need to address barriers

26 Mar 2014

Could Siemens deliver the clean energy watershed the green economy has been waiting for?

Siemens vote of confidence in the UK's clean energy sector promises to deliver a major boost to the green economy as a whole

25 Mar 2014

Siemens confirms £160m investment in Hull offshore wind turbine factory

BREAKING: German engineering giant to invest in £310m plant that could create up to 1,000 jobs

25 Mar 2014

Bacardi barrel recycling serves up a greener rum

Barrels turned into mulch for Puerto Rico gardens under company's Greener Spirits sustainability plan

24 Mar 2014

Inside Levi's water recycling strategy

A first-of-its-kind pilot in China is expanding quickly. Now, the jeans maker is sharing its experience with other apparel companies

21 Mar 2014

UK new car emissions drop almost four per cent

Increase in availability of fuel-efficient vehicles sees emissions drop to 128.3g/km, beating the 130g/km mark required by 2015 under EU rules

14 Mar 2014

Endurance signals high hopes for UK wind market with new factory

Company chief executive calls for more stable subsidy regime as Worcestershire manufacturing plant is officially inaugurated

13 Mar 2014

Electronic cigarette brands target green production

Technology reduces litter, deforestation, and chemical output compared to traditional cigarettes

12 Mar 2014

Mars targets sustainable palm oil sweet spot

Confectionery company unveils new policies for reducing impact of palm oil, beef, soy, and paper supply chains

11 Mar 2014

Business groups intensify calls for green energy policy rethink

CBI and EEF insist they are committed to building a low carbon economy, but warn action must be taken to tackle high industrial energy costs

05 Mar 2014

Report: "New industrial model" promises €100bn boost to European economy

Resource efficiency and renewables can slash manufacturers' costs and carbon emissions, study finds

03 Mar 2014

How manufacturing execs are taking energy efficiency imperative on board

Rising cost of energy and green shoots in the economy should drive further investment in energy efficiency, say npower and EEF

17 Feb 2014

Interface confirms 100 per cent renewable-powered factory has come online

Pioneer in sustainable business practices announces that Dutch facility is now producing carpet tiles using renewable power

07 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

Siemens: Hull factory decision rests on health of offshore wind market

Senior executive reveals high-profile factory investment depends on whether UK can deliver on promised large-scale wind farms

05 Feb 2014

Burberry to check supply chain toxins

Clothing company promises to ditch hazardous chemicals by 2020 after pressure from Greenpeace Detox campaign

29 Jan 2014

Honda ramps up US wind power capability

New wind turbines will supply 10 per cent of electricity at Ohio manufacturing plant

23 Jan 2014

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