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Sky plus-sizes supply chain sustainability with hydrogen deliveries

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All office supplies transported to West London HQ by clean vehicles as part of wider drive to tackle supply chain impact

18 Sep 2014

How Carbon War Room aims to win the battle with greenhouse gas emissions

Key to growing business lies overseas

BusinessGreen's NGO of the year has shaken up shipping and has its sights firmly set on proving profits can be made while solving climate change

17 Sep 2014

As Formula E rolls onto the grid the electric vehicle market is starting to motor

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A flurry of announcements from across the electric vehicle market suggests the sector may be approaching a major breakthrough

12 Sep 2014

Jonathon Porritt puts 'reputation on the line' in sustainable palm oil push

Controversy surrounds the launch of the Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto, but could it provide a better mechanism for distinguishing between good and bad palm oil?

05 Sep 2014

From tomatoes to tea - Unilever reveals next phase of sustainable supply chain push

Company announces it is to team up with Dutch NGO Solidaridad as it seeks to significantly expand sustainable supply chain initiative

04 Sep 2014

Open Energi: The dynamic way to power up energy savings

BusinessGreen's Innovation of the Year winner is cutting carbon and boosting renewables, while offering companies a no-strings-attached new revenue stream

04 Sep 2014

How greener fleets are saving millions for troubled Co-operative Group

BusinessGreen Leaders Green Transport Project of the Year sees Co-operative Food overhaul its logistics to cut emissions and save cash

03 Sep 2014

See you in court: How James Thornton is battling for environmental justice

BusinessGreen Leader of the Year James Thornton explains why ClientEarth is about much more than just litigation

02 Sep 2014

Sir David King preps launch of $10bn global clean tech 'Apollo programme'

Former chief scientist reveals plans for global fund to help slash cost of clean energy could take a major step forward this month

02 Sep 2014

Should we "green up" dirty energy technologies?

Companies and activists alike are working to make processes like fracking and tar sands oil production more environmentally responsible - should we beat them up or cheer them on?

29 Aug 2014

CottonConnect urges retailers to cotton on to water risks

Major new report calls on corporates to use World Water Week as a trigger to address the water footprint of their cotton supply chains

29 Aug 2014

Inside the wind energy industry's PR push

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards Green PR Company of the Year Hill+Knowlton Strategies reveals how it helped the wind energy industry get a fair hearing

26 Aug 2014

Why the world's biggest companies are investing in recycling

Interest in recycling is looping back around - and here's $100m to help make the circular economy a reality

22 Aug 2014

How National Trust is harnessing the power of its natural resources

BusinessGreen Leaders Renewable Energy Project of the Year winner reveals how clean energy was brought to one of National Trust's historic estates

20 Aug 2014

How Innasol helped warm up the green heat market

BusinessGreen Leaders fast-track company of 2014 may have recorded stellar growth, but it knows the renewable heat industry still has a long way to go

19 Aug 2014

How Sheffield Solar is shining a light on PV performance

University-based Microgen Database compares real-world performance with predictions to help make the case for solar in the UK

18 Aug 2014

BSI unveils new flurry of environmental standards

Standards body publishes new standards for water footprints and sustainable cities, while revealing plans to expand environmental portfolio

15 Aug 2014

The 198 people who can transform the US electric grid

Changing how electricity is generated, bought and sold in the United States begins with a small handful of individuals in each state who set the rules

15 Aug 2014

Simmons & Simmons leaps at green opportunities

As one of the driving forces behind the UK's community energy sector and a leading player in environmental law, you can see how Simmons & Simmons seized the title of green law firm of the year

14 Aug 2014

Do sustainable buildings really cost more?

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

Wales floats plan for tidal power future

Tidal Energy Limited plans 10MW array in the wake of deploying Wales' first large-scale, free-standing generating device

08 Aug 2014

Why sustainability leaders don’t impress Wall Street

If sustainable business practices create profits and shareholder value, why aren’t mainstream investors paying attention? Joel Makower investigates

05 Aug 2014

Tesla: 'We wanted to build not just the best electric car, but the best car'

After winning BusinessGreen car of year, Tesla UK boss reckons the Model S is really ready to motor

04 Aug 2014

Why SAP sees an open road for 'connected cars'

The software company aims to become a driving force in connected cars

01 Aug 2014

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